everyday

Definitions

  • For everyday use the Jamestown settlers wore hardwearing clothes made of homespun cloth. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King.)
    For everyday use the Jamestown settlers wore hardwearing clothes made of homespun cloth. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King.)
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj everyday commonplace and ordinary "the familiar everyday world"
    • adj everyday appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions "casual clothes","everyday clothes"
    • adj everyday found in the ordinary course of events "a placid everyday scene","it was a routine day","there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Everyday approximately 35 meters of hair fibre is produced on the scalp of an adult
    • a Everyday Used or fit for every day; common; usual; as, an everyday suit of clothes. "The mechanical drudgery of his everyday employment."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Everyday, more money is printed for Monopoly than the U.S. Treasury
    • everyday Pertaining to daily or common life or occasions; used or occurring habitually; suitable for or that may be seen every day; common; usual; as, every-day clothing or employments; an every-day event or scene.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: 38% of Americans eat breakfast everyday
    • adj Everyday of or belonging to every day, daily: common, usual: pertaining to week-days, in opposition to Sunday
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Quotations

  • Pablo Picasso
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    “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
  • Charles Swindoll
    Charles Swindoll
    “A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.”
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
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    “The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law.”
  • Horace
    Horace
    “Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count as gain.”
  • Berthold Auerbach
    Berthold Auerbach
    “Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
  • James A. Froude
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    “In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ǽfre, ever, and ǽlc, each.

Usage

In literature:

But with the beasts it is an everyday accomplishment necessary to their survival.
"The Sky Line of Spruce" by Edison Marshall
Coventry, ditto, twice everyday.
"A Description of Modern Birmingham" by Charles Pye
Then, too, it was no everyday tale to be stolen away from home.
"Master Skylark" by John Bennett
Not that I'm afraid; they are both there, and the dog too, with their everyday faces ...
"Barks and Purrs" by Colette Willy, aka Colette
Herds of cattle, horses laden with furniture, with food, with all the everyday necessities of such a multitude accompanied them.
"The Story Of Ireland" by Emily Lawless
He gave his audience charcoal sketches of everyday life rather than argument.
"Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897" by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Violent scenes were everyday incidents.
"Love affairs of the Courts of Europe" by Thornton Hall
CARLEN, EMILIA, Swedish novelist; her novels, some 30 in number, treat of the everyday life of the lower and middle classes (1807-1883).
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
A serenade is an everyday affair, and in the street one voice sounds about as well as another.
"A Roman Singer" by F. Marion Crawford
His easy, polished manner soon started a conversation upon the usual everyday things.
"The Reason Why" by Elinor Glyn
But Mr. Yeats, in his desire for this other world of colour and music, is no scorner of the everyday earth.
"Old and New Masters" by Robert Lynd
She was in her plain, everyday attire, but she had obviously just washed, and her smooth hair shone from the brush.
"The Roll-Call" by Arnold Bennett
It was in the gentle, personal, everyday things of life that his nature triumphed.
"Landmarks in French Literature" by G. Lytton Strachey
Everyday things with us now would have appeared to our forefathers as incredible.
"History of the American Clock Business for the Past Sixty Years, and Life of Chauncey Jerome" by Chauncey Jerome
Even in fairy tales there are never such handsome fellows, to say nothing of everyday life.
"Folk Tales from the Russian" by Various
Let us all pray "that God may be all in all," in our everyday life.
"The Master's Indwelling" by Andrew Murray
Thus, an everyday handkerchief would do.
"The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
In costume it is an everyday group, but those three figures are related to one another, and the trees behind them, in simple sculptural terms.
"The Art Of The Moving Picture" by Vachel Lindsay
Without it we should be helpless in large regions of our intellectual life, notably in science and history, and constantly in everyday life.
"The Making of Arguments" by J. H. Gardiner
Deferring a consideration of this last, let me tell briefly what his everyday life was.
"Richard Wagner" by John F. Runciman
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In poetry:

A new challenge everyday
You keep away and delay;
When I act to close the gap
Fate says there is a bigger play.
"Rubaiyat 07" by Shams al-Din Hafiz
You must not understand this life.
Then everyday will be like a party.
Simply let every day be
like a child who, passing by,
receives many flowers from the wind.
"You Must Not Understand This Life (with original German)" by Rainer Maria Rilke
An alkahest, that makes gold metal
Of dross, his mind is--where one petal
Of one wild-rose will all outweigh
The piled-up facts of everyday--
Where commonplaces, there that settle,
Are changed to things of heavenly ray.
"The Poet" by Madison Julius Cawein
War is no longer declared,
only continued. The monstrous
has become everyday. The hero
stays away from battle. The weak have gone to the front.
The uniform of the day is patience,
its medal the pitiful star of hope above the heart.
"Every Day" by Ingeborg Bachmann
You will I seek, my God, in the simple, the grey, despised,
you will I seek in the world, in the everyday's striving and plight.
The sky's golden stillness, to which my heart aspired,
is it better than your labour, your holy, burning fight?
"Crossroads" by Karin Boye

In news:

EVERYONE knows that with Pop Art, everyday, mass-produced objects became subject matter for art.
Faith Matters follows developments in the world of religion and spirituality, exploring their influence on politics, culture, ideas, and everyday life.
As Sales Rise, Marketers Try To Make Chocolate an Everyday Snack.
Smashbox makes a gilded lip gloss for everyday.
I drive my car to work everyday and drive all over the Southeast, and I pay for my own car and fuel.
While scary may be very much in season, it's best kept out of your everyday decorating ideas.
Holiday excess or everyday addiction.
Audiences went to them to escape the grim realities of everyday life.
Our phones are becoming our navigation systems, our computers and our everyday cameras.
Everyday, Jan and I scour the news sights online to try and find weird and unusual stories.
It isn't everyday I get to blog about embattled "Baywatch" god David Hasselhoff.
Finding everyday holiness in Lent.
Homebasse groups meet once a month to talk about the different pillars of character and how they can apply them in everyday activities.
Everyday real food, gardening, animals and farm projects from radical homemaker , Karen Keb.
There's a perception in the media, and therefore in the minds of many everyday investors, that the market is hot right now.
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In science:

It will perform a comparative analysis of performances between trading strategies: two very famous and reliable technical strategies (namely momentum and RSI-divergence [29, 30]) that traders adopt everyday for their operations in real markets, versus a random strategy.
The beneficial role of random strategies in social and financial systems
Flagship Concept and ObjectivesFuturICT The Challenge of Computational Social Science The increasing integration of technology into our lives has created unprecedented volumes of data on society’s everyday behaviour.
FuturICT
It is often argued that this uniquely quantum mechanical feature escapes our everyday perception because of the ’smallness’ of Planck’s constant, h being as small as 6.6 x 10−34J s.
Quantum interference of molecules -- probing the wave nature of matter
It is often argued that quantum mechanics is the description for an abstract micro world far removed from reality while classical mechanics describes the physics of the macroworld of our everyday experience.
Quantum interference of molecules -- probing the wave nature of matter
Like other robotics frameworks, RoboComp provides a wide set of tools aimed at reducing the required effort to perform everyday tasks, such as component creation, modification and deployment.
Improving the lifecycle of robotics components using Domain-Specific Languages
Most of our everyday reasoning classical criterion for entailment.
Entailment in Probability of Thresholded Generalizations
The new feature was that certain phenomena could successfully be described by means of concepts which have little in common with the behaviour of physical ob jects familiar from everyday expericence.
Vacuum Fluctuations, Geometric Modular Action and Relativistic Quantum Information Theory
If the hypersphere radius is very large we will not be able to notice the curvature on everyday phenomena, in the same way as everyday displacements on Earth don’t seem curved to us.
Can physics laws be derived from monogenic functions?
How does the use of hyperspherical coordinates affect dynamics in our laboratory experiments? We would like to know if these coordinates need only be considered in problems of cosmological scale or, on the contrary, there are implications for everyday experiments.
Can physics laws be derived from monogenic functions?
Any of us who has used the Global Positioning System (GPS) in one of the gadgets of everyday life has also relied on the accuracy of the predictions of Einstein’s theory of gravity, General Relativity (GR).
Quantum Gravity and Precision Tests
The intention of such scenery was to maintain an atmosphere the stables possible during everyday that they were necessary for accomplishment of the tests.
Use MPLS in Lan's
The understanding and control of the phase behavior of liquid mixtures is extremely important in everyday life, and is becoming equally important in the field of microfluidics [1, 2, 3, 4].
Phase-separation in ion-containing mixtures in electric fields
Universal laws and principles govern everyday phenomena, some of them manifesting themselves only at scales of time and distance far beyond everyday experience.
ILC Reference Design Report Volume 1 - Executive Summary
Kruck et al. applied this method to a number of different everyday tasks that ranged from typing to routine medical diagnostics.
Exploring Human Factors in Spreadsheet Development
Gilovitch et al. (2002) considers the heuristic methods and bias implicit in everyday life.
Exploring Human Factors in Spreadsheet Development
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