stick together

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v stick together be loyal to one another, especially in times of trouble "The two families stuck together throughout the war"
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Quotations

  • Frank Moore Colby
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    “Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.”
  • Source Unknown
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    “Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look at what they can do when they stick together.”
  • Unknown
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    ““Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together.””

Usage

In literature:

He used generally to rest one hand upon my shoulder when we walked together, and leaned with the other on a stout stick.
"Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume I (of 10)" by John Gibson Lockhart
I nailed together a sufficient number of sticks, putting cross-pieces of board over them, to fill this space, and serve as a door.
"Field and Forest" by Oliver Optic
In pastry there must be enough gluten to stick the ingredients together, but its elastic quality is undesirable.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management" by Ministry of Education
Their habitations were low huts, built with sticks bent overhead, and joined together so as to form an arch.
"Captain Cook" by W.H.G. Kingston
I had buttered the towel so that it should not stick to it; it did not, but it did not stick together either.
"Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie" by George Brenton Laurie
Then I set my teeth together, clasped my stick firmly, and, with lowering brow and a black heart, trudged wearily northward.
"Roger Trewinion" by Joseph Hocking
Brother, we Romans shall always stick together as long as they stick fast to us.
"The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'" by George Borrow
The rhythm was accented by each singer beating together two small willow sticks.
"Indian Story and Song" by Alice C. Fletcher
They must now stick together as never before.
"Deerfoot in The Mountains" by Edward S. Ellis
His form was made of rough sticks fitted together and dressed in ordinary clothes.
"Little Wizard Stories of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
If you should bind together the two parts of a broken stick and leave them a while, do you think they would grow together?
"Child's Health Primer For Primary Classes" by Jane Andrews
The world for him is made up of ideas sticking together; and nothing else exists.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
Wouldn't you think a pile of soft plates and saucers would burn all together and stick fast to each other?
"Illustrated Science for Boys and Girls" by Anonymous
It proved to be a tiny raft contrived out of several lengths of stout stick, tied together with strips of rag.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
Then he pulls himself together, places the letters in his pocket, picks up his stick, and turns to go.
"When the Birds Begin to Sing" by Winifred Graham
To put the flowers together, or the leaves on to the stem, hold in the hand until warm enough to stick.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
They do not stick together naturally, but merely logically.
"The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance" by Paul Elmer More
But they had decided on a course of action, and they had given their word to stick together to the end.
"Dave Porter and the Runaways" by Edward Stratemeyer
We seven are sworn to stick together.
"The Madcap of the School" by Angela Brazil
By rubbing two sticks together one can make a fire without matches.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
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In poetry:

The leaves roll into cigars, or
it seems our eyes stick together
in sleep. O forest, o brook of
spice, o cool gaze of strangers!
"Ann Arbor Variations" by Frank O Hara
Where they toiled in bitter weather,
Braving rain and snow and sleet,
Gathering sticks of wood together,
We have radiators' heat.
"The Boys' And Girls' Thanksgiving of 1892" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Or else, let's sit in the graveyard
On the trampled snow, sighing to each other.
That stick in your hand is tracing mansions
In which we shall always be together.
"We Don't Know How To Say Goodbye" by Anna Akhmatova
"Like takes to like," is a proverb that's nothin' more than trash;
And many a time I've seen it all pulverized to smash.
For folks in no way sim'lar, I've noticed ag'in and ag'in,
Will often take to each other, and stick together like sin.
"Out O’ The Fire" by William McKendree Carleton

In news:

The Couple That Clicks Together Sticks Together.
TVA official says region has to stick together .
Birds of prey stick together and hey so do we.
Aggie football seniors stick together .
California Congressional Candidate Asks 'Minorities' Like Him to ' Stick Together '.
TRINITY Church Buildings' Supers Stick Together .
Locals or "Locos" stick together .
Texas state Democratic senator advises Wisconsin counterparts to stick together .
A show about sticks, sticking together, together, and glue of course.
In an East Village Co-op, The Famous Stick Together .
Water and sewer lines are sticking point in Potsdam apartment deal, town supervisor losing faith in ability to work together.
4-H NEWS: Allen to lead Stick Togethers .
As such, it doesn't really have as much to do with sticks and twigs as it does with the people who put twig furniture together.
Us guys gotta stick together.
When folded , the wheels stick together courtesy of a magnet.
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In science:

For small ∆ in a limit removing a regulator one can use hα as an excellent approximation for the curvature components, and stick this together with quantizations of the triad components to obtain a quantization of the constraint .
Quantum Riemannian Geometry and Black Holes
Finally, the time the two paths spend together is directly related to the parameter 1/(2|τ − τ ′ |) commonly referred to as the “amount of stick” of the pair.
Exceptional Times for the Dynamical Discrete Web
You need a third star to absorb some of the energy of the two incoming stars, in order to let those two stick together. You will see that the yellow star will shoot out of the interaction region with a higher speed, corresponding to a larger kinetic energy.
AstroSim: Collaborative Visualization of an Astrophysics Simulation in Second Life
When decreasing the temperature/increasing the density, the polymers stick together, forming a network that at a certain point can span the whole system, a process that is called percolation.
Phase transitions on heterogeneous random graphs: some case studies
In the next two subsections, we use leftmost paths starting at the center to decompose symmetric simple quadrangulations and triangulations in 2 (resp. 3) sectors, and show how this particular sector can be sticked together again in a non-classical way to obtain a simple quadrangulation or triangulation.
On symmetric quadrangulations and triangulations
Grains in protoplanetary disks grow from sub-micron sizes up to mm sizes by sticking together in low-velocity collisions.
Very High Angular Resolution Science with the Square Kilometre Array
Larger grains tend to shatter in collisions rather than sticking together.
Very High Angular Resolution Science with the Square Kilometre Array
Unlike previously considered examples, Q-balls can stick together after collision, reducing the effective self-interaction rate to a negligible value after a few collisions per particle.
Q-ball candidates for self-interacting dark matter
Merger or sticking together of dark matter can lead to novel dynamics of the halo compared to the standard case of elastic self-interactions.
Q-ball candidates for self-interacting dark matter
Together points 2 and 3 emphasize that elucidating the respective roles of sticking and self-gravity requires bridging our understanding of particle dynamics from the aerodynamically well-coupled to the marginally decoupled. 4.
Forming Planetesimals in Solar and Extrasolar Nebulae
While the Casimir force offers new possibilities for nanotechnology, such as actuation mediated by the quantum vacuum, it also presents some challenges, as micro and nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS and NEMS) may stick together and cease to work due to the attractive nature of van der Waals and Casimir forces.
On the possibility of Casimir repulsion using Metamaterials
As defined by Hasan (1984), cohesion is a device for “sticking together” different parts of the text.
Inferring Strategies for Sentence Ordering in Multidocument News Summarization
Barzilay and Elhadad (1997) described a summarization approach that used lexical chaining method to compute the salience of a sentence. Cohesion (Halliday and Hasan, 1976 ) is a method for sticking together different parts of the text. Lexical cohesion is the simplest form of cohesion.
Bengali text summarization by sentence extraction
Therefore, one is forced to analyze the monomial restricted to a singular subvariety (defined as the intersection of the singular hypersurfaces), or alternatively analyze the combination of the monomial together with the tail parts of those elements sticking to the original nonsingular ambient space.
Resolution of singularities of an idealistic filtration in dimension 3 after Benito-Villamayor
This concept of “substance” is nothing but an imaginary hook from which the properties are supposed to hang , a metaphysical glue that supposedly sticks them together.
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm
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