place of origin


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n place of origin where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence "the birthplace of civilization"
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  • Ezra Pound
    “Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man.”


In literature:

He attended the gymnasium of his native place, and was originally intended to study theology.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 5" by Various
But the original intention for the place had never been lost sight of.
"Janice Day" by Helen Beecher Long
The Italian, as nearest the original, is placed at the head of each article.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
I place, in the translation, the edifice close to the Viso, instead of upon it, as in the original text.
"The Pictureque Antiquities of Spain;" by Nathaniel Armstrong Wells
She was the original of the portrait which occupied the place of honour within.
"A Secret of the Lebombo" by Bertram Mitford
That was the trail of a great truth he had almost stated back there, about the place held by desire in the origins of love and beauty.
"The Ten-foot Chain" by Achmed Abdullah
Let us in the first place shortly consider the conclusions of geology as to the origin and progress of creation.
"The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science" by John William Dawson
Its surface was originally almost entirely wooded, and the products of the forest continue to hold a prominent place.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
Something of the charm that dwelt all about the place had its origin and centre in Meriwether Clopton himself.
"Gabriel Tolliver" by Joel Chandler Harris
What the four-post bedstead but a reduplication of the original type, a table placed on a table, the upper one being laid open?
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 354, April 1845" by Various
Carmagnola is a place of medieval origin.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
There was one deed of those days which deserved a place in our original annals.
"A Thief in the Night" by E. W. Hornung
But this migration problem cannot be solved without tracing the mammals to their place of origin and investigating their early history.
"The History of the European Fauna" by R. F. Scharff
Most of the sagas contain a number of explanations of the origins of place-names.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
What was the name of this governess, and, above all, why go for its origin to such an out-of-the-way place as Jersey?
"Reminiscences of the Great Mutiny 1857-59" by William Forbes-Mitchell
A tiny reproduction of the original Stars and Stripes made of silk and fastened to a gilded standard place in the prow of the boat.
"Dinners and Luncheons" by Paul Pierce
In the first place, the origin and actual production of the phenomenon are most frequently inaccessible to our observation.
"A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive" by John Stuart Mill
But when priests of Set explained to me the origin of such wonderful creatures my alarm vanished and curiosity rose up in place of it.
"The Pharaoh and the Priest" by Alexander Glovatski
To take the place of the originals, new dies were made.
"History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America" by John Kerr Tiffany
These were publicly read in place of the original letters, and the people were quieted.
"Vermont" by Rowland E. Robinson

In news:

I have a special place in my heart for the type of original crafts you find at First Thursday, especially when it's eco-friendly art.
There is a place for antiques and modifieds, but if you don't value the original style, you can't appreciate when someone does modify an antique into another thing of beauty.
The region of origin for cantaloupes is often provided on a sticker placed on the fruit.
Scientists looking into the heavens for clues to the origins of the universe are actually looking at events that already have taken place.
When the original terrorist did it, I wondered what would possess someone to take a set of explosives and place them in their underwear to begin with.
If you were looking for some original pieces of art to take home then the Owego Fine Art Show and Sale was the place to be.
Yet it is also a place of soft colors, trellis-like dividers and original framed art to admire and even buy.
Recipes from Atlanta's Best Restaurants Originally from the kitchen of Son's Place, Gibbs Smith.
McCormick Place convention center Visit: After moving the G8 Summit, which was supposed to be held in Chicago originally, Obama visited the city as part of his official duties during the NATO Summit in May.
Booth said they had originally planned to move the polling place to the Southern Local school, but poll workers made him aware of the Inverness Hall's location and availability.
Of Carle Place, originally from New Haven, CT, passed away on June 13, 2010.
After weeks of hype-xcitement, Heather Locklear finally brought the only original character we cared to see back to "Melrose Place".
The "original" Salvadoran papusas: Red Hook ball fields, 2008, from Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places.
Here's one, in the form of the Adirondack Museum holding a Quilt Documentation Day, Saturday, Sept 13, 11 am to 4 pm The program is designed to record the maker, date, place of origin a.
Nama, the upscale sushi place which opened its original place on a then-iffy block of Gay Street about five years ago, introduced the high-concept sushi bar to Knoxville.

In science:

The VHE emission is consistent with originating from a point source; HESS placed an upper limit on the extent of the source of < 2 arc-min (99% CL).
The Status of VHE Gamma-Ray Astronomy
The origins of the comparisons between these various structures seem to be in various places.
A survey of (\infty, 1)-categories
Also, depending on what is most convenient, in some places Einstein’s original notation for space-time coordinates, and in others that of Section 2 below, will be employed.
The physics of space and time II: A reassessment of Einstein's 1905 special relativity paper
A, and β a constant quantity dependant upon the quantity of electricity originally placed on A.
An Essay on the Application of mathematical Analysis to the theories of Electricity and Magnetism
In the first place, from a mathematical point of view the linearity of the Hubble law 6 must be approximately valid through the origin, obeying the equation dl = cz/H0 .
On Modelling a Relativistic Hierarchical (Fractal) Cosmology by Tolman's Spacetime. III. Numerical Results
For each new vertex, on each side of the original edge on which the vertex is placed, draw a new edge going in the clockwise direction joining the new vertex to the next new vertex encountered along the face of the original graph.
Quantum Algorithms
None can unambiguously be assigned a place in the hierarchy of charmonia or bottomonia; neither do any have a universally accepted unconventional origin.
Developments in heavy quarkonium spectroscopy
At a given instant, a test charge is placed at any given point of space and it experiences a resulting force, originated from other charges in the region.
Technical Notes on Classical Electromagnetism, with exercises
It is in some sense similar to a suggestion by Bekenstein on the origin of black hole entropy. 3 In quantum gravity, which is where this analysis should take place, a state Ψ[φ, hij ] is defined as a correlation between a matter configuration and a spacelike geometry.
Black hole thermodynamics from quantum gravity
During minimization of λ all possible final state configurations, obtained by cutting the original gluon chains in one place only before reconnecting to two new systems, are compared with each other.
QCD Event Generators
The origin of such perturbations is generally ascribed to quantum fluctuations arisen during an inflation era which took place soon after the Big Bang.
The Cosmological Mass Function
Here the centre of the cloud is placed in the origin of the spatial coordinate system, and ̺c and τc are the values of ̺ and τ in the centre.
Galaxy Formation -- a Condensation Process just after Recombination
Making use of the property (25) we can place the points we consider at the origin x = 0.
Galaxy Formation -- a Condensation Process just after Recombination
To understand the origin of C P violation, it is a matter of urgent interest to find C P -violating phenomena outside the neutral-kaon system. A natural place to look is in the decays of other strange particles, notably the hyperons of the baryon octet.
Perspectives on Heavy Quark 98
He is entirely of stellar origin, one should be able to find places in the Universe in which the 4He mass fraction is substantially below 25%.
Primordial Big Bang Nucleosynthesis