dak

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dak East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dak Post; mail; also, the mail or postal arrangements; -- spelt also dawk, and dauk.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dak In the East Indies, the post; a relay of men, as for carrying letters, despatches, etc., or travelers in palanquins. The route is divided into stages, and each bearer or set of bearers serves only for a single stage. In some places there are horse-daks, or mounted runners.
    • n dak An abbreviation of Dakota.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dak däk in India, the mail-post: travelling in palanquins carried by relays of bearers.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hind. ḍāk,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Hind. dāk, a relay of men.

Usage

In literature:

At Myothit we camped in the dak bungalow, an unfurnished cottage kept for the use of travellers.
"An Australian in China" by George Ernest Morrison
The Bishop went on from Madras, travelling by dak, and encamping during the heat of the day.
"Pioneers and Founders or, Recent Workers in the Mission field" by Charlotte Mary Yonge
Dak., Penn., Wash. and Wyo.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
Belle Fourche, S. Dak.
"The Bird Study Book" by Thomas Gilbert Pearson
B. Chalfant, Lebanon, S. Dak.
"American Missionary - Volume 50, No. 2, February, 1896" by Various
So you travel day in day out, spending nights in Dak bungalows with nothing to eat but tins.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah" by William G. Burn Murdoch
None of the details of this battle of the Ron-Daks were ever known in Lo-Tan.
"The Airlords of Han" by Philip Francis Nowlan
Ya seems to be rarely preserved: I E pak cook, Skt papakaya parch; Dak papakhya parch; I E agh say, Lat ajo for aghya say; Dak eya say.
"The Dakotan Languages, and Their Relations to Other Languages" by Andrew Woods Williamson
Went to Deadwood S. Dak.
"Black Beaver" by James Campbell Lewis
Dak returned one day in high excitement, stumbling across the ledge from a long day's journey.
"The Beginning" by Henry Hasse
Eliza Tupper Wilkes, Sioux Falls, Dak.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
Miss Fanny Ellis, Yankton, Dak.
"The American Missionary--Volume 39, No. 02, February, 1885" by Various
In the morning I stopped at a dak-bungalow for breakfast.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 89, May, 1875" by Various
Besides the barracks there are a circuit house, dak bungalow, courthouse, and post and telegraph offices.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
Make your price and come to me at the dak bungalow at eight o'clock to-night.
"Caravans By Night" by Harry Hervey
There's a fellow at Baroda has four thousand rupees a month, and I don't know how much more for dak-money.
"Barrington Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Scotia to Va., and west to Tenn., E. Kan., and Dak.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
Dak., were retrapped at the same station in the following year.
"Life Histories of North American Wood Warblers Part One and Part Two" by Arthur Bent
Dak., September, 1907, yielded 27 per cent.
"Barium, A Cause of the Loco-Weed Disease" by Albert Cornelius Crawford
Dak bungalows take the place of hotels in the smaller cities of India, but even these are absent in remote towns.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray
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In poetry:

Old is the song that I sing —
Old as my unpaid bills —
Old as the chicken that kitmutgars bring
Men at dak-bungalows — old as the Hills.
"Army Headquarters" by Rudyard Kipling
Answer, sombre beast and dreary,
Where is Brown, the young, the cheery,
Smith, the pride of all his friends and half the Force?
You were at that last dread dak
We must cover at a walk,
Bring them back to me, O Undertaker's Horse!
"The Undertaker's Horse.." by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Wahpeton-based Minn- Dak Farmers Cooperative has been fined by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
Minnesota regulators say Minn- Dak took numerous actions to address the problem.
On 15 April, 14 teams competed in the ISA District 6 Student Competition hosted at the Mitchell Technical Institute in Mitchell, N.Dak.
DAK Americas Increases PSF Product Prices.
DAK Americas Announces PSF Products Price Increase.
Soudan Underground Mine State Park finished second, behind Oak Park in Minot, N Dak.
DAK Americas LLC, Charlotte, NC, will increase the price for all polyester staple fiber (PSF) products $0.03 per pound effective September 1, 2012.
Last month GeekMom Dak reviewed Touring Plans, a website and app that helps you plan your Disney vacation and knock hours off queuing times at the theme parks.
THR and Samsung Galaxy's 'Twilight' Screening: Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz and Dak.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. Juniors Dak Britt and Tyler Banks combined for 581 total yards and guided the Westminster College football team to a 45-28 victory against Bethany on Saturday at Harold Burry Stadium.
(AP) — Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative says its payments to shareholders at the end of the fiscal year were down 14 percent from the previous year's gross revenue.
Wahpeton-based Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative has been fined by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
Minnesota regulators say Minn-Dak took numerous actions to address the problem.
DAK Americas Announces PSF Products Price Increase .
Soudan Underground Mine State Park finished second, behind Oak Park in Minot, N Dak.
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In science:

In the expression for the individual dAk i,j , the lower indices i and j denote the two initial momenta and k denotes the generated momentum, respectively.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
The expression for Dak can be written most compactly in terms of position vectors.
Many-body Hamiltonians in implicitly defined frames
As N → ∞, the recurrence equation that is satisfied by the eigenvector’s elements leads to dAk+1 = Ak+2 + (d − 1)Ak where Ak is the sum of the probabilities on the nodes that are at distance k from the root node.
Return probabilities and hitting times of random walks on sparse Erdos-Renyi graphs
So if aj dak ∈ ΩR/dR, then g aj dg ak = aj dak for all g ∈ G.
Universal central extensions of twisted forms of split simple Lie algebras over rings
Let A, B ∈ L be two linear maps such that rank DAk < rank DB k .
Symplectically harmonic cohomology of nilmanifolds
Then the set Λ = {λ ∈ R (cid:12)(cid:12) rank D(A + λB )k > rank DAk } is an open and dense subset of R.
Symplectically harmonic cohomology of nilmanifolds
Pr{x ∈ dakψ} = |ψ(a)|2 da for all ψ , if and only if G(a, x) = δ(x − a).
Uncertainty Relations for Noise and Disturbance in Generalized Quantum Measurements
This can be seen by identifying u = {E1 , DAk , } and v = {EA , D1k }, and comparing with Eq. (6).
A remedy for constraint growth in Numerical Relativity
Ngo Dak Tan, Minimal transitive permutation groups. (Russian) Vest¯ıAkad.
On solvable minimally transitive permutation groups
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