look at

Definitions

  • LOOKING BACK AT THE MOUNTAINS
    LOOKING BACK AT THE MOUNTAINS
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v look at take into consideration for exemplifying purposes "Take the case of China","Consider the following case"
    • v look at look at carefully; study mentally "view a problem"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

"He looked wistfully at the pair of crutches." "He looked wistfully at the pair of crutches."
Three puppies look curiously at a tortoise Three puppies look curiously at a tortoise
THE SURGEON CAME AND LOOKED AT MARGRAF THE SURGEON CAME AND LOOKED AT MARGRAF
The Prince looks over at the Princess The Prince looks over at the Princess
Signy, at the top of the tree, looks in at the window Signy, at the top of the tree, looks in at the window
The prince looks thoughtfully at the silent Dorani The prince looks thoughtfully at the silent Dorani
Agnes looked up at Mrs. Mittens Agnes looked up at Mrs. Mittens
WHAT SHALL I LOOK AT NEXT WHAT SHALL I LOOK AT NEXT

Quotations

  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord%20Chesterfield
    “You must look into people, as well as at them.”
  • Francois De La Rochefoucauld
    Francois%20De%20La%20Rochefoucauld
    “Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye”
  • Robert F. Kennedy
    Robert%20F.%20Kennedy
    “There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not.”
  • William M. Thackeray
    William%20M.%20Thackeray
    “When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar%20Wilde
    “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver%20Wendell%20Holmes
    “It is faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth looking at.”

Usage

In literature:

He was looking at Mrs Anthony as unabashed as the proverbial cat looking at a king.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
Helene was looking at him now, looking him full in the face while a great storm was surging in her mind.
"The Music Master" by Charles Klein
Bonnie Bell looks at him and looks at me like she missed something.
"The Man Next Door" by Emerson Hough
He looked at the handsomely furnished room and thought of the splendid old home.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
There was a pause, during which Lydia looked at the fire dreamily, and he looked at Lydia.
"The Squirrel-Cage" by Dorothy Canfield
He looked at Helen and she looked full at him and she knew, when he turned to Miriam, that he still watched over herself.
"Moor Fires" by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
I looked at her sideways when we had got into our places at the table.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
I looked at her without answering; she stared back at me.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
He looked at the grim, forbidding-looking building.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
Everything passed so quickly that the Tree quite forgot to look at itself, there was so much to look at all round.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
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In poetry:

Your back was turned, you did not see
The shadow that he made.
He bent his head and looked at me;
It made my soul afraid.
"Death at the Window" by Robert Fuller Murray
But thou, O man! look at the flowers
That from the earth do spring--
They shew to thee thy days and hours
Are ever on the wing.
"The Seasons Of The Year Compared To the Life Of A Man" by Susannah Hawkins
You'll look at least on love's remains,
A grave's one violet:
Your look?—that pays a thousand pains.
What's death? You'll love me yet!
"Pippa Passes: Part III: Evening" by Robert Browning
I wore it to the village fair;
Oh proud I was, though poor was I.
The maids looked at me with a stare,
The lads looked at me with a sigh.
"The Hat" by Robert W Service
Victor looked at the mountains,
The mountains all covered in snow
Cried; 'Are you pleased with me, Father?'
And the answer came back, No.
"Victor" by W H Auden
You'll look at least on love's remains,
A grave's one violet:
Your look?—that pays a thousand pains.
What's death?—You'll love me yet!
"You'll Love Me Yet" by Robert Browning

In news:

Technology blogger Sal Rodriguez looks at three entrants looking to dominate the.
Technology blogger Sal Rodriguez looks at three entrants looking to dominate the 7-inch tablet market: the iPad mini, Kindle Fire HD and Nexus 7.
If you've ever wondered exactly what the scruffy-looking "kids" with ratty-looking cars are doing tearing up parking lots and tracks across the country, take a look at the documentary Keep Drifting Fun about the American drift culture.
A funny thing happened as I was looking at the political map of this year's presidential election: It began to look like the map of the presidential election of 2004.
Following last week's quick peek at programs in Hernando provided by Region IV Mental Health Services, the county supervisors got a more in-depth look at life-skills programs being taught at the Southaven facility .
Since 75% of the time February has just 28 days I sat down and looked at how 2012 looked compared to average.
"I'm open to anybody, but I look for those people who are looking at some innovative ideas, maybe think outside the box a little bit," Councilman Bob Lewis said.
Here's what to look for when looking at a prospective acquisition.
If you've ever looked in on your mom while she's putting together the family stew, you may have been shocked at how unappetizing things looked at the time.
Looks like the ' Gangster Squad' marketing has recovered from the movie's delay and reshoots, as we're now being bombarded with looks at the film.
I recently went to my doctor and felt she looked at her computer more than she looked at me.
But the truth is, we've been looking at the bottom for so long, looking at a naked bottom won't make a difference.
If you think the 2011 XJ doesn't look like a Jaguar , you're not alone, but you probably also haven't looked at other Jaguars lately.
Here's a look at the actors when they made their debut on Bond -- and what they look like today.
When buying ice cream or other frozen novelties , 94% of people say they base their decision on flavor, while 83% look at price and 72% look for a sale or promotion.
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In science:

Let’s look at the angular derivative, the condition DθΦ = 0 tells us that the higgs field has the following form at spatial infinity.
Simple models with Alice fluxes
Instead of looking at the central part of the distribution, an alternative way is to look at the tails.
A simple model of price formation
This solution can be found by looking at the limit of the spherical membrane at large radius.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
Looking at both figures we remark that the centers of the peaks of χ look approximately symmetric with respect to zero.
Euler-Poincare' Characteristic and Phase Transition in the Potts Model
We focus on ‘phase transitions’ [13, 33, 34] at the percolation threshold by looking at the size of the largest cluster, and we determine how the value of the critical parameter in RGGs approaches that of random graphs as the dimension increases.
Random Geometric Graphs
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