full general

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n full general a general officer of the highest rank
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Usage

In literature:

The attack was now general, and the men on each face had their hands full.
"Prisoners of Hope" by Mary Johnston
General Howard led a brigade to his assistance in person, and then at full speed galloped back to his corps.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
There is an excellent paper upon the 'Forest Lands and the Timber Trade of Maine;' it is full of interest, despite the nature of its general theme.
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, May 1844" by Various
The neighborhood was full of them, generally all painted for the war dance.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
In general he does not acquire full property.
"How to Write Letters (Formerly The Book of Letters)" by Mary Owens Crowther
It is true, for instance, that he is in a sense, 'too full' (the phrase is Mr. Besant's) for the generality of readers.
"Views and Reviews Essays in appreciation" by William Ernest Henley
Generally, when any vessel is on the pond, there are full-grown spectators, who look on with as much interest as the boys themselves.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 104, June, 1866" by Various
It was generally conceded that he would poll the full strength of his party.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
The first animals in a herd to be attacked are generally those in a full, plethoric condition.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
Its general character is broad and solemn, and it closes with a return to the "Dies Irae," with full chorus and all the orchestras.
"The Standard Oratorios" by George P. Upton
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In poetry:

Said GENERAL JOHN, "Upon your claims
No need your breath to waste;
If this is a joke, FULL-PRIVATE JAMES,
It's a joke of doubtful taste.
"General John" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

West Virginia's incoming attorney general plans to implement more than a dozen changes during his first 100 days on the job -- everything from a ban on "self-promoting trinkets" to a "full-scale" audit of office spending.
You can buy presale tickets starting at 10 am, Friday, May 11th — a full day before they're available to the general public.
View full size Facebook Mayor Stubbs hangs out at Nagley's General Store.
INDIANAPOLIS Republican Richard Mourdock on Wednesday launched his first general election television commercial, an attack on the federal health car Read full story.
Companies that sell pre-built fireplaces generally offer full lines of paving and wall products to match.
General Motors' 2014 full-size SUVs caught sneaking around.
Is this really a matter that should be occupying the full-time attention of 15 investigators—and diverting the attention of a general in command of a war zone.
Dollar General's expanded sponsorship at Joe Gibbs Racing means Brian Vickers will have a full-time job with the race team in the Nationwide Series.
View full size General Beauregard Lee shows himself on Groundhog Day at the Yellow River Game Ranch in Lilburn, Ga. On Thursday, Feb 2, 2012.
View full size The Associated Press Syrian National Council chief Abdelbaset Sieda (left) shakes hands with Syrian regime opponent Riad Seif during the meeting of the General Assembly of the Syrian National Council in Qatar today.
Working on the new emergency room at Southwest General Health Center has brought Bill Berger full circle.
View full size The Associated Press Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey speaks after he was introduced in Portland on June 5.
Though general manager Neal Huntington is happy with the moves the team has made he's expects to stay busy before the first full squad workout in Bradenton, Fla.
View full size The Oregonian Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith will face each other in the November general election.
Baking process equipment, such as this Polin Tunnel oven, generally works as well for par -baking as it does for full baking.
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In science:

This is why we have extended the flavor symmetry to the full general linear group.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
For example a conjecture of Kaplansky, that the dimension of a simple H -module should divide dim(H ), has not been settled in this full generality.
Clifford correspondence for algebras
This would be a full generalization of Shor’s quantum factoring algorithm to the abelian category.
Quantum Hidden Subgroup Problems: A Mathematical Perspective
However, as pointed out at the beginning of Section 3, the existence of the rate function has not been established in full generality for the Domb-Joyce model, and we will make no attempt to do so.
Weak-interaction limits for one-dimensional random polymers
We work in coordinates, and write in full generality Y (x) = (a · K)+(b · H).
Hyperhamiltonian dynamics
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