nestling

Definitions

  • A bird and nestlings
    A bird and nestlings
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nestling young bird not yet fledged
    • n nestling a young person of either sex "she writes books for children","they're just kids","`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Chocolate Timeline:1824: John Cadbury, an English Quaker, begins roasting and grinding chocolate beans to sell in his tea and coffee shop. In 1842 Cadbury's Chocolate Company in England creates the first chocolate bar. 1875: A Swiss chocolate maker, Daniel Peter, mixes Henri Nestle's condensed milk with chocolate and the two men found a company to manufacture the first milk chocolate. 1894: Milton Hershey adds a line of chocolate to his caramel manufacturing business. Soon he invents the Hershey Bar by experimenting with milk chocolate. Hershey's Cocoa appears next. 1896: Leonard Hershfield invents the Tootsie Roll, named after his daughter. 1897: Brownies are first mentioned in print, listed for sale in the Sears, Roebuck and Co. catalogue. 1940: The Mars company invents M&M's for soldiers going to World War II.
    • Nestling A nest; a receptacle.
    • Nestling A young bird which has not abandoned the nest.
    • a Nestling Newly hatched; being yet in the nest.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Nestles haven't run Nestle since 1875.
    • n nestling The act of making a nest or going to nest; the act of settling or cuddling down.
    • n nestling A nest or nestling-place.
    • n nestling A young bird in the nest, or just from the nest.
    • n nestling The smallest bird in the nest; the weakest of the brood.
    • nestling Being still a nestling; being yet in the nest.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Nestling being in the nest, newly hatched
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Quotations

  • Sally Kempton
    Sally Kempton
    “Women are natural guerrillas. Scheming, we nestle into the enemy's bed, avoiding open warfare, watching the options, playing the odds.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. nestliannest.

Usage

In literature:

Below me was a small village, nestling amid a wealth of stately trees.
"A Cotswold Village" by J. Arthur Gibbs
About a mile from the entrance two old temples nestle into the hillside.
"Camps and Trails in China" by Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
And what manner of man was he who lived in this house that nestles beneath the ancient castle?
"Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Volume V (of X)" by Various
She nestled to me, and I kept her near and warm, surprised to find The arms that held my babe so close were opened wider to her kind.
"Fires of Driftwood" by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
As I finished my task I wondered how a big, fine house such as I had seen in pictures would look nestled among these beautiful trees.
"Vanguards of the Plains" by Margaret McCarter
And then she nestled closer, and her voice became dreamy.
"Halcyone" by Elinor Glyn
The church was pointed out, nestling in the forest just back of the river bank.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
Arrived at Ranga Duar the brother and sister exclaimed in admiration at the beauty of the lonely outpost nestling in the bosom of the hills.
"The Elephant God" by Gordon Casserly
She on her side nestled against his shoulder and serenely yielded to his guidance.
"Abbe Mouret's Transgression La Faute De L'abbe Mouret" by Emile Zola
If they had loved me, they would have come to me and nestled to my heart.
"The Redemption of David Corson" by Charles Frederic Goss
She nestled into a comfortable position, and slept.
"The Wings of the Morning" by Louis Tracy
An old grey church nestles among the huddling houses.
"Balloons" by Elizabeth Bibesco
All this while the dove nestled in her bosom.
"The Lancashire Witches" by William Harrison Ainsworth
She'll slide into the sand like a baby nestling down into a crib.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
I curbed my impatience, stayed another week, and saw all the nestlings out, and the nest deserted.
"In Nesting Time" by Olive Thorne Miller
With a glad cry she nestled her head on his shoulder.
"Polly of Lady Gay Cottage" by Emma C. Dowd
It lay nestled within the bosom of this cone at a depth of just where, on the outside, the green began.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
Beneath the hill on which the mansion stood the village of Freekirk Head nestled against the green.
"The Harbor of Doubt" by Frank Williams
Julian sat facing the fire with his cloak open and the child nestling up close to him.
"Through Russian Snows" by G. A Henty
Cottages they passed, nestled among the trees, on whose happy thresholds children clambered on a mother's knee.
"Rose Clark" by Fanny Fern
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In poetry:

Nay, then, I did not wrong thee, my poor Rose,
That from the stem I early took thee,
Ere yet the worm had nestled in thy heart,
Or coldness chill'd, or friends forsook thee.
"The Twin Roses" by Caroline Fry
And Erin spread her skirt across her grave,
And there were shamrocks nestling on the breast,
And blue bells and all flowers that softly wave,
Making more beautiful her place of rest.
"Lines To A Shamrock" by Nora Pembroke
There was an eye that pour'd the tear,
And every drop was doubly dear;
And there was one beside,
The little nestling of my heart,
It clung to me and would not part,
Nor yet be pacified.
"Lines, Addressed To H ———," by Samuel Bamford
I know the dainty spot
(Ah, who doth know it not?)
Where pure young Love his lily-cradle made;
And nestled some sweet springs
With lily-spangled wings--
Forget-me-nots upon his bier I laid.
"The Hidden Room" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
"And did he die?" cries little Nell.
"No, he was nestled warm.
The Snow's white arm that round him curled
Had caught him into another world:
What other world he could not tell,
But, out of all the storm.
"A Winter's Tale For The Little Ones." by Gerald Massey
One eve, in the gloaming, I hushed him to rest,
And the trees whispered "Claude" as they waved overhead,
He smiled as he nestled more close to my breast,--
And I wept,--for I knew that my darling was dead.
"Claude" by John Hartley

In news:

Nestle recalls Nesquik chocolate mix because of salmonella risk.
Salmonella Concerns Prompt Nestle Recall.
Nestle is recalling its Nesquik chocolate powders sold in the United States over concerns of a possible salmonella contamination.
Nestle has recalled a popular children's drink for possible Salmonella contamination.
Nestle is recalling a popular chocolate drink.
Nestle USA recalls canisters of Nesquik chocolate powder over salmonella concerns ( Nestle USA Facebook / November 9, 2012 ).
Nestle USA issued a voluntary recall of its Nesquik chocolate powder after being tipped off by an ingredient supplier of possible.
Nestle recalls Nesquik chocolate powder over salmonella concerns.
Nestle Recalls Nesquik Due to Salmonella Risk.
GLENDALE, Calif (AP) — Nestle USA is recalling some of its Nesquik chocolate powder because of a possible salmonella risk.
Nestle Sued for Falsely Advertising Poland Spring Water.
INTERNATIONAL BRIEFS; Swiss Franc Hurts Nestle.
Because thiese are so rich, Rock puts only 6 to 8 pieces in small airtight tins nestled in colorful tissue paper.
A logo in the Nestle Digital Acceleration Team office at the company headquarters in Vevey.
Coke, PepsiCo, Nestle, General Mills Among 'Most Admired '.
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In science:

Once we assume forbidden direction and non-nestling (N) with ˆu in addition to (5.30), any p > 1 in (M) implies uniform boundedness of the steps w(x)−x and the existence of δ1 > 0 such that both πx,w(x)(ω ) ≥ δ1 and (w(x) − x) · ˆu ≥ δ1 uniformly over x and P-almost every ω .
Ballistic Random Walk in a Random Environment with a Forbidden Direction
We consider a non-nestling random walk in a product random environment.
Almost sure functional central limit theorem for non-nestling random walk in random environment
We prove a quenched functional central limit theorem for non-nestling random walk in random environment (RWRE) on the d-dimensional integer lattice Zd in dimensions d ≥ 2.
Almost sure functional central limit theorem for non-nestling random walk in random environment
The main assumption is non-nestling (N) which guarantees a drift uniformly over the environments.
Almost sure functional central limit theorem for non-nestling random walk in random environment
Let d ≥ 2 and consider a random walk in an i.i.d. product random environment that satisfies non-nestling (N), the exponential moment hypothesis (M), and the regularity in (R).
Almost sure functional central limit theorem for non-nestling random walk in random environment
In the case of nearest-neighbor, uniformly elliptic non-nestling walks in dimension d ≥ 4 the quenched CLT has been proved earlier: first by Bolthausen and Sznitman under a small noise assumption, and recently by Berger and Zeitouni without the small noise assumption.
Almost sure functional central limit theorem for non-nestling random walk in random environment
These references treat walks that satisfy Kalikow’s condition, considerably more general than the non-nestling walks we study.
Almost sure functional central limit theorem for non-nestling random walk in random environment
Assume P is product non-nestling (N) and satisfies the moment hypothesis (M).
Almost sure functional central limit theorem for non-nestling random walk in random environment
Then the exponential bound shows that the non-nestling property is also preserved.
Almost sure functional central limit theorem for non-nestling random walk in random environment
Indeed, it is known that the rate function has a flat horizontal part if the random walk in random environment is nestling with a non-zero speed v , in which case I q (a) = 0 for a in the whole interval with endpoints 0 and v .
Shape and local growth for multidimensional branching random walks in random environment
Additionally, if P is nestling, we will assume that d ≥ 2.
On the annealed large deviation rate function for a multi-dimensional random walk in random environment
Rd : |θ| < κ , Λa (θ) > 0(cid:9) if the walk is nestling.
Equality of averaged and quenched large deviations for random walks in random environments in dimensions four and higher
Hence, Ca(κ) is a non-empty open set both for nestling and non-nestling walks.
Equality of averaged and quenched large deviations for random walks in random environments in dimensions four and higher
The non-nestling case: Recall that Λa is analytic on Ca (κeq ).
Equality of averaged and quenched large deviations for random walks in random environments in dimensions four and higher
The nestling case: Recall that ∇Λa extends smoothly to Ca (κeq ).
Equality of averaged and quenched large deviations for random walks in random environments in dimensions four and higher
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