make-up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n make-up cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
    • n make-up the way in which someone or something is composed
    • n make-up an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event "he missed the test and had to take a makeup","the two teams played a makeup one week later"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Ants make up 1/10 of the total world animal tissue
    • make-up An action that is taken to fulfill a requirement not accomplished at the expected time, such as a make-up examination; as, the student took his make-up on Saturday.
    • make-up Cosmetics applied to the face, such as lipstick facial power, or eye shadow.
    • make-up The aggregate of cosmetics and costume worn by an actor.
    • make-up (Printing) The appearance of a page of a publication, specifically the type style of the text and the spatial arrangement of the text, illustrations, advertising material etc., on the page.
    • make-up (Printing) The art or process of arranging the portions of a printed publication on the pages for esthetic reasons or for optimal effect on the reader.
    • make-up The constituent parts of anything; as, the makeup of the new congress was predominantly conservative.
    • make-up The effect or appearance of the wearing of makeup (in senses 3 or 4); often, the way in which an actor is dressed, painted, etc., in personating a character; as, her makeup was very realistic.
    • make-up The way in which the parts of anything are put together. "The unthinking masses are necessarily teleological in their mental make-up ."
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The plant life in the oceans make up about 85 percent of all the greenery on the Earth.
    • ns Make-up the way anything is arranged: an actor's materials for personating a part:
    • ns Make-up (print.) the arrangement of composed types into columns or pages, as in imposition
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Quotations

  • William R. Alger
    William R. Alger
    “Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.”
  • David Thomas
    David Thomas
    “If there are things you don't like in the world you grew up in, make your own life different.”
  • Harry Emerson Fosdick
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    “A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “You can make the dream come true if you wake up and work.”
  • John Ruskin
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    “When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “And the joy of it all; when we count it all up; is found in the making of friends.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. macian; Ger. machen.

Usage

In literature:

All the while I was making up stories, with myself as heroine.
"The Love Affairs of Pixie" by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
Still I should not gain it by hesitation, and I tried to make up my mind to be prepared for a disappointment, should I be mistaken.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
But he had no doubt that if he persisted in his refusal she would make up her mind to write.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
That will make up the dozen.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
The officers and passengers had been engaged in making up lists of the wounded and the dead.
"Down The River" by Oliver Optic
No mere money can ever make up to him for being thus baffled.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
But, Eunice, we've got to make up our minds to stay here and broil, this whole afternoon.
"Cricket at the Seashore" by Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
As she could not make up her own mind, Diana made it up for her.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
Sit down there and make up your records; vote those proxies.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
Every one, Eleanore, owes himself his share of happiness, and he can get it if he simply makes up his mind to it.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
Cool, make up directly to 250 cc., and filter.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Why can you not make up a story that will satisfy him?
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
She then proceeded to make up the fire brightly and to straighten Hollyhock's disordered bed.
"Hollyhock" by L. T. Meade
You women must make up your minds to that.
"Phoebe, Junior" by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
If you've never been before, I expect you'll say it makes up for this.
"The Manor House School" by Angela Brazil
Do you think you could make up your mind to live with me from now on?
"Jennie Gerhardt" by Theodore Dreiser
Ten days was enough time for anybody to make up her mind.
"Chicken Little Jane on the Big John" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
Dey all dress up in sheets and make up like spirit.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
He has been running after them, too, long enough, one would think, to make up his mind.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
Change is always exciting too, and to feel that one is needed is very pleasant; it makes one feel grown-up and important.
"Anxious Audrey" by Mabel Quiller-Couch
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In poetry:

So that's you, man,
or me. I make it as I can,
I pick up, I go
faster than they know—
"A Wicker Basket" by Robert Creeley
Some men, some men
Cannot pass a
Book shop.
(Lady, make your mind up, and wait your life away.)
"Chant For Dark Hours" by Dorothy Parker
And as he had taken the same walk the day before,
The Bishop's mind was undisturbed and easy on that score;
Besides the Bishop had been told by some men,
That they saw him making his way up a glen.
"The Tragic Death of the Rev. A.H. Mackonochie" by William Topaz McGonagall
A prudent wife is seldom had,
Because the husband makes her bad.
If you'd in happiness rejoice,
Then treasure up this short advice:
With gentle hand her errors cure,
And what you cannot mend, endure.
"The Pleasures Of Matrimony" by William Hutton
Gliding through the gateway, there they go! there they go!
Don't they make you think of broken string of pearls?
Tripping up the stairway, here they come! here they come!
While the zephyrs frolic in their curls.
"Take Them Away! They'll Drive Me Crazy" by Henry Clay Work
A promise make your bride: that at the self-same hour,
Whether you gallop on or halt in some wide mart,
You'll look up at the moon, so round, so full, so bright,
The almost moveless moon, with longing in your heart!
"Kalmuck Bride" by Padraic Colum

In news:

The Warriors were on the road last week facing off against Midland Trail in a make-up game.
Dermablend, a tattoo cover make-up has used him in a new ad.
Bromeliads make up part of the America In Bloom garden display.
You'll have too many choices hindering your ability to make up your mind and follow the path most beneficial to you.
The Pikes Peak region gave the Fourth of July a second chance on Labor Day, with fireworks, fairs and a parade to make up for the festivities canceled during the Waldo Canyon fire.
Among the five nations that make up the BRIC association of leading emerging economies, energy theft is highest in India, where nearly a quarter of electricity is stolen or lost.
Students of color make up 22 percent of the Class of 2016.
Taylor Young, left, and John Pedigo, the duo who make up The O's perform at the Granada Theater on Saturday, Nov 17, 2012.
In the 'you-can't-make-up-this-stuff' category, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is spending about $1.1 million to develop a way to physiologically measure how engaged students are by their teachers' lessons.
The international make-up of the College of Europe represents a world of possibility.
Kim Kardashian attends her friend, celebrity make-up artist, Joyce Bonelli's Mad Hatter themed baby shower.
Why shouldn't jurors hear every bit of evidence each side wants to present, and then make up their own minds what evidence to consider in reaching a verdict.
"I can't make up for your lack of experience," he says, "but I can make you fitter.
New York City School Kids May Have To Give Up Vacation To Make Up For Lost Days From Sandy.
But the king of all tweezers, Tweezerman, announces its new "Special Edition Graffiti Slant Tweezer " to brighten up your make-up drawer.
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In science:

In (3.9), the first term has ‘forgotten’ the first step, while the second term makes up for this mistake.
An expansion for self-interacting random walks
The pertinent question is when does the transition occur, i.e., what is the smallest value of c for which the norm gain away from Jk makes up for the entropy loss.
The two possible values of the chromatic number of a random graph
The union of these non-peripheral ones makes up the collection pY (g) ⊂ C (Y ).
Coarse and synthetic Weil-Petersson geometry: quasi-flats, geodesics, and relative hyperbolicity
R and RS) make up more than 90 % of stars whose pericenter distances, rp , are less than 0.5 pc from the GC (Table 7).
Trojan Stars in the Galactic Center
The set of degrees for all nodes in the graph makes up the degree sequence, which follows a probability distribution called the degree distribution.
Evolving Clustered Random Networks
We have also measured the clustering of DRGs selected from catalogs in which the J and K zeropoints are varied within their uncertainties independently for each of the pointings that make up the UDS mosaic.
A Confirmation of the Strong Clustering of Distant Red Galaxies at 2 < z <3
These three terms together make up Kitaev’s Hamiltonian (1.50).
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
The output consists of the number of test errors, the number of weak classifiers with non-zero weights that make up the final strong classifier.
Training a Binary Classifier with the Quantum Adiabatic Algorithm
In those situations, it could be possible to estimate either the key or to make up some function somehow equivalent to the encryption procedure.
Some hints for the design of digital chaos-based cryptosystems: lessons learned from cryptanalysis
GeV this term makes up for all of the emission below the two pion threshold.
Hydrodynamic Description of Dilepton Production
We consider the existence of t edges making up a path.
Logconcave Random Graphs
The reddest MS stars that make up the r − i > 0.7 branch of the stellar locus are less luminous, so the effective volume an observation probes is small and nearby.
Stellar Locus Regression: Accurate Color Calibration, and the Real-time Determination of Galaxy Cluster Photometric Redshifts
We proceed in a similar way as before, but we now assume that the spectrum is composed of two components: one that follows the local large scale structure, contributing a fraction x to the flux above 55 EeV, and one isotropic component that makes up for the remainder, 1 − x.
Anisotropy vs chemical composition at ultra-high energies
This will take us a while to show, and makes up the remainder of the proof.
High level excursion set geometry for non-Gaussian infinitely divisible random fields
Measurements of the deep-inelastic scattering (DIS) of leptons and nucleons, e + p → e + X , allow the extraction of Parton Distribution Functions (PDFs) which describe the longitudinal momentum carried by the quarks, anti-quarks and gluons that make up the fast-moving nucleons.
GPDs at HERA and perspectives at COMPASS
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