Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. inventio,: cf. F. invention,. See Invent
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. invenīre, inventum—in, upon, venīre, to come.
They have not the undesigned coincidence of the ludicrous nor the fanciful invention of true humour.
"History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
Others invented a half wheel, on which the obelisk was to be raised by degrees.
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)" by S. Spooner
These new inventions, Hanz argued, would be the ruin of no end of honest people.
"The Von Toodleburgs" by F. Colburn Adams
Photography, it must be remembered, was not invented.
"George Borrow The Man and His Books" by Edward Thomas
Though for some years he divided his time and effort between painting and invention, he at last decided to devote himself wholly to invention.
"Stories of Later American History" by Wilbur F. Gordy
The need was there; but invention did not follow.
"Scientific American, Volume 40, No. 13, March 29, 1879" by Various
The memory fails before such infinite invention, such facility and felicity of execution.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
Inventing nothing, he profited by all invented.
"A Text-Book of the History of Painting" by John C. Van Dyke
We get a name for a thing and then invent the thing that fits it.
"The Last Harvest" by John Burroughs
Both sides in the Civil War invented a good many new words with which to abuse the enemy.
"Stories That Words Tell Us" by Elizabeth O'Neill
Yes, love's truly a vulgar word.
I'll invent something else to supplant it,
Just for you, the whole world, all words
I will gladly rename, if you want it.
"Without A Title" by Boris Pasternak
But jealous of our god of dreams,
His common-sense in secret schemes
To rule the heart;
Unable to invent the lyre,
Creates with simulated fire
"Under Which Lyre" by W H Auden
All the soul in rapt suspension,
All the quivering, palpitating
Chords of life in utmost tension,
With the fervor of invention,
With the rapture of creating!
"Prometheus, Or, The Poet's Forethought. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
These the inventive can hand-paint at leisure,
Or most emporia would stock our measure;
And feasting in their dappled shade
We should forget how they were made.
"This Last Pain" by William Empson
Unto the Glass Gorgona torques her Eye
Beholding there Ten Myriad Fragments fly,
The Parts dispersing with lugubrious Din -
Who will invent a Mirror that will lie?
"The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Jr." by Wallace Irwin
For that ye were so discontent,
To rhyme them a while ye spent,
And idle names ye did invent,
To ca' the folk,
Sic vulgar rhyme nae man will prent,
But will ye mock.
"Address To Doggerels" by Susannah Hawkins
Inventing The Future of Search Means Inventing Life After It.
Biometrics is not a new area of invention for Apple.
And began a lifelong career of practical inventions.
8,279,042, invented by Blayn W Beenau of Peoria, Ariz. David S Bonalle of New Rochelle, N.Y.
8,279,042, invented by Blayn W Beenau of Peoria, Ariz.
Couple that with our love for daytime extravaganzas and we just might have the best invention of all time.
Kristyn Heath, CEO of Passive Devices and BLACK ENTERPRISE's 2008 Teenpreneur of the Year, is in a David vs Goliath battle as she fights rapper Snoop Dogg's accusation that her invention SnoopTunes infringes on his trademark.
Local crowds can get a free taste of the Travel Channel star's inventions as the Jim Beam's Track the Red Stag Food Truck Tour stops at two clubs in the city.
Skirt in the inventive Gen-X hit Swingers.
Sure, the Twitter guys still have no idea how to make money off their fabulous invention.
Long before Marilyn Manson, Ziggy Stardust and KISS, Alice Cooper invented theatrical rock.
With a taste for new art and old buildings and a love of hard work, Mina Litinsky was one of the handful of people who invented LoDo as an entertainment district.
Invention, expansion, violence marked early years.
After becoming concerned about wrong-site surgery, a St Louis doctor invented a device to keep patients safe.
It actually happens in the inventive and wildly popular "Animorphs" series.
Pandharipande, Hodge integrals and Gromov-Witten theory, Invent.
Random surfaces enumerating algebraic curves
Pandharipande, Localization of virtual classes, Invent.
Random surfaces enumerating algebraic curves
Leeb, 3-manifolds with(out) metrics of nonpositive curvature, Invent.
Obstructions for generalized graphmanifolds to be nonpositively curved
We reformulate the notion of quasivariety invented by A. I.
Greenberg, On the behavior of p-adic L-functions at s = 0, Invent.
On a p-adic interpolation function for the q-extension of the generalized Bernoulli polynomials and Its derivative