Grim Reaper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Grim Reaper Death personified as an old man or a skeleton with a scythe
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Usage

In literature:

He felt the icy breath of the Grim Reaper upon his brow.
"The Mucker" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Not a step did we take in advance but the grim reaper strode silently in our tracks.
"Pellucidar" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The thief of youth, they have called you; a highwayman, a gipsy, a grim reaper.
"Mince Pie" by Christopher Darlington Morley
Through the final Crisis he played tag with the Grim Reaper and just escaped being It.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
Since the death of his father, Roger had had no contact with the Grim Reaper, and the tragic discovery of the afternoon had shaken him.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
But the grim reaper has a little work to do first.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
The Grim Reaper was savagely striving to cut life short for one Yank air ace!
"Dave Dawson at Casablanca" by Robert Sydney Bowen
Forget about the stork, the grim reaper, Hymen and Cupid.
"The Style Book of The Detroit News" by The Detroit News
Cyrus gave up the farm, and stuck grimly to his reaper.
"Makers of Modern Agriculture" by William Macdonald
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In poetry:

I see the Carolinas, Georgia, mowed
By War the Reaper, and grim Ruin stalk
O'er wasted fields;--but Guilford paved the way
That led to this same York.
"Arms And The Man - The Embattled Colonies" by James Barron Hope
Then I noticed the sombre garments she wore,
And I knew the grim reaper had gathered her flower
'Twas the sense of the heart-crushing sorrow she bore,
Invested that name with such marvellous power.
"Claude" by John Hartley

In news:

Internet cafes avoid grim reaper.
The Grim Reaper runs on the treadmill behind him.
Its Super Bowl spot from Campbell Mithun starring the Grim Reaper is just one of a raft of new.
New test promises to tell when the Grim Reaper will call.
The Grim Reaper paid a visit to KVUE Wednesday night during the 10 pm newscast to claim a meteorologist.
The Rich Delay the Grim Reaper to Beat the Estate Tax.
Do a tandem Skydive with the Grim Reaper in regular clothes or in your Halloween costume (if deemed safe for skydiving).
Go to SKYDIVEKY.COM and schedule your "Grim Reaper Jump" now.
Grim Reaper ' Visits Hrvhs.
Bryan McCann keeps 'grim reaper ' away.
Just when Jerry Jones thought he saw the grim reaper , he watched undrafted rookie cornerback Bryan McCann streak down the sideline for a game-changing touchdown.
The Grim Reaper is always a solid standby in advertising, and now he gets auto-pomorphized in this new Prestone campaign from The Richards Group in Dallas.
'Grim Reaper ' wondering why Grapes squashed him.
Halloween and its ghosts and ghouls may be just around the corner, but the grim reaper is slated to put in an appearance Monday morning on a Green Bay, Wis.-area billboard.
Come jump in your regular clothes or in your costume with the Grim Reaper (if your costume is deemed safe for skydiving ) Great photo ops.
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In science:

In the positive mean curvature case, White ([Wh]) has previously shown that certain solutions of mean curvature flow, in particular the grim reaper hypersurface, cannot occur as rescaling limits.
A relation between entropy monotonicity and Harnack inequalities
Angenent ([A]) has shown, that solutions of the curve-shortening flow with self-intersections have the grim reaper curve as rescaling limit near singularities.
A relation between entropy monotonicity and Harnack inequalities
Remark 4.7. (1) In the special situation where the original solution (Mt ) is mean convex, that is H > 0 for M0 and subsequently for all Mt by the maximum principle, White [Wh] ruled out the grim reaper hypersurface as a rescaling limit using techniques from minimal surface theory and geometric measure theory.
A relation between entropy monotonicity and Harnack inequalities
In [A], it is proved that rescaling limits of non-embedded planar curves near singularities are given by the grim reaper curve Γ = ∂G defined above. (4) Some other translating solutions can occur as rescaling limits such as for instance a rotationally symmetric translating bowl (see for instance [Wa]).
A relation between entropy monotonicity and Harnack inequalities
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