• The Old Fifth Avenue Send-Off
    The Old Fifth Avenue Send-Off
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n send-off an organized expression of goodwill at the start of a trip or new venture
    • n send-off a start given to contestants "I was there with my parents at the kickoff"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n send-off A start, as on a journey or career of any kind, or a demonstration of good-will on the occasion of such a departure; a speeding: as, his friends gave him a hearty send-off; an enthusiastic send-off to an actor.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Send-off a start as on a journey
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. sendan; Ice. senda, Goth. sandjan, Ger. senden.


In literature:

Pray them at Ostia to send off news down the coast, or to request the papal authorities to despatch mounted messengers.
"A Knight of the White Cross" by G.A. Henty
This was enough to send Jack and Mark off on a run up the bank, and did they stop until they heard Andy's voice hailing them.
"Five Thousand Miles Underground" by Roy Rockwood
If they can't pay you'd ought to send 'em off; there's plenty as can.
"The Children's Book of Christmas Stories" by Various
Send off all your more valuable goods in the wagons, with your women and children, to a distance.
"The Lion of the North" by G.A. Henty
I fancy I can see her, sending out to order them off.
"Magnum Bonum" by Charlotte M. Yonge
I left Khamisi in charge of the dead beast, while I returned to camp to send off men to cut it up, and convey the meat to our village.
"How I Found Livingstone" by Henry M. Stanley
After sending them off to pick wild currants, with a grave warning to beware of bears, he saw to the preparations for the night.
"The Iron Trail" by Rex Beach
Anna was left to send off the little felicitous note that she had written to her mother.
"The Long Vacation" by Charlotte M. Yonge
I send you off with papers for a man, and I get back a piece of yellow paper saying that he's borrowed you.
"The Crisis, Complete" by Winston Churchill
The magistrate had also promised him to send two of his guards who would carry the offender off to prison.
"The Emperor, Complete" by Georg Ebers
And send off the long-legged man with the letter.
"The Pink Fairy Book" by Various
So she wants to send you off on your travels, does she?
"Love and Life" by Charlotte M. Yonge
They say you are sending her off to Lavriky; is it true?
"A House of Gentlefolk" by Ivan Turgenev
We are far enough off Cawnpore to be safe from any parties they may send out to search.
"Rujub, the Juggler" by G. A. Henty
He had been thinking of obliging his friends by sending off persons troublesome to them, but he had not thought of his own case.
"The Bravest of the Brave" by G. A. Henty
The next below it also sends off bergs occasionally, though a narrow strip of glacial detritus separates it from the tidewater.
"Travels in Alaska" by John Muir
If they haven't arrived when you go off to-morrow you can tell Jones he needn't send them any more.
"If Winter Comes" by A.S.M. Hutchinson
After endless quarrels she succeeded in sending off the duke to Holyrood, and was left to take her own way.
"France in the Nineteenth Century" by Elizabeth Latimer
But I think that before we send off our reply we should put the matter before Mabel herself.
"One of the 28th" by G. A. Henty
Every morning when he appeared like the ghost of a Puritan ancestor's remorse at my bedside, I swore I'd send him off before night.
"The Range Dwellers" by B. M. Bower

In poetry:

"An' if it gits any worse, Mister,
You can send an' call me,
But — don't you take no sail off 'er,"
Said the Ol' Man,
Said 'e!
"What The Old Man Said" by Cicely Fox Smith
"Y schall her sende a wheyt palffrey,
Het hambellet as the weynde;
Ner for the loffe of yowr weyffe,
Off mor sorow scholde yow seyng."
"Robin Hood And The Potter" by Andrew Lang
The babbling froth of the surface foam
Clings close to the side of my moveless boat,
Like endless meshes of honeycomb,--
And I break it off, and send it afloat.
"Slack Tide" by Sophie Margaret Hensley
So send off the young'uns to school afore nine;
And when they and faither come home for to dine,
Don't gi'e 'em cold taters and bacon half-fried,
But a meal as 'ull cheer 'em and warm their inside.
"Bedfordshire Ballad - IV" by E W Bowling
The night's cold it was bitter enough,
But who shall keep the fierce Day off?
And must he lie, be burnt and baked
In the hot sands, with lips unslaked? --
Will no one give him dews and rain?
Lord, send the frozen night again!
"No Man's Land" by Katharine Tynan
What is this thing, Morley, and how can you mean it?
We have lost our estate here before we have seen it;
Have patience, soft Morley in anger replied;
To find out our way let us send off our guide.
Derry down, down, hey derry down.
"Down-Hall. A Ballad." by Matthew Prior

In news:

If you want to get something off your chest – trust us, it feels good – send an e-mail with "Raves & Rage " in the subject line to
The Big Country Chapter of the Texas Tech Parents Association will be hosting their annual 'Texas Tech Red Raider Send Off' August 3rd, 2012 at Frontier Texas.
Carlos Beltran hit a solo homer off Carlos Marmol in the ninth to tie the game 4-4 and send it into extras.
Send off your pet in style.
Send us a drop off location.
Before you send off another résumé , take a look at the type of résumé you are using.
It was enough to spark a 50-point bang sending off the 21 North seniors in style.
Friday's Smackdown wasn't a strong send-off into Money in the Bank.
Town of Union, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A hit and run crash sends a vehicle off the road and 60 feet down a hill in Choconut Center.
CBS News business and economics correspondent Rebecca Jarvis reports that Hurricane Sandy could shut down production and close off supply coming out of the East Coast refineries, sending gas prices up.
Region prepares troop send -offs.
Zenyatta's Fans Brave the Cold for Send-off .
The public is invited to help the CSU band and cheerleaders send off Head Coach Tim Miles and his team on Tuesday, when the Rams depart for the NCAA tournament.
Mayor asks fans to send off Cavemen.
IMG_0200 Mizzou Basketball Send Off .

In science:

The obvious question arises whether the limit Q2 → ∞ must be taken before or after removing the cut-off by sending it to infinity.
Pion Structure at High and Low Energies in Chiral Quark Models
The conclusion he wants to establish (which is about causality, not merely the ability to send signals) is, according to that positivist philosophy, off the table from the very beginning.
Bell Locality and the Nonlocal Character of Nature
The DOMCOM cards can be thought of as specialized serial ports for communicating with the DOMs with additional functions for powering on and off each DOM, and sending and receiving time calibration pulses.
The ICECUBE prototype string in AMANDA
The meaning of this limit is that it corresponds to the clustering dynamics of scales much smaller that 1/µ for the screened pair interaction, and the limit µ → 0 sends this upper cut-off scale to infinity.
Gravitational force in an infinite one-dimensional Poisson distribution
Link the points of ξ into a tree by defining the mother of each point as follows: place an interval of length one around the point parallel to the x-axis and send the interval off in the direction of the y -axis until it hits a point, let that point be the mother of the point we started from.
What is typical?
In that case place a d − 1 dimensional unit ball around each point and send the ball off in the dth dimension until it hits a point.
What is typical?
Apart from the traffic created by probing, a number o f TCP flows with various window sizes and a number of on/off UDP flows with various burst rates and on/off periods are added at the roots and internal nodes that acting as background traffic send packets to the receivers attached to the leaf nod es.
Loss Tomography from Tree Topologies to General Topologies
VIA implementations can be classified as native or emulated. A native implementation of VIA off-loads a portion of the processing required to send and receive messages to special hardware on the network interface card.
Cluster Computing White Paper
Furthermore, such redundancy may provide the only window on systematic errors which can impede our progress or send us off in unprofitable directions.
Tracking The Baryon Density From The Big Bang To The Present
Therefore, sending the cut-off Λ0 to infinity, and using ¯S = t, we indeed find the Veneziano-Yankielowicz superpotential, ¯S N (cid:19) + ¯SN .
Supersymmetric Gauge Theories from String Theory
Sending one of the quark masses to the lattice cut-off does lead to a renormalization of the coupling constant (and thus to a shift in the lattice spacing), but this is not important for the issue at hand, namely the determination of the form of the EFT.
Rooted staggered fermions: good, bad or ugly?
Apparently, there is some mechanism to give pulsars a substantial “kick” at birth, which sends them off with high translational and rotational velocities.
Neutrino Experiments
Ideally, the phase reference is prepared locally, but to ensure phase stability, it is common practice to split off the local oscillator in the signal preparation process and send it to Bob over the same quantum channel as the signal.
Testing Quantum Devices: Practical Entanglement Verification in Bipartite Optical Systems
One instead suspects that one must turn off the supergravity multiplet by setting its component fields to zero and then sending κ2 to zero.
Conserved supercurrents and Fayet-Iliopoulos terms in supergravity
Google’s explanation of local result integration seemed to suggest that the integration was initiated by the originating page, sending off two different requests.
Attacks on Local Searching Tools