square up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v square up make square "Square the circle","square the wood with a file"
    • v square up settle conclusively; come to terms "We finally settled the argument"
    • v square up even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing
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Usage

In literature:

He did go up to the Square, and when he came to the house he would not go in.
"The Way We Live Now" by Anthony Trollope
It passed close to the fugitives, and Maren saw a tall man with a square chin, who stood up in it.
"The Maid of the Whispering Hills" by Vingie E. Roe
Form them all up in hollow square, then, and I'll say a few words to them.
"Told in the East" by Talbot Mundy
That's to square up Ferguson's conscience.
"The Inside of the Cup, Complete" by Winston Churchill
You dig a square in the steep base of the mountain, and set up two uprights and top them with two joists.
"The Innocents Abroad, Part 3 of 6" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The wind, which was fair down the lake, here blew in squarely on the beach, kicking up a nasty sea in the shallows.
"Smoke Bellew" by Jack London
Did you square up for them?
"Cappy Ricks" by Peter B. Kyne
After this we formed up the square as best we could, arranging it in a rather rough, four-fold line.
"She and Allan" by H. Rider Haggard
At length a battalion was marched to the front of the Prison within the lines, and drawn up on three sides of a square.
"A Sketch of the Causes, Operations and Results of the San Francisco Vigilance Committee of 1856" by Stephen Palfrey Webb
This door framed a small square of isinglass, which now warmed up with a faint glow.
"The Gilded Age, Part 1." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) and Charles Dudley Warner
He then backed up against Pompey's statue, and squared himself to receive his assailants.
"Sketches New and Old, Part 7." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
I squared my shoulders and as Hephzy would have said, "perked up" amazingly.
"Kent Knowles: Quahaug" by Joseph C. Lincoln
The court was occupied by a squadron of dragoons and a battalion of infantry, drawn up in hollow square.
"Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete" by Sir Walter Scott
Out in the Square he looked up to his wife's window.
"The Translation of a Savage, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
The blazing sunshine showed it up in a hard light, and he studied every square yard of it with a telescope.
"The Battle Of The Strong, Complete A Romance of Two Kingdoms" by Gilbert Parker
The slumberous eyes glowed, the square head came up.
"John Enderby" by Gilbert Parker
In the square, flaring violet arclights were flickering on, lighting up their net-covered globes that hung like harsh moons above the pavement.
"Three Soldiers" by John Dos Passos
And sure, I set up a whillilew myself in the Black Horse Square, and the devils only laughed at me.
"Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)" by Charles Lever
Before you ask for credit with the angel Gabriel, you've got to squar' up with Jaspar Panel.
"Bunch Grass" by Horace Annesley Vachell
They had a Post here, set up breast works and fortified the square.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
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In poetry:

Till the taut air like a cold hand
Clasped to cold hand and bone to bone
Seals them up in their icy land
(A few square feet) where into stone
"The Paradigm" by Allen Tate
I sleeped nen.--An' wuz dreamin' some
When I waked up an' morning's come,--
Fer our Ma she wuz settin' square
Straight up in bed, a-readin' there
"A Dubious "Old Kriss"" by James Whitcomb Riley
"Phoebe! Phoebe! Where is the chit?
When I want her most she's out of the way.
Child, you're running a long account
Up, to be squared on Judgment-day.
"Phoebe's Wooing" by Horatio Alger Jr
Fill'd with his fire, the troops in squared array
Wait the wild hordes loose huddling to the fray;
Their pointed arrows, rising on the bow,
Look up the sky and chide the lagging foe.
"The Columbiad: Book III" by Joel Barlow
And when a gap was made in that square,
The cry of "Close up! Close up!" did rend the air,
"And charge them with your bayonets, and make them fly!
And Scotland for ever! be the cry."
"The Battle of Waterloo" by William Topaz McGonagall
She who seven times had been in gaol,
force-fed, beaten-up and bruised, had bled
fighting for their rights,
she who was shunned and asked to leave the Square:
Strangeways was her proper place, they said.
"The Ghost of Ribblesdale Place, Preston" by Phoebe Hesketh

In news:

The 12-12-12 Concert featured an all-star line-up at Madison Square Garden for the victims of Superstorm Sandy.
The Peace Candle brightens up Centre Square in Easton on Thursday, December 22, 2011.
Trick-or-Treaters on the square visited State Bank of Lincoln to pick up some goodies from Kim Hoyt.
View full size Faith Cathcart/The Oregonian A maintenance worker starts the process of cleaning up Chapman and Lownsdale squares in downtown Portland.
Square Peg , the restaurant-bar at 10th and Walnut Streets (215-413-3600) that replaced a Marathon Grill a couple of weeks ago, has been ramping up its operation.
Small, square, quick response — or QR — codes are popping up on all kinds of products.
How one 64-year-old ended up naked in Times Square.
Broan's 20-watt Solar- Powered Attic Ventilator can ventilate up to 1,600 square feet.
Start with a square, move about how they say and the guy will tell you with 100% accuracy where you'll end up.
The city will occupy 14 floors, or 582,000 square feet, in the second tower going up at the World Trade Center.
Wondering what's up with Fountain Square's new White Rabbit Cabaret.
A few square feet can add up to one flourishing veggie bed.
Most people realize it's a waste of water, but don't know how MUCH: Combined, lawns in the US take up about 50,000 square miles, which is three times the amount of space we use to grow corn.
The store takes up 3,500 square feet in the Natick Mall in Natick, Mass.
But while HQ quickly filled up, row after row of slot machines on Revel 's nearby 150,000-square-foot gaming floor sat empty.
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In science:

Consider an L×L square of down spins in a plane of up spins.
Domains and Interfaces in Random Fields
Thus, we have obtained the series in z for σe of self-dual square RRL model up to 6-th order.
On universality of conductivity of planar random self-dual systems
One listed all pseudo-squares of first kind up to 1000.
Sequences of Numbers Involved in Unsolved Problems
One listed all pseudo-squares of second kind up to 1000.
Sequences of Numbers Involved in Unsolved Problems
One listed all pseudo-squares of third kind up to 1000.
Sequences of Numbers Involved in Unsolved Problems
In both cases, the squares that are exchanged by conjugation match up, α with α and β ′ with β ′ .
Dyson's new symmetry and generalized Rogers-Ramanujan identities
H k (G), k ∈ N, is the Sobolev space of scalar functions, defined and square integrable on G together with all its derivatives up to order k and (H k (G))d is the analogous space of vector fields.
Feedback stabilization for Oseen fluid equations:A stochastic approach
But we have gained something significant: the quantum walk spreads faster, at a rate proportional to the number of steps, instead of the square root of the number of steps as in the classical case, a quadratic speed up.
A random walk approach to quantum algorithms
For the first three gro ups both coefficients were determined with the least squares method.
Age-Rotation-Activity Relations for M Dwarf Stars Based on ASAS Photometric Data
Figure 5 plots the experimental selfdifferencing output of the detector up to the saturation point at 100MHz as a function of the incident photon flux µ and detector efficiency ν product: µν (squares).
A High Speed, Post-Processing Free, Quantum Random Number Generator
In local coordinates, this is the space of sections of E which in local coordinates have partial derivatives up to order s square integrable, i.e.
Gauge Theory in Riem(M)
The blow-up process introduces the triangular 2-cells needed for K (E ), and the crushing process turns the square 2-cells of GH (E ) into the square 2-cells of K (E ).
Subgroups of free idempotent generated semigroups need not be free
For instance, in a database of dimension d, a quantum search gives a square root speed-up over its classical counterpart – also valid for the respective nested versions (Cerf et al. 2000).
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life
This justifies the square root speed up, as follows.
The quantum speed up as advanced knowledge of the solution
They undergo V , and are directed towards the bottom left, top left, bottom right, and top right squares respectively, where they undergo V but paired up with some other signals, etc.
Intrinsically universal n-dimensional quantum cellular automata
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