kibble

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kibble an iron bucket used for hoisting in wells or mining
    • n kibble coarsely ground grain in the form of pellets (as for pet food)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Kibble A large iron bucket used in Cornwall and Wales for raising ore out of mines.
    • v. t Kibble To bruise; to grind coarsely; as, kibbled oats.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • kibble To bruise or grind coarsely, as malt, beans, etc.
    • kibble To clip roughly, as a stone.
    • kibble To walk lame.
    • n kibble The bucket of a draw-well, or of the shaft of a mine. [Prov. Eng.]
    • n kibble A stick with a curve or knob at the end, used in playing the game of nurspell.
    • kibble To hoist ore or refuse in a mine-bucket or kibble.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Kibble kib′l the bucket of a draw-well
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Usage

In literature:

Mr Jacob Kibble, I drink yours.
"Our Mutual Friend" by Charles Dickens
You may hear, if you listen, the magic coming out of the ground, "Kibble-kable, kibble-kable," only fast as anything.
"Vignettes Of San Francisco" by Almira Bailey
Tell Kibble to throw your new gown in the rag-bag, and please let me hear no more about it.
"Phantom Fortune, A Novel" by M. E. Braddon
Almost at the same moment the kibble appeared flying upwards.
"Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines" by R.M. Ballantyne
In this shaft the kibbles were worked.
"Personal Reminiscences in Book Making" by R.M. Ballantyne
The next step is to crack or break the nuts in what is called the 'kibbling-mill.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 461" by Various
From time immemorial, tradition had it that a great treasure was buried near the Kibble in Lancashire.
"The Book of Buried Treasure" by Ralph D. Paine
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In news:

Research shows cats prefer certain kibble shapes, which also impacts processing and product features.
Every dog and cat owner can relate to sloppy eaters and drinkers, leaving kibble and dribble on the floor.
2 It's better than bonding over a bowl of kibble You like to run.
The trouble with kibble .
Free Kibble for Dogs in Need.
When the Money's Right, Celebrity Chefs Won't Quibble About Kibble .
Between the two of them they eat 7 cups of premium kibble a day.
I spend $100/month on kibble alone.
When the Money's Right, Celebrity Chefs Won't Quibble About Kibble.
Then life punched me in the kibbles and bits, so I'll tell you about that instead.
Born Dec 27, 1896, at Portageville, son of the late Kibble Terry and Louise Davis Swilley , he was a member of the Conran Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge.
How to trim down the cost of kibble.
Nationwide event offers free kibble to dog owners in need.
Who ate all the kibble.
The Kibble Goddess is not pleased.
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In science:

Kibble and Lepora [EVG] have studied two metrical structures on the Electroweak vacuum manifold.
Finite temperature corrections and embedded strings in noncommutative geometry and the standard model with neutrino mixing
Kibble, Topology of cosmic domains and strings. J.
Finite temperature corrections and embedded strings in noncommutative geometry and the standard model with neutrino mixing
Kibble, Global Conservation Laws and Massless Particles, Phys.
Phase Transitions and Moduli Space Topology
Kibble, Global conservation laws and massless particles, Phys.
The super-LHC
So, brane annihilation leads to vortices, D-strings, produced via the Kibble mechanism.
Formation & evolution of cosmic superstrings: a short review
Kibble, “Global conservation laws and massless particles,” Phys.
Primordial Fluctuations in String Cosmology
Cosmic strings are topological defects that are predicted to have formed via the Kibble mechanism during one of the phase transitions in the early universe and in the field theoretical description can be considered to be an example of a topological soliton.
Detection of cosmic superstrings by geodesic test particle motion
Kibble T., Interaction variables for the interacting gravitational and Dirac field, J.
Summary of a non-uniqueness problem of the covariant Dirac theory and of two solutions of it
Kibble, T. (1981), Is a semi-classical theory of gravity viable?, in C.
Canonical Quantum Gravity and the Problem of Time
In the case of a primordial phase transition, the horizon size at the epoch of phase transition is small and topological defects will form according to the Kibble mechanism .
Testing for Gaussianity Through the Three Point Temperature Correlation Function
Applied to textures, the Kibble mechanism implies that on all scales r ≥ tG , field configurations with winding number nW ≥ ncr are frozen in with a probability p(ncr ) per volume r3 .
Modern Cosmology and Structure Formation
Applied to textures, the Kibble mechanism implies that on all scales r ≥ tG , field configurations with winding number nW ≥ ncr are frozen in with a probability p(ncr ) per volume r3 .
Formation of Structure in the Universe
But cosmic strings, a sufficiently low density of global (i.e., non-gauged monopoles), and global textures are potentially interesting for cosmology (recent reviews include Vilenkin & Shellard 1994, Hindmarsh & Kibble 1995, Shellard 1996).
Dark Matter and Structure Formation in the Universe
An early estimate of defect density after a quench was given by Kibble .
Density of kinks just after a quench in an overdamped system
Notice that the string formation mechanism is somewhat different from the Kibble mechanism.
Aspects of Preheating after Inflation
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