• WordNet 3.6
    • n tie-in a fastener that serves to join or connect "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
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  • Vance Havner
    “I'm tied of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations.”
  • Mark Twain
    “A good memory and a tongue tied in the middle is a combination which gives immortality to conversation.”
  • Antoine De Saint-Exupery
    “One can be a brother only in something. Where there is no tie that binds men, men are not united but merely lined up.”
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    “In plain truth, lying is an accursed vice. We are not men, nor have any other tie upon another, but by our word.”
  • Verda Ross
    Verda Ross
    “If a man can see both sides of a problem, you know that none of his money is tied up in it.”
  • Anne Sexton
    Anne Sexton
    “Oh, darling, let your body in, let it tie you in, in comfort”


In literature:

Each carried a most unattractive lunch tied in a flour sack behind the cantle of his saddle.
"The Quirt" by B.M. Bower
Instantly our good Arizona air was tied in a knot.
"Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters" by Henry Wallace Phillips
She was tying the flaps as they had often seen their father or mother tie the tent at night in Camp-Rest-a-While.
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Shetland Pony" by Laura Lee Hope
The anchor ties are connected to girders embedded in large concrete blocks in the foundations of the approach viaducts.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Tie the other end in the same manner.
"Make Your Own Hats" by Gene Allen Martin
They were tied in all shapes and forms, the halter shanks being twisted in knots galore.
"The Delta of the Triple Elevens" by William Elmer Bachman
A carriage was in waiting, in which I was placed, and then commenced the process of tying and chaining.
"Daring and Suffering:" by William Pittenger
The Panwar women wear their clothes tied in the Hindustani and not in the Maratha fashion.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
Their hair, frizzled-out, was tied in a huge bunch at the back of the head.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
The ticket-collector tied it in its place with a piece of string.
"Priscilla's Spies" by George A. Birmingham
There was plenty to do, and Randy threw off his coat, took off his collar and tie, and pitched in.
"Randy of the River" by Horatio Alger Jr.
As all were mounted on the baggage we could trot all the way; the camels were not tied in strings.
"Southern Arabia" by Theodore Bent
But in some cases it is advisable to tie the cage to the trunk or branch of a tree, or to fix it in a bush.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
Watching from behind the willows, he saw her tie a poplar pole in the bow of the dugout and stay it with a rope.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
The barber ties in because he came from Washington, and he has the machine.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
Rick headed the launch for it and in a short time they were tied up.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
They stuck some red tissue-paper flowers in Tonto's wreath, and tied red tissue-paper streamers to the goat's horns.
"The Mexican Twins" by Lucy Fitch Perkins
She tried them first as they stood tied in their stalls, crawling carefully upon them from the manger.
"The Biography of a Prairie Girl" by Eleanor Gates
The quince seeds should be tied in a piece of muslin, and boiled in it.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Boil it in four bladders, tied up in the shape of an egg, till hard; they will take half an hour.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury

In poetry:

The bannered corn and the golden wheat
In the ties of bliss are bound;
The sweetest joys and highest hopes
On the shady farms are found.
"Away, Away, From The Sultry Ways" by Freeman Edwin Miller
At least my hands and feet unbind--
My tender limbs are all confined;
That gentle sleep my eyes may find,
Then tie me in, and sing oror.
"Cradle Song (2)" by Raphael Patkanian
Land of the sunniest skies!
Our love glows the more for thy gloom;
Our hearts, by the saddest of ties,
Cling closest to thee in thy doom.
"The Land We Love" by Abram Joseph Ryan
How his coat and pants adorn him!
Yet his ties are more adorning,
In these he daily comes to ask me:
'Are you feeling well this morning?'
"Translations And Adaptations From Heine" by Ezra Pound
True to all Truth the world denies,
Not tongue-tied for its gilded sin;
Not always right in all men's eyes,
But faithful to the light within;
"A Birthday Tribute" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Not ours to ask in freezing tones
His race, his calling, or his creed;
Each heart the tie of kinship owns,
When those are human veins that bleed.
"Hymn Read At The Dedication Of The Oliver Wendell Holmes Hospital At Hudson, Wisconsin" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

From what I can tell from the first episode, it mostly follows the beautiful flight attendants that were the face of Pan Am back in the 1960?s, with obviously some historical tie ins.
Seeking US tie in gifts.
After four consecutive years of taking on Rancho Cucamonga and four years of coming up empty, with the exception of a tie in 2008, Charter Oak had enough of Rancho Cucamonga and left the Cougars off the 2012 schedule.
Three-way tie in first round of RBC Heritage.
For the first time ever there was a tie in the Best of Falls Church voting.
Don Ryan/The Associated Press Blazers guard Steve Blake tied an NBA record for most assists in a quarter with 14 in the first quarter, tying the 1984 record set by San Antonio's John Lucas.
In the last road game of the regular season, the New Mexico State soccer team earned a 2-2 tie in double overtime at Fresno State.
The runoff to settle a third-place tie in the women's 100 meters at the U.S.track trials is off — for now.
The Norwegian mass-killer has prosecutors and shrinks tied in knots over whether he's nuts.
Shepherd University and University of Charleston battled to a scoreless tie in WVIAC women's soccer action at Shepherd on Saturday.
Many national polls show President Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, essentially tied in the upcoming race for the White House.
Movie promotional tie-ins are sprinklicious.
It has been only three weeks since the Rams and 49ers played to the first tie in the NFL since 2008.
He has captained several large companies with business ties in more than five dozen countries.
Hope you've read "Blackest Night" #7, because the following goodness ties in with that issue's awesome last page.

In science:

The entries in Line 8 serve to compute s (tl ) is Rp restricted to all tuples tying with tl , Line 10 by Equation (9).
Semantics and Evaluation of Top-k Queries in Probabilistic Databases
Furthermore, the recursion on the measure u differentiates between two cases: a non-tying tuple (handled by u≻ ) and a tying tuple (handled by u∼ ), since those two types of tuples have different in fluences on the values of k and b.
Semantics and Evaluation of Top-k Queries in Probabilistic Databases
Recall that mmax is the maximal number of tying tuples in R, and thus bmax ≤ mmax .
Semantics and Evaluation of Top-k Queries in Probabilistic Databases
The results presented in the earlier sections have a direct application – specifically in the generation of non-universal gaugino masses – in SUSY models which emerge from a GUT where supersymmetry breaking and GUT symmetry breaking are tied together.
A note on dimension-5 operators in GUTs and their impact
We only use the subset of C4 clusters for which the photometric and spectroscopic BCG are the same.) Furthermore, there is previous work on the C4 BCG catalog; studying this catalog allows us to tie our measurements to those in the literature (see Appendix B).
Evolution in the structural properties of early-type Brightest Cluster Galaxies at small lookback time and dependence on the environment
For example, measuring the position of an ob ject in two different coordinate frames permits the very fundamental operation of tying the two reference frames together.
Precision Astrometry with the Very Long Baseline Array: Parallaxes and Proper Motions for 14 Pulsars
Some implications of our results are explored in §6, specifically for NS birth sites, Galactic electron density models, and reference frame ties.
Precision Astrometry with the Very Long Baseline Array: Parallaxes and Proper Motions for 14 Pulsars
For this more general case, we need to slightly tune our bruteforce decoder in the way it handles ties.
Capacity Achieving Codes From Randomness Condensers
With all this machinery in place it became possible to make the next crucial step and tie the algebraic geometry over groups, Makanin-Razborov process for solving equations, and Lyndon’s free Z[t]-exponential group F Z[t] into one closely related theory.
Equations and fully residually free groups
Suppose also that all boundaries in λ are λ-tied, i.e., for every i (α(λ) ≤ i ≤ β − 1) there exists a boundary b(i) such that (i, λ, b(i)) is a boundary connection in Ω.
Equations and fully residually free groups
Suppose a boundary p in a base λ is not λ-tied.
Equations and fully residually free groups
In fact the authors of gave a general argument which ties the smallness of the gaugino masses to the vacuum structure.
Gaugino versus Sfermion Masses in Gauge Mediation
In , the authors prove that the distributive lattice is present when ties are allowed for strong global stable matchings, but can be absent if the indifference takes the form of an arbitrary partial order.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
In this work we have introduced a new model for incorporating social network ties into classical stable matching theory.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
These coefficients have the character of correlation functions for certain tied random walks. A description based on this perspective is presented in .
Caustics, counting maps and semi-classical asymptotics