drawing string


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n drawing string a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening "he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag"
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In literature:

It is too easy to draw a string a little tighter than it should be drawn.
"The Education of American Girls" by Anna Callender Brackett
We are often told it is God that makes us speak and act, and we are puppets dancing as He draws the strings.
"Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877" by James Kennedy
One day she sat down and tried to draw tones from its strings.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
All you have to do is to draw it with the arrow on the string, and whatever you aim at will fall, pierced by the arrow.
"Edmund Dulac’s Fairy-Book" by Edmund Dulac
To eat moose-berries draws a man's mouth up like a tobacco-bag when the string is pulled.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
Trains are so small that a child might draw them with a string.
"Chimney-Pot Papers" by Charles S. Brooks
Miss Puss would draw the string and there was the hare or partridge for Master Jack to eat.
"Europa's Fairy Book" by Joseph Jacobs
Then he loaded the Scorpion, drawing back its string.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Draw the bow across a string.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
When it is quite full of talk, draw the string tight, so that not one word escapes, and bring it to me.
"Harper's Young People, May 11, 1880" by Various

In poetry:

The harp we love hath a solemn sound!
And rocks amongst the shallow seas
Are strings from which the rolling waves
Draw forth their stirring harmonies.
"Harps We Love" by Henry Kendall
Swift o'er the wave the light bark springs,
Love's midnight hour draws lingering near:
And list!-- his tuneful viol strings
The young Venetian Gondolier.
"The Venetian Gondolier" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The harp is brought: upon the frame A filmy cobweb hung;
The strings were few, yet 'twas the same;
The old man drawing near the flame,
The chords imperfect rung:
"The Harp Of Hoel" by William Lisle Bowles
Hail sacred musick! since you know to draw
The soul to Heav'n, the spirit to the law,
I come to prove thy force, thy warbling string
May tune my soul to write what others sing.
"Hezekiah" by Thomas Parnell
No longer fly thy kite, Lord; draw me home.
Thou pull'st the string through all the distance bleak;
Lord, I am nearing thee; O Lord, I come;
Thy pulls grow stronger and the wind grows weak.
"A Vision of St. Eligius" by George MacDonald
They called him mad,--the poor, old man,
Whose white hair, worn and thin,
Fell o'er his shoulders, as he played
His cherished violin,
Forever drawing to and fro
O'er silent strings a loosened bow.
"Proem" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

The girls "Old Skool" hoodies have draw strings that could end up getting tangled around a child's neck.
Los Angeles designer Gaurav Nanda recently launched Bend Seating, a collection of wire chairs inspired by 1970s macramé, string art and Spirograph drawings.
Description The Escher String Quartet draws inspiration from the art of M.C.

In science:

That this process is possible is easy to see once we draw a spacetime diagram and map the end points of the open strings onto a circle.
Worldsheet and Spacetime Properties of p-p' System with B Field and Noncommutative Geometry
When we draw a picutre of Θ+ as quarks conected by colored strings, we find a beautiful shape.
An Attempt to Study Pentaquark Baryons in String Theory
The best way to understand this picture is to draw a picture of Θ+ as quarks connected by colored strings of red, green and blue, which gives a very beautiful shape displayed in Fig.1.
Pentaquark Baryons in String Theory -- Talk at Pentaquark 04
For this reason the version with θ0i = 0 (space-space noncommutativity), in which there are no such difficulties and which is a low-energy limit of the string theory, draws special attention.
Generalized Haag's Theorem in SO(1,1) and SO(1,3) Invariant Quantum Field Theory
For this reason the version with θ0i = 0 (space-space noncommutativity), in which there do not appear such difficulties and which is a low-energy limit of the string theory, draws special attention.
Classical Theorems in Noncommutative Quantum Field Theory