monthly

Definitions

  • In the month of July
    In the month of July
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj monthly of or occurring or payable every month "monthly payments","the monthly newsletter"
    • adv monthly occurring once a month "they meet monthly"
    • n monthly a periodical that is published every month (or 12 issues per year)
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November is the most disagreeable month in the year November is the most disagreeable month in the year

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange,silver or purple
    • n Monthly A publication which appears regularly once a month.
    • Monthly As if under the influence of the moon; in the manner of a lunatic.
    • Monthly Continued a month, or a performed in a month; as, the monthly revolution of the moon.
    • Monthly Done, happening, payable, published, etc., once a month, or every month; as, a monthly visit; monthly charges; a monthly installment; a monthly magazine.
    • Monthly Once a month; in every month; as, the moon changes monthly .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: An average women has 17 square feet of skin. When a women is in her ninth month of pregnancy she has 18.5 square feet of skin
    • monthly Continued for a month, or performed in a month: as, the monthly revolution of the moon.
    • monthly Done or happening once a month or every month: as, a monthly meeting; a monthly visit.
    • monthly Lasting a month.
    • n monthly A magazine or other literary periodical published once a month.
    • n monthly plural Menses.
    • monthly Once a month; in every month: as, the moon changes monthly.
    • monthly As if under the influence of the moon; in the manner of a lunatic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The average person can live about a month without eating any food, but can only live about a week without water
    • adj Monthly performed in a month: happening or published once a month
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Quotations

  • Mark Twain
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    “I can live for two months on a good compliment.”
  • John Barrymore
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    “You never realize how short a month is until you have to pay alimony.”
  • Walter Matthau
    Walter Matthau
    “My doctor gave me six months to live but when I couldn't pay the bill, he gave me six months more.”
  • Japanese Proverb
    Japanese Proverb
    “One kind word can warm 3 winter months.”
  • John Barrymore
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    “Why is there so much month left at the end of the money?”
  • Harry S Truman
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    “Within the first few months I discovered that being president is like riding a tiger. A man has to keep riding or be swallowed.”

Idioms

A month of Sundays - A month of Sundays is a long period of time: I haven't seen her in a month of Sundays.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. mónðmóna, the moon.

Usage

In literature:

Father was obliged to rest after all this dreadful experience of nine or ten months.
"Sixty Years of California Song" by Margaret Blake-Alverson
First month, sleep lasts two hours; sixteen of the twenty-four hours spent in sleep (162).
"The Mind of the Child, Part II" by W. Preyer
Something like $200,000 or $240,000 was paid over to Tweed during those four months.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
Feasting and games occupied the whole month, therefore it was called the Merry Month.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
Before that man dies, he has a monthly income equal to the yearly income of European kings.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
Month after month he dragged himself along, but his strength was no longer what it had been.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
No top sheet is used during the first months, particularly if the first months are the winter months.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
It will probably be yet some months before this can be done.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
It never came into her mind that month after month, each growing longer and more painful, might pass before a change should come.
"Christie Redfern's Troubles" by Margaret Robertson
It is usually worse during the winter months.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
It usually takes months, and these months may run into years, before a complete cure, is effected.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
She pursued her labors to the end, and her position was not resigned until many months after the close of the war.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
For several months Baji Rao remained at large.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
I continued at Nordhausen two years and six months.
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
The elections were going on for more than two months, from February to the beginning of May.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
In the South herds may be examined in November or early in December and once a month during the next two or three months.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
He sank himself deep in study, and for weeks, even months, he shunned the world of people and things.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
For two months he waited, but was disappointed.
"The Preacher of Cedar Mountain" by Ernest Thompson Seton
I looked and found it was nine months after Tom's birthday, and that that day nine months some one had fucked Charlotte five times.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
He say to me everything he try to do in de las' six months turned out wrong.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
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In poetry:

Leona, dear, twelve months ago,
Your pensive soul I scarce did know;
A summer's touch we did require
To wake the strings of love's soft lyre.
"(Lines Written To My Dear Friend)" by Eloise Alberta Bibb
"Thro' the sleepless nights of thirty months,
He had listen'd to that shriek of woe;
But he never had seen the Prophetess
Of the Oracle below !
"The Prophetess Of The Oracle Of Seam" by Anne Bannerman
Six wintry months had come and gone,
The earth was robed in summer glory;
And then to mourning friends was known
The fearful sequel of my story.
"The Black Snakes" by Janet Hamilton
Only two months since you stood here!
Two shortest months! then tell me why
Voices are harsher than they were,
And tears are longer ere they dry.
"What News" by Walter Savage Landor
She loved me, yet my heart would doubt,
And ere I spoke the month was June —
One warm still night we wandered out
To watch a slowly setting moon.
"A Year's Courtship" by Henry Timrod
Thou'rt journeying to thy spirit's home,
Where the skies are ever clear!
The corn-month's golden hours will come,
But they shall not find thee here.
"Edith: A Tale Of The Woods" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans

In news:

After months and months of asking Union City Mayor and State Senator Brian Stack to hold a public meeting about his plans for building a multipurpose field in Park No.
Rancour is University's Employee of the Month Knowledge, experience and an encouraging personality have earned Roberta Rancour of Yankton the February Career Service Employee of the Month Award at The University of South Dakota.
He has served nine months of an original 88-month sentence.
This month is Breast Cancer Awareness month.
My wife snapped these photos (along with 5-6 other pics, you can see those on the Ken & Colleen page) while holding a 3 month old, and an overly excited 19 month old sitting next to her.
This month, I want to discuss two bills that passed this year and became law last month.
Sellers are anxious, buyers are cautious, and prices across the nation are tumbling, month after month.
Your paycheck will have a bit more money in it this week/month, thanks to the tax deal Congress and Obama reached last month.
The American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.6 percent in May 2010, which was the first month-to-month drop since February of this year.
Mardi Gras was three months ago, and Halloween is still five months away.
WASHINGTON — Fresh off his strongest fundraising month this year, President Barack Obama is looking to raise millions of dollars from celebrities and wealthy donors in California with just one month left in a tightening race.
FAIRBANKS — Dennis Southworth, who not long ago said he wanted to have a birthday party every month, has died at 61, just before his third monthly birthday party at Denali Center.
The fun this month continues with Part Two of our monthly roundup of fabulous goings-on in town.
Sometimes ideas for companies come after months and months of careful deliberation.
Join us as we spread awareness during the month of October for National Bullying Prevention Month.
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In science:

As mentioned in Section 2.1 ATCA data has a proprietary period of 18 months, in which it is only accessible to members of the pro ject team.
Data storage, processing and visualisation for the ATCA
In a note in this Monthly, Chen and Mullen considered when various permutations of the elements of Zn can be represented by polynomials over Zn .
A simple polynomial for a simple transposition
For example, I have been giving musical performances for the last two months.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
It has been over 4 months since April started using her Personal Memex.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
For the continuous learning task (CLT), the difference was found to be even more at the end of the 12 month monitoring period.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
Monthly models for the atmospheric density profiles are used which were derived from local radio soundings .
An upper limit to the photon fraction in cosmic rays above 10^19 eV from the Pierre Auger Observatory
Uncertainties in the Xmax reconstruction from atmospheric conditions arise from using average models of the density profiles (monthly averages) and of the aerosol content.
An upper limit to the photon fraction in cosmic rays above 10^19 eV from the Pierre Auger Observatory
Cayon, Detection of a non-gaussian spot in WMAP, Monthly Notices of R.
Some characterizations of the spherical harmonics coefficients for isotropic random fields
Bouchet, Probing CMB non Gaussianity using local curvature, Monthly Notices of R.
Some characterizations of the spherical harmonics coefficients for isotropic random fields
Park, Non gaussian signatures in the temperature fluctuations observed by the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe, Monthly Notices of R.
Some characterizations of the spherical harmonics coefficients for isotropic random fields
The ALMA pointing specification permits monthly recalibration of the pointing model.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
To investigate this, two representative all-sky OPT runs taken a month apart were chosen.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
Note the strong variation of the absorption component on a monthly basis, while the emission is only moderately variable.
The magnetic field of the pre-main sequence Herbig Ae star HD 190073
One of the ob jective of prototypes is to demonstrate that the random coincidence will be smaller than 1 count per month for a surface of measurement of 10 m2 .
The BiPo detector for ultralow radioactivity measurements
Both methods provided consistent results and the electron lifetime averaged along the whole data taking period (9 months) turned out to be always higher than 10 ms.
Study of accelerator neutrino interactions in a liquid argon TPC
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