sere

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj sere (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture "dried-up grass","the desert was edged with sere vegetation","shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings","withered vines"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sere Claw; talon.
    • a Sere Dry; withered. Same as Sear. "But with its sound it shook the sails
      That were so thin and sere ."
    • a Sere Dry; withered; no longer green; -- applied to leaves. "I have lived long enough; my way of life
      Is fall'n into the sear , the yellow leaf."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sere See sear.
    • sere Separate; several; many.
    • sere Safe; secure.
    • n sere A claw or talon.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sere Same as Sear.
    • adj Sere sēr (obs.) separate, several, many.
    • n Sere sēr (obs.) a claw.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. seer, AS. seár,assumed) fr. seárian, to wither; akin to D. zoor, dry, LG. soor, OHG. sorēn, to wither, Gr. a"y`ein to parch, to dry, Skr. çush,for sush,) to dry, to wither, Zend hush, to dry. √152. Cf. Austere Sorrel (a.)

Usage

In literature:

So shall there be nothing "sere and yellow" about him.
"My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year" by John Henry Jowett
The sere and yellow leaf is falling on the shelterless head of the royal Puritan.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 378, April, 1847" by Various
It is of Germanic origin and cognate with sere.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
But for a year they had been shedding their leaflets and turning sere.
"Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate" by Charles M. Skinner
I go back to Mr. Sere and he says, see D. W. H.; he will set you all right.
"Some Reminiscences of old Victoria" by Edgar Fawcett
He is early old, this "child of hate," as Wotan long ago called him, sere and pallid, totally unglad and hating the glad.
"The Wagnerian Romances" by Gertrude Hall
The bridge gave on a wide plain where tall grass grew sere and yellow.
"The People of the Crater" by Andrew North
There is no winter interval or sleep for the vegetation, no period of the sere and yellow leaf, as with us in the colder north.
"The Pearl of India" by Maturin M. Ballou
Those who had formed it were stretched on the sere pastures or hurrying to the rear.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20, September, 1877." by Various
He said the officer was the son of his landlord, who lived on an estate at the far end of the town on the Seres Road.
"Captain Macedoine's Daughter" by William McFee
Then he rose and, with a face white and haggard as a sere cloth, turned to Brockford.
"Long Live the King" by Guy Boothby
She certainly, poor soul, did remind one of the 'sere and yellow.
"Faith and Unfaith" by Duchess
The woods bent and tossed and clashed their boughs in the riot of gusts, the sere leaves were flying in clouds, and presently rain began to fall.
"The Raid of The Guerilla and Other Stories" by Charles Egbert Craddock
It is too delightful in spite of its regrets for us who are in the sere and yellow leaf.
"Lady Maude's Mania" by George Manville Fenn
Ahead of them lay yet another bleak valley, rocky and sere.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
He looks sere with confinement, his eyes full of a mute sadness that can find no words.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
Mr. Richard Loide was getting into the sere, the yellow leaf.
"'£19,000'" by Burford Delannoy
But not a flower doth yet appear In glade or wood or meadow sere.
"Wayside Weeds" by William Hodgson Ellis
It is now autumn; the leaves are beginning to turn sere, and the last sheaves have been gathered to the stack.
"Gwen Wynn" by Mayne Reid
Crisp and sere they carpeted the earth and fled before the wind.
"The Prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains" by Charles Egbert Craddock
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In poetry:

'It's over!'
Upon me drizzle
Falls and with my years
Even your words, too,
Have turned sere.
"It's over!" by Ono no Komachi
Fleeting time is on the wing—
Surely Winter, joyous Spring,
Glowing Summer, Autumn sere,
Mark the changes of the year.
"The Lesson Of The Seasons" by David John Scott
The sere, sad leaves, their glory done,
Fall from the bough to meet the wave;
The stream they shadowed from the sun
Gives them a grave.
"Autumn" by Cicely Fox Smith
"Come unto me when hopes have flown
Like leaves wind-swept and sere,
When every joy thou may'st bemoan;
Dear child, thou need'st not fear.
"Come Unto Me" by Nancy Rebecca Campbell Glass
The Eske wood is lonely, and I go in fear,
Where the shadows are thickest, to seek you, my dear
Your bed is the sere leaf, your roof the green boughs,
And cold is your house, though the summer is near.
"The Green Plover" by Anna Johnston MacManus
Caught from that blaze by wrath Divine,
Lost branches of the once-loved vine,
Now withered, spent, and sere,
See Israel's sons, like glowing brands,
Tossed wildly o'er a thousand lands
For twice a thousand year.
"Fifth Sunday In Lent" by John Keble

In news:

Sere Prince Halverson at the Writers Forum.
SERING Sebring Police are investigating leads on the Wednesday night robbery of the Sebring Pizza Hut restaurant on US 27 South.
Picture a sere summer night in Phoenix, Ariz.
It can be recorded that on the sere autumn day of the 17th of November in Washington, DC, the great American tragedy of Iraq reached its denouement when the end if not the absolute solution could be seen clearly.
The game is also expected to blast away the pretty, sparkly vampires of The Twilight Seres this weekend.
Fill out the form below for your chance to win a $50 dinner take- out from Seres Restaurant.
Join Townsquare Media staff and your favorite DJs – Steve Kelly, Critter and Frank Seres for an afternoon of Bowling at Hog Pin.
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In science:

Esto no significa, no obstante, que los universos-sombra estar´ıan necesariamente faltos de seres inteligentes.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Si el comienzo de la vida sobre la Tierra hubiera sucedido de esta manera, entonces todos los seres vivos terrestres tendr´ıamos bloques o bases de ADN comunes con los seres vivos de miles de otros planetas que hubiesen pasado por el mismo proceso de inseminaci´on con las mismas bacterias.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Se utiliza como punto de partida la suposici´on, no probada, de que en el origen de las observaciones no hay seres inteligentes manipulando los datos que recibimos, y luego se concluye que no hay se˜nales de vida inteligente como prueban los datos.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Siendo realistas, s´olo hay que pensar en el trato cruel que algunos seres humanos infligen a sus v´ıctimas, ya sean otros seres humanos (a menudo ni˜nos) o animales.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Sin embargo, y aunque han habido multitud de esfuerzos por conseguirlo, a simple vista nos percatamos de que su inteligencia apenas llega a asemejarse a la de los seres humanos.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
No obstante, estos métodos no resultan apropiados si lo que queremos es evaluar la inteligencia general de la IA y, aun menos, si pretendemos compararla con la de los seres humanos.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
En esta tesis de máster pretendemos comprobar que este nuevo método ofrece unos resultados coherentes al evaluar algoritmos de IA mediante el diseño e implementación de prototipos de test de inteligencia universales y su aplicación a diferentes sistemas inteligentes (algoritmos de IA y seres humanos).
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
El ob jetivo de la Inteligencia Artificial (IA) ha sido, desde siempre, dotar de comportamiento a las máquinas (o algoritmos) para que lleguen a realizar tareas que en los seres humanos requieren de inteligencia.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Psicometría Desde hace mucho tiempo, los psicólogos han tratado de medir las capacidades y cualidades de los seres humanos para poder compararlas con las del resto de individuos de su misma especie.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
La psicometría engloba la construcción de tests que sean válidos y fiables5 para medir los diferentes aspectos psicológicos de los seres humanos ofreciendo un valor tras la medición.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
De entre los distintos tipos de aspectos, el primero que se trató de medir fue la inteligencia y, posteriormente, se construyeron nuevos tests para medir el resto de aspectos cognitivos y de personalidad de los seres humanos.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Modo ser humano En esta tesis de máster hemos diseñado e implementado una primera interfaz para evaluar seres humanos.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Figura 6.2: Instrucciones mostradas a los seres humanos antes de comenzar su evaluación.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Estas relaciones han permitido que los seres humanos cooperen para conseguir resolver con mayor eficacia los problemas a los que se han ido enfrentando durante su existencia.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Theorem 1.1. (Sereˇzkin-Zalesski˘ı, Wagner) Let n ≥ 3, q = pm and H a primitive subgroup of GLn (Fq ) generated by semisimple pseudo-reflections of order at least 3, then one of the fol lowing holds. (i) SLn (F ˜q ) ≤ H ≤ GLn (F ˜q ) for ˜q |q or (ii) SUn ( ˜q) ≤ H ≤ GUn ( ˜q) for ˜q2 |q or n ≤ 4 and H ≃ GUn (2).
Image of the braid groups inside the finite Temperley-Lieb algebras
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