space walk


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n space walk any kind of physical activity outside a spacecraft by one of the crew
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In literature:

He walked a little way, cresting the rising ground, till he came to an open space with an unbroken view over the level country to Barnet.
"The Dictator" by Justin McCarthy
Then Willy suggested that the plank should bridge the space from his room to ours, and that the kitten should be induced to walk on it.
"A Sheaf of Corn" by Mary E. Mann
The soldiers beginning to show anger, some of the company walked in to demonstrate how restricted the space was.
"Athelstane Ford" by Allen Upward
He had turned around and walked back to the cleared space.
"Two Little Confederates" by Thomas Nelson Page
The woman gave her to understand that she might walk about the cleared space, but must not pass into the woods beyond.
"Brand Blotters" by William MacLeod Raine
They went into the military walk over the gates, when the space below was soon filled with prisoners.
"A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts, 2nd ed." by Benjamin Waterhouse
And then she widened her eyes at space, and walked on blindly for a little way.
"The Beloved Woman" by Kathleen Norris
Sandy walked up the street without hurry and, as they had made way from the car, men gave him space.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
The walls had thrust him out and given him a vast space to walk in.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
It had been a brief walk from the space-globe.
"The World Beyond" by Raymond King Cummings
He saw only three space-suited figures, saw Margot walking steadily toward the box.
"Equation of Doom" by Gerald Vance
Walk through the space where it's been, and you'll notice nothing unusual.
"Gone Fishing" by James H. Schmitz
It was not difficult to find sufficient space on the ice for a rope-walk, and although a temperature of from 22 deg.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
But Tom looked round warily as he walked to the closet; then he stepped into the narrow space, and almost closed the door.
"Tom and Maggie Tulliver" by Anonymous
A stone walk filled the space between and ran down the length of the church to a big iron gate.
"Exit Betty" by Grace Livingston Hill
Ferris walked along for the space of two blocks.
"The Missing Tin Box" by Arthur M. Winfield
The people of the coast say that the fairies are an accursed race who are condemned to walk the earth for a certain space.
"Legends & Romances of Brittany" by Lewis Spence
Jack headed toward the open space along which they had formerly been walking.
"Jack Winters' Campmates" by Mark Overton
Up and down, up and down, they walked for the space of one hour, while the Colonel poured out his soul.
"The Return of the Prodigal" by May Sinclair
If any complaint sounded in his presence concerning stores, Mr. Spokesly was silent for a space and then walked away.
"Command" by William McFee

In poetry:

Then only in the empty spaces,
Death, walking very silently,
Shall fear the glory of our faces
Through all the dark infinity.
"The Call" by Rupert Brooke
Suns! in the depths of space that burn,
Planets! that walk around our own,
Comets! that rush to fill your urn
With light out-gushing from his throne,—
"Hymns For Dedication XI" by John Pierpont
And as she sits, again I hear the tread
Of her, the spirit now sainted and divine,
Who walk'd with me a space, then bow'd her head,
Leaving this little life to cling to mine:
"Lame Katie" by Alexander Anderson
Now I give you an inkling;
Now I breathe the word of the prudence that walks abreast with time,
space, reality,
That answers the pride which refuses every lesson but its own.
"Manhattan Streets I Saunter'd, Pondering" by Walt Whitman
Can we forget the presence
Of death who walks unseen?
Whose scythe casts shadowy crescents
Around life's glittering essence,
As lessens, slowly lessens,
The space that lies between.
"A Reed Shaken In The Wind" by Madison Julius Cawein
Flamsteed and Newton look with brows unclouded,
Their strife forgotten with its faded scars,--
(Titans, who found the world of space too crowded
To walk in peace among its myriad stars.)
"A Welcome To Dr. Benjamin Apthorp Gould" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Astronaut John Grunsfeld in the final space walk to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
Outdated twin walk-in closets offered only cramped space and limited storage.
A worker walks past a mockup of the NASA-designed and Lockheed Martin-manufactured Orion spacecraft in the John F Kennedy Space Center Vehicle Assembly Building on Thursday, Sept 27, 2012.
I WALK INTO the humble warren of Southeast industrial space that is meat purveyors Nicky USA, and am directed to the office of Geoff Latham, its founder and president.
U S Space Walk of Fame.
At the intersection of Radford Avenue and Valleyheart Drive is a new beautiful space to walk, sit and think about the human condition.
Hundreds of New Yorkers are planning to head out of town the hard way this Saturday as part of an organized walk-out sponsored by the Sanctuary of Hope, an off beat performance space in Ridgewood, Queens.
He is given some space and tolerance until he walks onto the porch.
You'll find the CountDown Temporary Art Space in a residential neighborhood a short walk from the Bethesda Metro.
Former walk-on safety Connor Norman started in place of suspended Bacarri Rambo in the opener and except for one missed tackle in space, Georgia coach Mark Richt liked what he saw.
I wish so much that I could walk a far distance and not need to park in a handicap space.
It used to be that walking into a performance space filled me with anticipation, but lately my feelings have changed.
A walk-in pantry secures designated space to store food and kitchen items.
Parkinson 's didn't stop his space walk.
Parkinson's didn't stop his space walk.

In science:

Random walks on wreath products of groups and Markov chains on related homogeneous spaces.
Random walks on wreath products of groups
Hansmann, Configuration space for random walk dynamics, Eur.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
Rathore and J. J. de Pablo, Monte Carlo simulation of proteins through a random walk in energy space, J.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
Denote by Ωω the path space of the tra jectories of the random walks starting from the initial configuration ω and by Pω the corresponding path space measure.
The shape theorem for the frog model with random initial configuration
The first step of the random walk is a rotation in the coin-space, which in analogy to the classical random walk we will call ’coin-flip’ C .
Quantum random walks - an introductory overview
The continuous time random walk takes place entirely in the position space HP .
Quantum random walks - an introductory overview
For the Hadamard walk on the N -circle we will employ a truncated Hilbert space HN spanned by the N states with less than N photons.
Quantum random walks - an introductory overview
A tangled magnetic field line is essentially a random-walk pa th through space.
Thermal conduction and particle transport in strong MHD turbulence, with application to galaxy-cluster plasmas
Indeed the RHT dynamics is nothing but a time-changed standart random walk on configuration space.
Convergence to equilibrium for finite Markov processes, with application to the Random Energy Model
We suppose that a particle performs a random walk on a state space S .
Limit theorems and absorption problems for one-dimensional correlated random walks
This classifying parameter is shown to coincide with the critical value of a matrix-valued multiplicative cascade on the ordinary tree (i.e. the one without internal degrees of freedom attached to the vertices) having the same vertex set as the state space of the random walk.
Bindweeds or random walks in random environments on multiplexed trees and their asympotics
This generalizes the well-known result of a Brownian random walk which covers a 2-dimensional space in the large N limit.
Black Holes, Space-Filling Chains and Random Walks
Since the hypersurface Sd−2 has been identified with the horizon boundary Hd−2 of the Schwarzschild-Tangherlini black hole, we see that the chains at large N which become Dd−1 × M10−d space-filling, give indeed the correct fractional Brownian random walk relation rS (N ) ∝ ldN 1/(d−2) in each dimension d.
Black Holes, Space-Filling Chains and Random Walks
Dvoretzky, A. and Erd˝os, P.: Some problems on random walk in space.
Maximal local time of a d-dimensional simple random walk on subsets
Here we consider only the annealed random walk, confining ourselves in the analysis of return times averaged over both probability space of graph and that of random walk.
Return times of random walk on generalized random graphs