• WordNet 3.6
    • n prom a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
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In literature:

"Palmistry for All" by Cheiro
I think he meditates asking her to the prom, and making a sensation with her.
"Betty Wales Senior" by Margaret Warde
Are you going to have a man for the Prom?
"When Patty Went to College" by Jean Webster
A few years before their thoughts had been full of cotillions and girls and the junior prom.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
He stood, looking prom one to another of the group.
"A True Friend" by Adeline Sergeant
Now he was still engaged to somebody who took tickets on the prom.
"The Privet Hedge" by J. E. Buckrose
It was the night of our Senior Prom.
"Tutors' Lane" by Wilmarth Lewis
Let us send an invitation in somebody's name to the senior 'prom.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
We were determined to have our own way about the Junior prom.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
Salt away for College Prom.
"Skippy Bedelle" by Owen Johnson

In news:

Tartan senior's porn-star prom dates win him star status -- and money.
"I kinda wanted to stay quiet about the whole thing, but eveyone at school supports me," said Tartan High School senior Mike Stone, who asked adult film star Megan Piper to be his prom date, at his home in Oakdale on Thursday, March 22, 2012.
Tennyson Middle School 8th-grade prom at Waco High: May 28, 2011 Kris Bumsted photo.
Carrie, the dark pop-rock musical about a bullied teenager with telekinetic powers who takes revenge on prom night, will materialize in productions across North America in the near future.
The high school senior's typical spring can include a college decision, the prom, graduation gifts and parties, and perhaps taking part in a senior prank.
Photo special to the Town Crier Students from Steven Ward's Life Literature class held a Prom for All in the cafeteria on Sept 10 and 11.
Prom Night & Transcendence .
Royal Albert Hall in London will host the Proms, a key stop on the orchestra's tour.
Student who died was on way to get prom tux .
Worn only one time by her daughter, the dresses made appearances at prom, in weddings and at military balls.
Cathy Garger sits with her daughter, Jennifer "Jenny" Michelle Olenick, before the Marriotts Ridge High School prom in May 2009.
With her angelic face and innocent demeanor, she looks just like the prom queen she was a decade ago in the little seaside town of Rockport, Mass.
Francie Santarelli and Greg Short attended the Woodrow Wilson High School prom in 1987.
A prom bomb thrower in green taffeta.
With spring–fever ushering in prom and graduation season, state patrol officers want to remind drivers of Wisconsin's Absolute Sobriety Law.

In science:

Cer tainly, the first re sults here are prom is ing and a suc cess ful step for ward is the con di tion Ds(T, Tx) = 0, x = 0 used in this work.
Research Note on a Parabolic Heat-Balance Integral Method with Unspecified Exponent: An Entropy Generation Approach in Optimal Profile Determination
Reference automatically generates scripts in PROM ELA from environment models for OSEK/VDX-based operating systems that are modeled in UM L diagrams.
Property-based Code Slicing for Efficient Verification of OSEK/VDX Operating Systems
It controls the two independent SCSI buses that can be attached to a motherboard, the connections of the DSP serial network described below, access to the single PROM on the motherboard and the electronics driving the off-board physics network connections.
QCDSP: The first 64 nodes
Based on Figure 6, using only 10% randomization (r = 0.1) appears sufficient to achieve most of the benefit of rank prom otion, as long as k is kept small (e.g., k = 1 or 2).
Shuffling a Stacked Deck: The Case for Partially Randomized Ranking of Search Engine Results
Each of the EEPROM’s is written with a Quartus II generated programming file, and is programmed in an Altera PROM program mer.
The ATLAS High Level Trigger Region of Interest Builder