• "She was just high enough, and could light the lamps."
    "She was just high enough, and could light the lamps."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv justly in accordance with moral or social standards "that serves him right","do right by him"
    • adv justly with honesty "he was rightly considered the greatest singer of his time"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Went out Just Ahead of the Old Man's Arctic Overshoes 027 Went out Just Ahead of the Old Man's Arctic Overshoes 027
Coughed up over $40 the First Day, Just Giving to Beggars 191 Coughed up over $40 the First Day, Just Giving to Beggars 191
The Russian Told Dad That Nicholas Just Doted On Americans 250 The Russian Told Dad That Nicholas Just Doted On Americans 250
He Was Just Getting Warmed up 293 He Was Just Getting Warmed up 293
Just boys Just boys
He cut both the monster's legs just below the garter He cut both the monster's legs just below the garter
Just then the door opened Just then the door opened

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Belgium, there is a museum just for strawberries
    • adv Justly In a just manner; in conformity to law, justice, or propriety; by right; honestly; fairly; accurately. "In equal balance justly weighed.""Nothing can justly be despised that can not justly be blamed: where there is no choice there can be no blame."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable
    • justly In a just manner; in conformity to reason, law, or justice; by right; honestly; fairly; equitably: as, to deal justly; an opinion justly formed.
    • justly In conformity to fact or rule; accurately: as, his character is justly described.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Just by recycling one aluminum can, enough energy would be saved to have a TV run for three hours.
    • adv Justly in a just manner: equitably: uprightly: accurately: by right
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  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “It's easy to stop making mistakes. Just stop having ideas.”
  • Robert Buchanan
    Robert Buchanan
    “She just wore enough for modesty; no more!”
  • Bill Hoest
    Bill Hoest
    “I just need enough to tide me over until I need more.”
  • H. L. Hunt
    H. L. Hunt
    “Money is just a way of keeping score.”
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I don't want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.”
  • Pearl S. Buck
    “Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same -- and most mothers kiss and scold together.”


Grass may be greener on the other side but it's just as hard to mow - 'The grass may be greener on the other side but it's just as hard to mow' is an expression used to mean a person's desire to have that which another person has in the belief it will make their life easieris false as all situations come with their own set of problems.
Just around the corner - If something is just around the corner, then it is expected to happen very soon.
Just as the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined - Things, especially education, that affect and influence us in our childhood shape the kind of adult we turn out to be. (There are various versions of this, like 'As the twig is bent, the tree's inclined' and 'As the twig is bent, so the tree inclines', 'As the twig is bent so is the tree inclined')
Just coming up to - If the time is just coming up to nine o'clock, it means that it will be nine o'clock in a very few seconds. You'll hear them say it on the radio in the morning.
Just deserts - If a bad or evil person gets their just deserts, they get the punishment or suffer the misfortune that it is felt they deserve.
Just for the heck of it - When someone does something just for the heck of it, they do it without a good reason.
Just for the record - If something is said to be just for the record, the person is saying it so that people know but does not necessarily agree with or support it.
Just in the nick of time - If you do something in the nick of time, you just manage to do it just in time, with seconds to spare.
Just off the boat - If someone is just off the boat, they are naive and inexperienced.
Just what the doctor ordered - If something's just what the doctor ordered, it is precisely what is needed.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Just (a.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. justusjus, law.


In literature:

Just ran up to spend the week-end with Auntie.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Here's Heine just growin' up, just been around this town with us boys a few years, and now he's drowned and gone for good.
"Mitch Miller" by Edgar Lee Masters
Military men in clubs demonstrated to a nicety just how long the fortress might hold out, and just how it must be taken at last.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
All the Farnhams just sung natural, just like birds.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
Just step this way to me.
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer, (AKA) Terence
If you'd just go down there you'd both be happy.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
Mamma was just getting scared.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
It's been almost six years; it will be just six on the tenth of next September.
"Fair Harbor" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Just like a clam one minute and just lovely the next!
"Patchwork" by Anna Balmer Myers
I'm no' sure but it's just the best thing the minister can do.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
Just for a moment the white man stood gazing down the shadowed trail.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
They studied with a will, just as they played, and you heard nothing about nerves in those days.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
She just sits in her chair all day and mumbles.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
There is a difference between plants, just as there is a difference between men.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
Just for a while, you know, till you can find a regular place somewhere.
"Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
A canoe had just turned the bend not a quarter of a mile away, and was skimming the water with the swiftness of a swallow's dart.
"That Girl Montana" by Marah Ellis Ryan
This just shows me how sensible I have been in never listening to flatterers.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
And here I was surprised and just a bit ashamed to find that while I had a real sympathy for him I had just as real curiosity.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
That's your duty just now.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
How impetuous and just like Allison, the boy, that telegram had sounded!
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill

In poetry:

The law is holy, just, and good;
All this the gospel seals with blood,
And clears the royal law's just dues
With dearly purchas'd revenues.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. II." by Ralph Erskine
Just whistle a bit, if your heart be sore;
'Tis a wonderful balm for pain.
Just pipe some old melody o'er and o'er
Till it soothes like summer rain.
"Just Whistle A Bit" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Just to wake on a sunny day and the wind blowing,
Just to walk on a bare road in the bright rain,–
These, O God, and the night, and the moon showing
"Again" by Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall
Old, Senor, old! just so old as the Mission.
You see that pear-tree? How old you think, Senor?
Fifteen year? Twenty? Ah, Senor, just fifty
Gone since I plant him!
"In The Mission Garden" by Francis Bret Harte
And just like the wavelet that moans on the beach,
And, sighing, sinks back to the sea,
So my song -- it just touches the rude shores of speech,
And its music melts back into me.
"A Song" by Abram Joseph Ryan
This summer day, with all its flowers,
With all its green and gold and blue,
Just for a little while is ours,
Just for a little--I and you:
Till the stars rise and bring the dew.
"The Last Tryst" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

Given that the Eagles' offense is averaging just 16 points per game (second-worst in the NFL), you get the sense that Andy Reid and Marty Mornhinweg are willing to try just about anything to get Michael Vick and company on the right track.
A new semester just began at the US under-17 residency program, and a young showbird who just moved to Bradenton from Minnesota immediately turned heads.
New Orleans Jazz Fest is well-timed, and not just because it's positioned on the calendar just before the threats of hurricanes and never-ending heat take hold.
If the name Salumeria Cinque Soldi is too much of a mouthful, just call it what it is: The shop, which lies just north of the Duffy Roll Cafe on South Pearl Street, is Denver's answer to the Italian-American deli.
Latin food is much more than just rice and beans and a Talent restaurant is proving just how flavorful and diverse that type of food can be.
'I was just stressed' and 'Overall, it was just boring,' 6-year-old says of competition.
FEW people know one of New York's most spectacular interiors, just as sumptuous as the New York Public Library and just as dazzling as the Chrysler Building.
Raymond Maples had just been stopped on fourth-and-goal from inches with just over 2 minutes left with Boston College clinging to a four-point lead, a rare failure for Army's potent triple option.
The victim was between Humboldt Street and Woodpoint Road at around 4:30 am when the thug approached, pulled out a handgun and said, "Just give me the wallet and go — just run.".
He threw two sides Just back him off, just send him home to go see the doctor.
The fire broke out just after 7 pm New Year's Eve at Weasel 's Exotic Entertainment just off US Highway 45.
Donald Glover is more than just an actor on NBC's sitcom Community, and Weirdo , his stand-up special shot in New York City, is more than just rape and poop jokes, although many of both exist.
Monday is Memorial Day, a holiday many Ohioans will celebrate with a cookout, a swim in a neighborhood pool just opened for the summer season, or just a day with family.
Should patients who were just slightly anemic — and not just the sliver of transfusion-dependent patients — be given the drug to make them "normal".
The Coggan Family Aquatic Center just turned 10 years old this month, but for La Jolla High School principal Dana Shelburne, it seems that it took just as long to get the idea of a pool at the school off the ground.

In science:

The classification procedure can be extended to an arbitrary number of groups, but, just to keep the notation as simple as possible, we will assume that we have just two groups.
The random Tukey depth
The crucial point in this toy model is the following : by computing correlation functions with just the same rules as in [1, 2, 3], the “ordinary vectors” do just the same job as the “sophisticated bivectors” : they violate Bell’s inequalities.
"Disproof of Bell's Theorem" : more critics
Now the topological space underlying K Y ×Y LY is just K ∩L, so K Y ×Y LY is just K ∩L with a different Kuranishi structure.
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
This bipartite graph may seem to be a trivial network but a projection onto a graph of just the artifact vertices, see Fig. 7, is just an implementation of the Molloy-Reed projection .
Randomness and Complexity in Networks
One should not believe that such just renormalizable theories are rare: for instance the Fermi surface singularities make the usual Fermionic non relativistic theories of condensed matter just renormalizable in any space dimension [4, 5].
Why Renormalizable NonCommutative Quantum Field Theories?
By our notation, a non-crossing increasing tree is just a d-avoiding NC-tree and a non-crossing alternating tree is just a {uu, dd}-avoiding NC-tree.
Pattern Avoidance in Generalized Non-crossing Trees
In the case of an ordinary noncommutative probability space, i.e., B = C and E = ϕ, the bi in the definition of B hX i = ChX i are superfluous and ChX i are just ordinary polynomials; in this case “identically distributed” just means that for each n ∈ N the ordinary moment ϕ(xn i ) does not depend on i.
A noncommutative de Finetti theorem: Invariance under quantum permutations is equivalent to freeness with amalgamation
We may often want to view the group G as a structure in just the group language, i.e. hG, ·i, in which case we sometimes write (with maybe some ambiguity) this structure as just G.
On central extensions and definably compact groups in o-minimal structures
So our process just reveals the initial condition bit by bit, and any statement about the resulting bit sequence (e.g., its incompressibility) is just a statement about the initial condition.
Algorithmic Information Theory and Foundations of Probability
However, just the right number of dots are absent in just the right places.
A Diagramless Link Homology
However, we discover that these fermions don’t just transforms as sections of the square-root of the canonical bundle on Σ (just like the topological B -branes in the B -model).
Topological Strings and Quantum Curves
Basing these on |G| rather than just G is likely to lead to an extension of most of the known finite theory to locally finite graphs, just as in Sections 4.1–2.
Locally finite graphs with ends: a topological approach
For developing AccRel further, it is a distinct possibility to adopt the methods of the works just quoted to the framework of AccRel (extended with first-order logic sorts to treat second-order logic ob jects, just like in Henkin-style second-order logic).
A logic road from special relativity to general relativity
By these consideration we can conclude that the approach where the GPU is used just as a simple coprocessor it is not the best one (for example wrapping just some kernelfunctions, such as FFT), because the host/device IO can dramatically reduce performance respect to what these new technologies can express.
cuInspiral: prototype gravitational waves detection pipeline fully coded on GPU using CUDA
This describes not only the tower of (m + 1)k pieces of the resolution eXm with its total divisor eDm , but also their attaching map, just as in Example 3.11, except that now we have k directions to keep track of instead of just one.
GW Invariants Relative Normal Crossings Divisors