numbers pool

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n numbers pool an illegal daily lottery
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Usage

In literature:

The rains had been copious, but now great numbers of pools were drying up.
"Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa" by David Livingstone
A number of carts and lorries were standing there, and the path wound through pools of water and heaps of refuse.
"The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" by Robert Tressell
Returning to the ledges of rock, he walked about among them, and found a number of pools, some of which were of considerable size.
"Lost in the Fog" by James De Mille
In the main channel of a number of conjoining glens we came on a nice little pool under a step in the rocky bed.
"Spinifex and Sand" by David W Carnegie
Fine pools for the first six miles, with numbers of ducks in them.
"Explorations in Australia" by John Forrest
A number were engaged by the rim of the clear pool.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
In pools on the ground, formed by this deluge, great numbers of fishes were found.
"The Book of the Damned" by Charles Fort
The strap, the lash, the pool, the pump, had been applied times without number.
"The Arena" by Various
Among the number was Nat Poole, clad in a new crimson sweater and wearing a brand new pair of long hockey skates.
"Dave Porter and His Rivals" by Edward Stratemeyer
Mr. Poole was a very grasping man, and in the past he and the Porters had had a number of differences.
"Dave Porter At Bear Camp" by Edward Stratemeyer
In the course of his wanderings he came across numbers of the old companions of his pool-room days.
"Checkers" by Henry M. Blossom
Then cliques and pools take up one little joker of values, and seek by force of number and capital to toss it up or down.
"Rockhaven" by Charles Munn
There were also numbers of deep pools in between the blocks.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
Witch meetings without number have been held on its banks, and dead lights have been seen hovering over its deeper pools.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
The order is similar for a larger number, but it is not common for more than seven or eight to join in a pool.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
Cover was utilized where present, but large numbers were taken in pools devoid of cover.
"Fish Populations, Following a Drought, in the Neosho and Marais des Cygnes Rivers of Kansas" by James Everett Deacon
Once upon a time a number of fish lived in a little pool.
"The Giant Crab and Other Tales from Old India" by W.H.D. Rouse
Scattered about Hampstead Heath are a number of little pools, not big enough to be dignified by the name of ponds.
"Marvels of Pond-life" by Henry J. Slack
Loe Pool in the Lizard district is noticeable for the number of rare and local plants it possesses.
"Cornwall" by Sabine Baring-Gould
They pooled a number of pieces of eight; the Spaniard whose man first felled his tree was to take the stakes.
"With Drake on the Spanish Main" by Herbert Strang
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In news:

In mid-century architectural images of homes and pools, whether taken by Julius Shulman or by a staff photographer for any number of home-and-garden magazines, people are absent.
An indeterminate number of years ago, some great force broke the ball rack with a giant pool cue.
Sure, that means vacations are over, the house will be empty and days at the pool are numbered.
Twelve horseshoe pitchers drew numbered poker chips to determine partners and after the pool play games on Saturday, 8/2, half of them made it to the playoff round.
In the race to become number one, sometimes Ryan Lochte had to go number one in a less-than-ideal place: the pool.
Two Michigan retailers are improving their potential labor pool through an automated interview system that screens applicants who call a toll-free number.VG's Food Centers and Pharmacy here, and G&R Felpausch Co.
Alongi now hosts a number of events from dance lessons to weddings, and the barn includes football, pool, workout equipment and other amenities for guests of Murphy Lakes.
A number of years ago, I went to my 10th high-school reunion, in the backyard of the one classmate whose parents had a pool.
For sheer numbers in your dating pool, catch some Tar Heel b-ball at the Dean Dome along with 20,000 like-minded individuals.
Trevor Poole wears his father's number, 72.
A number of lanes were added to the previously outdoor pool to make it a better facility for Hood 's NCAA men and women's swim teams.
The larger pool of players means jackpots roll over to higher numbers faster, which tends to increase the buzz about the jackpots which increases sales.
Both Michael Phelps and Duff Goldman had their numbers picked for the jury pool at the downtown courthouse.
The Winter 2013 Leisure Guide is now available at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres, and will be available Saturday at a number of retail locations.
After four days of intense questioning of potential jurors in the perjury trial of former star pitcher Roger Clemens, the pool was narrowed Thursday to the magic number: thirty-six.
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In science:

If we could instead pool a number of items together and test the pool collectively, the number of tests required might be reduced.
Group Testing with Probabilistic Tests: Theory, Design and Application
The ultimate goal is to construct a pooling design to identify the defective items while minimizing the number of tests.
Group Testing with Probabilistic Tests: Theory, Design and Application
The challenge is then, to design a pooling strategy that minimizes the number of tests that have to be performed in order to identify the exact set of defectives.
Derandomization and Group Testing
Various ob jectives could be considered for group testing, e.g., minimizing the number of group tests, limiting the number of pools or pool sizes, or tolerating a few errors.
Efficient Two-Stage Group Testing Algorithms for DNA Screening
After a number T of such pooled tests, it should be possible to deduce which items were defective.
Interference Mitigation in Large Random Wireless Networks
Hence, the outcome can only depend on two things, the number of items in the test pool n, and the number of those items that are defective k.
Interference Mitigation in Large Random Wireless Networks
Definition 6.4. A group testing channel consists of • an output alphabet Y , • a probability transition function p(y | n, k) relating the number of items n and defectives k in a testing pool to the test outcome y.
Interference Mitigation in Large Random Wireless Networks
IN TRODUC T ION Group testing (GT) is a pooling scheme for identifying a number of subjects with some particular characteristic – called “positives” – among a large pool of subjects.
Semi-Quantitative Group Testing
The size of this pool is influenced by the maximum number of papers that is assigned to reviewers based on their preferences. When a reviewer reaches this maximum, he or she will not be part of the preference lists, because apparently his or her expertise is needed to review ’less popular ’ papers.
CyberChair: A Web-Based Groupware Application to Facilitate the Paper Reviewing Process
Even pooling together the evidence from all observed events may not help much, reducing the number of required detections by a factor of only a few, because the evidence is dominated by the few loudest sources (see again Sec.
Testing general relativity with gravitational waves: a reality check
Figuring out what happens if we pool together the evidence from a number of observed events [29, 42] of the same kind is a little harder computationally.
Testing general relativity with gravitational waves: a reality check
However, including a sufficient number of individuals in each pool should mitigate this effect (Zhu et al., 2012).
Robust identification of local adaptation from allele frequencies
However, examining multiple population pools simultaneously provides some straightforward approaches to minimize error rates in SNP calling, such as calling only SNPs supported by a minimum number of reads in at least one population (Futschik and Schl¨otterer, 2010).
Robust identification of local adaptation from allele frequencies
Group testing (GT) is a general term for a family of pooling schemes designed to identify a number of subjects with some particular characteristic – called defectives (or positives) – among a large number of subjects using some experiments (or tests).
Semi-Quantitative Group Testing: a General Paradigm with Applications in Genotyping
The number of maps is unchanged after a max-pooling layer, i.e. |Pl | = |Pl−1 |.
Fast Image Scanning with Deep Max-Pooling Convolutional Neural Networks
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