corp

Definitions

  • The Signal Corps
    The Signal Corps
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n corp a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
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Quotations

  • Spiro T. Agnew
    Spiro T. Agnew
    “A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.”

Usage

In literature:

The Army Corps was landing, and troops were being pushed forward as quickly as possible.
"The Second Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War" by Cecil Francis Romer and Arthur Edward Mainwaring
He had organized a corps of twelve thousand foreigners and heretics.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
He called on the Corps soon after their arrival in Furnes, one of the last bits of Belgian soil unoccupied by the invaders.
"Young Hilda at the Wars" by Arthur Gleason
Laughlin McKinnon, freeholder in Cumberland county, Lieutenant in Col. Rutherford's corps.
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
At nightfall the position was occupied by the Second Corps to the west of Bavai, the First Corps to the right.
"World's War Events, Vol. I" by Various
Corps at Eshowe, and a detachment of the Umvoti Mounted Rifles at Helpmakaar.
"South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6)" by Louis Creswicke
Corps, divisions, brigades, and regiments melted away as though in the heat of a furnace.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
That corps had been at Smolensk ever since the beginning of September.
"The Two Great Retreats of History" by George Grote
Prince Eugene was now ordered to take another "corps of observation" of six thousand men, and drive them out.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
However, the South African Railway Pioneer Corps had with extraordinary rapidity thrown a pontoon bridge across the river.
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon
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In poetry:

And fresh recruits are dropping in
To join the merry corps:
With yelp and yell,—a mingled din—
The woods are in a roar.
"The Bear Hunt" by Abraham Lincoln
No officer sickened with praises his CORPS
So little as MAJOR LA GUERRE -
No officer swore at his warriors more
Than MAJOR MAKREDI PREPERE.
"The Two Majors" by William Schwenck Gilbert
By this my corp'ral sufferance, 'tis plain,
That I must once to death a victim fall,
And by this pungent grief, and piercing pain,
Thou dost thy servant to repentance call.
"Another On The Same Subject " by Rees Prichard
This is the sable Stone, this is the Cave,
And womb of earth that doth his Corps embrace;
While others sing his praise, let me engrave
These bleeding Numbers to adorn the place.
"Tears At The Grave Of Sir Albertus Morton (Who Was Buried At Southampton) Wept" by Sir Henry Wotton
"Here's the next carriage!… Jack was once in Leggit's Corps;
That's him!… I think the stout one is Sir Godfrey Stoomer.
They must feel sad to know they can't win any more
Great victories!… Aren't they glorious men?… so full of humour!"
"Return Of The Heroes" by Siegfried Sassoon
The Marines held their own while engaged hand-to-hand,
And the courage they displayed was really very grand;
But it would be unfair to praise one corps more than another,
Because each man fought as if he'd been avenging the death of a brother.
"The Rebel Surprise Near Tamai" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

International Business Machines Corp disclosed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday that it has received communications from the US Commerce Department about a probe into ZTE Corp.
The terminal for International Shipholding Corp.'s Mexico-Gulf rail ferry service at the Alabama state docks, July 25, 2007 in Mobile, Ala. International Shipholding Corp.
AMVAC Chemical Corp. A wholly owned subsidiary of agriculture products company American Vanguard Corp.
Carrier Corp, a business unit of United Technologies Corp, introduced the Vector 1800MT, which uses diesel electric technology.
WASHINGTON — The Marine Corps must stop retaliating against a whistle-blower who has exposed delays in fielding armored vehicles that protect troops from roadside bombs, two US senators told the Corps in a letter released Thursday.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) presented its highest honor June 7 to member companies Celanese Corp. And Ethyl Corp.
Soldiers of the US Army V Corps conduct a color casing ceremony to mark the departure of V Corps headquarters from Europe on May 10, 2012, at the US Army base in Wiesbaden, Germany.
During the course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N C.
Courtesy of Oshkosh Corp. Oshkosh Corp.'s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle prototype is one of those proposed as the replacement for the Humvee.
Courtesy of Oshkosh Corp. Oshkosh Corp.'s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle prototype is one of those proposed as the replacement for the Humvee .
Mid-market CRM vendors Pivotal Corp. And Onyx Software Corp. Are not in the black yet, but they are getting close.
Thomas' colleagues in White House press corps, however, have tended to be more forgiving of the 89-year-old press corps dean.
Luminator Technology Group is pleased to announce that we are in the final steps to acquire DRI Corp. Luminator Technology Group Acquires DRI Corp.
It is a new beginning for Cliffstar Corp. An agreement was announced Wednesday by Cott Corp.
Last month, Netscape Communications Corp. Maker of the Navigator Web browser, complained to the US Justice Department that Microsoft Corp.
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In science:

Classes d’isog´enie de vari´et´es ab´eliennes sur un corps fini (d’apr`es T.
Splitting of abelian varieties, elliptic minuscule pairs
Tate, J.: Classes d’isog´enie des vari´et´es ab´eliennes sur un corps fini (d’apr`es T.
Remark on nondegeneracy of simple abelian varieties with many endomorphisms
Dalawat, Groupes des classes de 0-cycles sur les surfaces rationnel les d´efinies sur un corps local, preprint (1994). M.
Del Pezzo surfaces over Dedekind schemes
Waldspurger, Correspondances de Howe sur un corps p-adique, Lecture Notes in Math. 1291, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1987. [S] D. S.
Group Actions on Central Simple Algebras
Damour, T., “Probl`eme des deux corps et freinage de rayonnement en relativit´e g´en´eral”, C. R.
The Confrontation between General Relativity and Experiment
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