• WordNet 3.6
    • n comparability qualities that are comparable "no comparison between the two books","beyond compare"
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  • Simone De Beauvoir
    “The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women.”
  • George Eliot
    “Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other?”
  • Bible
    “Forsake not an old friend, for the new is not comparable unto him. A new friend is as new wine: when it is old thou shalt drink it with pleasure.”
  • Thomas Jefferson
    “No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.”
  • Erica Jong
    “Men have always detested women's gossip because they suspect the truth: their measurements are being taken and compared.”
  • Sir Richard Steele
    “Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.”


In literature:

Compared with one of our years what a long time does an Uranian, or Neptunian, "year" seem?
"Astronomy of To-day" by Cecil G. Dolmage
Some of the larger planets have several, but there is not one to compare with our moon.
"The Children's Book of Stars" by G.E. Mitton
"English Synonyms and Antonyms" by James Champlin Fernald
She accepted, of course, the religious opinions of her family, but in what I may call a comparatively mild form.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
Where the peninsula of Gallipoli joined the mainland is, comparatively speaking, a narrow neck of land.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
These tugs had no great accommodations for passengers and comparatively few people escaped by this means.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
No doubt the time will come when we shall know, if not the full truth, at least enough to justify a conclusion as to the comparative losses.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
This genuinely remarkable man had built up the study of comparative anatomy.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
The grower plants to skim a comparatively small return from a large area.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
So the process of education is comparatively slow.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

In poetry:

Could I compare that voice divine,
To bird's most joyous lay,
When hailing from his lofty pine,
Young day?
"The Angels Of Earth" by James Avis Bartley
Fair is my dove, my loved one,
None can with her compare:
Yea, comely as Jerusalem,
Like unto Tirzah fair.
"Marriage Song" by Yehudah ha-Levi
Yet there's a world above us,
So beautiful and fair,
That nothing here can equal,
And nought with it compare.
"To Mr. C.R." by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
The noblest ever planned,
With quaint device and rare,
By man, can ill compare
With these from God's own hand.
"Summer Hours" by Horatio Alger Jr
When poverty was nigh,
I strove our means to spare;
You, now rich grown, me scorn to own;
To poison me compare.
"The Plaint Of A Rejected Wife" by Confucius
To the Weaver Maid's
Slender cords
You may compare them, yet
Your heartstrings will be
The first to break I'd say
"To the Weaver Maid's" by Ise

In news:

Compared to last summer's physical work, going to school is like taking a rest according to Victor Calle , 17, of East Lyme.
Wall Street has been relatively calm through the first 50 days of 2012 -- compared to some of the active days it had last year.
Indianapolis-based Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP said Wednesday morning that a major refinery acquisition helped company revenue and profit soar in the fourth quarter compared to the same period in 2010.
779 (Previous rank: 996) Compare tool: Calumet Specialty Products vs Top 10 CEO: F. 2780 Waterfront Pkwy.
Zuk and Carman accompanied us on a taste-tour of arena canteens to find out how the chow there compares to what's available at the MTS Centre.
Five capital-cost -estimation programs are compared using a set of case studies.
During the short span of recorded racing history--when compared to our history on earth as a whole--more than a few dozen names can instantly be recognized as legends within the sport based on last names alone.
Consumption of a meal high in monounsaturated fat was associated with acute impairment of endothelial function when compared with a carbohydrate -rich meal.
It is known as a "confounding variable" to epidemiologists, and quinoline yellow-dyed vitamin supplements are not to be compared with undyed supplements, both in their potential for doing good and for doing harm.
We are fortunate to live in a more suburban area - we get great songbirds here compared to larger cities.
The cardiology center where President Boris N Yeltsin of Russia is likely to have heart surgery later this month has high success rates that are comparable to those in many American hospitals, leading American heart surgeons said yesterday.
00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day Prices in dollars per hundredweight, Equated to FOB Omaha Basis.
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You can also swap cartridges quickly and easily to compare their sound.
The cartridge features a patent-pending open pleat media that results in greatly extended service life and lower pressure drop compared to standard cartridges .

In science:

Indeed, for n elementary moves, the winding number W for our three strands problem would scale like phW 2i ∝ √n (compare with hL(wn )i ∝ n), whereas the probability of W = 0 would scale like n−3/2 (compare with pn (0) ∝ λn/n2).
Random walks on the braid group B_3 and magnetic translations in hyperbolic geometry
In Match Vertex() a given combination of Flavours is compared with a given Single Vertex, i.e. all Flavours which are set will be compared and if they match, the unset Flavours as well as the coupling constants can be filled.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Within a double loop over all Single Amplitudes the appropriate Point lists are compared with Single Compare(), where one of them is marked for deletion in case they are equal.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Single Compare() compares two Point lists recursively which means that in one recursion step always two Points are inspected.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
The radio detected systems seem to have a notably higher median obscuration than the complete sample, AHα = 1.6 mag compared with AHα = 1.2 mag (Figure 19), and the distribution is broader, a Gaussian fit giving a FWHM of 1.2 mag compared with 1.0 mag for the optically selected galaxies.
Star formation rate indicators in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey