expanding upon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n expanding upon adding information or detail
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Usage

In literature:

Her affections, too, began to expand, and seemed to be lavished upon the members of her family with peculiar force.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
Three or four good center-punch dents upon the wire over the slot will help to expand it.
"How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus" by Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
My imagination expanded as I watched ghostly shadow-figures dance upon the face of the cliff.
"A Mountain Boyhood" by Joe Mills
Hence those dazzling fields of expanding light so often seen upon the sea.
"Modern Painters Volume I (of V)" by John Ruskin
As Rapaju expanded upon the glories to come he told perforce of many of the details of the plans.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
Her hostess' observant eye was upon her for a moment; then Mrs. Hartley's face expanded in a benignant smile.
"Name and Fame" by Adeline Sergeant
Sporangia crowded in a globose or more or less hemispheric, expanded head, borne upon a spongy, stem-like, sulcate hypothallus 3-4 mm.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
Although his conception may expand or modify itself as he executes it, yet upon the conception the execution must largely depend.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
She grew sick and faint as the pestilential tale expanded, and horror was piled upon horror.
"Thirty" by Howard Vincent O'Brien
It was fitted up with all kinds of marvellous and intricate apparatus, and Jack proceeded to expand upon these with great gusto.
"Just Gerry" by Christine Chaundler
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In poetry:

Thy downy wings do thou expand abroad,
Beneath their ample awning shade me still,
Suffer not any foe, upon the road,
To do my soul or body any ill.
"The Traveller's Prayer" by Rees Prichard
The emperor, he doth keep a pack
In his antechambers standing,
And up and down the stairs, good lack!
And eke upon the landing:
A straining leash, and a quivering back,
And nostrils and chest expanding!
"Within and Without: Part II: A Dramatic Poem" by George MacDonald

In news:

This column expands upon my observation to that effect, which I described in my previous column (Metal Finishing, Volume 108, Issue 2, Feb 2010).
The absorption body contains an liquid permeable layer and an absorptive structure wit the hability to expand upon wetting.
The processes and practices for managing disk storage, including backup and protection, are continuing to evolve as the dependency upon sophisticated online and offline storage technologies expands.
LePage expands upon Gestapo comment, tells Vt. Reporter IRS is not as bad right now.
Tourism is currently New Jersey's third largest industry and award-winning microbreweries can sustain that place and expand upon the ranking.
EnerNOC Expands Upon AutoDR Success in New Zealand with Move to South Island .
The following interview with Didier Charles, technical manager at GL Events, expands upon the AV preparations made for the recent World Congress on Cardiac Surgery held at the Convention Center in Barcelona (CCIB).
Upon completion of the Devil 's Slide Tunnel Project by Caltrans, the shuttle would be expanded to include the Devil 's Slide Tunnel Bridge turnaround, providing access from Pacifica to the Devil 's Slide hiking/viewing area.
For any kind of reference enquiry, the book really can be improved upon, and at Macmillan, we've taken the decision to phase out printed dictionaries and focus on our rich and expanding collection of digital resources.
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was touting the Obama Administration's efforts to achieve and expand upon record agricultural exports in Pennsylvania Wednesday.
Expanding Upon History at the Panama Canal .
It is a point I want to expand upon.
FireEye, Inc has named David DeWalt as the company's new chief executive officer, expanding upon DeWalt's previous role as the company's chairman of the board.
'Doubt' successfully expands upon provocative play.
Borup stumbled upon the lost sonata while trying to expand the catalog of recorded American violin pieces.
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In science:

Therefore it is important to characterize the sources of systematics of future supernova experiments; studies of this kind have already appeared (Kim et al. 2004; Kim & Miquel 2006; Nordin et al. 2008; Linder 2009) and this paper aims at building upon and expanding them.
Reducing Zero-point Systematics in Dark Energy Supernova Experiments
The example of permutahedra and particularly hypersimplices is expanded upon.
Random Walks and Mixed Volumes of Hypersimplices
The example of permutahedra and particularly hypersimplices is expanded upon.
Random Walks and Mixed Volumes of Hypersimplices
However, in the model under consideration, we have an interesting vacuum solution with ˙H = 0 and an exponentially expanding solution for φ which corresponds to an exponentially decreasing/increasing (depending upon the sign of H0 ) the effective Newtonian gravitational constant, GN .
Cosmological dynamics of non-minimally coupled scalar field system and its late time cosmic relevance
Sec.3 presents the illustrative example of single planet systems, which is expanded upon in Sec.4 with simulations to determine the scattering efficiencies in multi-planet systems.
Scattering of small bodies by planets: a potential origin for exozodiacal dust ?
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