belt along

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v belt along move fast "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests","The cars raced down the street"
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Usage

In literature:

Pontiac's war belts had stirred up the Indians all along the border.
"Four American Indians" by Edson L. Whitney
When they see the Pack-Horse-Man walking along the white road to their villages they will lift that belt up very high.
"A Virginia Scout" by Hugh Pendexter
Carrying the two guns, Dr. Bird joined Carnes while McCready staggered along laden down with belts of ammunition.
"The Solar Magnet" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
Tarog, every industrial city along the equatorial belt, and even the remotest provinces, were seething with war talk.
"The Martian Cabal" by Roman Frederick Starzl
Reid sat in surly silence, running his thumb along his cartridge belt.
"The Flockmaster of Poison Creek" by George W. Ogden
And see, along that mountain-slope, a fiery horseman ride; Mark his torn plume, his tarnished belt, the sabre at his side.
"Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant" by William Cullen Bryant
He lowered his voice, rubbing his hand reflectively along the glittering ornaments of his belt.
"The Duke Of Chimney Butte" by G. W. Ogden
The drive wheels of machinery rub against the belts and pull them along.
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
We'll get a little light when we're through this belt of heavy woods and then we can push along.
"The Shepherd of the North" by Richard Aumerle Maher
Five young maidens, clinging to each other's hands or belts, tripped along briskly.
"Friars and Filipinos" by Jose Rizal
It was almost noon before she entered the belt of timber along the creek at the southern boundary of their ranch.
"Chicken Little Jane on the Big John" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
There is a belt of turf along the side of Aros Bay where walking is easy; and it was along this that I silently followed my silent kinsman.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI" by Robert Louis Stevenson
They came along with austere looks and douce steps, and their belts were of tanned leather.
"Ringan Gilhaize" by John Galt
A BELT of rhododendrons grew close down to one side of our pond; and along the edge of it many things flourished rankly.
"The Golden Age" by Kenneth Grahame
The Cevennes proper are formed by a folded belt of Palaeozoic rocks which lies along the south-east border of the central plateau of France.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
Along the blue belt between the two rows of eaves, a dark cloud passed.
"The Blood of the Arena" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
As we stood outside the belt observing the inhospitable aspect of the country, I saw two objects moving along the beach in the distance.
"The Perils and Adventures of Harry Skipwith" by W.H.G. Kingston
The first of these circumstances was that Herbert, although having taken his gun along with him, had left behind his shot-belt and powder-flask!
"The Maroon" by Mayne Reid
Timber trees only grow in kloofs on sides of hills, excepting a belt which runs along the sea-coast.
"The Cape and the Kaffirs" by Harriet Ward
A belt of gault of greater or lesser width stretches all along the Downs just below the chalk.
"The Old Road" by Hilaire Belloc
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In poetry:

I never get between the pines
But I smell the Sussex air;
Nor I never come on a belt of sand
But my home is there.
And along the sky the line of the Downs
So noble and so bare.
"The South Country" by Hilaire Belloc

In news:

Exxon had sought as much as $10 billion in compensation for its heavy crude upgrading project in the South American country's vast Orinoco belt, which was nationalized by Chavez along with three others.
In several parts of Maine one can see Belted Galloways stading in fields along the roadside.
Their hands flying, they fill the empty tins that clatter along the conveyer belt, packing in pieces of cut herring like, well, so many sardines .
Their belts decorated with notches from the Galleon shootout, investigators and prosecutors will mosey along, doing the best they can.
Seat belt and sobriety laws are given much of the credit, along with safety improvements on vehicles.
She received a belt buckle along with the honor.
The Webb telescope will be able to measure the surface chemistry of Pluto , its moons, and many other bodies that lie in the distant Kuiper Belt along with Pluto .
A couple weeks ago I did a post on how the Chicago accent followed both lines of transport and lines of ideology—north along the Great Lakes and canals, centering in Rust Belt and Midwestern industrial cities.
In the Corn Belt, favorably cooler air is starting to arrive, along with highly beneficial showers and thunderstorms.
Across the room surrounded by a clutch of admirers, she is utterly ageless -- sleek and svelte in black form-fitting pants and top, a gold braided belt with sparkly fleurettes draped along her slender hips.
The 2011 GMC Sierra Heavy Duty stands up to the toughest truck-centric scrutiny Ñ that of those who actually use their truck as a tool along with their belts.
Proclaimed as the "Ninth Ward's torchiest torch singer" by OffBeat Magazine, Linnzi Zaorski has made a name for herself by belting out Traditional Jazz classics from the 1930s and 1940s along Frenchmen Street for years.
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In science:

The result can be seen by drawing a horizontal line at any µ in Fig. 5 and integrating P (x|µ) (Eqn.2.1) along that line between the belts.
Application of Conditioning to the Gaussian-with-Boundary Problem in the Unified Approach to Confidence Intervals
The most constrained plane for neutral sodium is the Gould belt plane, since there are numerous nearby early-type stars along the belt, which are ideal targets.
Spatial distribution of interstellar dust in the Sun vicinity, comparison with neutral sodium-bearing gas
It is tempting to interpret these features as “belts” of gas extending around the equator of the prolate spheroidal structure. A curved structure runs along the ma jor axis from the nucleus to each pair of hot spots.
Chandra X-ray Observations of Cygnus A and Pictor A
While the p sources gather along the Gould Belt, the ¯p sources are scattered within 60◦ around the Galactic center, with a 4 10−8 probability of identical distribution.
Unidentified EGRET sources in the Galaxy
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