carte

Definitions

  • MOQUI CART AND PLOW
    MOQUI CART AND PLOW
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n carte a list of dishes available at a restaurant "the menu was in French"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Gentleman in Cart Gentleman in Cart
Farmer in cart Farmer in cart
Ox-cart in which old Miss Jacob ust to go a-visitin Ox-cart in which old Miss Jacob ust to go a-visitin
"POSTE-CARTE AND BEADES," CAIRO "POSTE-CARTE AND BEADES," CAIRO
A BULLOCK CART A BULLOCK CART
Rushing the Apparatus-Cart Rushing the Apparatus-Cart
"They were brought in a large spring cart." "They were brought in a large spring cart."
Mule drawing a cart Mule drawing a cart

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Before the first French cafe in the late 1700's, coffee was sold by street vendors in Europe, in the Arab fashion. The Arabs were the forerunners of the sidewalk espresso carts of today.
    • n Carte (Fencing) A position in thrusting or parrying, with the inside of the hand turned upward and the point of the weapon toward the adversary's right breast.
    • Carte Bill of fare.
    • Carte Short for Carte de visite.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: It is illegal in Reno, Nevada to conceal a spray-painted shopping cart in your basement.
    • n Carte A bill of fare at a hotel or restaurant. See à la carte.
    • n Carte An abbreviation for carte-de-visite: usually called card.
    • n Carte A movement in fencing, consisting in throwing the hand as far as possible on the inside, with the point of the sword toward the adversary's breast. Also written quarte.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Public telephones in Israel are no longer operated by tokens as they were in the past. They are now operated by magnetic cards known in Hebrew as a telecart (tel-eh-cart). These plastic cards, the same size and shape as a credit card, are available at post offices, some hotel reception desks, street kiosks and dispensing machines.
    • n Carte kärt the fourth position of the wrist in fencing.
    • n Carte kärt a bill of fare:
    • n Carte kärt (Scot.) , a playing-card: short for carte-de-visite
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Quotations

  • Russian Proverb
    Russian Proverb
    “It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats.”

Idioms

Putting the cart before the horse - When you put the cart before the horse, you are doing something the wrong way round.
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Upset the apple cart - If you upset the apple cart, you cause trouble and upset people.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. quarte, prop., a fourth. Cf. Quart
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. charta. See Card.

Usage

In literature:

About the year 1827, her father sold some lambs to a butcher in Melrose, who took them away in his cart.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity" by W.H.G. Kingston
How did they contrive to cross the sea with their carts and other property?
"Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest" by George Borrow
But she may have been in the cart with Louise.
"The Buffalo Runners" by R.M. Ballantyne
Next morning early I rode back to Modder, where I collected with difficulty two sorry but useful nags and a Cape cart.
"The Relief of Mafeking" by Filson Young
Paddy Doolan, who drove the mail cart, arrived from Derrymore.
"Lady Bountiful" by George A. Birmingham
It was quite dark before Miss Todd arrived in the mended cart.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
I watched cart after cart pass me.
"Trapped in 'Black Russia'" by Ruth Pierce
The furniture, which had come by the cart, was piled up near the vestibule.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
The harness cost as much as the cart, and it took a month to make it.
"Castellinaria and Other Sicilian Diversions" by Henry Festing Jones
Not the rustle of a leaf or the cry of a bird, nor the rumble of a cart on the road.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
The first people who came were two men in a dog-cart.
"New Treasure Seekers" by E. (Edith) Nesbit
Very early the next morning Mrs. MacDougall was waiting at the cottage door in her bonnet and shawl for Farmer Jarrett's cart.
"Little Folks" by Various
The courtyard before the papal palace was crowded with covered wagons and open carts, horses and donkeys, men carrying crates and bales.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
I meant to have sent the pony-cart for you, but the man was too late.
"The Marriage of Elinor" by Margaret Oliphant
How, above all, are carts or carriages going to manage it?
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
She had heard the cart, and looked up.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
It was at this time that the whipping-post was substituted for the cart.
"Bygone Punishments" by William Andrews
They carried out the boat an' the cart to the beach an' then their end of it was done.
"The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Before the carts drove away, the men flung their prayer-books, written speeches, and gold-laced hats gaily to the crowd.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
So Soeren had to borrow a horse and cart and drove them in to the homeopathist.
"Ditte: Girl Alive!" by Martin Andersen Nexo
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In poetry:

"Th' fault isn't mine," said th' cart driver,
"My duty's done I hope?
I've brought him traitle, thear it is,
An' he mun sam it up."
"Th' Traitle Sop" by John Hartley
"Scourged at one cart-tail, each denied
The hope of every other;
Each martyr shook his branded fist
At the conscience of his brother!
"A Spiritual Manifestation" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Another taught their babes to talk
Ere they could yet in go-carts walk:
There Alma settled in the tongue,
And orators from Athens sprung.
"Alma; or, The Progress of the Mind. In Three Cantos. - Canto II." by Matthew Prior
Victor and his father went riding
Out in a little dog-cart;
His father took a Bible from his pocket and read;
'Blessed are the pure in heart.'
"Victor" by W H Auden
There's carts and gigs,
And pins for pigs,
There's dibblers and there's harrows.
And ploughs like toys
For little boys,
And ilegant wheelbarrows.
"The Crystal Palace" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Don't do it for equality,
do it because we've got too much equality
and it would be fun to upset the apple-cart
and see which way the apples would go a-rolling.
"A Sane Revolution" by D H Lawrence

In news:

Campbellsville Middle School members of Kentucky Youth Assembly have raffle tickets for a go-cart at $5 each.
A go-cart , reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed was involved in a collision with a pickup truck on Moutain Drive last week.
The driver of the go-cart , a 22-year-old male, was transported by a Lifestar helicopter following the crash.
This CNN video shows off a pretty useful talent of 6-year-old Kaleigh, a golden retriever from Charleston, Maine, who returns cart keys to to the clubhouse for golfers.
Cart stolen during golf game .
A man was playing golf at a Cape Coral course when someone reportedly drove off in his golf cart, stealing several of his personal items.
While DWI's usually nothing to laugh about, we find the thought of a clown drunkenly driving a stolen golf cart hilarious.
The dim sum carts at this Hong Kong-style dining room are laden with dishes both familiar and unusual.
3 juveniles steal, damage golf carts in ramming spree.
In a Thursday, July 19, 2012, photograph, a golf cart stolen from May Springs Campground is seen in Rutledge, Tenn.
Carts are available for $8 for person for 9-hoels and $15 per person for 18-holes.
Herold said greeters took care of the electric carts, helped customers, kept the entrance clean and watched for thieves.
Fill your cart and stock your shelves with nutrient-rich foods that can add years to your life.
The lifeguard stand was carted from Georgica Beach on Tuesday, nearly three weeks earlier than had been planned.
Halal Cart-Style Chicken and Rice with White Sauce.
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In science:

CART stands for Classification And Regression Trees introduced by Breiman. It is also based on Hunt’s algorithm. CART handles both categorical and continuous attributes to build a decision tree.
Data Mining: A Prediction for Performance Improvement of Engineering Students using Classification
CART uses Gini Index as an attribute selection measure to build a decision tree .
Data Mining: A Prediction for Performance Improvement of Engineering Students using Classification
Conjugaison d’arbres et cartes combinatoires al´eatoires.
A simple formula for the series of bipartite and quasi-bipartite maps with boundaries
The category of (weakly) cartesian functors and (weakly) cartesian natural transformations will be denoted by Cart (wCart).
Monads of regular theories
We shall content ourselves with a description of subcategories of S etS whose essential images are wCart and Cart, respectively.
Monads of regular theories
Thus our description will in fact provide a description of the equational theories corresponding to monads in wCart and Cart.
Monads of regular theories
We visualize the simulation space to mimic real life collision carts setup.
Leveraging on Easy Java Simulation tool and open source computer simulation library to create interactive digital media for mass customization of high school physics curriculum
By exploring the existing property of body1, the concepts of position x and y, size of the object in x and y direction, style and fill color, we can begin to tinker and change the visual property of cart 1.
Leveraging on Easy Java Simulation tool and open source computer simulation library to create interactive digital media for mass customization of high school physics curriculum
Generally, efficient (online) execution is not a criterion for construction or performance; for instance, the CART algorithm does not account for mean path length, let alone “costs” for the tests.
Hierarchical testing designs for pattern recognition
Table V gives the correlation coefficients for two bit map images Ape and Cart and their encrypted images using original and modified CAST-128 algorithms.
Encryption Quality Analysis and Security Evaluation of CAST-128 Algorithm and its Modified Version using Digital Images
For example, in a typical e-business application, a web page, update.html, is used to update the shopping cart and another web page, view.html, is used to show the items in the shopping cart.
Examining Web Application by Clumping and Orienting User Session Data
The former category include Schmidt plate surveys, meridian circle observations, 150 years of Earth-orientation measurements, and re-analysis of the 100-year old Astrographic Catalogue (and the associated Carte du Ciel).
Hipparcos: a Retrospective
In particular, we first train gradient boosted regression trees with a squared loss penalty (Friedman, 2001), H (cid:48) (xi ) = (cid:80)T t=1 ht (xi ), where each function ht (·) is a limited-depth CART tree (Breiman, 1984).
Cost-Sensitive Tree of Classifiers
To avoid confusion between CART trees and the CSTC tree, we refer to CART trees ht (·) as weak learners.
Cost-Sensitive Tree of Classifiers
Combinatoire des permutations `a motifs exclus en liaison avec mots, cartes planaires et tableaux de Young.
Restricted 3412-Avoiding Involutions: Continued Fractions, Chebyshev Polynomials and Enumerations
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