even out


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v even out make even or more even
    • v even out become even or more even "even out the surface"
    • v even out make level or straight "level the ground"
    • v even out adjust for "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
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  • I. F. Stone
    I. F. Stone
    “When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.”
  • Albert Schweitzer
    “Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    “A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing.”
  • Henry Ford
    “Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.”
  • Ezra Pound
    “Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man.”
  • Walter Schirra Sr.
    Walter Schirra Sr.
    “You don't raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they'll turn out to be heroes, even if it's just in your own eyes.”


In literature:

Rachel had laid out on the bed several white frocks, plain enough even for Salem tastes.
"A Little Girl in Old Salem" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
He wasn't quite sure even yet but he had strayed by mistake into the outermost courts of heaven and ought to get shooed out.
"A Voice in the Wilderness" by Grace Livingston Hill
Even the iron doors of a prison were not enough to shut him out from research.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
Towards evening the rain increased, and as we drew off into a piece of woods five miles out from Alexandria, the rain came down in sheets.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
I had never before ridden in a carriage nor even been out of the house.
"My Reminiscences" by Rabindranath Tagore
Promising to call upon the following evening, the young man passes out into the moonlight and soon reaches his hotel.
"Oswald Langdon" by Carson Jay Lee
The air was so dry and clear that even far out in the Basin, many miles away, Lennon could distinguish patches of green.
"Bloom of Cactus" by Robert Ames Bennet
Those walls, even if now going rapidly into a condition of decay, shut out some of the noise caused by the falling water.
"Pathfinder" by Alan Douglas
I'll give you half a crown this evening if you'll clear out.
"The Gypsies" by Charles G. Leland
Even the boys turned out and marched up and down with fife and drum.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Invitations were always sent out by hand, even for small evening parties, and often verbally given.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
The impulse lasted the evening out.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope
And even in Australia one can hardly speak of people being out of reach.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
Instead of a caress, or even a whine, she heard his feet pattering about for some seconds, as if he were sniffing out their position.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
He is fond of even the fag-end of a story, so that it turns out well; and then he will entertain the little miss.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Say, how about goin' out this evening with me?
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
Besides, even with these notes for clues, who'd ever find out who they are, way out here?
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
Evening came, when it was time to stop playing out of doors and come into the house.
"The Curlytops and Their Playmates" by Howard R. Garis
Take out your pail, fit this cloth cover into the hole and tack the edge evenly to the box.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
He went even out of his way to send, as it were, a kind message to Phoebe.
"Phoebe, Junior" by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

In poetry:

Many a time I tried to shout;
But as in dream of battle-rout,
My frozen speech would not well out;
I could not even weep.
"The Chapel In Lyonesse" by William Morris
She knelt, she bore a bold request,
Though shy to speak it out:
Ambition, even in mother's breast,
Before him stood in doubt.
"The Mother of Zebedee's Children" by George MacDonald
Pour out thy heart to the Rock,
Pour out thy inmost soul
To the stronghold naught can shock,
As the mornings and evenings roll.
"Pour Out Thy Heart" by Shlomo ibn Gabirol
Ellen came out in the evening light
In all her youth and love,
With a face as bright and a step as light
As the angels are above.
"Ellen" by Alexander Anderson
The wondrous star that beams on all
From out the fields of heaven--
May it not be that in the stall
The Christ is born this even?
"The House In The Heath" by Annette Von Droste-Hulshoff
His face was lit-I vow 'twas lit
Like glorious evening skies;
And, as he turned and smiled, flashed out
The manhood from his eyes.
"Arnold Rode Behind" by Roderic Quinn

In news:

Before he could even finish his first season, Marty Galbraith is out as Harrison High School's football coach.
Marie (Cecile de France) does her part to even out the body count in "High Tension".
They aren't even out of grade school.
All of us know this myopia: even after we've lived in a city for years, we often lack a real sense of how its road networks are laid out.
From fake blood to fake skin, trying to create a horrifying or even out-of-this-world look seems like a huge task – and can also prove expensive.
Even among a haunted houseful of ghouls , goblins, princesses and Power Rangers, Jason Lang, left, and Hunter Krohn stood out in their morph suits.
Gibbons says he's been an avid vinyl collector over the years, even when it fell out of fashion, and has amassed quite a collection.
Also, gigging is typically short term, which means that you'll often find yourself out hunting for the next one before your current gig is even finished.
OUT OF TOUCH LEADERS In January 2009 he predicted the Tea Party, "Arab Spring" and even the Occupy movement.
Should the Magic go all-out in their final five games of the regular season even though its playoff seeding is all but certain and attempt to build momentum for the postseason.
Union workers ended their strike early Tuesday evening and agreed to head back to the table with the Port of Oakland to try once again to hammer out a contract.
Fifty years past his heyday, and 30 years after his death, the world still knows Alfred Hitchcock by reputation, even if you can't get the kids to check out his classic movies.
When everyone is expecting you to drop out, even a low grade looks pretty good.
They're not only a super-amazing beverage, but they make your insides all warm and fuzzy, even though their main ingredient is straight out of the freezer.
Sedgwick (Dischord) The Odds The Evens Dischord New albums from longtime DC punk musicians who haven't mellowed out.

In science:

In particular, there is a potential V (T ) which is an even function of the tachyon field, as well as functions f (T ) multiplying RR terms, that can be worked out perturbatively.
AdS/CFT Correspondence and Type 0 String Theory
Now we will find out which strata are even principal fibre bundles.
On the Gribov Problem for Generalized Connections
As it turns out, even after fixing a modular invariant torus partition function, the solution to these constraints is in general not unique.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
Another interesting task would be to find out which simple groups are local with respect to a given localization i : H ֒→ G, or even better to compute the localization of other simple groups with respect to i.
Finite simple groups and localization
One cluster turned out to be an emissionline ob ject with an age estimate of < 10 Myr, indicating that cluster formation is still going on at a low level even in the outer parts of the galaxy.
The Formation of Star Clusters
Until very recently, few constraints existed on the physics of jets, even though they represent the first known evidence of mass outflow in AGN.
Revealing the Energetics and Structure of AGN Jets
We may point out here that even with a higher fb (held constant), the previous result, that Bmax is not affected much by variation in Bc , holds true.
Characteristics Of A Magnetic Buoyancy Driven Solar Dynamo Model
However, we find out colours that are even bluer than those of classical Miras, so a modification of this view is needed.
Planetary nebula or symbiotic Mira? Near infrared colours mark the difference
This new quantum theory of gravity can even give out an exact relationship between gravitational fields and space-time metric in generally relativity.
Gauge Theory of Gravity
Even though the method might have been potentially applicable to a study of n-point correlation functions in the bulk of a complex spectrum, these have not explicitly been worked out beyond the two-point correlation function.
Eigenvalue correlations in non-Hermitean symplectic random matrices
It is very hard to carry out the exact functional integration in eq. (2.24) even though the corresponding functional integrals over V and x,y are Gaussian.
Space-Time Evolution of the Oscillator, Rapidly moving in a random media
TTHM freezes out significantly earlier, even though about the same amount of transverse flow is generated.
Elliptic Flow from a Transversally Thermalized Fireball
We want to point out that even at such strong disorder, the obtained modes had a collective nature, rather than the single particle’s (high-order resonances), which were concentrated at higher frequencies.
A study of random laser modes in disordered photonic crystals
We filter out the m = 1, 3, and 5 terms because an initially axisymmetric system perturbed by a pure m = 2 seed should never display any odd-m modes, even in the non-linear stages.
On the Spiral Structure of NGC 2915 and Dark Matter
Even more, the additional energy integration in Eq. (12) will turn out to be essential.
Supporting random wave models: a quantum mechanical approach