founding

Definitions

  • Statue of Amten, Found in his Tomb
    Statue of Amten, Found in his Tomb
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n founding the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult","the foundation of a new scientific society"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

SCALES FOUND AT POMPEII SCALES FOUND AT POMPEII
GOLD BREASTPINS FOUND AT POMPEII GOLD BREASTPINS FOUND AT POMPEII
A LABORATORY, AS FOUND IN POMPEII A LABORATORY, AS FOUND IN POMPEII
TOILET ARTICLES FOUND AT POMPEII TOILET ARTICLES FOUND AT POMPEII
FOUND AT HILDESHEIM FOUND AT HILDESHEIM
FOUND IN THE PALACE OF PRIAM FOUND IN THE PALACE OF PRIAM
LAMPS FOUND AT TROY LAMPS FOUND AT TROY
LANCES FOUND AT PALACE OF PRIAM, TROY LANCES FOUND AT PALACE OF PRIAM, TROY

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1888, Hollywood was founded by Harvey and Daeida Wilcox, who named the city after their summer home in Chicago
    • n Founding The art of smelting and casting metals.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Since the United Nations was founded in 1945, there have been 140 wars
    • n founding The act or process of casting metals.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Moscow was founded in 1147 by Yury Dolgoruky
    • Founding metal-casting
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Quotations

  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert%20Schweitzer
    “The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar%20Wilde
    “Nowadays to be intelligible is to be found out.”
  • Charles De Montesquieu
    Charles%20De%20Montesquieu
    “Political liberty is to be found only in moderate governments.”
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother%20Teresa
    “I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.”
  • John Sculley
    John Sculley
    “I have found that I always learn more from my mistakes than from my successes. If you aren't making some mistakes, you aren't taking enough chances.”
  • Yogi Berra
    Yogi%20Berra
    “When asked what would he do if he found $1 million, Yogi responded, If the guy was poor, I'd give it back.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. fondre—L. fundĕre, fusum, to pour.

Usage

In literature:

Following the lead of Elmer, the tall lanky scout and the wiry Southern boy quickly found themselves at the other end of the mill dam.
"Pathfinder" by Alan Douglas
When I found that my poor father was really dead, I stood wringing my hands and crying bitterly.
"Old Jack" by W.H.G. Kingston
In the course of our peregrinations, we entered what I found was the captain's cabin.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
The Town of Isabella and the Colony founded by Columbus .
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
Belcher found no traces of Franklin, but they found McClure and his ships' company, who had been in the ice for three years.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
We found that the young ladies had, as usual, made ample preparation for our supper, and Kate had found time to give Bella her usual lessons.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
What they found, however, will never be known, for they all perished, and their bleached bones were found on the desert a long time afterward.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
Mary Page soon found out who he was; and one day he stopped and spoke to her, and soon they were great friends.
"Taking Tales" by W.H.G. Kingston
Those marked with an * are translated from the dialect; those in italics are found in the notes.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane
My limitation of the types and general definitions may, however, be found to differ somewhat from those of my predecessors.
"Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895" by Jesse Walter Fewkes
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In poetry:

So that, seeking it around,
All some golden summer day,
'Mid the ruins as they lay,
It should never more be found?
"Llewellyn" by Walter Richard Cassels
But they have found a shelter here,
When there is none abroad,
The only refuge for the sad,
The temple of their God.
"To a Bird Singing In The Church" by Caroline Fry
Not now the joyous laugh goes round,
We shout not now huzzah;
A sadder group may not be found
Than we returning are.
"The Journey From School And To School" by Charles Lamb
She had played, and needed
A little wayside rest;
Could she have found a better place
Than her dear Savior's breast?
"Excelsior. Rev. 21:11. 19:1" by Frank Barbour Coffin
And when, in froward mood,
She prov'd an angry foe;
Small gain I found to let her come, —
Less loss to let her go.
"Content and Rich" by Robert Southwell
And the Poit-Laureat's crownd,
I think, in some respex,
Egstremely shootable might be found
For honest Pleaseman X.
"Lines On A Late Hospicious Ewent," by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

BROWNSVILLE — Police found a gruesome discovery of a body found near the Veterans International port of entry on Tuesday evening.
And, as we have found since we founded the company on Saltspring Island in 1996, doing good for the planet is good for the bottom line.
Skimmers have been found by banks nationwide in the past year or so, though Schuck couldn't recall any found in central Ohio until this week.
Here is what Sentinel research has found to be the projected best sellers in Central Florida and across the US, most of which can be found at major retailers.
Competing newspaper racks found in SJ Mercury trash bin More than 30 newspaper and periodical racks found in trash bin behind SJ Mercury headquarters.
Scammers have found steady revenue by telling prospective timeshare sellers they've found a buyer.
The family of Valdosta State University freshman Jasmine Benjamin, who was found dead on campus and whose death was recently declared a homicide, say they found out about her passing on Facebook, CBS affiliate WGCL reports.
The dismembered bodies of two photographers were found in Veracruz today, less than a week after a magazine reporter was found dead in the same state.
Found friendly, well-behaved husky found in Fairlawn.
Sometimes those are never found, who knows where they end up, but on occasion they are found, read and shared with the world.
In an ironic twist of fate, a couple researchers in California found a possible cure for aggressive cancers and it's a non-toxic chemical found only in cannabis (aka marijuana, mary jane, pot).
A 24-year-old Mims woman was arrested Thursday after she was found in Flagler County driving the car of a man found dead in his home, police said.
Two of the puppies found rest after being found in a suitcase.
A study released this summer by Ohio State University in Columbus found that the Amish are growing faster than any other faith-based group in the US, with 60 percent of all Amish settlements in the US founded since 1990.
Jermal Stewart reacts after his mother was found alive inside a freezer in Tulsa, Okla. A Tulsa woman missing since Saturday was found alive inside a freezer in her home Wednesday, CBS Tulsa affiliate KOTV-TV reports.
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In science:

As GS phenomenon could also be found in the non-oscillatory chaotic systems (see, for detail the monographic review dealing with synchronization phenomena in chaotic systems) IGS can also be found in such systems below the threshold of GS arising, correspondingly.
Intermittent generalized synchronization in unidirectionally coupled chaotic oscillators
This is repeated until a solution is found. A good measure of running time is the number of flips made until a solution is found.
Single-solution Random 3-SAT Instances
Stop when we have found at least ω(n) vertices (so x ∈ B ), or when there are no unexplored vertices left (so we have found the entire component and x /∈ B ).
The phase transition in inhomogeneous random graphs
During 2001 and the early part of 2002, a number of supernovae were found first by other searches and subsequently found by the SNfactory search pipeline.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
Somewhat similar statistical behavior is found also for laser cooling of atoms, where the atom is found in two states in momentum space, a cold trapped state and a free state, the so journ time probability density function has a power law behavior ψ(τ ) ∝ τ −(1+α) with α < 1.
A Random Walk to a Non-Ergodic Equilibrium Concept
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