fence in

Definitions

  • IN TWO MINUTES, HE HAD SENT THE DOG FLYING OVER THE FENCE
    IN TWO MINUTES, HE HAD SENT THE DOG FLYING OVER THE FENCE
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v fence in surround with a wall in order to fortify
    • v fence in enclose with a fence "we fenced in our yard"
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Quotations

  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “If you don't want to deal with the devil, don't go in his shop. Keep on the Lord's side of the fence.”
  • Arthur Brisbane
    Arthur Brisbane
    “The fence around a cemetery is foolish, for those inside can't get out and those outside don't want to get in.”
  • Mark Van Doren
    Mark Van Doren
    “To be what no one ever was, to be what everyone has been: Freedom is the mean of those extremes that fence all effort in.”
  • William Penn
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    “There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures.”
  • Johnny Cash
    Johnny Cash
    “How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.”
  • William Taylor Copeland
    William Taylor Copeland
    “The same fence that shuts others out shuts you in.”

Usage

In literature:

The car had passed from the highway through a gap in the fence, into an open field.
"The Secret Wireless" by Lewis E. Theiss
In rear of Slocum's Hill is a little whitewashed cottage, surrounded by a picket fence.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
Kenly's infantry, yet in column, was packed in a road none too wide, between ragged banks topped by rail fences.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
As one fences in the dark, instinctively, so she kept him a foil's length away.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
Mamma took a notion to go out in de syrup-cane patch, and I was settin' on de fence.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
He put her in a poorly fenced barnyard.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
He made thorough search about the island for the most secluded and best hidden spots where he could fence in a pasture.
"An American Robinson Crusoe" by Samuel. B. Allison
In his excitement the man almost lost his perch upon the fence.
"Followers of the Trail" by Zoe Meyer
Around it was built a bamboo pen, opened at one end, from which extended a low, fenced-in lane about forty feet long.
"The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy" by Florence Partello Stuart
New Amsterdam, first church in, 385; laws about fences in, 401-402.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
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In poetry:

He thrid the copse, he climbed the fence,
At last the top did scale;
But, lo, the rainbow, vanished thence,
Was shining in the vale!
"The Golden Key" by George MacDonald
So from the fence where home should lie
In flight above are found to hover
Seas unexpected as a sigh.
So first iambics they discover.
"So they begin. With two years gone..." by Boris Pasternak
As a child when past it going,
Through the fence she looked with longing,
Now great tears so freely flowing
Are her thanks that she came in.
"Johan Ludvig Heiberg 1860" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
For, whom the heart of man shuts out,
Sometimes the heart of God takes in,
And fences them all round about
With silence mid the world's loud din;
"The Forlorn" by James Russell Lowell
Here, where your garden fenced about and still is,
Here, where the unmoved summer air is sweet
With mixed delight of lavender and lilies,
Dreaming I linger in the noontide heat.
"The Village Garden" by Amy Levy
Fence as you please, this plain poor man,
Whose only fields are in his wit,
Who shapes the world, as best he can,
According to God's higher plan,
Owns you, and fences as is fit.
"The Landlord" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

In the poem titled "Mending Wall," published in 1914, Robert Frost wrote, "Good fences make good neighbors.".
Nelson Brown, the 25 to 30 year old man was climbing a fence by the car wash in the 2300 block of Highmarket Street when a gun in his pocket discharged.
A Chester County man who stoked terrorism fears when he crashed his Jeep through a locked fence and onto runways at Philadelphia International Airport in March was sentenced Wednesday to 16 months in federal prison.
A cup sign spells out "Go Anna" with a runner icon in the fence at George Wilson Park for Anna Rohrer, the Mishawaka High School sophomore who competes Saturday in the Foot Locker national cross country championship in San Diego.
I'm in my grandparents' backyard in West Virginia, looking at the tall, red stalks of rhubarb marching along the fence.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Shelly Ferger fulfilled a dream in 2001 when her nonprofit Dogs For Life opened its off-leash, fenced-in dog park on 12th Street near 16th Avenue.
Across the wire fence in my neighbor's yard, a mama turkey hatched 13 babies.
The Power Wizard 24000 Fence Charger from AgraTronix is designed to be the most powerful electric fence energizer manufactured in the United States.
A grasshopper rests along the US and Mexico border fence in Naco, Ariz.
My husband took this picture of the birdhouse on our back fence in Gleed, Washington, Saturday, January 21, 2012.
The second phase of the White Picket Fence program in the North End community is being funded by Fifth Third Bank, which will provide $25,000 for fencing materials.
Kate Winslet's gates and fencing are "a prominent, visually intrusive and incongruous feature" in her neighbourhood, says a parish council in West Sussex.
A man is found tangled in a wire fence in Prosser today, injured and suffering from exposure.
While Ava Marie tries her hand at fencing in Catonsville, Tony gets a little challenge from floor director Carlotta, too.
In the past in Saranac Lake, you needed a neighbors approval and a variance in order to erect a fence on your property.
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In science:

It is shown in figure 1 for the Poisson, GOE, GUE, and picket-fence spectrum.
A random matrix formulation of fidelity decay
In the picket-fence case, the correlation integral (with the t2 term subtracted) has zeros at integer values of t.
A random matrix formulation of fidelity decay
In the picket-fence case, the theoretical result is plotted (thick dash-dotted line) instead of the numerical data.
A random matrix formulation of fidelity decay
In the picket-fence case we observe that the perturbative result, equation (41), describes the behaviour at small λ very well.
A random matrix formulation of fidelity decay
Besides the GOE type fluctuations which we expect in classically chaotic systems, we also investigated random spectra (no correlations) and picket-fence spectra (maximal correlations) as the two extreme cases.
A random matrix formulation of fidelity decay
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