• WordNet 3.6
    • n dale an open river valley (in a hilly area)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Dale A low place between hills; a vale or valley. "Where mountaines rise, umbrageous dales descend."
    • Dale A trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dale A vale; specifically, a space of level or gently sloping or undulating ground between hills of no great height, with a stream flowing through it.
    • n dale Nautical, a trough or spout to carry off water, usually named from the office it has to perform: as, a pump-dale, etc.
    • n dale A hole.
    • n dale Synonyms Vale, Glen, etc. See valley.
    • n dale A dialectal variant (and earlier form) of dole.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dale dāl the low ground between hills: the valley through which a river flows
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. dæl,; akin to LG., D., Sw., Dan., OS., & Goth. dal, Icel. dalr, OHG. tal, G. thal, and perh. to Gr. qo`los a rotunda, Skr. dhāra, depth. Cf. Dell
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. dalr, Sw. dal; Ger. thal.


In literature:

Another one please, Mrs. Basset, for I see Miss Dale coming up this way.
"The Marriage of Elinor" by Margaret Oliphant
He argued it, at first, but now he has agreed to give us the same time Mr. Dale did, three weeks.
"Dave Porter and the Runaways" by Edward Stratemeyer
Then he summoned the greenwood men and told them first of the Sheriff's plans and then gave out the grievous story of Allan-a Dale.
"Robin Hood" by Paul Creswick
He was not undressed when the lock grated, the door lurched open, and the pale visage of Dale teetered at his shoulder.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
Lucy whinnied, and they saw the Colonel and Dale waiting at the bottom step.
"Sunlight Patch" by Credo Fitch Harris
Have you ever been under hypnotism, Dale?
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
So she went on into the wood, and when she had gone far and farther than far, o'er hill and dale, she met a bear-cub.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
Hill or dale made no difference now.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
Owen, Robert Dale, 619.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
He came to a country full of winding ways which led over hill and dale for several miles.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
In May, 1611 Sir Thomas Dale, on military leave from his post in the Low Countries, arrived as deputy governor of Virginia.
"The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624" by Charles E. Hatch
Glutts was brought before Captain Dale, the teacher in charge of the camp, and received a stern lecture and was deprived of many liberties.
"The Rover Boys in the Land of Luck" by Edward Stratemeyer
My faither, Tam Dale, peace to his banes, was a wild sploring lad in his young days, wi' little wisdom and less grace.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 11 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Dale, of the army, Nurse Johnson.
"Peggy Owen and Liberty" by Lucy Foster Madison
Against Jefferson, Dale seemed helpless.
"The Mark of the Knife" by Clayton H. Ernst
There's a dale of the crook in ye Samuel James.
"The Turn of the Road" by Rutherford Mayne
He's mighty thick with Parson Dale, and your honor knows as how the Parson set his face agin the stocks.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, January, 1851" by Various
Dale was fidgeting, fingering taps and screws unnecessarily, but Medenham was pondering his former trooper's plight.
"Cynthia's Chauffeur" by Louis Tracy
Aspatria Anneys was their own, a dales-woman by a thousand years of birthright.
"A Rose of a Hundred Leaves" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Jackson, Dale B. Burlington, Kans.
"History of Ambulance Company Number 139" by Various

In poetry:

"Come hither from coppice
And violet dale,
The mountain whose top is
In vapors that sail
With pearly hail pale.
"Fairies" by Madison Julius Cawein
Sleep-entranced lay wood and dale,
Empty now each by-way;
No one but the moonlight pale
Roamed upon the highway.
"The Postilion" by Nikolaus Lenau
"We'll thither from the distant dale
A weeping willow bear;
And plant a lily of the vale,
A drooping lily, there.
"Edwin and Eltruda, a Legendary Tale" by Helen Maria Williams
No novel life or light I see,
On hill, in dale beneath:
All things around are known to me
Except this bit of heath.
"Heath from the Highlands" by Henry Kendall
To se the dere draw to the dale
And leve the hilles hee,
And shadow him in the leves grene
Under the green-wode tree.
"May in the Green-Wood" by Anonymous British
To se the dere draw to the dale,
And leve the hilles hee,
And shadow hem in the leves grene,
Vndur the grene-wode tre.
"Robin Hood And The Monk" by Andrew Lang

In news:

Choral Music with Dale Warland.
Dale Warland (Photo courtesy the artist).
Better than Honour at Hill 'n' Dale in the summer of 2008.
Spider Web bridge at Dale Creek, Wyo.
Enlarge AP Photo/Dave EinselCubs manager Dale Sveum believes Starlin Castro relies too much on his strong arm at shortstop.
Dale Scott Hulan , 50, died April 29, 2006, in Springfield, Ill. Born Aug 22, 1955, in Lakewood, Calif, to Richard Hulan of Mountain Home, Ark.
Dale Peck and Rick Moody are not in a fight anymore.
Republican newcomer Micah Van Huss entered the political arena for the first time Thursday and promptly knocked incumbent state Rep Dale Ford, R-Jonesborough, out of the running for a chance at a fourth term.
Carole Hyder and Cyndi Dale Oct 17 on Health Notes.
A trip along the Dales Way shows how Britain balances walkers' rights with property rights.
Dale Hunter's 2nd- intermission speech prompts Capitals' spirited rally.
With current Ionia County Sheriff Dwain Dennis choosing not to run for another term, the race for a new sheriff is between Republican Dale Miller and Democrat Gordy Douglas.
An editorial / DALE McFEATTERS.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Gene and Patrice Baltuskonis and Dale Phillips of Houston, Texas.
Mills Godwin 298, Chantilly 300, Battlefield 301, Riverbend 303, Grassfield 311, Thomas Dale 312, James Madison 314, Cox 315.

In science:

One approach is top-down, using schemas (McKeown, 1985) or plans (Dale, 1992) to determine the organizational structure of the text.
Inferring Strategies for Sentence Ordering in Multidocument News Summarization
Olivier Delande and Dale Miller. A neutral approach to proof and refutation in mall.
Innocent strategies as presheaves and interactive equivalences for CCS (expanded version)
Lizotte, Daniel, Greiner, Russell, and Schuurmans, Dale.
Bayesian Optimization for Adaptive MCMC
MH acknowledge the hospitality the of Quantum Computation group at DAMTP, and JO thanks the National Quantum Information Centre of Gdansk and the Dale Farm Residents Association for their hospitality while the manuscript was being completed.
Fundamental limitations for quantum and nano thermodynamics
Hα and dust emission in galaxies, typically 30–60%, is emitted by diffuse ionized gas and dust located hundreds of parsecs or more from any young stars (e.g., Oey et al. 2007; Dale et al. 2007).
Star Formation in the Milky Way and Nearby Galaxies
Choosing appropriate referring expressions for the current environment and discourse context (e.g., [Reiter and Dale, 1992]).
Automatic Generation of Technical Documentation
Pronouns were generated by a simplified version of the centering algorithm [Grosz et al., 1983] ; definite noun phrases were generated with the algorithm described in [Reiter and Dale, 1992]. • Choosing appropriate open-class lexical items (words).
Automatic Generation of Technical Documentation
Dale et al., editors, Aspects of Automated Natural Language Generation: Proceedings of the Sixth International Natural Language Generation Workshop, pages 293–308.
Automatic Generation of Technical Documentation
Reiter and Dale, 1992] Ehud Reiter and Robert Dale. A fast algorithm for the generation of referring expressions.
Automatic Generation of Technical Documentation
Another example for a large-scale study is the monopole analysis, which could constrain a local Hubble Bubble (Zehavi et al. 1997; Dale & Giovanelli, tv; Fruchter, tv) and thus modify the local estimates of h and Ωm (§7.).
Cosmic Flows 99: Conference Summary
In this note we consider compact homomorphisms and endomorphisms between various Dales-Davie algebras.
Compact homomorphisms between Dales-Davie algebras
This note is a follow up to previous results on endomorphisms of Dales-Davie algebras which are defined as follows .
Compact homomorphisms between Dales-Davie algebras
In the non-analytic case a sufficient condition for a Dales-Davie algebra to be natural is that the set of rational functions with poles off X is dense in the algebra .
Compact homomorphisms between Dales-Davie algebras
Dale), the domin ance of small separations and mass ratios near one for low-mass binaries (R.
Star Formation from Spitzer (Lyman) to Spitzer (Space Telescope) and Beyond
Dale Husem¨oller, El liptic curves, second ed., Graduate Texts in Mathematics, vol. 111, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2004, With appendices by Otto Forster, Ruth Lawrence and Stefan Theisen.
Primality tests for 2^kn-1 using elliptic curves