• WordNet 3.6
    • n informing a speech act that conveys information
    • n informing to furnish incriminating evidence to an officer of the law (usually in return for favors)
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  • James Stalker
    James Stalker
    “How poor a guide enthusiasm is when it is not informed with the mind and spirit of God.”
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    “As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.”
  • Eric Sevareid
    Eric Sevareid
    “The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness.”
  • Jean Baudrillard
    “Information can tell us everything. It has all the answers. But they are answers to questions we have not asked, and which doubtless don't even arise.”
  • Clarence Day
    Clarence Day
    “Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.”
  • T. S. Eliot
    “Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information.”


Worm information - If you worm information out of somebody, you persuade them to tell you something they wanted to keep from you.


In literature:

He was informed that his fate depended on himself.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
He is also informed of large forces south of him.
"The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Six" by Abraham Lincoln
On Malicorne's arrival at Orleans, he was informed that the Comte de Guiche had just set out for Paris.
"Ten Years Later" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
If so I should be obliged if you would inform me of the result.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
They accordingly repaired to the exact spot and began to procure information.
"Celebrated Crimes, Complete" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
We will inform you presently what has been the occasion why it has been called Africa also.
"The Antiquities of the Jews" by Flavius Josephus
But a few short years ago, men did not think it possible to gain further information.
"The Prehistoric World" by E. A. Allen
INFORMER I won't belie my breeding; from generation to generation we have lived by informing.
"The Birds" by Aristophanes
He has been asking information from every one about the artillery.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
We are speaking of the highest type in manner, information, training, in the acquisition of what the world has to give.
"The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner" by Charles Dudley Warner

In poetry:

But fancy, as we passed the bowl,
Fill'd ev'ry empty chair again.
Inform'd the silent air with soul
And shaped the shadowy void to men.
"Forty Years After" by John Marchborn Cooley
Frozen in fate's dark blizzard,
felled to the earth —- quite mirthless —-
I'd flourish were my Father's
informing breath to warm me!
"The Pipit" by Jonas Hallgrimsson
'But lips, which till then never said
A word to cause any one pain,
Inform'd me, when reason had fled,
Of a conflict it could not sustain.
"The Old Fisherman" by Matilda Betham
Beauty of the soul,
Beauty informing forms and features,
Fairest to God's eye,--
Beauty that cannot fade or die
Though atoms to ruin roll!
"Introit : V. Litany Of Beauty " by Thomas MacDonagh
"Sir, I'm inform'd your house is haunted;
This devil I attack undaunted.
Let me, Sir, but the chimney see,
I'll lay the spirit, or he me."
"The Jack Daw" by William Hutton
But ere I ask once more to view
Yon setting sun his race renew,
Inform me, Swains! my friends, declare,
Will pitying Delia join the prayer?
"Song V. - On every tree, in every plain" by William Shenstone

In news:

More than 70 clinical information systems at the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase showed how information systems can connect to one another seamlessly.
While informational interviewing is an invaluable job search tool, an informational interview is not a job interview .
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's chief information officer says the state is working to resolve security deficiencies in its information technology systems.
Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center has been informing patients that their private information was erroneously posted to unsecure websites for more than six years.
"I encourage the community to come forward with any information relevant and or any information about other individuals who may be trying to kidnap or pick up young females," Reed said.
Much of the information that was reported had a conflicting bit of information along with it.
Approximately 90 associates affected by the layoffs have already been informed of their status and the remaining 610 will be informed during the next several days.
Aligning Information Stakeholders to Improve Information Economics.
You don't want government empowered to limit who can exercise their freedom of information rights based on how they want to use the information.
Propose a trustworthy mechanism to distinguish private vs public information in a massive stream of online information.
I did an informal poll of an informal group of people about how they ate melons .
How to send information to Costa Mesa and Newport Beach news staff news, top, beach, welcome, photos, costa, send, information, staff, mesa .
This guide will arm you with the basic information you need to make an informed choice.
How to send information to Costa Mesa and Newport Beach news staff news, top, beach, welcome, photos, costa, send, information, staff, mesa.
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In science:

The action of the system contains all interaction information, contains all information of the fundamental dynamics.
Gauge Theory of Gravity
Definition 1.2 For a random variable U with variance σ2 and smooth density f , we consider the score function ρ(u) = f ′ (u)/f (u), the Fisher information J (U ) = Eρ2 (U ), and the standardised Fisher Information Jst (U ) = σ2J (U ) − 1 = E(σρ(U ) + U/σ)2 ≥ 0.
An information-theoretic Central Limit Theorem for finitely susceptible FKG systems
The idea is that probability theory is meant to be “the logic of science” and is meant to be treated slightly informally in the same sense that ordinary logic is treated slightly informally in mathematics.
Physics with exotic probability theory
The original idea is that every active particle has some information and it shares that information with a sleeping particle at the time the former jumps on the latter.
The shape theorem for the frog model with random initial configuration
Particles that have the information move freely helping in the process of spreading information.
The shape theorem for the frog model with random initial configuration