Show Me State

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Show Me State a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
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Usage

In literature:

Mr. Spelter told me that his State exchanges showed that there had been difficulties of the same kind in all the other counties.
"Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home" by Bayard Taylor
To show him Benjamin's narrative, in his state of health, and in the face of the warning addressed to me, was simply out of the question.
"The Law and the Lady" by Wilkie Collins
But I could not see, though he tried to show me, the stately gracious lady receiving the country folk in her home.
"Black Rock" by Ralph Connor
He showed me a discourse of his concerning the Revenues of this and foreign States.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1664" by Samuel Pepys
More delightful to me is a body that sings than a stately and costly grand staircase built for show.
"Revolution and Other Essays" by Jack London
It does seem to me, Mr. Lightfoot, that you might show some consideration for my state of health.
"The Battle Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
A corpulent and stately waiter, with gold buckles to a pair of very tight pantaloons, showed me up stairs.
"Pelham, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
She has showed me the state of my heart; I more than suspected it before.
"Falkland, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
My view from the window showed me a dead flat in a partial state of cultivation, fading sadly from view in the waning light.
"The Dead Alive" by Wilkie Collins
Two relics remained, both in a fair state of preservation, which he took great pleasure in showing to me.
"Thirty Years in the Itinerancy" by Wesson Gage Miller
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In poetry:

"When this black year began,
This Eighteen-forty-eight,
I was a great great man,
And king both vise and great,
And Munseer Guizot by me did show
As Minister of State.
"The Three Christmas Waits" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

Aidan Liu, 12, hits the golf ball during the Show-Me State Games Parent-Child division of the golf competition Sunday at A.L.
Vern Scheue, 78, of Lake St Louis, throws shoeless in the shot put competition during the Show-Me State Games track and field events Sunday at Walton Stadium.
The Show-Me state kids talent contest.
The Show Me State 's No Show Primary.
Bringing elk back to the Show-Me-State .
Is it 'Game On' Over Energy Subsidies in the Show Me State .
Show-Me State Games Skeet Shooting.
Show-Me State Games Skeet Shooting .
That's what drew me to the Northeastern Sport Show at the state fairgrounds this past weekend.
What I have to say concerning Governor Fallin not showing up to greet the President of the United States is, she's not speaking for me.
John Eggerton July 1, 2010 FCC: Show Me State Candidate Doesn't Show Them An FCC source confirmed that it advised Missouri broadcasters that it More.
Dan Miller, far left, won the Show-Me State Games mountain bike race in the 34-and-under expert division Sunday at Rock Bridge Staet Park.
Columbia Missouri Ultimate Frisbee team plays in Show-Me State Games playoffs.
Columbia Missouri Ultimate Frisbee team competes in the Show-Me State Games Ultimate Frisbee playoffs on Sunday.
Louis to mid-Missouri cabin getaways, the guide is aimed at highlighting local businesses and products grown and sold in the Show-Me State.
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In science:

Figure 7 (b) shows the x dependence of mav := (|mo | + |me |)/2 in the ground state.
Random Fan-Out State Induced by Site-Random Interlayer Couplings
Our first claim shows that if each ˆMe puts significantly more mass on the states in S ∗ than Ne , then so does ˆM over N .
Variance on the Leaves of a Tree Markov Random Field: Detecting Character Dependencies in Phylogenies
Figure 4: For the q ¯q l+ l− final state: predicted Standard Model distributions of events a) in the (Mhadrons , Mµ+ µ− ) plane, and b) in the (Mhadrons , Me+ e− ) plane, showing the bins used in the fits to the coupling parameters.
Study of Triple-Gauge-Boson Couplings ZZZ, ZZgam and Zgamgam at LEP
The second ME term (5.1 b ) shows the possibility of a weak ferromagnetism (WFM) and LMEE in the AF –FE state below T .
Ferroelectromagnets. Fifty years after discovery
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