traveler

Definitions

  • IMPUDENT ROBBERY OF A TRAVELLER
    IMPUDENT ROBBERY OF A TRAVELLER
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n traveler a person who changes location
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Additional illustrations & photos:

OUR TRAVELLING CONTRIBUTOR OUR TRAVELLING CONTRIBUTOR
The "Six Poor Travellers" The "Six Poor Travellers"
The "Six Poor Travellers" from the Rear The "Six Poor Travellers" from the Rear
A Dormitory in the "Six Poor Travellers" and Gallery Leading to the Dormitories A Dormitory in the "Six Poor Travellers" and Gallery Leading to the Dormitories
A few objects recovered at Jamestown which were once used on 17th-century boats—reminders of a day when travel in Virginia was largely by water A few objects recovered at Jamestown which were once used on 17th-century boats—reminders of a day when travel in...
TRAVELING BY TANDEM TEAM TRAVELING BY TANDEM TEAM
Travellers Travellers
Jack and the Prince traveled on together Jack and the Prince traveled on together

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The longest distance a deepwater lobster has been recorded to travel is 225 miles
    • Traveler A commercial agent who travels for the purpose of receiving orders for merchants, making collections, etc.
    • Traveler (Mach) A traveling crane. See under Crane.
    • Traveler (Naut) An iron encircling a rope, bar, spar, or the like, and sliding thereon.
    • Traveler One who travels; one who has traveled much.
    • Traveler (Spinning) The metal loop which travels around the ring surrounding the bobbin, in a ring spinner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Heinz Catsup leaving the bottle travels at 25 miles per year
    • n traveler A toiler; laborer; worker.
    • n traveler One who or that which travels in any way; one who makes a journey, or who is on his way from place to place; a wayfarer; one who or that which gets over the ground: as, his horse is a good traveler.
    • n traveler One who journeys to foreign hinds; one who visits strange countries and people.
    • n traveler A person who travels for a mercantile firm to solicit orders for goods, collect accounts, and the like. Also called commercial traveler, and formerly rider.
    • n traveler Same as swagman, 2.
    • n traveler That which travels or traverses. Specifically— Nautical: An iron ring or thimble fitted to traverse freely on a rope, spar, or metal rod, and used for various purposes on shipboard.
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Quotations

  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin%20Disraeli
    “Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.”
  • Thomas Fuller
    Thomas%20Fuller
    “Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse”
  • Thomas Fuller
    Thomas%20Fuller
    “The fool wanders, a wise man travels.”
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous%20Huxley
    “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas%20Jefferson
    “Traveling makes a man wiser, but less happy.”
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel%20Johnson
    “In traveling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.”

Idioms

He that travels far knows much - People who travel widely have a wide knowledge.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Written also traveler,

Usage

In literature:

Dr. Possum told me to travel, and have adventures, and I've had quite a few already.
"Uncle Wiggily's Adventures" by Howard R. Garis
Then I could go back home and buy an automobile for myself to ride around in, and my travels would be over.
"Uncle Wiggily's Travels" by Howard R. Garis
Of course Canada and things Canadian are utterly beneath the notice of our traveller.
"The Great Lone Land" by W. F. Butler
I was traveling with a huge valise.
"Children of the Market Place" by Edgar Lee Masters
Mr. Henry had traveled several days with the Indians going to Fort Niagara to make peace.
"Stories of American Life and Adventure" by Edward Eggleston
They must 'a' traveled all night.
"In the Days of Poor Richard" by Irving Bacheller
Their clothing was old, worn and travel-stained.
"For Woman's Love" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Distance travelled about thirty miles.
"Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria" by William Landsborough
For four days they travelled over a barren country, where not one drop of water could be found.
"The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself" by De Witt C. Peters
How beautifully fresh the country looked as we travelled southward in Northern Sonora!
"Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Carl Lumholtz
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In poetry:

These and a thousand other tales
The traveller told, and welcome found;
These were the simple tales went round
The happy circles in the vales.
"The Meetings Of The Flowers" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
“I stoop: within ’tis dark and still;
But shadowy paths methinks there be,
And lead they far into the hill?”
“Traveller, come and see.”
"Contrasted Songs: Song Of The Going Away" by Jean Ingelow
I think if I lay dying in some land
Where Ireland is no more than just a name,
My soul would travel back to find that strand
From whence it came.
"The Harbour" by Winifred Mary Letts
"For gold could Memory be bought,
What treasures would she not be worth?
If from afar she could be brought,
I'd travel for her through the earth!"
"Memory" by Charles Lamb
The wayside travellers, as they pass,
Mark the gray disk of clouded glass;
And the dull blankness seems, perchance,
Folly to their wise ignorance.
"The Pressed Gentian" by John Greenleaf Whittier
'Wha's this travels cauld and hungry,
Wi' young bairns sae late at e'en?
Beggars!' cried the voice, mair angry,
'Beggars! wi' their brats, I ween.'
"The Waes O' War : Or The Upshot Of The History O' Will And Jean. In Four Parts" by Hector MacNeill

In news:

(Chris Detrick The Salt Lake Tribune) Participants look around at travel exhibits during the Morris Murdock Travel Expo at the South Towne Expo Center Friday January 27, 2012.
Chris Detrick The Salt Lake Tribune Participants look around at travel exhibits during the Morris Murdock Travel Expo at the South Towne Expo Center Friday January 27, 2012.
When Swarna Chalasani traveled — and she traveled a lot — it was never simply a vacation.
The passport or wallet of even the most organized and experienced traveler can disappear or be stolen in the rush of travel.
Brett Snyder is the author of the consumer air travel blog The Cranky Flier and president of Cranky Concierge, an air travel assistance service.
Some travelers are willing to pay someone to make travel plans for them.
View full size Oregonian file photo Portland booming food cart scene -- and their low prices -- have proved popular with travelers in Lonely Planets latest survey of top travel destinations.
It was an urgent quest and, though I was traveling at fantastic speeds, I became desperately sure that I could never travel fast enough.
Courtesy of the Travel Channel Anthony Bourdain, best known for his Travel Channel program "No Reservations," travels to Syracuse today for a talk at the Landmark Theatre.
Mrs Johnson loved traveling and she and her husband spent more than four years traveling the states in their RV.
The months of June and July will see the opening of seven new Pilot Flying J travel centers and travel plazas, the company announced.
Welcome, Travelers, to the Poetry Lane on the Black Information Highway and The Mid-South Tribune ONLINE Welcome, Travelers, to the 21st Century Underground Railroad.
Texas Highways Online, a Travel Magazine of Texas featuring Texas roadtrips, Texas Online subscriptions, Texas Travel tips, Texas recipes, Texas Gifts and much more.
If so, you were part of the record 1 billion people who traveled (or will travel before the year is up) across an international border as a tourist in 2012, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council.
The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association was formed in 1964 to develop North Alabama's travel industry and market the region to the traveling public.
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In science:

In uncongested situations, PA predicts faster travel than QM which predicts faster travel than TR.
The dynamics of iterated transportation simulations
The value of this index comes from the fact that it can be related to geometric information about the phase portrait of the traveling-wave ODE, which fact ultimately derives from the correspondence at λ = 0 between the eigenvalue equation and the linearized traveling-wave ODE.
A stability index for detonation waves in Majda's model for reacting flow
This explains why the excited waves by the RL instability have the phase velocity of ǫδT vth , and travel one way direction rising up the temperature gradient and the waves can not travel in the direction of the perpendicular to the temperature gradient.
A Spontaneous Generation of the Magnetic Field and Suppression of the Heat Conduction in Cold Fronts
In the presence of the field, the particle traveled more distance between two spatial points, but with a velocity (of magnitude) always greater than v∞ i.e. it traveled greater path with a greater velocity.
Gravitational Lensing In Case of Massive Particles
More precisely, if we require the particle to travel from x to y “instantaneously,” then it travels along the geodesic through zi with probability µ{zi}.
The small time asymptotics of the heat kernel at the cut locus
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