push forward

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v push forward push one's way "she barged into the meeting room"
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Quotations

  • James Thurber
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    “He was always leaning forward, pushing something invisible ahead of him.”

Usage

In literature:

The fascines were used for filling up ditches, and the advances against the town were pushed forward with vigour.
"Orange and Green" by G. A. Henty
His troops, however, pushed forward vigorously.
"A Jacobite Exile" by G. A. Henty
Yet they pushed forward.
"Stories of Later American History" by Wilbur F. Gordy
Stumbling, their hands groping wildly in the dark, they pushed forward.
"The Revolt on Venus" by Carey Rockwell
The object of the sortie was a vague idea to push forward, if possible, to Versailles.
"Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris" by Henry Labouchère
As we pushed forward he looked up, as his custom was, for a 'message.
"The Leicestershires beyond Baghdad" by Edward John Thompson
Arthur was first, waving a sheet of paper; but when Adela saw the bonnet, she caught hold of his arm and pushed forward.
"Mary's Meadow" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
It was, however, of the utmost importance to push forward the operations with the greatest activity.
"Sketches The Carrier Pigeon, The Consul's Daughter, Walstein--Or A Cure For Melancholy, The Court Of Egypt, The Valley Of Thebes, Egyptian Thebes, Shoubra Eden And Lebanon, A Syrian Sketch, The Bosphorus, An Interview With A Great Turk, Munich, The Spirit Of Whiggism" by Benjamin Disraeli
Tel el Sheria was captured at 4.0 a.m. and the line was pushed forward about a mile to the north of Tel el Sheria.
"With the British Army in The Holy Land" by Henry Osmond Lock
They've formed a big shield of logs, and are pushing it forward.
"Jack Haydon's Quest" by John Finnemore
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In poetry:

A dismal fog-hoarse siren howls at dawn.
I watch the man it calls for, pushed and drawn
Backwards and forwards, helpless as a pawn.
But I'm lazy, and his work's crazy.
"The Calls [unfinished]" by Wilfred Owen
Came a troop with broad swords swinging,
Bits and bridles sharply ringing,
Loose and free and forward;
Quoth the foremost, 'Ride him down!
Push him! prick him! through the town
Drive the Quaker coward!'
"Barclay Of Ury" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

The widely held belief that President Barack Obama has a backlog of environmental regulations ready to push forward after winning a fresh term in the November election probably helps explain his low popularity ratings in the countryside.
Paramount took longer than Universal Studios, but has officially decided to push forward with Blu-ray releases.
"This chair I ain't sitting here anymore unless they put something to push me forward".
Mild weather pushes construction projects forward.
IB Pushes Forward Despite Criticism .
OLYMPIA – From foster care to health care, House Democrats are pushing forward on priority legislation this session.
Morsy plans to push forward with planned referendum Dec 15 on draft constitution.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy has canceled his decree giving him sweeping powers but plans to push forward with a planned referendum December 15 on a draft constitution, said adviser Mohamed Selim el-Awwa.
Proud Patriots push forward after easy victory.
Facebook is pushing forward with its privacy policy education effort for users, today announcing enhancements for new Facebookers.
Statement game or not, proud Patriots eye postseason, push forward after rout of Texans.
Tonight friends, family, and firefighters gathered to remember together while pushing forward.
The speedy forward was a leader in the Vikings' playoff push with three goals and five assists.
They even traded a future pick to get an extra third-rounder (89th overall), which was part of that initial forward push.
Metro Council is pushing forward with one of the most valuable incentive packages in Nashville's history.
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In science:

To decribe this situation, we may say that bQ is the push-forward of Q by f .
Regenerative partition structures
Note that in the classical setting, two probability measures on Rm and Rn are equivalent (in the sense above that they are the push forward of each other) provided they have no atoms and regardless of the choice of m, n ∈ N.
Large deviations and stochastic calculus for large random matrices
Proof: One can check directly that J vanishes on the image of ρ, and then prove that J can be pushed forward to a (1, 1)-tensor on C /gx with the desired properties.
Generalized complex structures and Lie brackets
Remark It is worth noting that the proof shows that the Sylow subgroups for distinct primes p and q are independent, essentially because the quotient maps from Z to Z/ p and Z/q induces a surjection Z → Z/ p × Z/q; thus a random walk in Z pushes forward to the (nearly) uniform distribution on Z/ p × Z/q.
Finite covers of random 3-manifolds
H ) pushes forward to one on the image group.
Finite covers of random 3-manifolds
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