by-line

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n by-line an auxiliary activity
    • n by-line a line giving the name of the writer of a story or article
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Quotations

  • Maya Angelou
    Maya%20Angelou
    “The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.”
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman%20Mailer
    “A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined; one discovers how far one can go only by traveling in a straight line until one is stopped.”
  • Cardinal De Richelieu
    Cardinal De Richelieu
    “If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him.”
  • Sir Isaac Newton
    Sir Isaac Newton
    “Every body continues in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it.”
  • W. Clement Stone
    W.%20Clement%20Stone
    “The natural law of inertia: Matter will remain at rest or continue in uniform motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by some external force.”
  • Cardinal De Richelieu
    Cardinal De Richelieu
    “Give me six lines written by the most honorable person alive, and I shall find enough in them to condemn them to the gallows.”

Usage

In literature:

On account of this menace our wing was withdrawn toward the line of Beisagola-Zoginie without being interfered with by the enemy.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
The rush begun by a flank unit.= Whenever possible, the rush is begun by a flank fraction of the firing line.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
From half a mile away the creeping line of advance could be gauged by the tone of firing.
"Norman Ten Hundred" by A. Stanley Blicq
By sundown the Spaniards advanced all along the line.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
One or both of the parallel lines can be moved by means of screws, the threads of which have been shaped by consummate workmanship.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
In 1830 Louis was succeeded as grand-duke by his half-brother Leopold, the first of the Hochberg line.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
It is by getting lines of position by observation of two stars.
"Lectures in Navigation" by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
One was of a line to London by way of Oxford, and the other by way of Coventry.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
Rivulose: Marked by lines like the rivers of a map.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
The main street is lined by shops kept by them.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
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In poetry:

Our boat dips and cleaves onward,
Careless of night or of light,
Following the line of her compass
By her engines' might.
"At Sea" by Duncan Campbell Scott
But Kate, who could not stay content
To learn her lesson pat,
New beauty to the rough lines lent
By changing this or that;
"A Ballad Of Nursery Rhyme" by Robert Graves
The chair was made
By hands long dead,
Polished by many bodies sitting there,
Until the wood-lines flowed as clean as waves.
"The Chair" by John Freeman
Yet ne'er before that river's rim
Was pressed by feet of mine,
Never before mine eyes had crossed
That broken mountain line.
"A Mystery" by John Greenleaf Whittier
My window is the open sky,
The flower in farthest wood is mine;
I am the heir to all gone by,
The eldest son of all the line.
"Immortality" by Arthur Sherburne Hardy
Our faces not a wrinkle bore,
Except made by a smile;
But now with lines they're cover'd o'er,
Much like the new-plough'd soil.
"Mutation" by William Hutton

In news:

Chris Christie has cut several favorite programs favored by Democrats by using his line-item veto powers on the state budget.
Spending cuts made line by budget line item .
He did so by using the line item veto--a new executive power granted by the legislative branch but certain to face a judicial challenge.
Some have speculated that the name comes from the Philadelphia Main Line , a suburban rail line that passed by one denominational church after another.
Council members are expected go over the budget line by line and suggest amendments.
The article, which drew an unusually high volume of traffic for a non-broadcast day by the standards of "Frontline," was accompanied by an eight-minute video segment produced by the ESPN news magazine "Outside the Lines.
Lines is not buying the idea, voiced by some local officials, that the damage to the tanker M. Star was caused by a freak wave.
Articles by F. Articles by M. 2009 15th IEEE International On-Line Testing Symposium.
Intrigued by the bi-annual.79cent pork chop deal for the first 100 people standing in line when the steakhouse opened for lunch last Friday, I showed up and got in line.
For the last three days NBA executives have been digesting the new collective bargaining agreement line-by-line and crunching numbers.
Brick pavers come in two sizes: 4-inch-by-8-inch pavers are $100 with three lines and 14 characters per line, and 8-inch-by-8-inch pavers are $200 with five lines and 14 characters per line.
Comic-Con 2010 was marked by record crowds, expanded facilities, long lines and one notable pen stabbing by a frustrated fan in Hall H Oh, and there were celebrities and comics.
My world was bounded by lines of row house s.
RU-486 was developed in the 1980s by the French drug company Roussel Uclaf (hence the RU name) for the express purpose of killing unborn children RU-486 works by causing the uterus to shed its lining, dislodging the embryo.
But Kmart dropped Stewart's Everyday line in 2009, and your Sandra by Sandra Lee home line is about to be introduced at both Kmart and Sears.
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In science:

We show the total buoyancy by a solid line, the thermal buoyancy as a dotted line and the composition piece as a dashed line.
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
HI cooling, which is essential to achieve temperatures and densities needed to trigger SF, depends mainly on emission by the 158µm [CII] line, the 21 cm line and the 63µm [OI] line.
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
The analytic estimation Eq. (4) for ∆n is represented by lines.
Numerical Replica Limit for the Density Correlation of the Random Dirac Fermion
Occupied bond is denoted by line connecting the neighbouring ‘like’ spins.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
The regime (3.2) is bounded by the red solid line, so that the supergravity description is valid in the region inside the black dotted line and outside the red solid line.
Duality Cascade and Oblique Phases in Non-Commutative Open String Theory
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