calendar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v calendar enter into a calendar
    • n calendar a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc) "I have you on my calendar for next Monday"
    • n calendar a tabular array of the days (usually for one year)
    • n calendar a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Ukrainian monk, Dionysius Exiguus, created the modern day Christian calendar
    • Calendar (Eccl) A tabular statement of the dates of feasts, offices, saints' days, etc., esp. of those which are liable to change yearly according to the varying date of Easter.
    • Calendar An orderly arrangement of the division of time, adapted to the purposes of civil life, as years, months, weeks, and days; also, a register of the year with its divisions; an almanac.
    • Calendar An orderly list or enumeration of persons, things, or events; a schedule; as, a calendar of state papers; a calendar of bills presented in a legislative assembly; a calendar of causes arranged for trial in court; a calendar of a college or an academy.
    • v. t Calendar To enter or write in a calendar; to register.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In England and the American colonies they year 1752 only had 354 days. In that year, the type of calendar was changed, and 11 days were lost.
    • n calendar A collection of monthly astronomical tables for a year, arranged by weeks and days, with accompanying data; an almanac. It was so called from the Roman calendæ, the name given to the first day of the month, and written in large letters at the head of each month.
    • n calendar A system of reckoning time, especially the method of fixing the length and divisions of the year.
    • n calendar A table or tables of the days of each month in a year, with their numbers, for use in fixing dates.
    • n calendar A table or catalogue of persons, events, etc., made out in order of time, as a list of saints with the dates of their festivals, or of the causes to be tried in a court; specifically, in British universities, a chronological statement of the exercises, lectures, examinations, etc., of a year or of a course of study.
    • n calendar A guide; anything set up to regulate one's conduct.
    • n calendar A series of emblematic pictures of the months: a common motive of decoration during the middle ages, in sculpture, painted glass, earthenware tiles, and the like. For each month the zodiacal sign is represented, with one or more persons engaged in labors or sports characteristic of the month.
    • calendar To enter or write in a calendar; register.
    • n calendar A machine consisting of two or more cylinders or rolls revolving very nearly in contact, between which are passed woven fabrics, paper, etc., for preparation or finishing by means of great pressure, often aided by heat communicated from the interior of the cylinders. The object of the calender for cloth and paper is to give the material a perfectly smooth and equal surface, and sometimes to produce a superficial glaze, as in certain cotton and linen fabrics and what is specifically called calendered paper, or a wavy sheen, as in watered silk, etc. The larger rolls in such a calender are usually made of solidified paper or pasteboard turned exactly true, with intermediate castiron cylinders. Calenders are attached to paper-making machines for expressing the water from the felted web of paper, and for the finishing processes of smoothing and glazing. They are also used for spreading india-rubber into sheets suitable for making rubber fabrics, etc.
    • n calendar An establishment in which woven fabrics are prepared for market by the use of the calender and the other necessary processes.
    • n calendar [Prop. calendrer, q. v.] A calendrer.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer, and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called
    • n Calendar kal′en-dar the mode of adjusting the natural divisions of time with respect to each other for the purposes of civil life: an almanac or table of months, days, and seasons, or of special facts, &c., as in the 'gardener's calendar,' &c.: a list of documents arranged chronologically with summaries of contents, as in 'calendar of state papers:' a list of canonised saints, or of prisoners awaiting trial: any list or record
    • v.t Calendar to place in a list: to analyse and index
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Quotations

  • D. H. Lawrence
    D.%20H.%20Lawrence
    “Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.”
  • Robert Brault
    Robert Brault
    “I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.”
  • Rodney Dangerfield
    Rodney Dangerfield
    “My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.”
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I've been on a calendar, but I've never been on time.”
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I have been on a calendar, but never on time.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. kalender, calender, fr. L. kalendarium, an interest or account book (cf. F. calendrier, OF. calendier,) fr. L. calendue, kalendae, calends. See Calends

Usage

In literature:

The inventor of the calendar ordered that it should be known as the "Julian Calendar," and it is so called, even unto this day.
"Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers" by Elbert Hubbard
My social calendar for the month is very full.
"The Fifth Wheel" by Olive Higgins Prouty
Do you know, I lasted there just one week by the calendar.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
It should not be a day; he would blot it out of the calendar of time; he would effect a moral eclipse of its influence.
"Henrietta Temple A Love Story" by Benjamin Disraeli
Possibly they may be of general application, so far as consistent with the calendar system.
"Aids to the Study of the Maya Codices" by Cyrus Thomas
The civil calendar of all European countries has been borrowed from that of the Romans.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Mother bought me some cards with holes in them, and I sewed them with colored silks and pasted a little calendar on each one.
"Mary's Rainbow" by Mary Edward Feehan
It was interesting to see how they took the proposal to drop that Christmas from the calendar there in Old Trail Town.
"Christmas" by Zona Gale
All the great gods are thus represented in the calendar.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
Several days passed with Robinson's hat-making and his calendar-making and his watching the sea.
"An American Robinson Crusoe" by Samuel. B. Allison
Your majesty has the imperial calendar.
"Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I" by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
THE CALENDAR OF THE ANGLICAN CHURCH ILLUSTRATED.
"Notes and Queries, Number 68, February 15, 1851" by Various
I can put another red mark on my calendar.
"Patchwork" by Anna Balmer Myers
A Calendar of Events.
"Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation" by S. D. Gordon
The Council of Trent, moved by the representations made on the state of the Calendar, referred the consideration of it to the Pope.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
Academy, "Notes on the Coligny Calendar," p. 33 and elsewhere.
"The Religious Experience of the Roman People" by W. Warde Fowler
It's to make up a calendar.
"About Peggy Saville" by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
To Mrs. Chifney such entertainings as the present marked the red-letter days of her calendar.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Some one in Texas wants a paragraph copied that he may use it in compiling a calendar.
"The Life Radiant" by Lilian Whiting
He glanced at the schedule of dates arranged by Lang and his father for making the payments and turned to the calendar.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
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In poetry:

Flower of my life! inestimably dear,
Now that its calendar wanes sere and sober,
To me your freshness, turning back the year,
Makes that seem April others call October.
"An Autumn—Blooming Rose" by Alfred Austin
THIS calendar o'erspread with rubrick days;
She soon forgot and learn'd the pirate's ways;
The matrimonial zone aside was thrown,
And only mentioned where the fact was known:
"The Old Man's Calendar" by Jean de La Fontaine
"Is it a blessing in disguise?"
Of course, things always are;
But Arctic blasts with ardent skies
Somehow do not quite harmonize,
That try to cheat by weather-lies
The calendar.
"Is It April?" by Hattie Howard
What mystic, mythic season could it be?
It was October with the heart of May.
How count they time within love's calendar?
Dreaming or waking, I can only say
It was the morning of our wedding-day.
"That Never Was On Sea Or Land" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward
The protestant days of November
fall a good bit apart on the calendar;
widows, existing on meager pensions;
public housing, that does little;
a row of orphan boys with similar features;
open gates in the empty countryside.
"November" by Gerrit Achterberg
Then hang this picture for a calendar,
As sheep for goat, and pray most fixedly
For the cold martial progress of your star,
With thoughts of commerce and society,
Well-milked Chinese, Negroes who cannot sing,
The Huns gelded and feeding in a ring.
"More Sonnets At Christmas II" by Allen Tate

In news:

Multi-Color is ranked 89th, with revenues of $197.2 million for calendar year 2005.
Sunday Afternoons Of Music, FTL Film Festival, Broward Calendar, Festival Miami.
Here's one to put on your Saratoga season calendar.
Culture Worthy of Your Calendar.
Culture worthy of your calendar.
Gloria Gemma calendar to be unveiled.
Gila Espinoza is an Associate Producer for Content at KERA and Calendar Coordinator for KERA's Art&Seek initiative.
The calendar may suggest several more months of winter cold, but in Albany, it's already heating up.
Women, mark your calendars for the third annual Community Women's Celebration Saturday, May 3 at Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church in Cokato.
When Big Freedia appeared on the calendar, we knew we had to make the scene.
It's not the calendar that announces it's summer time, at least on the South Side of Youngstown.
Homes & Gardens calendar: Native plant sale in Pasadena, Green Thumb Christmas Shop.
THE weatherman can say what he wants, but the calendar says spring is here.
BOB ABERNETHY, anchor: A busy religious calendar this coming week, beginning Wednesday night with the eight-day Jewish festival of Passover.
Many may have guessed this already, but the first half of 2012 was the warmest six months in a calendar year on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's data, released on Monday.
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In science:

Let u(x, t) be the value of the contingent claim at calendar time t ∈ [0, T ] given that the time t stock price is x ∈ R.
Using pseudo-parabolic and fractional equations for option pricing in jump diffusion models
Chandra had been postponed at the pace of one year per calendar year for many years.
The Making of the Chandra X-ray Observatory: the Project Scientist's Perspective
We simulate a survey duration of 1.5 year of calendar time, with the wide and deep survey observations interleaved.
Dark energy constraints from a space-based supernova survey
The days of the calendar are thereby maintained with mean solar days.
The Colloquium on Decoupling Civil Timekeeping from Earth Rotation
Civil timekeeping involves both calendar-date stamping and high-precision frequency generation.
The Colloquium on Decoupling Civil Timekeeping from Earth Rotation
Listing 2 gives an example of defining a range of possible values for a start date of a calendar event using a value range object.
Using Built-In Domain-Specific Modeling Support to Guide Model-Based Test Generation
For example, OSMOTester comes with a calendar application example that has the following transitions: • Add event: Adds a new event to the calendar for an existing user.
Using Built-In Domain-Specific Modeling Support to Guide Model-Based Test Generation
These are transitions (test steps) of the calendar example that describe its nominal (expected) behavior.
Using Built-In Domain-Specific Modeling Support to Guide Model-Based Test Generation
Additionally, the calendar test model also defines a set of transitions for testing the error handling behavior of the calendar.
Using Built-In Domain-Specific Modeling Support to Guide Model-Based Test Generation
For example, considering the calendar example, we may wish to generate a set of test cases for having several overlapping events and some tasks, with several events active at a time (i.e., not removed before new ones are added).
Using Built-In Domain-Specific Modeling Support to Guide Model-Based Test Generation
For example, in the calendar example, the current model program does not let us specify how many users we wish to have included in the generated tests.
Using Built-In Domain-Specific Modeling Support to Guide Model-Based Test Generation
An example of these is shown in Figure 2 for the calendar example.
Using Built-In Domain-Specific Modeling Support to Guide Model-Based Test Generation
For example the calendar is a rectangular table, which cannot be identified with the above defined term relation.
Computer Administering of the Psychological Investigations: Set-relational Representation
The Eilat (1994) and Paris (1995) meetings confirmed the Workshop as a truly international meeting, and one of the most important in the high energy physics calendar.
DIS96 - Summary
Approximate corresponding calendar months are indicated at the top of the abscissa.
GNO Solar Neutrino Observations: Results for GNOI
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