change over

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v change over make a shift in or exchange of; then we switched" "First Joe led"
    • v change over change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt"
    • ***

Quotations

  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm%20X
    “Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.”
  • Craig Mary
    Craig Mary
    “The presence of a long-term, conscious goal has helped me maintain stability through the ubiquitous changes of over half a century.”
  • Peace Pilgrim
    Peace%20Pilgrim
    “Worry is a useless mulling over of things we cannot change.”

Usage

In literature:

Since the middle of the seventeenth century a change had come over the Jesuit missions of New France.
"A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I" by Francis Parkman
Then a change came over him.
"Diamond Dyke" by George Manville Fenn
A change came over her sonsy, smiling face.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
We had not conversed long however, before I saw a great change come over him.
"Roger Trewinion" by Joseph Hocking
An awful change had passed over him in the mean while!
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851" by Various
He made no effort to analyze the change that had come over him, merely accepted it as a matter of course.
"Stubble" by George Looms
But Paul was not satisfied; he could not help noticing that a subtle change was coming over the town.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
And then there came a change over him.
"The Water-Babies" by Charles Kingsley
Then a change, wild and fearful, as that of the tropical tornado to a southern landscape, swept over that lovely form.
"The Mystery of a Turkish Bath" by E.M. Gollan (AKA Rita)
Any player failing to "over" changes places with the back.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
***

In poetry:

You were not over-fair;
And surely it is strange
Your memory should return,
Touched with this fairer change.
"Change" by Clark Ashton Smith
And takes me over moaning wave,
And tracts of sleepless change,
To set me by a lonely grave
Within a lonely range.
"Robert Parkes" by Henry Kendall
And ah! there is many a changeful mood
That over my spirit steals;
Beneath their spell, and in verses rude,
Whatever he dreams or feels.
"A Christmas Chant" by Abram Joseph Ryan
" And still the chase goes on, and still
The wine shall spill, and vacant places
Be given over to the new
As love untrue keeps changing faces.
"The Lanawn Shee" by Francis Ledwidge
And were it not for superstition,
We'd claim some Jonah somewhere stored;
And yet 'tis true our sad condition
Changed not till one leaped over board.
"Descriptive Voyage From New York To Aspinwall" by James Madison Bell
—Thus in the losing autumn,
Over the streets, I now lurch
Legless to your side and speak your name
Under a gray sky ripped apart
By thunder and the changing wind.
"La Vita Nuova" by Weldon Kees

In news:

Global Change Research Project) The high-temperature battle over climate change science got even hotter this week.
The hotel has changed over the years – it used to be a place near Lambeau Field.
All of these amounts are for fixed, single-life monthly annuities where the amount of income doesn't change over your lifetime.
The theme for the contest has changed over the years from Christmas in Zanesville to a snowman theme, as long as it's about Christmas children can submit their artwork to be judged.
I coined a saying a long time ago that expresses the philosophy that although faces may change, the same things tend to happen over and over again.
Both Dennis Robinson, the former president of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, and MetLife Stadium chief executive Brad Mayne said that a lot has changed over the years when it comes to attracting events to a region.
It was by no means a long-standing tradition because the two schools went through so many changes over the years that schedules always seemed in flux.
The evolution in the concepts of black beauty – and how they have changed over time – will be explored at the 2011 Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series on Sat.
This permits rapid processing of complex parts and reduces change-over time.
What was missing were human beings, the women who have told me over and over again that having access to birth-control methods that work for them would change their futures.
A couple of issues have changed over the last 20 years.
As with the broader society, Allen said police officers' attitudes about gays and lesbians has changed over the years.
Have your own or your family's health care needs changed over the last year.
A look at how Americans' eating habits -- and the dietary advice we've received -- have changed over the years.
I've now gotten in touch with Rodney Steven II, owner of the Genesis chain of health clubs , and he confirmed that the change over did indeed occur at noon today.
***

In science:

Also the fast phase drops change over to a slower decrease.
Violation of general Friedel sum rule in mesoscopic systems
As a simple example of this task, we examined the formation of legs to support a flat structure with an additional imposed force whose location could change over time.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
This doppler shift easily dominates over any possible accretioninduced spin change on orbital to several year timescales.
Oscillations During Thermonuclear X-ray Bursts
Also, a state can be pulled along in some direction by posing a rapid sequence of questions that change sufficiently slowly over time .
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
This would mean that we should go over all the previous sites examined and relabel them; the associated LL also should be changed accordingly.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
***