facilitator

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n facilitator someone who makes progress easier
    • ***

Quotations

  • Ted Ward
    Ted Ward
    “Leadership is a serving relationship that has the effect of facilitating human development.”

Usage

In literature:

By this time all the horses were tired, and that facilitated progress, because there were no more serious breaks.
"Tales of lonely trails" by Zane Grey
Rub the material together through a colander, adding, if needed, a little hot water to facilitate the sifting.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
There is another circumstance which facilitates the progress of the teacher.
"The Teacher" by Jacob Abbott
In its administration it facilitates its daily work among men.
"Heart of Man" by George Edward Woodberry
Transit is greatly facilitated by the numerous canals and by the rivers and lakes.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
With a view to facilitate the operations of the joint commission it was conceived to be important that the intersection of the parallel of 46 deg.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Tyler" by Compiled by James D. Richardson
This facilitated confiscation; the tranfer of titles to favourites was simplified.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
Or he may have been sacrificed in order to facilitate the return of the workers in stucco whom he had superseded on the Sacro Monte.
"The Humour of Homer and Other Essays" by Samuel Butler
Analysis and abstraction may be facilitated in three ways.
"How to Teach" by George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
But their practical effect was to paralyse Leicester, and their object to facilitate the invasion of England.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII." by Arthur Mee
In order to facilitate business, I shall offer no further objection; but, as a matter of fact, he was not summoned.
"The Wearing of the Green" by A.M. Sullivan
This fundamental exaggeration led to and facilitated the caricature of relations and juxtapositions.
"Essays Æsthetical" by George Calvert
My disappearance will facilitate that.
"Poor Relations" by Honore de Balzac
We need not insist on the value of that knowledge which aids indirect self-preservation by facilitating the gaining of a livelihood.
"Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects" by Herbert Spencer
He could not perceive how the delay of execution could facilitate the evasion of capture by those at large.
"The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)" by John West
Tables for facilitating the calculation of the apparent places of the sun, moon, and planets.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The knife being held short in the hand and guided near the tip by the fore-finger considerably facilitates this.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
It will facilitate our discussion if we keep all these distinctions well in mind.
"The Will to Believe" by William James
But, I do not understand by what means chemistry can facilitate labour; is not that rather the province of the mechanic?
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
The fact that the names of the phratries are generally the same in very different tribes could not fail to facilitate this diffusion.
"The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life" by Emile Durkheim
***

In news:

The union says the 43% reduction, which affects only Los Angeles and New York, is intended to facilitate organizing, but critics ask why actors don't get the same break.
Innovative Endomechanical Device Facilitates Insertion , Deployment and Placement of Mesh in Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair.
Soluble Therapeutics Designs Methods to Facilitate Development of Protein Formulations.
Marketing agreement designed to facilitate integrated solutions based on Siemens analytical products and services, and S&B's field construction/maintenance services.
It's one way to facilitate behaviors that lead to outstanding performance in terms of safety, efficiency and quality.
He even facilitated a formal intervention in Anchorage several years ago.
Inverted VTLs Facilitate Single-Piece Flow.
ISI Alarms relocating to facilitate growth.
Vehicle lifts are laborsaving devices designed to safely raise and hold up vehicles to facilitate maintenance.
As leaders in the field of Obstetric and Gynecologic medicine, the physicians at FABEN work intimately with other physicians to facilitate coordination of their patients' care.
Northwest/Pan Asian fare at reasonable prices served up in a casual, nice atmosphere on Northwest 21st Ave, with big windows to facilitate people watching.
Gartner published a couple of studies last month advising IT shops to facilitate the creation and use of applications by employees, as well as their use of simple business intelligence (BI) tools.
Experts warn the theft could facilitate creation of a cyberweapon.
Strips Facilitate Rapid Food, Quality Analysis.
The new equipment will reportedly facilitate the production of larger ceramic parts ideal for use in industrial applications.
***

In science:

From the former results we conclude that a certain number of loops facilitates synchronization on scale-free networks, the larger m, the more loops , the smaller the coupling strength needed for synchronization.
Synchronization of R{\"o}ssler Oscillators on Scale-free Topologies
The elementary algebraic structure of our model facilitated a clarification of one of the most puzzling PTSQM requirements of keeping al l the observables Θ−quasiHermitian and, at the same time, θ−pseudo-Hermitian in the Hilbert space H.
Coupled-channel version of PT-symmetric square well
The inherent structures are enumerated exactly, transitions between metabasins are well understood, and the particle configurations that act to facilitate dynamics are easily identified.
Landscapes, dynamic heterogeneity and kinetic facilitation in a simple off-lattice model
The model readily maps to a coarse grained dynamic facilitation description.
Landscapes, dynamic heterogeneity and kinetic facilitation in a simple off-lattice model
In this letter we present a simple off-lattice model for which we can clearly identify the local configurational component and dynamical rules that give rise to dynamic heterogeneity and facilitation.
Landscapes, dynamic heterogeneity and kinetic facilitation in a simple off-lattice model
This is a very simple example of facilitation in which the local dynamics rules arise out of local packing constraints.
Landscapes, dynamic heterogeneity and kinetic facilitation in a simple off-lattice model
At low densities, where there are no barriers between basins on the landscape and no local packing constraints to require hopping between basins to be facilitated, the expression for P (t) is no longer a good fit for the waiting times distribution.
Landscapes, dynamic heterogeneity and kinetic facilitation in a simple off-lattice model
In summary, we have presented a simple off-lattice model for which we can directly identify important configurational components and local dynamical rules, that lead to heterogeneous dynamics and facilitation, and are directly related to local packing constraints.
Landscapes, dynamic heterogeneity and kinetic facilitation in a simple off-lattice model
However, we have also shown that the dynamics of our model can be described in terms of dynamic facilitation.
Landscapes, dynamic heterogeneity and kinetic facilitation in a simple off-lattice model
To facilitate comparisons between difierent algorithms and experiments we plot the rates as a function of the requirement that corresponds to 95% e–ciency for a given generator-level E=T .
The CMS High Level Trigger
Bott theorem, which was facilitated by a use of LiE program.
Deformation of maximally supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory in dimensions 10. An algebraic approach
Such computations are greatly facilitated by the use of LiE program.
Deformation of maximally supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory in dimensions 10. An algebraic approach
The following transformation of the Euler-Lagrange equation for (41) found in greatly facilitates the study of the facet formation.
Random partitions and instanton counting
Breakouts of individual quads to facilitate connections to the DOMs are introduced at the appropriate positions.
The ICECUBE prototype string in AMANDA
To facilitate later discussion, we give these in a spacetime sum-over-histories formulation.
Generalizing Quantum Mechanics for Quantum Spacetime
***