spread over

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v spread over form a cover over "The grass covered the grave"
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Quotations

  • Percy Ross
    Percy Ross
    “Fertilizer does no good in a heap, but a little spread around works miracles all over.”

Usage

In literature:

As the darkening shadows of night began to spread over the jungle the young cadet began to worry.
"The Revolt on Venus" by Carey Rockwell
And thick furs, spread over the well-laid green block flooring, suggested a luxury hardly to be expected.
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
Pour a boiled dressing over the top, and spread evenly (with a silver knife) over the fish.
"Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties" by Janet McKenzie Hill
He spread the blanket over them and then, without a word, came over to her and untied her feet.
"The Quirt" by B.M. Bower
One day three widows named Anna opened the spring too wide, when a dreadful rain spread over the country.
"The Hero of Esthonia and Other Studies in the Romantic Literature of That Country" by William Forsell Kirby
Then the rattling noise spreads over a wider area.
"Banzai!" by Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
The morning light, streaming across the hills, spread like raw gold over the bog.
"Overland Red" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
The top of the tree trailed in the snow, its branches spread over the sled on either side, and rustled.
"Young Lucretia and Other Stories" by Mary E. Wilkins
Gradually the veil extended itself on all sides, till it spread over mountains and plains.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
As intelligence spreads more widely over the land, why fear that it will deaden religion?
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2" by John Wilson
The rain over, it looked as if all the luminous gold of the Roman October were spread out over the city.
"The Child of Pleasure" by Gabriele D'Annunzio
The angel of sleep had spread her wings over the seraglio of Moley Pasha.
"Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks" by Bracebridge Hemyng
An expression of wonder spread over her face.
"Simon Dale" by Anthony Hope
He could scarcely stop to spread over the animal the blanket he'd brought for the purpose.
"The Secret of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
Then a sardonic smile spread over the face of the apparition.
"The White Invaders" by Raymond King Cummings
This will not take place until wickedness spreads over all the earth.
"The Faith of Islam" by Edward Sell
Like a giant roof, the ice spread over the little Indian village lying there asleep, but the Indians did not know.
"Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children" by Mabel Powers
Rumour flies suddenly, spreading over the little town, that they ride in haste to the courts of the Tyrrhene king.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
Then a broad flat blur seemed spread over me.
"Beyond the Vanishing Point" by Raymond King Cummings
The Herefords are far less generally spread over England than the improved short horns.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
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In poetry:

With songs and honors sounding loud,
Address the Lord on high;
Over the heav'ns he spreads his cloud,
And waters veil the sky.
"Psalm 147" by Isaac Watts
WINIFRED. It is good
That we have days of youth to spread joy over,
Or such a press of it might well be mortal.
But see, your father!
"The Wynnes Of Wynhavod. Act V" by Emily Pfeiffer
In the earth—the earth—thou shalt be laid,
A grey stone standing over thee;
Black mould beneath thee spread,
And black mould to cover thee.
"Warning And Reply" by Emily Jane Bronte
'Climb up and see the glory spread,
High over cliff and 'scarpment yawning:
The night is past, the dark is dead,
Behold the triumph of the dawning!'
"The Dreamers" by William Wilfred Campbell
I saw each and all through the heather
That purple lay spread like a sheet
On the hills that watch over the hamlet,
That sleeps like a child at their feet.
"Durisdeer Hills" by Alexander Anderson
Come, shoulder to shoulder ere Earth grows older!
The Cause spreads over land and sea;
Now the world shaketh, and fear awaketh,
And joy at last for thee and me.
"The Voice Of Toil" by William Morris

In news:

ABC is spreading its interview with Madonna over multiple shows.
Ex-star Benoit killed wife, son, self in grisly crime spread out over weekend.
First my grandson was sick, and he came over to visit and spread the wealth.
A classic war-era plane is preparing to spread its famously sturdy wings over Winnipeg.
Over the last 15 years the disease has spread across Tasmania .
The league announced today that the draft next year will be spread out over three days beginning on Thursday evening, April 22, and continuing through Saturday.
Ray Suarez speaks with authors Craig Timberg and Daniel Halperin about how "shadows of colonialism" hang over the spread of HIV from Africa.
Her hilarious destruction of the painting made international news, and the photo spread all over the Internet.
OPPD plans to spread out that cost — and another $30 million it figures to spend on recovery efforts in 2013 — over the next decade.
Volcanic Ash Spreads High Over Europe, Russia.
The National Weather Service predicts a warm front will spread rain and snow Sunday night and Monday over the Mid-Columbia.
Crews continue to battle a brush fire now spread over more than 100 acres in Jackson County, Ohio.
The fire has spread over at least 25 acres .
Wet snow and high winds spinning off the edge of superstorm Sandy spread blizzard conditions over parts of West Virginia and neighboring Appalachian states Tuesday.
Spread over several buildings in Camarillo, Calif Its new 80,000 sq.
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In science:

Furthermore and in another context, RW on the family of SW networks have been addressed where RW correspond to random spread of information over the network .
Small-Worlds, Mazes and Random Walks
If we spread the formation of ellipticals over a wide redshift range, we would probably find a lower value both for the SFR density peak and for the metal density.
The cosmic evolution of the galaxy luminosity density
The centrality of a node determines the relative speed by which a node can receive and spread information over the network in a random process.
Random Walks on Complex Networks
It is also found that correlations are long range, requiring over 50 particles spread over a finite sample to approach convergence.
Anlaytic mean-field Hall crystal solution at nu=1/3: composite fermion like sub-bands and correlation effects
The 2-dimensional simulations of Garcia-Segura et al. (1996b) show that the swept up RSG wind is fragmented and spread over a radial range.
The Diversity of Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Surroundings of Massive Stars
Only later for t → ∞ the eigenvalues will become uniformly spread over the whole unit circle.
Multiplying unitary random matrices - universality and spectral properties
If the depth of the bridge is similar to its extent perpendicular to the collision direction, then the neutral gas is spread over some 10 – 20 kpc.
Colliding molecular clouds in head-on galaxy collisions
In the left figure of the first row the initially prepared coherent state spreads almost uniformly over the classically chaotic component of phase space.
Quantum error correction of coherent errors by randomization
The states with energies E > EM are called extended since they are no longer localized but are spread over a finite fraction of the system.
Localization of Polymers in Random Media: Analogy with Quantum Particles in Disorder
As for the individual population contributions, type-1 AGNs are spread over a rather large z-interval to z > 2, while type-2 ob jects and starburst/normal galaxies appear more concentrated at z = 0.5 to 1.5.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
It is hence important to find out whether the ages of our sources are spread over a sufficiently large time interval or all very similar.
Relative Evolutionary Time Scale of Hot Molecular Cores with Respect to Ultra Compact HII Regions
It gives the number of basis states supporting the wavefunction (ξ = 1 for a state localized on a single basis state, and ξ = N for a state uniformly spread over N of them).
Intermediate quantum maps for quantum computation
The SNe Ia were created with dates of maximum B-band light spread over four years representing 2001 – 2004.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
The better T is localized, the more uniformly the process Z is spread over Rd .
Transportation to random zeroes by the gradient flow
The result (19) shows that the the thermal packet is spread over a length of order tµ .
Random walks and polymers in the presence of quenched disorder
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