tardiness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tardiness the quality or habit of not adhering to a correct or usual or expected time
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tardiness The quality or state of being tardy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tardiness The state or quality of being tardy. Slowness of motion or action.
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Quotations

  • Niccolo Machiavelli
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    “Tardiness often robs us opportunity, and the dispatch of our forces.”

Usage

In literature:

But when he came to his own doorway he knew that even his tardiness could not justify the bedlam of sound that came from within.
"Half Portions" by Edna Ferber
There was a system of fines for lateness; but on the rare occasions of her own tardiness it had not been enforced.
"Making Both Ends Meet" by Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
Under the circumstances no discredits for tardiness will be imposed.
"The Meadow-Brook Girls Under Canvas" by Janet Aldridge
When he went home at a late hour Aunt Stanshy was disposed to rebuke him for his tardiness.
"The Knights of the White Shield" by Edward A. Rand
To await, after my crime, a tardy justice, is to defer thine honor as well as my punishment.
"The Cid" by Pierre Corneille
Murder may pass unpunish'd for a time, But tardy justice will o'ertake the crime.
"Handy Dictionary of Poetical Quotations" by Various
I allowed him to believe that his tardy return had routed all rivals from the field.
"The Inner Sisterhood" by Douglass Sherley et al.
The fines run from five to thirty cents for a few minutes' tardiness.
"Women Wage-Earners" by Helen Campbell
Justice, though sometimes tardy, never fails to overtake her victim.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
Come then, no more delay, thou tardy one!
"Mathilda" by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
In speech he was brief and interrogative, but impatient under a tardy or inefficient answer.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
On the tardy progress of the colony, compared with what had been expected.
"A Source Book Of Australian History" by Compiled by Gwendolen H. Swinburne
A wave of gossip had spread quickly over the audience, that sat waiting with breathless interest for the appearance of the tardy sophomore.
"Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School" by Jessie Graham Flower
Insufficient remedies followed with distant and tardy steps the rapid progress of the evil.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 4" by Various
Also the silicates, but with great tardiness.
"A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe" by Anonymous
Lady Verner answered the question by a sharp reprimand, touching Jan's tardiness.
"Verner's Pride" by Mrs. Henry Wood
In the old-fashioned days a man got a notion that there was sanctity in tardiness.
"T. De Witt Talmage" by T. De Witt Talmage
The question is now, how Madame de Palme will receive my somewhat tardy civility.
"Led Astray and The Sphinx" by Octave Feuillet
Antoine de Chaulieu was now fairly started in his career, and his success was as rapid as the first step toward it had been tardy.
"Little Classics, Volume 8 (of 18)" by Various
Your tardiness will prove ere long the cause 150 Of some worse evil.
"The Iliad of Homer" by Homer
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In poetry:

Alive, he loved, like all who sing,
The echoes of his song;
Too late the tardy meed we bring,
The praise delayed so long.
"Fitz-Greene Halleck" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Dear little girl!
To-day I heard you sing
This Tardy spring:
And thus old Faith and Hope were made anew.
Dear little girl.
"Pippa of the Nineteen-Forties" by Robert Steel Byrnes
Tardy the offering is and weak;--
Yet were I happy if I knew
These children had the power to speak
My love and gratitude to you.
"To Mary Field French" by Eugene Field
You scarcely need my tardy thanks,
Who, self-rewarded, nurse and tend--
A green leaf on your own Green Banks--
The memory of your friend.
"My Namesake" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Meanwhile, behalf the tardy years
Which keep in trust your storied tombs,
Behold! your sisters bring their tears,
And these memorial blooms.
"Graves of the Confederate Dead" by Henry Timrod
Thus, conquered by a tardy frost,
Through gale’s whistling and shimmer,
Late, on a naked limb exposed
A lonesome leaf is left to quiver!...
"I've Lived To See Desire Vanish" by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

In news:

Samsung said Monday it found instances of Chinese employees working overtime beyond legal hours and being fined for absence or tardiness.
Ten reasons why Mai Tardi is the neighborhood's best bet:1.
The Big Review of Mai Tardi is in - and glowing.
Mai Tardi 163 NE 39th St, Miami 305-572-1400.
Improve your working relationships by avoiding the payment-tardy trend.
SLC high school students protest tardiness policy .
Indulging oral fixations to make up for my tardiness.
I do realize it is officially wintertime, and this puts us a little on the tardy side, but, for the record, we began the project at the end of the summer.
Axl Rose jokes about his tardiness in rare interview.
Drake was a little tardy for the party over the weekend — he was three hours late for his concert performance at the Bing Bar in Park City, Utah on Saturday (Jan 21).
With the tardy addition of the Sutter Health breach, the US tally of major healthcare information breaches now includes 385 incidents affecting more than 19 million individuals since September 2009.
Gregory Tardy The Strongest Love SteepleChase.
A worker's lament: Terminally tardy .
On Thursday's Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion special, Kim Zolciak debuts her single, " Tardy for the Party," for the first time on TV -- and yes, she actually sings live.
Apparently this wasn't Duaner Sanchez's first run-in with a manager over tardiness.
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In science:

In Section 2, we argue that M∞ describes the steady-state order-to-delivery time in a make-to-order production system, in which delays are incurred at the production facility due to supplier tardiness in component delivery.
Tail asymptotics for the maximum of perturbed random walk
An edge ei is punctual if i ≤ (1 − α)m and tardy otherwise, where α is a small positive constant.
An almost linear time algorithm for finding Hamilton cycles in sparse random graphs with minimum degree at least three
Let e = {x, y} be a tardy edge of G where x ∈ R0 and y ∈ Λ0 .
An almost linear time algorithm for finding Hamilton cycles in sparse random graphs with minimum degree at least three
Suppose that ei = (v , w) and that (i) v ∈ R0 , (ii) w ∈ Λ0 and (iii) ei is tardy.
An almost linear time algorithm for finding Hamilton cycles in sparse random graphs with minimum degree at least three
The net effect of this is that if we condition on al l edges except for the tardy edges between R0 and Λ0 then the unconditioned tardy R0 : Λ0 edges are random.
An almost linear time algorithm for finding Hamilton cycles in sparse random graphs with minimum degree at least three
It fol lows from this lemma that only O(n1/2+O(ε) ) tardy edges are needed to build al l of the instances of Ak0 needed by extend-rotate.
An almost linear time algorithm for finding Hamilton cycles in sparse random graphs with minimum degree at least three
We can drastical ly reduce this in the same way we did for building the trees in extend-rotate, but since we are only claiming our result for c sufficiently large and ε ≪ .005, this is not necessary, since there wil l w.h.p. be Ω(n1−2ε ) tardy R0 : Λ0 edges, see Lemma 6.5 below.
An almost linear time algorithm for finding Hamilton cycles in sparse random graphs with minimum degree at least three
We now argue that there will be a sufficient number of tardy R0 : Λ0 edges.
An almost linear time algorithm for finding Hamilton cycles in sparse random graphs with minimum degree at least three
We first consider the set F1 of tardy edges e = (u, v) such that (i) u appears at least twice in the first n1−ε /10 edges and in at least 30 other punctual edges and (ii) vertex v has degree at least 30 and does not appear in the first n1−ε/2 edges in σ .
An almost linear time algorithm for finding Hamilton cycles in sparse random graphs with minimum degree at least three
Ciò si realizzò solo più tardi, quando si ebbe quel tentativo di razionalizzare i fenomeni (e spiegarli nel quadro di ipotesi generali), che costituì la grande creazione dei Greci del VI secolo a.C. Il Cosmo venne allora considerato come una singola unità ordinata, con leggi passibili di scoperta.
Aspetti Moderni della Fisica Greca [Modern Aspects of Ancient Greek Physics]
The event allocation algorithm must treat flow control and mu st deal with timeouts. A timeout may occur as the result of a tardy fragment or a missing fragment.
The ATLAS High Level Trigger Region of Interest Builder
If a fragment is tardy and results in a timeout an incomplete record is built In this case the tardy fragment must be recognized and discarded when it does arrive.
The ATLAS High Level Trigger Region of Interest Builder
As far as the implementation in hardware is concerned, it is much easier to use local information to reject these tardy fragments.
The ATLAS High Level Trigger Region of Interest Builder
If a tardy fragment from a previous incompletely built record is received it is discarded.
The ATLAS High Level Trigger Region of Interest Builder
Another useful result would be a measure of the worst-case tardiness over all possible task sets when the utilization is known.
Sharp utilization thresholds for some real-time scheduling problems
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