mart

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mart an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Walmart-mart sells more apparel a year than all the other competing department stores combined
    • Mart A bargain.
    • Mart A market. "Where has commerce such a mart . . . as London?"
    • Mart Battle; contest.
    • Mart The god Mars.
    • v. t Mart To buy or sell in, or as in, a mart. "To sell and mart your officer for gold
      To undeservers."
    • v. t Mart To traffic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1962, the first Wal-Mart opened up in Rogers, Arkansas
    • n mart A place of sale or traffic; seat of trade; market.
    • n mart Trade; traffic; purchase and sale; market.
    • mart To traffic; deal.
    • mart To make market for; trade in; buy and sell; deal in or with.
    • n mart Same as Mars, 1.
    • n mart [capitalized] Martinmas.
    • n mart A cow or ox fattened to be killed (usually about Martinmas) and salted or smoked for winter provision.
    • n mart Same as marque
    • n mart The marten.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: If Wal-Mart was classified as a country, it would be the 24th most productive country in the world
    • n Mart märt a place of trade.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Contr. fr. market,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Contr. of market.

Usage

In literature:

Herrick's poem is modelled on Mart.
"The Hesperides & Noble Numbers: Vol. 1 and 2" by Robert Herrick
Mart of the souls of men!
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
The factory at Parramatta, in former times, was a mart of women.
"The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)" by John West
Frequent caravans, with cattle and slaves, passed us on their way to various marts.
"Captain Canot" by Brantz Mayer
I could not speak with Dromio since at first 5 I sent him from the mart.
"The Comedy of Errors" by William Shakespeare
In the thirteenth century, Bruges was the great mart for silk.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866" by Various
Bowery and Grand Street were the East Side's shopping marts.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
She had taken Mart's measure and saw this coming.
"A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike" by Charles King
And venture madly on a desperate mart.
"Ups and Downs in the Life of a Distressed Gentleman" by William L. Stone
There was a public slave mart at Azcapuzalco.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
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In poetry:

I have songs of dancing pleasure,
I have songs of happy heart,
Songs are mine that pulse in measure
To the throbbing of the mart.
"Three Songs" by Duncan Campbell Scott
Tell me not the negro mother
Rears her children for the mart,
To be torn, when master wills it,
From her clinging arms and heart.
"Comparative Slavery" by Janet Hamilton
But aside from these, and the marts of wealth, and the crowded
promenade,
Admitting around me comrades close, unseen by the rest, and
voiceless,
"Ashes Of Soldiers" by Walt Whitman
And straight to busy camps and marts
The singing flames were swiftly gone;
The trembling leaves of human hearts
Hid boughs for them to perch upon.
"Fragments" by John Masefield
Refuge it gave the weary heart,
Beyond the sordid din
And conflict of the crowded mart,
One sweet, sequestered nook apart,
Where all might enter in.
"The Church upon the Hill" by John O Brien
What lovely things have touched my heart—
See how the waves caress and part,
And watch pale Dawn from Night upstart
And slip into her mystic mart.
"Song Of Lovely Things" by Wilhelmina Stitch

In news:

The Lee's Food Mart at 1859 S Roane St in Harriman was robbed at gunpoint by two men Saturday 9:22 p.m.
Wal-Mart and Target: A tale of two discounters during Holiday shopping.
In response to "Legal fight over Ceres supercenter drags on" (Sept 25): Sheri Jacobson wants transparency from the city and Wal-Mart.
Shoppers and stores around the country are preparing for big Black Friday sales, but a group of Wal-Mart workers are getting ready for a protest.
Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Punta Gorda man for allegedly "huffing" from a spray can in the Port Charlotte Wal-Mart parking lot Friday night.
CHARLOTTE, Carolina del Norte, EE.UU.—Ramon Sessions coló 21 puntos y los Bobcats derrotaron el martes 92-76 a los Wizards de Washington para hilar victorias consecutivas por primera vez desde el pasado diciembre.
CHARLOTTE, Carolina del Norte, EE.UU.—Ramon Sessions coló 21 puntos y los Bobcats derrotaron el martes 99-76 a los Wizards de Washington para hilar victorias consecutivas por primera vez desde el pasado diciembre.
Enticing urban ad types to Arkansas has much to do with Wal-Mart and something to do with cool.
China's Wal-Mart sanctions: A trend against foreign firms.
Wal-Mart workers plan Black Fri.
Matthews Health Mart-Let our Knowledgable Staff Help you with ALL for Pharmacy Needs.
Wal-Mart, manufacturer sued over huffing death of Syracuse man.
Plantation Boat Mart & Marina, a South Florida dealership, announced the acquisition of Hydra -Sports Boat Co.
Mardel founder Mart Green sits at the Waterford offices of Saxum Communications in Oklahoma City on Wednesday afternoon.
Stepanski was shot and killed in the parking lot of JR Food Mart on College Drive in Barnesville.
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In science:

Mart´ın de Diego: Co-isotropic and LegendreLagrangian submanifolds and conformal Jacobi morphisms, J.
Jacobi groupoids and generalized Lie bialgebroids
Briand, Delyon and M´emin in and Ma, Protter, San Mart´ın and Torres in have approximated the Brownian motion by a scaled random walk.
Stability of solutions of BSDEs with random terminal time
Gonz´alez-Romero, Lectures Notes in Physics 423, (Berlin: Springer-Verlag) p 136; see also Mart´ın-Prats M M, Ph. D.
On global models for isolated rotating axisymmetric charged bodies; uniqueness of the exterior field
Mart´ın-Moruno, Proceedings of the eleventhMarcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, Editors: H.
Lorentzian wormholes generalizes thermodynamics still further
Mart´ınez: Hamiltonians on random walk tra jectories, Stochastic Process.
Random walk versus random line
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