town planning

Definitions

  • Plan of a Part Of the Ancient Town Of Kahun
    Plan of a Part Of the Ancient Town Of Kahun
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n town planning determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a community
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Usage

In literature:

The town was square in plan, walled, and full of people.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
I have had but one visit from him since his return to town, when, of course, he discussed Adelaide's plans with great zeal.
"Records of Later Life" by Frances Ann Kemble
It was the first evening since their arrival in town, which the ladies had planned to spend alone.
"Sir Tom" by Mrs. Oliphant
The town was rife with rumors that a Negro organization was making plans to acquire the building.
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore
His next duty was obviously to change his plan of action and make the town of Monteith the centre of his inquiries.
"Hand and Ring" by Anna Katharine Green
We have no plans, and it is possible we may go home without going through town.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
One plan was to attack the Iglo annual fair in the broad daylight, set the town on fire, plunder the merchants, and sack the town-hall.
"Pretty Michal" by Mór Jókai
If he planned to go to town, he'd invite anyone who wanted to go, wouldn't he?
"The Flaming Mountain" by Harold Leland Goodwin
I had planned to go in town.
"Rose MacLeod" by Alice Brown
The news of the peace changed these plans, and preparations were commenced for evacuating the town.
"Los Gringos" by H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
If he were, indeed, he would have already been planning an abrupt escape to Town.
"The Destroying Angel" by Louis Joseph Vance
Maybe he plans to clean out the whole town!
""And That's How It Was, Officer"" by Ralph Sholto
Bentley and Taylor: Practical Guide in the Preparation of Town Planning Schemes.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
Gently Billy endeavored to persuade his mother to give up this plan, insisting that he always had food in town.
"The Camp Fire Girls Behind the Lines" by Margaret O'Bannon Womack Vandercook
And then the conquerors followed out their usual plan by settling fresh colonists in the town.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
It does not enter into the plan of this book to give a detailed description of the principal towns and sites in Scotland.
"Friend Mac Donald" by Max O'Rell
On the way back to the college town, they planned the Western trip.
"The Westerners" by Stewart Edward White
In the meantime, according to our scheme, I asked for a plan of the town from a bookstall.
"The Escaping Club" by A. J. Evans
Finally an ambitious plan was adopted for improving the appearance of the town.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)" by A. Lawrence Lowell
Everything was going as the Maid had planned; for the town was taken.
"Joan of Arc" by Lucy Foster Madison
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In poetry:

De Boss he lef' some time ergo,
And built er house in town, yer kno',
His plans dey seem ter thrive, an' so
De cullurd brother thinks he'll go
An' just metroperlate er while.
"Nicknames" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
Success to Sir Herbert Kitchener! he is a great commander,
And as skilful in military tactics as the great Alexander,
Because he devised a very wise plan,
And by it has captured the town of Omdurman.
"The Battle of Omdurman" by William Topaz McGonagall
I do some mild developing. The sort of place I need
Is a quiet country market town that's rather run to seed
A luncheon and a drink or two, a little savoir faire -
I fix the Planning Officer, the Town Clerk and the Mayor.
"Executive" by Sir John Betjeman
One day, out in the meadow with strangers from the town,
Some secret plan discussing, the men walk'd up and down.
Yet now and then seem'd watching a strange, uncertain gleam,
That look'd like lances 'mid the trees that stood below the stream.
"A Legend of Bregenz" by Adelaide Anne Procter

In news:

The department plans to build a station on Steele Avenue Extension in the town.
New biomass language in town plan raises concerns.
Mosque Plan Divides a Diverse Town.
In Turkish Border Town, Syrian Doctors and Other Refugees Plan the Future.
In Turkish border town, Syrian doctors and other refugees plan for new future.
Preview Cancel All of Your Plans, Purple Reign Is Coming to Town.
The town is likely to move forward in the coming years with a more modest plan, however.
Thousands protest China town's planned coal plant.
Damascus continues the Comprehensive Plan development process with a town hall meeting focusing on natural features.
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Town and County officials saw better than expected turnouts last week for the Comp Plan character district workshops and said there is a possibility some boundaries will be redrawn.
FERRIDAY — Ferriday Mayor Gene Allen said he plans to use the recommendations given to the town by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's office to help iron out some issues the town is having with its third-party water contractor.
Mid-Town Convenience Store Plans Worry Some.
If approval is granted, the town traditionally sets a series of conditions that must be met when a developer proceeds to a more detailed preliminary plan.
Department of Education is in town today to talk about their plan to get a waiver from No Child Left Behind.
Architect Richard Jones explains the floorplan of the new Warrensburg Health Center to the town Planning Board at their Nov 20 meeting.
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In science:

This White Paper summarizes the outcome of the Town Meeting on Phases of QCD that took place January 12-14, 2007 at Rutgers University, as part of the NSAC 2007 Long Range Planning process.
Phases of QCD: Summary of the Rutgers Long Range Plan Town Meeting
Possible applications of the model to town- and traffic-planning are outlined.
A Fluid Dynamic Model for the Movement of Pedestrians
These effects will lead to some conclusions applicable to town- and traffic-planning (section 7).
A Fluid Dynamic Model for the Movement of Pedestrians
These rules are applicable to town- and traffic-planning.
A Fluid Dynamic Model for the Movement of Pedestrians
Computer simulations of this kind are an ideal tool for town- and traffic-planning.
A Fluid Dynamic Model for the Movement of Pedestrians
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