In literature:
He nibbled at a piece.
"Mappo, the Merry Monkey" by Richard Barnum
As I say," Carlisle laughed at him, nibbling a little pink cake, "I like your pretty speeches.
"V. V.'s Eyes" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
Now I return to myself, who am descended from a freed-man; whom every body nibbles at, as being descended from a freed-man.
"The Works of Horace" by Horace
Here hedges sparkled in a harvest of scarlet cherries; and here sheep and goats nibbled over little, bright tracts of sweet grass.
"The Red Redmaynes" by Eden Phillpotts
The food thus nibbled usually was either spicy or sweet, and she consumed quite a bit of candy.
"The Nervous Housewife" by Abraham Myerson
She offers one topic; not much of a nibble.
"Etiquette" by Emily Post
Morning "nibbling" had consequently become a disease with him.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
Then he poured some of the sugar out from the bag on the ground, and the sheep began to nibble at it.
"Six Little Bunkers at Grandma Bell's" by Laura Lee Hope
Why, they ate like a couple of canaries, dabbling with the one egg each they took, and nibbling at tiny wafers of toast.
"The Road" by Jack London
Then she reached forward, helped herself to an olive, and nibbled it, head on one side.
"Half Portions" by Edna Ferber
When Sunday come, she des slip into de churches lak a li'l mouse and nibble up de gospel crumbs and den run away before de priests cotch her.
"The Redemption of David Corson" by Charles Frederic Goss
Lambs frisk among the boats; impudent kids nibble the drooping ears of patient mules.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece" by John Addington Symonds
Animals often nibble the bark, or break down his young trees.
"Lazarre" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
As I sallied out, I felt evident benefit from the ear of corn I had nibbled away.
"The Fugitive Blacksmith" by James W. C. Pennington
She sat down beside Sylvia in the window-seat and took one of the cakes and nibbled it while they talked.
"A Hoosier Chronicle" by Meredith Nicholson
They nibbled about on the outer edge; finally, it dawned upon her to play some decided role.
"The Inner Sisterhood" by Douglass Sherley et al.
But the true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedients, and by parts.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
Ay, I have nibbled roses in my time.
"Henry Brocken" by Walter J. de la Mare
The Weather Man nibbled at his thumb nail.
"Love Conquers All" by Robert C. Benchley
They won't nibble, they won't nibble!
"His Masterpiece" by Emile Zola
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In poetry:
Upheaved in many a billowy mound
The sea-like, naked turf arose,
Where wandering flocks went nibbling round
The mingled graves of friends and foes.
"The Broken Circle" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Scarce had night's chilly shade forsook the sky
What time to nibbling sheep the dewy grass
Tastes sweetest, when, on his smooth shepherd-staff
Of olive leaning, Damon thus began.
"Eclogue 8: To Pollio Damon Alphesiboeus" by Publius Vergilius Maro
The sprinkled dew of eve or morning showers
Allure the opening bloom of verdant flowers;
The fields revive, blue bird and redbreast sing,
The nibbling flocks rejoice, and valleys ring.
"Spring" by George Hannibal Temple
Some beef now? I thank you, not any at present;
I'll nibble a little at what I have got,
And wish for a duck, or a grouse, or a pheasant,
Though none of them come for a wish, in the pot.
"Mrs. Merdle Accepteth Of A Slight Dinner, Suitable For A Woman Suffering With Dyspepsia" by Horatio Alger Jr
Old Spense, he bit a noble chaw,
An' sort ov meditated;
Samson he nibbl'd at the grass,
An' preacher smil'd and waited;
Ye'd see it writ upon his face--
"I've got Spense in a tightsome place!"
"Old Spense" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
I smiled at first, for she'd begun
With a back-garden broad and green,
And rabbits nibbling there: page one
Turned; and the gardener fired his gun
From the low hedge: he lay unseen
Behind: oh, it was mean!
"The Picture Book" by Robert Graves
In news:
Sipping and Nibbling With Oscar Nominees.
Time Is Nibbling at Sunken Railroad Bridge in Hudson.
This morning, we asked you what food you LOVE to nibble on.
This is my favorite time of year to invite friends over for drinks and nibbles.
Goyim get the choice gifts and classic songs, while we just light candles and nibble chocolate coins.
Can nibbling really make you thinner.
Exactly what kind of cheese has Deadmau5 been nibbling lately.
Previously unidentified bug discovered nibbling wort on MU campus.
Nibble and sip your way around Vancouver.
Look But Don't Nibble At Gingerbread Village.
WILLIAMSVILLE — Nibbling on a chocolate chip cookie outside the visiting locker room at Paul Jenkins Field in Williamsville, Cody Payne still had a look of disbelief on his face.
The bakery plans to introduce a July-only pastry to nibble while watching bicycles whizz by.
Created as a nibble to go along with an Old-Fashioned.
A warming climate is beginning to nibble at crop yields worldwide.
Culinary nibbles, Dec 13.
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In science:
At this point one has reduced the problem to that of calculating the half-perimeter generating function of Nibbled Staircase Polygons with nibbling parameters α and β like that in Figure 8, where the walk on top is the inner path and the one on the bottom is the outer path.
The Half-Perimeter Generating Function of Gated and Wicketed Ferrers diagrams
The generating function of these nibbled staircase polygons can be calculated again using the umbral transfer matrix method.
The Half-Perimeter Generating Function of Gated and Wicketed Ferrers diagrams
Some of the ma jor tools in combinatorics have been developed to solve problems in this area, for example, the local lemma and the nibble or semirandom method.
Coloring Simple Hypergraphs
The proof technique, which has been termed the semi-random, or nibble method, was ﬁrst used by R¨odl (inspired by earlier work in [2, 13]) to conﬁrm the Erd˝os-Hanani conjecture about the existence of asymptotically optimal designs.
Coloring Simple Hypergraphs
Our proof can be thought of as a nibble argument, involving two iterations, given by Lemmas 5 and 6.
Coloring Simple Hypergraphs
Besides several combinatorial arguments and tools (such as the Regularity Lemma , Ramsey’s Theorem and R¨odl’s “nibble” Theorem ) the main underlying idea of the proof is an algebraic one.
The Effect of Induced Subgraphs on Quasi-Randomness
The input was given to us in hexadecimal format, with two decimal digits per byte; or one decimal digit per nibble.
How Random Is Quantum Randomness? An Experimental Approach
This conjecture was proved by R¨odl in the early 1980’s by way of a randomized construction that is now known as the R¨odl nibble.
A note on the random greedy triangle-packing algorithm
Despite the success of the R¨odl nibble, the limiting behavior of the random greedy packing process remains unknown, even in the special case of triangle packing considered here.
A note on the random greedy triangle-packing algorithm
This process is related to the celebrated R¨odl nibble , which is a semi-random variation on random greedy packing.
A natural barrier in random greedy hypergraph matching
The R¨odl nibble was introduced in the solution of the Erd˝os and Hanani conjecture , which states that for every ﬁxed ℓ, k there is a matching in Hℓ,k that saturates (1 − o(1))(cid:0)n ℓ (cid:1) vertices.
A natural barrier in random greedy hypergraph matching
This result was recently established by Lauer and Wormald [LW] using a different approach called the ‘nibble’ method.
Randomized greedy algorithms for independent sets and matchings in regular graphs: Exact results and finite girth corrections
Algorithm below shows how to read the data using control address of parallel port in nibble mode with the help of IC 74LS151.
An Integrated Software-based Solution for Modular and Self-independent Networked Robot
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