• WordNet 3.6
    • n responder someone who responds
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: in microsoft 1998 edition if your keyboard isnt responding it displays "keyboard not responding press enter to continue"
    • n responder One who or that which responds.
    • n responder An electrolytic detector or receiver for wireless telegraphy.
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  • Lou Holtz
    “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”
  • David Mamet
    “We respond to a drama to that extent to which it corresponds to our dream life.”
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    “The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.”
  • Lou Holtz
    “How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.”
  • Richard M. DeVos
    Richard M. DeVos
    “Life... It tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “There is nothing wrong with making mistakes. Just don't respond with errors.”


In literature:

To be alive is to respond to stimulation.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
She was following this thought as she had the music; something in her was responding.
"The Place Beyond the Winds" by Harriet T. Comstock
Storri responded by placing an order selling ten thousand shares.
"The President" by Alfred Henry Lewis
Mr. Evarts responded for the Alumni.
"Modern Eloquence: Vol II, After-Dinner Speeches E-O" by Various
After five minutes of anxious waiting, a voice at the other end of the wire responded.
"The Substitute Prisoner" by Max Marcin
The men responded in their brief spasmodic fashion.
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
Tom noticed with dismay that Bud was not responding very well, his feeble strokes were jerky and uncoordinated.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
When Jake was made to see and realize, he responded with a feeling of consideration.
"Heart and Soul" by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
He responded, even in his mood of hot antagonism, to some note of ever-sustained appeal about her.
"Phantom Wires" by Arthur Stringer
Then came further demands, promptly responded to by Nishioka.
"Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)" by James S. De Benneville

In poetry:

The bell is pealing,
And every feeling
Within me responds
To the dismal knell;
"Afternoon in February" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
While our boys have responded And to the fields have gone,
Shout, shout the battle cry of Freedom!
Our noble women also Have aided them at home,
Shout, shout the battle cry of Freedom!—CHORUS
"The Battle Cry Of Freedom (Southern Version)" by Anonymous Americas
I love thee, my darling, both now and forever,
My heart feels the thralldom of love's mystic spell,
'Tis fettered with shackles which nothing can sever,
To the heart which responds to its passionate swell.
"Love's Plea." by Alfred Castner King
The breath of the holy ones hallowing Thee,
Responding in all their passion of desire,
Acclaims Thee as holy.
Holy God, King living forever, they cry,
And would that our mouths were as full as the sea
With song!
"For A New Year's Day" by Shlomo ibn Gabirol
Then the Black Watch responded with a loud shout,
And charged them with their bayonets without fear or doubt;
And the French tried hard to stand the charge, but it was all in vain,
And in confusion they all fled across the sandy plain.
"The Battle of Alexandria" by William Topaz McGonagall
As in the calmest day the pine-tree gives
A soft low murmur to the wooing wind,
When other trees are silent—so love lives
In the close covert of the loftier mind,
Responding to the gentlest sigh would wake
Love's answer, and his magic music make.
"To Mary" by Samuel Lover

In news:

To date, approximately 205 Alliant Energy workers from Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota have responded to damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Congress passed a bill this week to freeze American Samoa 's minimum wage, responding to employer concerns and a government financial report that suggest automatic increases were harming the US territory's economy.
If you asked us what we like more than Twitpics from sexy babes, we would simply respond – there's something else on Twitter.
Bonneville County Sheriff's deputies responded to the Ammon Walmart following a report of two suspicious packages that were found in the store.
Two years ago this month, Congress finally responded to the American public's demand for better health care and passed the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
It is with much trepidation that I am responding to the headline in the Times on Sept 6 ("West Deptford Mayor Raymond Chintall receives death threats") about the threats made to our West Deptford officials.
A round of applause for our first responders.
Turkey responds to shelling attack with artillery fire into Syria.
When responders and/or victims complete their travel through the decon corridor an assumption is made that they are clean.
On Tuesday evening, Geneva Police Department responded to Castle Street in area of 288 Castle Street for a report of a robbery involving one male victim.
Officials respond to possible drowning, says CMPD.
Chairperson Of Temporary Districting Advisory Commission Responds To Article.
Brown Jordan responds to Pinnacle Award win.
Bartertown collective responds to criticism based on Che Guevara image in restaurant mural.
In a new update at the website from the musician's mother, it looks as though he's responding to treatment.

In science:

X and S pro ject to the same cluster monomial. respondence, direct sums X ⊕ X ′ map to tensor products S ⊗ S ′ .
Cluster algebras and representation theory
The frequency criterion allows to construct in a consistent way the appropriate renormalized modes that will respond to an exterior low-energy excitation.
Random elastic networks : strong disorder renormalization approach
At high h the system responds as a paramagnet, i.e. follows the external field in a continuous way.
Phase transitions on heterogeneous random graphs: some case studies
It responds as a paramagnet for high T and as a ferromagnet for low T , i.e. the magnetization jumps discontinuosly depending on the sign of the external field.
Phase transitions on heterogeneous random graphs: some case studies
En esta última ecuación los términos proporcionales al potencial ψ reflejan cómo la métrica responde (back-reacts) a las perturbaciones del inflatón.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry