effectuation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n effectuation the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n effectuation The act of effectuating, bringing to pass, or producing a result.
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “Religion is as effectually destroyed by bigotry as by indifference.”
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund%20Burke
    “No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.”
  • Horace
    Horace
    “A jest often decides matters of importance more effectual and happily than seriousness.”
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord%20Chesterfield
    “I look upon indolence as a sort of suicide; for the man is effectually destroyed, though the appetites of the brute may survive.”
  • George Washington
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    “To be prepared for War is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.”

Usage

In literature:

To obviate this difficulty, they had recourse, according to Polybius, to a singular but tolerably effectual mode.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
It is only by wisely working outside and around the evil that we can hope to lessen it effectually.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
It is certain that after the fall of our first parent, no knowledge of God without a Mediator was effectual to salvation.
"The Worlds Greatest Books, Volume XIII." by Various
It is said to be the most effectual remedy known.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Illusion, perhaps, but an illusion which makes itself into a very effectual kind of reality.
"Plays, Acting and Music" by Arthur Symons
He knew his power of swift and effectual action in a crisis.
"The Divine Fire" by May Sinclair
More effectual than circulars, and nearest a personal interview, is a personal letter.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
None can effectually take the parent's place.
"The Christian Home" by Samuel Philips
He immediately sought an out of the way place, where he might effectually secrete himself until night.
"Christopher Carson" by John S. C. Abbott
How glorious a power, which is not even found effectual for its own preservation!
"The Consolation of Philosophy" by Boethius
A disciplinarian and a magnetic personality withal, he charms as effectually as he commands his soldiers.
"The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference" by Emile Joseph Dillon
His business effectually crushed any approach to that sort of thing.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
Note, finally, that all effectual advancement towards this true felicity of the human race must be by individual, not public effort.
"Unto This Last and Other Essays on Political Economy" by John Ruskin
This good natured action so effectually engaged my gratitude, that I was miserable if separated from him.
"The New-York Weekly Magazine" by Various
This will be found to be the only effectual safeguard against the rationalism of Germany and the superstition of Rome.
"Notes on the Book of Genesis" by Charles Henry Mackintosh
Nothing is so effectual in curing this diseased state of a body and mind in young men as marriage.
"Fruits of Philosophy" by Charles Knowlton
The quantity of every commodity brought to market naturally suits itself to the effectual demand.
"An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations" by Adam Smith
Poison is a more effectual method, but it is not always safe.
"Curiosities of Civilization" by Andrew Wynter
There is but one way, but that is effectual, by means of which you can free Jamie from restraint.
"In the Roar of the Sea" by Sabine Baring-Gould
One of its vices is the want of an effectual controul in the whole over its parts.
"The Journal of the Debates in the Convention which Framed the Constitution of the United States" by James Madison
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In poetry:

CARPOPHORUS.
You ungrateful,
Yes, because you have abandoned,
Have forgotten God's assistance,
So effectual and so ample.
"The Purgatory Of St. Patrick - Act III" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Retiring from the world, her worth unseen
Was valued only by th' admiring few;
For modesty, that most effectual screen,
Round the rich gem her shelt'ring mantle threw.
"To The Memory Of A Much Loved Sister" by Elizabeth Bath
Mine utter helplessness I feel;
But thou, who gav'st the feeble will,
The effectual grace supply;
Be thou my strength, my light, my way,
And bid my soul the call obey,
And to thy bosom fly.
"Hymn XXV: Stupendous Love of God Most High!" by Charles Wesley
And caused them to be overlaid with turf and brushwood
Expecting the plan would prove effectual where his little army stood,
Waiting patiently for the break of day,
All willing to join in the deadly fray.
"The Battle of Bannockburn" by William Topaz McGonagall
"Because God has said there's no use preaching against strong drink,
Therefore, by taking up arms against it, God does think,
That is the only and the effectual cure
To banish it from the land, He is quite sure.
"The Destroying Angel or The Poet's Dream" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

NORMAN — To be effectual at my job as a "computer guy," I have to be constantly learning.
"The right of freely examining public characters and measures, and of free communication among the people thereon has ever been justly deemed the only effectual guardian of every other right".
Industry fights incorrect assumption that less glass is more effectual in energy-efficient building design.
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In science:

Evolutionary considerations entail that the brain must keep the brain-body functioning in a coordinated way and, more specifically, must plan and effectuate, in any normally encountered situation, a single coherent course of action that meets the needs of that individual.
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
We show that the template family is not only effectual in detecting the signals from black hole coalescences, but also faithful in estimating the parameters of the binary.
A template bank for gravitational waveforms from coalescing binary black holes: non-spinning binaries
We show that this two-dimensional template family is not only ‘effectual’ in detecting the signals from binary BH coalescences, but also ‘faithful’ in estimating the parameters of the binary.
A template bank for gravitational waveforms from coalescing binary black holes: non-spinning binaries
We compute the effectualness and faithfulness (see Section III for definitions) of the template family in the context of three different ground-based detectors: namely, Initial LIGO, Virgo and Advanced LIGO.
A template bank for gravitational waveforms from coalescing binary black holes: non-spinning binaries
We show that, given the number of numerical wave cycles we employ, even a simple PN choice like TaylorT1 leads to very faithful and effectual templates, and significantly increases the possible range of gravitational-wave searches.
A template bank for gravitational waveforms from coalescing binary black holes: non-spinning binaries
We re-test the effectualness of this 2D bank.
A template bank for gravitational waveforms from coalescing binary black holes: non-spinning binaries
It is not clear, yet, how effectual turbulence is for the fragmentation of IRDC clumps into dense cores.
LABOCA mapping of the infrared dark cloud MSXDC G304.74+01.32
In this article, we present a distributed rewiring scheme that is suitable to effectuate scalefree overlay topologies with an adjustable exponent.
Distributed Creation and Adaptation of Random Scale-Free Overlay Networks
In the following, we thus intend to derive a distributed protocol that can be used to effectuate scale-free network topologies with a particular degree distribution exponent.
Distributed Creation and Adaptation of Random Scale-Free Overlay Networks
Hence, it provides a parameter that can be adjusted to effectuate scale-free networks with an arbitrary degree distribution exponent γ in the range (2, ∞).
Distributed Creation and Adaptation of Random Scale-Free Overlay Networks
Thus, a random walk with the above bias can be used to sample endpoints of edges and thus perform rewiring operations that effectuate scale-free network topologies with a particular degree distribution exponent.
Distributed Creation and Adaptation of Random Scale-Free Overlay Networks
From equation 6 one can for example infer that the upper bound for the minimal random walk length will generally be higher when wanting to effectuate highly skewed scale-free networks with exponents close to two.
Distributed Creation and Adaptation of Random Scale-Free Overlay Networks
Results are shown for different network sizes and for random walks configured to effectuate three different exponents 2.1, 2.5 and 3.5.
Distributed Creation and Adaptation of Random Scale-Free Overlay Networks
Figure 1: Minimum random walk length l required to achieve D(π(l), π) ≤ 0.05 in Barabási-Albert networks with random walk biases configured to effectuate exponents 2.1, 2.5 and 3.5 (Lines are drawn to guide the eye) ary distribution was computed for each starting node individually.
Distributed Creation and Adaptation of Random Scale-Free Overlay Networks
Figure 2 shows the relation between the degree of initial nodes and the total variation distance that was achieved in a representative simulation in random BarabásiAlbert networks with 1000 nodes, l = 5 and a random walk bias to effectuate γ = 3.
Distributed Creation and Adaptation of Random Scale-Free Overlay Networks
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