bucket along

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bucket 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:

Then Edgar came along with two buckets of milk.
"Sons and Lovers" by David Herbert Lawrence
I took the first turning, and bucketed along a narrow woodland road.
"Greenmantle" by John Buchan
As soon as they came home this was reported to me by Mrs. Bucket, along with her observations and suspicions.
"Bleak House" by Charles Dickens
While I was down there along comes one of the cutthroats with a bucket.
"The Light of Western Stars" by Zane Grey
Between five and six o'clock along came his oldest boy, with a bucket of water.
"Rudder Grange" by Frank R. Stockton
One day Henry was sent on an errand, and he took a tin bucket along.
"Chapters from My Autobiography" by Mark Twain
But what is the use of buckets against a blaze like that; why don't they get their hose along and start their head-pump?
"Overdue" by Harry Collingwood
Mr Bowles, rig the force-pump, get the deck-tubs filled, and arrange your watch in a line along the deck with all the buckets you can muster.
"The Pirate Island" by Harry Collingwood
We then, forming a line, passed the buckets along full of water, to pour down upon the seat of the fire, as far as it could be discovered.
"Dick Cheveley" by W. H. G. Kingston
Two empty buckets came up as two full ones went down, travelling with a certain sublimity along the double rope of woven wire.
"Adventures in Many Lands" by Various
As Bucket moves along London streets, young men, with shining hats and sleek hair, evaporate at the monitory touch of his cane.
"Danger! A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations" by William Howe
Simon noted that as he had ordered, buckets of water had been placed along the corridor to douse fires.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
She snatched up her bucket then and sped along the path.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Midway along this beach they found a bucket, rolling about on the sand, driven here and there by the incoming waves.
"The Pines of Lory" by John Ames Mitchell
One empty water cask and a bucket was carried along.
"Frontier Boys in the South Seas" by Wyn Roosevelt
Down to the bucket stands; up the yard; into the north wing; up the iron stairs; along the gallery; and around the corner to my cell.
"Within Prison Walls" by Thomas Mott Osborne
I brought a bucket along just for you when you get air-sick.
"The Five Arrows" by Allan Chase
Two of them thereupon lifted the bucket again on their shoulders, and off they went, their fettered footsteps echoing along the corridor.
"The Strange Story of Rab Ráby" by Mór Jókai
The bucket stood by the hatch, and Burke was pacing to and fro along the deck like a wild beast.
"Caybigan" by James Hopper
But just then the father came along with his bucket.
"The White Peacock" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
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In news:

D'Anna Gibson, of Soldotna, carries a bucket of water and a baby along a serpentine line during the Backwoods Girl Competition on Saturday in Ninilchik.
(AP) _ K-F-C's fried chicken buckets soon willbe stamped with a health message along with the famous likeness ofits founder, Colonel Harland Sanders.
Iraqi adventurer and skydiver Fareed Lafta, who read about Couch's exploit, will be going along for the ride so he could add lawn-chair ballooning to his bucket list.
After the legendary fire of 1888 swept through Holbrook, the Arizona Cooperative Mercantile Institution relocated along what is now Bucket of Blood Street.
Karen Fast, along with her husband Rodney, is the owner of the business Mops and Buckets.
Along with basketballs, Barbies and pizza for every kindergartner, the police provided goody buckets for every student at the school thanks to donations from across the community.
She's skip-along happy as she holds onto Daddy's hand, moving from house to house, filling her tiny pumpkin bucket with candy.
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In science:

We maintain the invariant that at any time, each block is mapped to a uniformly random leaf bucket in the tree, and uncached blocks are always placed in some bucket along the path to the mapped leaf.
Path O-RAM: An Extremely Simple Oblivious RAM Protocol
The path P (p) is the set of identifiers of tree buckets along the path from the root of the tree to the leaf bucket with index p. P (p, (cid:96)) is the identifier for the bucket in P (p) at level (cid:96) in the tree.
Path O-RAM: An Extremely Simple Oblivious RAM Protocol
Our techniques rely on careful analysis of each objective function in turn, and showing that the cost of a given bucket, along with its optimal representative value, can be found efficiently from appropriate precomputed arrays.
Histograms and Wavelets on Probabilistic Data
The next step would be to estimate the size of a bucket of the ǫ-fine distribution ˜µ by explicit sampling (i.e. getting the samples along with their probabilities).
On the Power of Conditional Samples in Distribution Testing
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