• WordNet 3.6
    • n supplying the activity of supplying or providing something
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  • John Barrymore
    “America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks.”
  • Florence Scovel Shinn
    Florence Scovel Shinn
    “There is a supply for every demand.”
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    “The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.”
  • Lewis H. Lapham
    “The supply of government exceeds demand.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “God supplies us with the opportunity, but He cannot take advantage of it for us.”
  • Douglas William Jerrold
    Douglas William Jerrold
    “He is one of those wise philanthropists who, in a time of famine, would vote for nothing, but a supply of toothpicks.”


In literature:

Desmond, seconded by Billy, now proposed that they should set to work to fish, that they might carry a supply with them on board.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
I might have to wait a long time before my larder was supplied in so curious a manner as it had been on this occasion.
"Snow Shoes and Canoes" by William H. G. Kingston
All this time he had kept supplying her, till she assured him that she could eat and drink no more.
"The Wanderers" by W.H.G. Kingston
He had been out the whole day in the fields, scantily supplied with food, and had received a sun-stroke.
"Twice Lost" by W.H.G. Kingston
The expected supplies from France did not come.
"French Pathfinders in North America" by William Henry Johnson
During September and October, the table may be supplied directly from the garden.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
Intellectual and Moral Wants more necessary to be supplied than Physical.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
The everlasting argument that the British manufacturer supplies a better article borders very much on the idiotic.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Once, when my own boat was anchored in Davis Inlet, a band of roving Indians had come to the post for barter and supplies.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
He supplied me with six men.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Then he supplied the hospital with beds and linen and other supplies and comfort bags for the men, dishes, etc.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
I wanted to get a supply from the dispensary but the Gerns wouldn't let me go.
"Space Prison" by Tom Godwin
The following features of design and of attachments supplied are the same for all types.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
How long shall we be able to supply the increasing demand for meat?
"The Stock-Feeder's Manual" by Charles Alexander Cameron
This material is of a better grade than the eastern domestic supply, and is cheaper than the western supply for eastern consumption.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
The single gun on the forecastle could not pretend to require so large a supply.
"The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras" by Jules Verne
The question then arises, Shall the well supply be supplemented or shall an entirely new supply be developed?
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
At one of these the Honda halted to replenish its supply.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
With what vessels are the cartilages and ligaments supplied?
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
The death of her father supplied the opportunity.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan

In poetry:

There, on the cursed tree,
In dying pangs he lies,
Fulfils his Father's great decree,
And all our wants supplies.
"Hymn 9" by Isaac Watts
All our wants He doth supply,
Loves to hear our humble cry,
For his mercies shall endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.
"Let us with a Gladsome Mind" by John Milton
There is a hunger and a thirst,
Which nothing can supply,
But bread from God's unsparing hand,
And water from on high.
"Address To Solitude" by Elizabeth Bath
WHEN maidens such as Hester die
Their place ye may not well supply,
Though ye among a thousand try
With vain endeavour.
"Hester" by Charles Lamb
The happy gates of gospel grace
Stand open night and day;
Lord, we are come to seek supplies,
And drive our wants away.
"Hymn 7" by Isaac Watts
Still 'twas a mournful joy to think
Our darling might supply,
For years to us, a living link
With name that cannot die.
"Verses To The Memory Of A Child" by Thomas Noon Talfourd

In news:

Czech power utility CEZ AS (BAACEZ.PR) Friday said its Albanian unit CEZ Shperndarje has cut off electricity supplies to Albania's state-owned water treatment utilities due to unpaid bills totaling 38 million euros ($48 million).
Strategies for aligning manufacturing with business and supply chain goals.
In the wake of Crestwood's woes, officials look to assure residents about the safety of supplies.
Four Star Beauty Supply Opens Seventh Pro-Only Store.
The company said it would supply 44.75 million doses of BioThrax, the only vaccine licensed by the.
Officials say osprey are making a comeback in the region, which is a testament to the bountiful food supply found in the waterways.
Hotel rooms in downtown Buffalo and some of the immediate suburbs are in short supply as nearly 3,000 people have converged on the city to take the New York State Bar exam .
It is available at select gourmet grocers and cooking supply stores.
The third annual DeLuna Fest on Pensacola Beach supplied all we needed for a great music festival.
To create a beaded bead , you need a supply of beads , a needle with plenty of thread, and a lot of patience and care.
Troy Belting & Supply once produced those leather belts that ran 19th century factories from a central power source.
BlueFire secures supply contract for ethanol plant.
Beginning March 1, Wegmans Food Markets joins the list of grocery chains offering a 30-day supply of generic drug s for $4, and a 90-day supply for $10, the company announced this week.
Eighth Annual Institute for Supply Management™ — Michigan State University Awards for Excellence in Supply Management.
The Next Level of Technology-enabled Supply Chain Collaboration — Telepresence is set to change the way global supply chains connect.

In science:

The eigenvalues supply useful information on the return times of random walks , serving to a wide range of applications as mentioned above.
Return times of random walk on generalized random graphs
These have separate power supply connections for the analogue input and digital output stages which is an advantage if the lowest possible thresholds are to be achieved.
Development of a compact scintillator hodoscope with wavelength-shifting fibre read-out
We consider finitely generated discrete groups supplied with the word metric and look at them as geometric ob jects.
Groups with a polynomial dimension growth
EM field and supplies a procedure, how to construct it.
Weyl metrics and the generating conjecture
The weak-pulse case where the supplied energy dissipates more into I-¯I solitons is similar to the large-T case in ref. 18.
Phase Transition in a One-Dimensional Extended Peierls-Hubbard Model with a Pulse of Oscillating Electric Field: I. Threshold Behavior in Ionic-to-Neutral Transition
Suppose the tuple (s3,null) is part of the supply relation.
A Generalized Disjunctive Paraconsistent Data Model for Negative and Disjunctive Information
The PM has a transit time spread of less than 0.8 ns and a low-voltage power supply.
Test results of a prototype designed to detect horizontal cosmic ray flux
This choice requires a simple power supply system.
Test results of a prototype designed to detect horizontal cosmic ray flux
In some cases, we will have to supply ad hoc proofs, because the general criteria established in the previous sections do not apply.
Generators for Arithmetic Groups
The heat supplied to the dots by the bias voltage has to be dissipated in order to reach the degeneracy point.
Broken Symmetry and Coherence of Molecular Vibrations in Tunnel Transitions
This task is supplied by the term ζ = exp(βµ) in the partition function.
Investigation of the Heat Capacities of Proteins by Statistical Mechanical Methods
We are grateful to Patrick Dineen for supplying us with the spherical harmonic coefficients for the WMAP ILC.
Random-Walk Statistics and the Spherical Harmonic Representation of CMB Maps
It is assumed there is a sufficient supply of new relation variables, each with an appropriate arity.
First-order Complete and Computationally Complete Query Languages for Spatio-Temporal Databases
It is assumed there is a sufficient supply of new relation variables, each with an appropriate arity.
First-order Complete and Computationally Complete Query Languages for Spatio-Temporal Databases
The outputs {x(t)} of a perfect RNG, when observed at resolution ǫ, supply log2 (1/ǫ) ∝ h(ǫ) random bits per iteration.
Properties making a chaotic system a good Pseudo Random Number Generator