• Appointed Cows to Furnish Milk--4-51-500
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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n furnishing the act of decorating a house or room
    • n furnishing (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable
    • n furnishing (usually plural) accessory wearing apparel
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n furnishing The act of providing with furniture or fittings of any kind.
    • n furnishing plural Fittings of any kind; especially, the smaller articles used in fitting up anything, as a building, vehicle, etc.: as, builders' or upholsterers' furnishings.
    • n furnishing A subsidiary appendage or adjunct; an incidental part.
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  • Henry Ward Beecher
    “Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.”
  • John Locke
    “Reading furnishes the mind only with material for knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I think no chair is so much needed.”
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    “In the matter of furnishing, I find a certain absence of ugliness far worse than ugliness.”
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    “A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter.”
  • Ferdinand De Saussure
    Ferdinand De Saussure
    “Language furnishes the best proof that a law accepted by a community is a thing that is tolerated and not a rule to which all freely consent.”


In literature:

I pointed out to him various ways in which the city might furnish employment to one with his qualifications.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
It was not the name so much as the relentless frankness that furnished it, which overcame Mrs. Hanway-Harley.
"The President" by Alfred Henry Lewis
We have a fine garden in growth, plenty of chickens, and hives of bees to furnish honey in lieu of sugar.
"Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War" by Various
There can be furnished by the race a thoroughly equipped man for any chair of learning for a university.
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
Singularly this one crevice, and that no wider than a knife edge, furnishes this, nature's ice house, with the necessary water.
"Scientific American, Volume 40, No. 13, March 29, 1879" by Various
This will furnish an explanation of the strokes in the terminal circles.
"Day Symbols of the Maya Year" by Cyrus Thomas
The result is, that a given product is furnished by less outlay of physical force.
"Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions" by George S. Boutwell
Each gun's crew composed of as many as 14 men is to furnish two, but, when of less than 14 men, one Pumpman only.
"Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy." by Bureau of Ordnance, USN
To build up such a system there were talented men in the Regular Army, but more experts were necessary than the army could furnish.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
The rye checks the growth of weeds, and furnishes a considerable amount of succulent food for sheep, during the autumn or in the spring.
"Talks on Manures" by Joseph Harris

In poetry:

Ideas, farms, and intellects,
Have furnish'd out three different sects.
Substance or accident divides
All Europe into adverse sides.
"Alma; or, The Progress of the Mind. In Three Cantos. - Canto III." by Matthew Prior
It’s very nice to think of how
In every country lives a Cow
To furnish milk with all her might
For Kittens’ comfort and delight.
"A Thought" by Oliver Herford
"Then why, dear John, do you despair,
If you do love so madly?"
"Because," said John, "my pocket there
Is slim, and furnish'd badly."
"John And Jane" by Thomas Frederick Young
I ran up six flights of stairs
to my small furnished room
opened the window
and began throwing out
those things most important in life
"The Whole Mess... Almost" by Gregory Corso
I spent my life chasing my wishes
What benefits fate furnishes?
Whomever to I said I loved you,
Turned to my foe, why my luck ravishes?
"Rubaiyat 30" by Shams al-Din Hafiz
Thus bird of the air and beast of the field,
All which the woods and the waters yield,
Furnished in that olden day
The bridal feast of the Bashaba.
"The Bridal of Pennacook" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Following is a list of companies who manufacture site furnishing and are active in the parks and recreation market.
Leggett & Platt Inc said yesterday that it had acquired seven privately held home and office furnishing companies with combined sales of $175 million.
Cons These people can afford to bring their own interior decorators with them, and to buy furnishings in New York City, London, or Provence.
A Hime- Furnishing Shoppers' Guide to SoHo.
Find home collectibles, furniture, costume jewelry and more at the Gathering Place warehouse home furnishings sale is this weekend at 4911 Commerce Parkway, Warrensville Heights.
THIS weekend, Richard's Traveling Home Furnishings Center will turn up in the Hamptons again.
But one other way that commercial establishments can have fun with food is through their furnishings and other decor.
The campaign furnished Greenwich Time Monday with a letter from the assistant Republican registrar of voters vouching that McMahon voted in the November elections in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008 and 2009.
The new incarnation of Parlour, led Tim Furnish (center), performs at this weekend's Cropped Out Festival.
Read on to find out what we can learn from the home furnishings industry.
Marble floors, a streamlined color palette, and thoughtful furnishings take this DC home to a new level.
He will be responsible for the design and creation of a large portion of the merchandise for this newly formed company that will open retail home furnishings stores in China beginning later this year.
The House of Yue- Sai , a new retail home furnishings business, is being developed by Yue- Sai Kan, a Chinese-American entrepreneur who is a leading TV personality, author, and creator of a major cosmetic business dedicated to Asian women.
Pride Family Brands debuts tropically inspired outdoor furnishings.

In science:

As a consequence, this isomorphism furnishes a trellis isomorphism between the two corresponding dual trellises.
Characteristic Generators and Dualization for Tail-Biting Trellises
This case is of interest because it can furnish domains that are more general than strongly pseudocovex ones.
Inner functions on a general type of domains
Conditional models like those in (8) do not furnish estimates of intercepts.
Proceedings of the 2011 New York Workshop on Computer, Earth and Space Science
If we chose I+ = Ir and I− = Il , the computation above shows that T-duality will furnish a new structure on the Lie group coming from Ir and ˜Il , where ˜Il is still left invariant but induces the opposite orientation of Il .
Generalized complex geometry and T-duality
Skew Brownian motion was introduced by Itˆo and Mckean to furnish a construction of certain stochastic processes related to Feller’s classification of second order differential operators associated with diffusion processes (see also Section 4.2 in ).
On Tightness of the Skew Random Walks