• the Birth of a King and his Double
    the Birth of a King and his Double
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n birthing the process of giving birth
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Birth. Dakota Birth. Dakota
Birth, generic. N.A. Indians Birth, generic. N.A. Indians

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: A study revealed that men that were born with a low birth weight were less likely to get married
    • Birthing (Naut) Anything added to raise the sides of a ship.
    • Birthing the act or process of giving birth.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: At birth, a panda is smaller than a mouse and weighs about four ounces.
    • n birthing See berthing.
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  • Voltaire
    “All people are equal, it is not birth, it is virtue alone that makes the difference.”
  • Jean Paul
    “No heroine can create a hero through love of one, but she can give birth to one.”
  • John Johnson
    John Johnson
    “Men and women are limited not by the place of their birth, not by the color of their skin, but by the size of their hope.”
  • Christina Rossetti
    “Hope is like a hairball trembling from its birth...”
  • Jim Rohn
    “Labor gives birth to ideas.”
  • Carl Jung
    “Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.”


In literature:

There is an intimate connection between a high birth-rate and a high death-rate, between a low birth-rate and a low death-rate.
"The Task of Social Hygiene" by Havelock Ellis
The bank of the Ganges welcomed me into its lap like a friend of a former birth.
"My Reminiscences" by Rabindranath Tagore
"The Hesperides & Noble Numbers: Vol. 1 and 2" by Robert Herrick
It was on those hills that the great Araguaya had its birth.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Christian and unbeliever alike acknowledge His supremacy as a Man, and respect the epoch-making significance of His birth.
"Jesus the Christ" by James Edward Talmage
So I be buried in my birth-place: better Be ashes here than aught that lives elsewhere.
"The Works of Lord Byron" by Lord Byron
Discontent came in and grew with the birth of each fresh little one.
"How It All Came Round" by L. T. Meade
In this case the natural periodical changes began at birth!
"Sex" by Henry Stanton
If the life of an infant for a long time after birth is a frail one, before birth its existence is precarious in the extreme.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
There were in the army of Alba three brothers that had been born at one birth, whose name was Curiatius.
"Stories From Livy" by Alfred Church
The Birth of the Muse is a miserable fiction.
"The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes" by Samuel Johnson
These forces are not what change, for they have given birth to the changing world.
"Christianity As A Mystical Fact" by Rudolf Steiner
He was an aristocrat by birth, and in all his cherished sentiments.
"Hortense, Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
Here Ida interrupted him to ask if the poet was not of noble birth.
"Jack" by Alphonse Daudet
Birth is actually the most important function in life.
"Sex=The Unknown Quantity" by Ali Nomad
Above all, this common Faith of Progress has brought a new birth to women.
"The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
Some days after the birth of Rosette, the king and queen sent her to the country, on a farm, to be nursed.
"Old French Fairy Tales" by Comtesse de Ségur
By birth he may have been either a Burgundian or a Parisian.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
Tom was seven years younger than she and since his birth had been her special charge.
"The Shadow" by Mary White Ovington
Our Lord here speaks of the second birth as completed by two agencies, water and the Spirit.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I" by Marcus Dods

In poetry:

All is not Mistake on earth;
Providence fulfils its plan;
And Creation, down to man,
Justifies its birth.
"Chaos Crystallising" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
May my lips rehearse
the primordial silence,
like a note of crystal clearness,
sounding, pure from birth!
"Silentium" by Osip Emilevich Mandelstam
Then shall come singers,
Singing no swan-song,
Birth-carols, rather,
Meet for the mail child
Mighty of bone.
"The Voyage To Vinland: Bioern's Beckoners" by James Russell Lowell
The flowers of heaven and earth,
The moons of death and birth,
The seasons of the soul,
The worlds that roll
"Introit : II. Images" by Thomas MacDonagh
O Earth, Earth, Earth,
I am dying for love of thee,
For thou hast given me birth,
And thy hands have tended me.
"To My Mother Earth" by George MacDonald
They tell me of their troubles,
They tell me of their mirth,
Of funerals and of feastings,
Of marriage and birth.
"The Misanthrope" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Labor Day' rally designed to raise awareness of birthing options.
But this massive burst of star birth is probably only temporary because there's only so much fuel and limits to how big a galaxy can get, Foley said.
Dismantling the Idol of the Perfect Birth .
Why God is to be more desired than an ideal birth experience.
I was frustrated that one of my birth preferences had not been followed.
Most things on my list of birth preferences were important contributions to the health and well being of my baby and me.
Snooki is going to let cameras roll on her giving birth .
'Mindful Birthing ,' New Book bCertified Nurse-Midwife Brings Mindfulness Techniques to Pregnancy, Child Birth , and Parenting.
Trade Paperback Original) with a foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, Bardacke teaches parents-to-be to apply the power of mindfulness to pregnancy, birth and raising a child.
Adirondack Health is restricting visitors to its birthing center at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake to protect infants from an outbreak of what hospital officials describe as a pertussis-like illness.
Expecting moms left looking for birthing care.
We came to know them well and felt like they were doing a good job educating us about birth .
Early Thursday, posted photos of the Lenox Hill Hospital birthing suite where Beyonce gave birth to her baby girl over the weekend.
Inside Beyonce's $3K/Night Custom Birthing Suite.
There is a lot of old, weird tech out there, but this 1965 patent is for something particularly weird: an "apparatus for facilitating the birth of a child by centrifugal force".

In science:

Thus the number of “restarts” of the process U ′ is V (∞) . U ′ may be viewed as a Galton-Watson branching process observed each time an individual gives birth (adding Po(·) offspring to the population) and itself dies (adding −1 ).
Random MAX SAT, Random MAX CUT, and Their Phase Transitions
The many different ways that O stars can be nasty, from birth to death.
Watching the Birth of Super Star Clusters
Hence the phase transition in the Potts model describing the appearance of a spontaneous magnetization at sufficiently low temperature 1/β corresponds to a percolation transition in the random graph ensemble giving birth to a giant component with extensively many vertices at sufficiently large connectivity parameter γ .
On large deviation properties of Erdos-Renyi random graphs
Therefore, infinitely many integers of Π1(r) give birth to a leaf Lj that satisfy the required conditions, a.s.
The genealogy of self-similar fragmentations with negative index as a continuum random tree
We suppose that all the individuals in a household have the same external connectivity and do not take the birth and death into account.
The Spread of Infectious Disease with Household-Structure on the Complex Networks
Change point models and conditionally pure birth processes; an inequality on the stochastic intensity.
Change point models and conditionally pure birth processes; an inequality on the stochastic intensity
Key words and phrases : change point; conditionally Pure Birth Processes; random change of time-scale; load-sharing models.
Change point models and conditionally pure birth processes; an inequality on the stochastic intensity
A counting process that is a Pure Birth process conditionally on the change point, as described so far, will be denoted by the symbol CPB(G, λ0 (·), λ1(·)).
Change point models and conditionally pure birth processes; an inequality on the stochastic intensity
Nonhomogeneous birth processes and l∞ -spherical densities, with applications in reliability theory.
Change point models and conditionally pure birth processes; an inequality on the stochastic intensity
In (f ) the two simplest unstable 3D-tori are represented with dotted lines; because of the heteroclinic birth one of the frequencies of these tori is very small (formally zero at Rexpl ).
Direct transition to high-dimensional chaos through a global bifurcation
Figure 3 shows the birth and evolution of the Naimark-Sacker bifurcation in phase space when we walk along the vertical line a = 0.5 in parameter space.
Naimark-Sacker Bifurcations in Linearly Coupled Quadratic Maps
CS have applications in many areas of physics and since the birth of these states there has always been some interest in investigating their algebraic properties [4, 5].
Construction of coherent states for physical algebraic systems
Proof: Set τ (t) := 1 k log(1+kt) and let T be the time of the first birth in the Yule process, which is also the time of the first dislocation of G(k) .
Dual random fragmentation and coagulation and an application to the genealogy of Yule processes
In this new millennium, we are witnessing the birth of molecular electronics, which can now operate with a single atom or a molecular nano-scale cluster called a quantum dot.
Broken Symmetry and Coherence of Molecular Vibrations in Tunnel Transitions
This is because people are usually interested in quantum cosmology to describe the birth of the universe and find the correct boundary conditions to investigate properly the singularity problems in general relativity, and the value of h is not of prime importance.
On the Quantum Aspects of Geophysics