listing

Definitions

  • List of s
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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n listing the act of making a list of items
    • n listing a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill
    • Listing The act or process of one who lists (in any sense of the verb); as, the listing of a door; the listing of a stock at the Stock Exchange.
    • Listing (Carp) The sapwood cut from the edge of a board.
    • Listing The selvedge of cloth; list.
    • Listing (Agric) The throwing up of the soil into ridges, -- a method adopted in the culture of beets and some garden crops.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The list of ingredients that make up lipstick include fish scales
    • n listing The act of attaching a list or border, or of binding with list.
    • n listing A list or border of cloth, etc.
    • n listing The act of cutting away the sapwood from the edge of a board.
    • n listing The strip thus cut away.
    • n listing In agriculture, the throwing up of the soil into ridges.
    • n listing The act of making a list or catalogue.
    • n listing In land laws of the United States, an allotment or assignment of land by the government.
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Quotations

  • George Herbert
    George%20Herbert
    “He who has the pepper may season as he lists.”
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver%20Wendell%20Holmes
    “Why can't somebody give us a list of things that everybody thinks and nobody says, and another list of things that everybody says and nobody thinks.”
  • Gioacchino Antonio Rossini
    Gioacchino Antonio Rossini
    “Give me a laundry list and I'll set it to music.”
  • John Argenti
    John Argenti
    “A plan is a list of actions arranged in whatever sequence is thought likely to achieve an objective.”
  • Frank Dane
    Frank%20Dane
    “The news of any politician's death should be listed under Public Improvements.”
  • Stan Michalski
    Stan Michalski
    “Don't put people down, unless it's on your prayer list.”

Idioms

A List - Prominent and influential people who comprise the most desirable guests at a social function or gathering.
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At the top of the list - If something is at the top of the list, it is of highest priority, most important, most urgent, or the next in one's line of attention.
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Usage

In literature:

Then Vee has to get interested in the Gummidges, too, from hearin' me tell of 'em, and the next I knew she'd added 'em to her reg'lar list.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
Now it is low on the list in agricultural products.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
The omen lists for the other planets were arranged on the same principle as the Venus list.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
Fellows who were on the list, sanguine, anxious, touchy; fellows who were not on the list, cross, sarcastic, righteous.
"Follow My leader" by Talbot Baines Reed
Here is the list you made out.
"Shorty McCabe on the Job" by Sewell Ford
Royal Privileges: the Civil List.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
Call over the list, and let each boy come up and answer.
"The Master of the Shell" by Talbot Baines Reed
And I keep a list in my pocket too, and take it out at odd moments.
"Tom and Some Other Girls" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Harris's fourth list of 547, and "The List's" fourth list of 528 names, should go to No.
"Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis
The list of foreign artists other than portraitists who visited England before 1750 for varying periods is also impressive.
"John Baptist Jackson" by Jacob Kainen
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In poetry:

God will no vile offenders hear,
Nor those who sinners are profess'd —
But they must quit their vices, e'er
The Lord will list to their request.
"Advice, Before Prayer" by Rees Prichard
O Beatrice! O Tempora! O Heaven!
List to our lyre the while the strings we smite;
Where shall you be at--well, say half-past seven
To-morrow night?
"To-night" by Franklin Pierce Adams
John Delaney of the Rifles – who was he?
A name seen on a list
All unknown and unmissed,
What to us that he is dead?-
Yet he died for you and me.
"Casualty" by Winifred Mary Letts
The nightingale rests on a waving bough,
And sings to a pure white rose;
The rose—she lists to her lover's vow,
And a blush on her pale cheek glows.
"Love And Song" by Ernest Jones
How shall I paint those days of love,
How paint the hours that rapture gave !
And sing thro' all the list'ning grove,
Of Reginald the young and brave.
"Reginald The Brave" by Laura Sophia Temple
When list'ning to the Stockdove's moan,
Far in the deep sequester'd grove,
The blush that whisper'd, "We're alone,"
Sweetly confess the power of Love.
"Love's Triumph" by Nathaniel Bloomfield

In news:

We wanted to provide you with a list of fun things to bring to the beach this Monday for Jack's 6th Birthday Party that may not be on your typical list.
The order is valued at $4.7 billion at list prices, though jet makers typically discount from list prices.
Christmas list or wish list, the panhandle raided Westgate mall hoping to catch a good deal on black Friday weekend.
You made list after list.
The NBA All-Star ballot lists 120 players – 60 each from the Eastern and Western conferences – with 36 frontcourt and 24 guards from each conference comprising the list.
This List is A Great List to be On .
And Voices From the List, a documentary about Oskar Schindler for the Schindler's List DVD.
Cancer or heart attack top the list of health concerns for most people, but Alzheimer's disease should be on that list, too.
The borough snagged two of the top 10 spots in Bon Appetit's annual list of the best new restaurants in the country, with Blanca in Bushwick and Carroll Gardens' Battersby both near the top of the list.
Updating a list made in 2004, the EPA has added 15 cities to the sooty air list, mostly in states like Alaska, Utah, Idaho and Wisconsin.
Marcel Reece is listed on the Raiders roster as a fullback because, well, he has to be listed as something.
Read the list of all the songs on the list here.
If we could pick one celeb to be BFFs with, Emma Stone would be at the top of our list: She's super funny, stylish, classy, talented and, well, the list goes on.
Jim Hauschild, president of Alpine List Group, a list broker based in Park City, Utah, says there are several things to consider when choosing a third party mailing list.
ARRL Diamond DXCC entity list based on the original list from 1937.
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In science:

In it is described as an auxiliary technique that solves the introduction problem of White lists, tis means, that payment is only required for callers who are not on the White list of callee.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
Let us assume Payment at risk combined with White listing as in the first example, so that payment is only required for callers that are not present in the callee’s White List.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
Add α to the list of virtual string candidates and then consider the next nanoword in the list.
On tabulating virtual strings
Here [] represents the empty list, and y#ys represents the list formed by concatenating the element y with the list ys.
Every Computably Enumerable Random Real Is Provably Computably Enumerable Random
Let us first prove that any list extends the empty list.
Every Computably Enumerable Random Real Is Provably Computably Enumerable Random
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