sign over

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v sign over formally assign ownership of "She signed away her rights"
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Quotations

  • Bette Davis
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    “I'd marry again if I found a man who had 15 million and would sign over half of it to me before the marriage and guarantee he'd be dead within a year.”

Usage

In literature:

Whereon the man spoke a few words to him softly and quickly, signing with his hand crosswise over him.
"King Alfred's Viking" by Charles W. Whistler
The formal papers were now drawn up and signed, and the interview which ended one of the greatest wars of modern times was over.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
I got the money on the note that you signed over in Potsdam.
"The Light in the Clearing" by Irving Bacheller
The priest kissed the altar-cloth, clasped his hands, and multiplied signs of the cross over host and chalice.
"Abbe Mouret's Transgression La Faute De L'abbe Mouret" by Emile Zola
If it hovered over or flew before the troops, that was a sign of victory.
"Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before" by George Turner
Hyacinthe made him a sign to sit down, then she went over to a group of people sitting on divans in a dark corner.
"Là-bas" by J. K. Huysmans
The sky was very dark over the Strait though, the unmistakable sign of open water.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
He finally got his plea over by means of the sign language.
"The Story of The American Legion" by George Seay Wheat
But reaching it we were further puzzled to see the sign over the doorway of a "coach-builder"!
"Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (2 of 2) (1888)" by William Henry Hurlbert
Leonore pouted for some time over it, but finally signed.
"The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him" by Paul Leicester Ford
This time it was the anti-slavery sign which hung from the rooms of the society over the sidewalk.
"William Lloyd Garrison" by Archibald H. Grimke
As the light flashed over the water, the lad made out another small motorboat dead ahead, upon which signs of life became apparent.
"The Boy Allies Under the Sea" by Robert L. Drake
The sign, 'Saws and Files,' was over the door, and in the depths was heard a regular clicking sound.
"From Canal Boy to President" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
You can go over at any time and sign the constitution.
"The Colossus" by Opie Read
Over the Kooree, Euphorbia antiqorum, a sure sign of aridity.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Now all was over, and Mrs. Rushton's room looked vacant and with as little sign of her presence as if she had never inhabited it.
"Hetty Gray" by Rosa Mulholland
The witnesses signed their names; husband and wife wrote theirs; the minister filled out the license, and the ceremony was over.
"The Day of the Beast" by Zane Grey
When an article appears to have merit, the first reader looks over it a second time and adds a brief comment, which he signs with his initials.
"How To Write Special Feature Articles" by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
When the tree begins to creak and show signs of toppling over, give it a few sharp blows and as it falls jump sideways.
"Outdoor Sports and Games" by Claude H. Miller
They want some signs of care over them; and I believe there are places where they could have it.
"The Other Girls" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
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In poetry:

There is no word to comfort me;
No sign to help my bended head;
Deep night lies over land and sea,
And silence dark and dread.
"The Cross" by Madison Julius Cawein
I don't like him at all, it was he
Who wanted to be God and king,
He hung the sign of a poet
Over the doors of my silent house.
"Memory" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev
I died seven times
in seven ways
letting death give me a sign,
letting death place his mark on my forehead,
crossed over, crossed over
"The Death Baby" by Anne Sexton
But over them like a subterranean sun
I saw the sign of all the fiends that fell;
And a wild voice cried "Hasten and be done,
Is there no steepness in the stairs of hell?"
"Nightmare" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The sound of a low, sweet whisper
Floats over a little bread,
And trembles around a chalice,
And the priest bows down his head!
O'er a sign of white on the altar --
In the cup -- o'er a sign of red.
"Feast Of The Sacred Heart" by Abram Joseph Ryan
O better at rest where the crooning dove
May sing requiem o'er thy bed,
Sweet Robin aflame with love's sign on his breast
With quick light footstep tread;
While over the sod the Birds of God
Their guardian feathers outspread!
"Crossing Solway" by Francis Turner Palgrave

In news:

DENVER— Here is the latest sign — or signs — that it's finally over here in Denver for Sen Hillary Rodham Clinton.
According to documents obtained by The Observer this morning, a judge has signed a warrant for the much-contested Tyrannosaurus bataar skeleton, which was sold at auction last month for over $1 million.
Chris Christie has said he's conflicted over whether to sign a bill to overhaul New Jersey's teacher-tenure laws, but he sounded like he was on board with it during a speech Monday before the Legislature.
But good jokes are the sign of a certain control over the world, or at least of a settled vision, the sort of vision a writer has.
Yiddish sign orders women to move over.
0 The safety sign at this polling place in Long Beach on election day offers some advice as well for voters and candidates stressing over election returns.
With the basket netting draped over his shoulders, Lew Alcindor holds a sign just after leading UCLA to the NCAA title in Los Angeles on March 23, 1968.
Council race gets ugly as sides argue over signs.
Tim Duncan didn't re-sign for three more years just to start over.
Amateur Ham Radio operators from all over the nation sent messages and their call signs to each other, to practice their skills.
The New York Knicks passed on a chance to sign Allen Iverson over the summer.
The value of the signs is over two thousand dollars and they were recovered after the search of a Lewis County farm.
Rivers Total Car Care owner Tony Stevens said he received a letter from the city of Oak Ridge over animation on his electronic sign.
Over the offseason, a lot was made over the New York Knicks decision to let point guard Jeremy Lin sign with the Houston Rockets and bring back Raymond Felton.
When Brandon Roy signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves over the summer, you just know he had to take a big red marker and circle Friday, Nov 23, on his calendar.
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In science:

In Sec. 4.3 we will see how, in cases the sign problem is too bad, a sampling over all diagrams can be tried, with applications for the Fr¨ohlich polaron, the Fermi polaron and the Hubbard model.
Recent developments in Quantum Monte-Carlo simulations with applications for cold gases
Order-by-order unitarity, such as used in the KLN theorem, implies that the singularities caused by integration over unresolved radiation in the tree-level matrix elements must be canceled, order by order, by equal but opposite-sign singularities in the virtual corrections at the same order.
Introduction to QCD
Using induction over n ≥ 1, we see that the last term tends to zero with N , by (3.6) and the observation below (3.6), and the first term after the inequality sign tends to zero with N by the induction hypothesis and the first inequality in (3.3).
On scaling limits and Brownian interlacements
We call a quasi-Cartan companion A of a skew-symetrizable matrix B admissible if it satisfies the following sign condition: for any cycle Z in Γ(B ), the product Q{i,j}∈Z (−Ai,j ) over all edges of Z is negative if Z is oriented and positive if Z is non-oriented .
Reflection group relations arising from cluster algebras
Moreover, Lemma 1 showed that (provided there are no sign changes in the reduced lasso problem over [λk+1 , λk ]) this test statistic can be expressed even more explicitly in terms of the values of these knots.
A significance test for the lasso
In this calculation, we have seen that the term ψ wins over the term Θ0 , leading to a minus sign in front of δγ in the above relation.
TASI Lectures on Cosmological Perturbations
To obtain this sign one can modify the definition of the path integral over these fields , or else introduce extra sets of fermions and bosons.
Batalin-Vilkovisky Lagrangian Quantisation
The PV fields then have the same statistics as the ordinary fields, but one can say that the integration over these fields in the path integral is defined differently, such as to produce a minus sign.
Batalin-Vilkovisky Lagrangian Quantisation
The idea is to consider the sign w = ±1 of the couplings settling the presence or the absence of the Wilson loop in the vacuum as a dynamical variable and sum over it.
String Effects in the Wilson Loop: a high precision numerical test
But now, since the fj 's have the same signs over the (cid:27)s 's and the (cid:28)s 's we have that A \ X and B \ X are not separable. .
Separation of Semialgebraic Sets
The success of the monomer dimer approach (of use only at strong coupling) may be due to analytic integration first over the gauge fields, and then the fermion fields, giving an effective action with a reduced sign problem.
Results on Finite Density QCD
For each offset, sum over all the minimum-length paths (with their sign factors) which contribute to the Pauli term.
Tests of Hypercubic Fermion Actions
The methods employed in the previous section carry over to fermions except that the KMS condition contains an additional minus sign.
Thermal Green Functions in Coordinate Space for Massless Particles of any Spin
It is still allowed that both gluons are soft, this explains the minus sign in the first line that avoid s over-counting.
Next-to-leading order QCD corrections to parity-violating 3-jet observables for massive quarks in e^+e^- annihilation
Therefore, the energy density of fluctuations starts with a negative value and changes sign to a positive value when the logarithm takes over.
Energy-Momentum Tensor of Field Fluctuations in Massive Chaotic Inflation
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