anticipator

Definitions

  • Northcroft kicking the field goal anticipated by the Navy and feared by the Army
    Northcroft kicking the field goal anticipated by the Navy and feared by the Army
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n anticipator one who anticipates
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Anticipator One who anticipates.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anticipator One who anticipates.
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Quotations

  • Harold Wallace Ross
    Harold Wallace Ross
    “Think as you work, for in the final analysis, your worth to your company comes not only in solving problems, but also in anticipating them.”
  • Claude M. Bristol
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    “We usually get what we anticipate.”
  • Elbert Hubbard
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    “If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.”
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    “Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
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    “Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.”
  • Nathan Collins
    Nathan Collins
    “The very best financial presentation is one that's well thought out and anticipates any questions... answering them in advance.”

Usage

In literature:

He had anticipated exactly this result from the investigations.
"Sevenoaks" by J. G. Holland
But in these anticipations, Russia was destined to be sadly disappointed.
"The Empire of Russia" by John S. C. Abbott
Little was the anxious mother aware of the great peril he had to undergo ere the goal which bounded her anticipations was won.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
The wrench to the fisherman's knee proved more serious than he had anticipated.
"A Daughter of the Dons" by William MacLeod Raine
All the time that this is happening there is result and anticipation.
"Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein" by Gertrude Stein
He spoke in a low, deprecating tone, and his face flushed; he anticipated he knew not what torrent of objection.
"Verner's Pride" by Mrs. Henry Wood
Gascoyne, not anticipating this attack, had returned to the settlement armed only with his knife.
"Gascoyne, The Sandal Wood Trader" by R. M. Ballantyne
Nor did I ever anticipate any political result to my own interest.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks
He anticipates success, but is gradually learning to tone down his enthusiasm, realizing that difficulties beset his way.
"Miss Caprice" by St. George Rathborne
Ferdinand, long accustomed to have his own way, was not anticipating any serious resistance.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
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In poetry:

With me, your chief, ye then shall know,
Shall feel your sins forgiven;
Anticipate your heaven below,
And own that love is heaven.
"O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing" by Charles Wesley
Late the days were mark'd with sorrow,
Late the nights were mark'd with care;
Now the near anticipation,
Rises brighter from despair.
"Expectation" by Elizabeth Bath
Shall we sit still in low-voiced talk
Anticipating lamp and book,
Or once more take a sauntering walk
Hill-ward to catch the sun's last look?
"An Autumn Evening" by William Bell Scott
Oh I must feel your brain prompt mine,
Your heart anticipate my heart,
You must be just before, in fine,
See and make me see, for your part,
New depths of the divine!
"By The Fire-Side" by Robert Browning
So then we do anticipate
Our after-fate,
And are alive i'th' skies,
If thus our lips and eyes
Can speak like spirits unconfined
In Heaven, their earthy bodies left behind.
"To Lucasta, Going Beyond the Seas" by Richard Lovelace
Mighty things were done at Casey's; mighty bouts anticipated
Made the Sunday church-door topic for a month ahead at least;
On the cheerless Sundays after, with misguided hope deflated,
We explained away our failures as we waited for the priest.
"St Patricks Day" by John O Brien

In news:

Walking west on 22nd Street the other week, I glanced in the window of the Max Protetch Gallery, noticed gallery personnel hanging paintings by David Reed and experienced something unexpected: anticipation.
Givens Machine Shop co-owner Robert Givens buffs his 1969 Chevrolet Camaro in front of the West Side business in anticipation of this weekend's Rod Run & Doo Wop.
Anyone anticipating sparks at the two most-recent debates among the Congressional District 8 Republican candidates went home disappointed.
One of the tastiest anticipations of the end of summer on the farm is corn salad .
Readers of this column anticipated decelerating freight growth during the summer as CMVC predicted a moderate inventory correction in response to slowing consumer spending due to high energy prices during the spring.
From the moment it was announced back in May, the one show I most eagerly anticipated was "Heroes" on NBC.
A US business achieved a long-anticipated intellectual-property milestone last month: It became, as far as most legal experts can tell, the first company sued for patent infringement by a mainland Chinese plaintiff.
The anticipated return of the recuperating James Levine affects many people inside the Metropolitan Opera.
In an embarrassing display for committee members of both parties, The Safe Access to Medical Cannabis Act was denied its anticipated hearing in a Senate health committee this morning.
FRANKSTON — The cowboy folk down yonder at Frankston's Atwood Hat Co. Are teeming with excitement in anticipation of their trip to the County Music Awards in Nashville next week.
Held at the Parkway Plaza, she says they anticipate at least 50 quality crafters to offer their wares.
President Obama and Mitt Romney are spending the final days before their first debate trying to anticipate the other's tactics.
At the Atlanta Botanical Garden, they have been anticipating this event like the flight of Kahoutek.
Gone are the comfortable weeks of yore, of 2011, when Jim Harbaugh and his 49ers spent the first half of the season taking whatever they wanted and the second half anticipating the playoffs.
A variety of events are anticipated.
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In science:

We compare the observed ( filled symbols) and anticipated (open symbols ) WR subtype distributions in NGC 300 and NGC 1313 (Had field & Crowther 2007) with spectroscopic results for other nearby galaxies in Figure 3, together with evolutionary predictions from Meynet & Maeder (2005) and Eldridge & Vink (2006).
On the optical counterpart of NGC300 X-1 and the global Wolf-Rayet content of NGC300
Let us only anticipate one feature by emphasizing that the limit L → ∞ was taken here at a fixed value of n.
On the freezing of variables in random constraint satisfaction problems
Assume that I = [0, T ] and the process X (t) defined by (2.13) is non-anticipating.
From Random Processes to Generalized Fields: A Unified Approach to Stochastic Integration
We remark that in relation (2.19) is used to define the operator K∗ corresponding to a non-anticipating process X (t).
From Random Processes to Generalized Fields: A Unified Approach to Stochastic Integration
As with Google Earth, the basemap is not static and we anticipate continued improvements as we refine our treatment of the current imagery and new large-scale datasets become available.
Sky in Google Earth: The Next Frontier in Astronomical Data Discovery and Visualization
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