covered stand

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n covered stand a stand at a racecourse or stadium consisting of tiers with rows of individual seats that are under a protective roof
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Usage

In literature:

In this relief the maiden has an air of resigned grief; her father stands by himself with his head covered.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students" by Clara Erskine Clement
They stand or sit with their faces or heads covered.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
They would soon cover the apex of the cone upon which I was standing.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
He saw a young woman seated before a small table covered with tea things, and a tall young man standing near by.
"Isle o' Dreams" by Frederick F. Moore
You could stand a thin covering at night, or you could cast it aside.
"The Launch Boys' Adventures in Northern Waters" by Edward S. Ellis
Cover a pound of mutton with this and allow to stand for a while.
"The Khaki Kook Book" by Mary Kennedy Core
There was no cover for men standing.
"World's War Events, Vol. I" by Various
Arrange on serving-dish, place in a pan of hot water, cover, and let stand until thoroughly heated.
"The Starvation Treatment of Diabetes" by Lewis Webb Hill
In the middle is the Crucifixion, with the Virgin and St. John standing on a strip covered with flowers.
"Chats on Old Lace and Needlework" by Emily Leigh Lowes
Return to jar and cover with cold water, cover and let it stand twenty-four hours.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
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In poetry:

In the far North stands a Pine-tree, lone,
Upon a wintry height;
It sleeps: around it snows have thrown
A covering of white.
"The Palm And The Pine" by Sidney Lanier
Move through the bowering hops, O lovers,—
Wander down to the golden West,—
But two stand mute in the shade that covers
Your love and youth from their souls opprest.
"At One Again" by Jean Ingelow
Halt! Here we are. Now wheel your mare a trifle
Just where you stand; then doff your hat and swear
Never yet was scene you might cover with your rifle
Half as complete or as marvelously fair.
"Artemis In Sierra" by Francis Bret Harte
The world has third dimension still.
The trees stand pitifully without cover.
By distinguishing everybody at a distance,
we must get used to the new flat surface
and walk high past the bare border.
"November" by Gerrit Achterberg
They could nae see her fingers small,
Hey Edinbruch, how Edinbruch.
They could nae see her fingers small,
Stirling for aye:
Wi' diamond rings they were cover'd all,
Bonny Sanct Johnstonne that stands upon Tay.
"The Twa Sisters" by Andrew Lang
An' then I went to Thomas, the oldest son I've got,
For Thomas's buildings 'd cover the half of an acre lot;
But all the child'rn was on me--I couldn't stand their sauce--
And Thomas said I needn't think I was comin' there to boss.
"Over The Hill To The Poor-House" by William McKendree Carleton

In news:

1st Class Kryn Westhoven and Sgt Landis Andrews stand in front of the Camp Justice sign used by TV crews covering the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Knowing this, it's always good to find a way to make your resume and cover letter stand out.
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At best, a cover letter can help A job-seeker stand out from the pack.
Cover and let stand about 5 minutes.
Last week's cover story, " Lazio 's Last Stand".
(July 31, 2008) Last week's cover story, " Lazio 's Last Stand," contained several errors in respect to the Bayfront One property development.
Star-Ledger file photo Manhole covers in New York City (the WSNY on this one stands for Water Supply of New York) have become the new target of thieves.
Blake graces the cover of the latest Country Weekly, on stands today.
We tested furniture covers for their fit on a variety of furniture, how they stand up to the elements, and how easy they are to put on and take off.
You know, some guy standing on a pier cleaning fish, wielding a huge knife – his brown rubber waders covered in blood.
Barely did Newsweek hit the stands when the flap started about Michele Bachmann's cover photo.
In a small, covered bowl/jar, add the Grand Marnier to the cranberries and allow to stand 2-3 hours, stirring occasionally.
This cover version of Ben E King's classic "Stand by Me" from the Peace Through Music: Playing for Change project begins with a street performer in California, and adds more tracks/players from around the world.
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In science:

The packing and covering algorithms in Figure 3, as they stand, do not allow explicit control over the granularity of the final solution.
Randomized Rounding without Solving the Linear Program
There are three Standing Scienti fic Groups (SSGs), covering Geo Sciences, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences.
Astronomy in Antarctica
B stands for ”bad”; if the walker is in some vertex in B , then the next step will be along an edge that has already been crossed, thus increasing the edge cover time).
Greedy Random Walk
Finally the trigger signal is completed by the beam veto counters. A stand-alone calorimetric trigger is added to cover the high Q2 range where the scattered muon does not reach the trigger hodoscopes.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
On an al lowable family ˆf with vector bund le V covered by the al lowable col lection of coordinate charts Uα,i −→ Uα , define the norms kν k∗∗ := XUα,i (cid:13)(cid:13)ν |Uα,i (cid:13)(cid:13)∗∗ where ∗∗ stands for the different possible labels for norms defined so far.
Holomorphic curves in Exploded Torus Fibrations: Regularity
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