three-day event

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n three-day event an equestrian competition; the first day is dressage; the second is cross-country jumping; the third is stadium jumping
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Usage

In literature:

Their first three or four days' journeys were without any event worth being chronicled.
"The Young Voyageurs" by Mayne Reid
Their first three or four days' journeys were without any event worth being chronicled.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
For three or four days after these events, Sydney was confined to his bed by illness.
"City Crimes" by Greenhorn
But the events of three days at its close are indelibly impressed upon my memory.
"A Romantic Young Lady" by Robert Grant
I left Zara, light of heart, three days after this event, horrified at the memory of my second love-affair.
"The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi" by Count Carlo Gozzi
When Miguel arrived from Lisbon three days after this tragic event, he immediately went to see him.
"Maximina" by Armando Palacio Valdés
Three days had elapsed since the events we have just related.
"Marguerite de Valois" by Alexandre Dumas
Thus the events beginning three days later could have been no surprise to the Kerensky Government.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII)" by Various
More than three-fourths of all the interesting talk in that neighbourhood, for some days past, has been about this anxiously-looked-for event.
"Rural Rides" by William Cobbett
Three days before the event he predicted that he would expire on the King's birthday.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
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In news:

The 31st annual Greater Peoria Farm Show is happening right now at the Peoria Civic Center and as many as 30,000 people are expected come through the doors during this three day event.
Colonial Virginia foodways of the 17th and 18th centuries are featured during this three-day event beginning on Thanksgiving Day.
The dance is part of a three-day event organized by Mid-Missouri Traditional Dancers.
The event was part of the president's three-day bus tour through the battleground state this week.
This year's show is now a three day event and will bring out the best of the best when it comes to dogs.
Chamber of Commerce officials estimate around 50,000 people attended the three-day event this year.
The massive music event will span three days, July 20-22, in Dover, Delaware with more than 40 acts, including The Flaming Lips and John Legend.
The three day hiring event is taking place at Legends through Saturday.
But, as Nancy Cordes reports, the president is making up for lost time with three or four events a day from now until the end of the race.
The three-day event merging the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communications, Energy and Paper Workers unions will open on Friday, Aug 30 and run until Sunday.
This year's three-day affair had over 16,500 attendees and featured a full spectrum of multimedia presentations, events, and music.
The NCCC is much more than a three-day event.
The top achievers were flown into Chicago for a three day culinary event September 22-24.
A three day event made their transition from High School to College much more pleasant.
The National Arts & Crafts Conference and Antiques Show, an annual three-day event held at The Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C. Celebrates a unique and historic style that has influenced American craftsmen since its revival in the 1960s.
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In science:

The average count rate was of the order of 0.2 s−1 . A typical run duration was one to three days, providing on the average 17000 events per day.
Experimental study of a proximity focusing Cherenkov counter prototype for the AMS experiment
For this run, in order to trigger a Swift follow-up, we set a nominal threshold on the candidate events’ FAR at no more than one event per 35 days of triple coincident running (i.e., the GW instrument configuration when all three detectors were acquiring sensitive data).
To test the experimental feasibility of Bs studies in Υ(5S ) events, a sample of 1.86 fb−1 was collected by the Belle detector over three days in June 2005.
Recent results from the Belle experiment
This discovery seems to have given credit to another event, detected in February 2009, which lasted for approximately 14 days, during which the gamma-ray flux increased by a factor of three or four (Tavani et al. 2011; Abdo et al. 2011).
On the origin of variable gamma-ray emission from the Crab Nebula
Example 3: The total number of signal events (Poisson mean=8) is the same as in previous examples, but individual events are injected over three time windows with duration of 4.5 days, 4.5 days and 9 days, respectively.
A method for untriggered time-dependent searches for multiple flares from neutrino point sources
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