enlisting

Definitions

  • Si Decides to Enlist 017
    Si Decides to Enlist 017
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n enlisting the act of getting recruits; enlisting people for the army (or for a job or a cause etc.)
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Quotations

  • Paul P. Parker
    Paul P. Parker
    “You can handle people more successfully by enlisting their feelings than by convincing their reason.”

Usage

In literature:

He had been taken out of his ship by Blackbeard, somewhere off the Azores, and compelled to enlist or walk the plank.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
What line of business have you worked at previous to your enlistment?
"How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion or, The Funny Experiences of a Raw Recruit - 1887" by George W. Peck
His half-brother, the only child of my grandfather's second marriage, enlisted at fifteen and was killed the next year.
"A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays" by Willa Cather
That paid on the enlistment of soldiers.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Worldly men accomplish much, for their hearts are enlisted.
"Thoughts on Missions" by Sheldon Dibble
Ever since their first enlistment Hal and Noll had been imbued with the ambition to rise from the ranks, and become officers.
"Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants" by H. Irving Hancock
In 1787 he enlisted, at Metz, as a private hussar.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 of 8" by Various
Through Melancthon Browning the landlady of the hotel shrewdly enlisted the aid of the most influential women in the community.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
Harvey Edsall, a neighbor boy some four or five years my senior, had enlisted that summer in the 22nd Illinois Infantry.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
Other officers and enlisted men, 8.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
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In poetry:

So round his melancholy neck
A rope he did intwine,
And, for his second time in life,
Enlisted in the Line.
"Faithless Nelly Gray" by Thomas Hood
Young Henry was as faithful boy
As ever stood on the American soil,
And he did enlist, without a doubt,
When the rebellion was broke out.
"Young Henry" by Julia A Moore
Awake! Oh you young men of England,
For if, when your Country’s in need,
You do not enlist by the thousand,
You truly are cowards indeed.
"Awake! Young Men of England" by George Orwell
Tom was well-wade, surpass'd most men,
Compleatly measur'd five feet ten;
Enlisted in the Inniskilling;
To fight and swear was always willing.
"The Parrish Wedding" by William Hutton
He began as a labourer, then was a clerk;
Drove a hansom in London by way of a "lark;"
Enlisted, deserted, and finally fled
Abroad, and was thought by his friends to be dead.
"Bedfordshire Ballad - III" by E W Bowling
And now, my dear Sally, you're chang'd to a wife,
And I am enlisted a husband for life.
The darts, and the flames, and the killings are o'er,
With all the false ware Cupid keeps in his store.
"The Wedding Night" by William Hutton

In news:

Rebecca's mother, a quilter herself, enlisted the help of her guild in Alabama.
Most American gardeners, my parents included, eagerly enlisted in an army that had powerful new weapons.
Will Miles Re-Enlist in the Militia.
Former Naval aviator Wright McLeod wants to re-enlist -- as a congressman.
Soldiers who don't re-enlist could face involuntary early separation.
Will the general re-enlist to save the GOP.
Re-enlist — that is it.
While promoting his new book, "The Time of Our Lives," Tom Brokaw said in a recent "Today" show interview that Americans need to find a way to " re-enlist " in America.
The Highty-Tighties are celebrating their 119th anniversary this year under the direction of Maj. A retired member of the US Army, McNeill joined the Highty-Tighties after 22 years of enlisted military service in the Army Band Program.
Arguably, the most classic example of resourcefulness is how Chuck Yeager enlisted his friend, pilot and engineer Jack Ridley, to help him close the canopy of the Bell X-1 for his sound barrier-breaking flight.
Teens he enlisted to commit thefts include former legislative candidate Anthony Bittner.
Petraeus enlisted for cameo in 'Call of Duty' game, seen as Secretary of Defense in 2025.
Prevent Blindness enlists kids in battle for eye health.
E xpect to pick up more than just weights if you enlist in Thank Dog.
Two enlisted Marines are being tried for murder growing out of a "Code Red" or hazing episode.
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In science:

Make Header() produces the head of the header which means that the class definition and the standard methods will be enlisted.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Here index ω enlists the codons, and ˜fω ∈ eF is quasi-equilibrium frequency.
Codon Usage Bias Measured Through Entropy Approach
Here the index j enlists the synonymous codons encoding the same amino acid, and Ji is the set of such codons for i-th amino acid, and ϕi is the frequency of that latter.
Codon Usage Bias Measured Through Entropy Approach
We have, as investigators of the universe, enlisted machines to do a lot of our understanding for us.
Proceedings of the 2011 New York Workshop on Computer, Earth and Space Science
We have enlisted all the identities below: 1.
The dynamical origin of the refinement of the Gribov-Zwanziger theory
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