big tree

Definitions

  • They Hung Pinocchio to the Big Oak Tree
    They Hung Pinocchio to the Big Oak Tree
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n big tree extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in California; largest living organism
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Usage

In literature:

They looked about and at last found a big tree that had fallen across the stream.
"Bob Hunt in Canada" by George W. Orton
Up came the unicorn, but just as it was about to rush at the man he darted behind a big tree.
"Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories" by Various
Thure and Bud at once hurried out to where they had left their horses; and were soon mounted and hastening toward the big tree.
"The Cave of Gold" by Everett McNeil
The body lay about twenty yards from the road under a big tree.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
The sun shone very warm and bright, and the buds were growing big and red on the horse-chestnut-trees.
"Stories of Birds" by Lenore Elizabeth Mulets
Then they sat down on the soft grass, under the shade of a big tree.
"Roumanian Fairy Tales" by Various
I wanted to stop to get my breath, but the big trees were swinging backwards and forwards with a deafening noise.
"Marie Claire" by Marguerite Audoux
The normal life of one of these big trees is about a hundred years.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
Master never did make a big gallery on de house, but our white folks would set out in de yard under de big trees in de shade.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
Then he crawled under the fence and started climbing up the big tree.
"Exciting Adventures of Mister Robert Robin" by Ben Field
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In poetry:

Queen Street Garden seems charming to the eye,
And a great boon it is to the tenantry near by,
As they walk along the grand gravel walks near there,
Amongst the big trees and shrubberies, and inhale pure air.
"Beautiful Edinburgh" by William Topaz McGonagall
There stands the old school-house, hard by the old church;
That tree at its side had the flavor of birch;
Oh, sweet were the days of his juvenile tricks,
Though the prairie of youth had so many “big licks.”
"Lines -- for Berkshire Jubilee, Aug. 23, 1844" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
A little child stood thinking, sorrowfully and ill at ease,
In a forest beneath the branches of the tall pine trees -
And his big brown eyes with tears seemed dim,
While one soft arm rested on a huge dog close by him.
"A Tale of Elsinore" by William Topaz McGonagall
Princes Street West End Garden Is fascinating to be seen,
With its beautiful big trees and shrubberies green,
And its magnificent water fountain in the valley below
Helps to drive away from the tourist all care and woe.
"Beautiful Edinburgh" by William Topaz McGonagall
I've shore at big Willandra and I've shore at Tilberoo,
And once I drew my blades, my boys, upon the famed Barcoo,
At Cowan Downs and Trida, as far as Moulamein,
But I always was glad to get back again to the One Tree Plain.
"Flash Jack from Gundagai" by Anonymous Oceania
I've shore at Burrabogie, and I've shore at Toganmain,
I've shore at big Willandra and upon the old Coleraine,
But before the shearin' was over I've wished myself back again
Shearin', for old Tom Patterson, on the One Tree Plain.
"Flash Jack from Gundagai" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

1 among all cottonwoods on the National Register of Big Trees that's run by the conservation group American Forests.
A big Christmas tree shines out of the darkness .
I like to sit quietly with my back to a big tree and watch and listen.
The largest living organisms on the planet, the big, old trees that harbor and sustain countless birds and other wildlife, are dying .
On the outside, Unicor, with its big oaks and magnolia trees, looks like it could be part of a landscaped industrial park.
If there are a lot of big trees around your lawn, you know that it is difficult to keep the leaves picked up this time of year.
"Some of trees are approximately five-years-old, and should be twice as big," said Nix.
Her brother, William, said he was excited to "see the tree light up and the big star on top.".
There is a big beautiful tree downtown just across from the federal courthouse, but what is it.
Big crowds come out to The Living Christmas Tree.
Big Christmas tree delivered to Taunton.
Cell phone service is spotty, blocked by mountains and glacial moraines and sometimes even big trees and small buildings.
Two massive trees are causing one big headache for a neighbordhood in Plant.
The "Big Tree" area of town is the stomping ground of the "Western Wind Marching Band.
Squirrels aren't the only ones scurrying after those big brown pecans dropping from trees across Central Texas.
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In science:

FIG. 15: The modified graph of Fig. 11. A big random cycle has been inserted between the two binary trees.
Quantum random walks - an introductory overview
The main idea of this note i.e. the tree of connected graphs concept allows one to construct a quite a big class of examples of graphs, for which the number of compositions may be computed in the way presented above.
Graph and Union of Graphs Compositions
Intuitively, this is essentially the birthday problem; how big a party will make it likely that there will be two people who have the same birthday? 2 of the radius this ”Dirichlet spanning tree” is Theorem 1.1 shows that for 1 regular.
Regular trees in random regular graphs
On the other hand, if p > L′ (1)/L′′ (1) a large proportion from each of these local trees is preserved and moreover they are big enough to guarantee that there are enough edges going out of them.
Percolation on sparse random graphs with given degree sequence
Another formulation of the same question is to fix a vertex, let the tree grow for a long time, then choose a vertex uniformly at random from the big tree, and ask the probability that this random vertex is descendant of the fixed vertex.
Entropy and Hausdorff Dimension in Random Growing Trees
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