traveller

Definitions

  • IMPUDENT ROBBERY OF A TRAVELLER
    IMPUDENT ROBBERY OF A TRAVELLER
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n traveller 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

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The longest distance a deepwater lobster has been recorded to travel is 225 miles
    • ns Traveller one who travels: a wayfarer: one who travels for a mercantile house: a ring that slides along a rope or spar
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Quotations

  • Thomas Fuller
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    “Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse”
  • Thomas Fuller
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    “The fool wanders, a wise man travels.”
  • William Hazlitt
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    “I would like to spend my whole life traveling, if I could borrow another life to spend at home.”
  • Aldous Huxley
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    “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”
  • Thomas Jefferson
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    “Traveling makes a man wiser, but less happy.”
  • Samuel Johnson
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    “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

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A form of travail.

Usage

In literature:

One of my cousins, fresh from a period of travel in the holy hills, visited us in Bareilly.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
She drew out a silver travelling-flask.
"Blind Love" by Wilkie Collins
After much travelling, he reached mountainous places, and had eaten but little for many a day.
"Filipino Popular Tales" by Dean S. Fansler
Perhaps a hundred times he had travelled up and down this creek.
"The Grizzly King" by James Oliver Curwood
Travellers ride either horses or mules, and in the hot months travel during the night.
"A Woman's Journey Round the World" by Ida Pfeiffer
If I economized in travel and outlay, I possessed the dignity of keeping my own secret.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
In fact, one was a traveler in teeth and the other was a traveler in hair.
"The Adventures of a Special Correspondent" by Jules Verne
The middle man is never found, for every traveller either praises or censures.
"Lands of the Slave and the Free" by Henry A. Murray
To one who travels for the first time by steamboat from St. Louis in a northerly direction, a curious picture is presented.
"Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field" by Thomas W. Knox
We traveled slowly on day after day.
"Death Valley in '49" by William Lewis Manly
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In poetry:

Upon his lonely way
The high-born traveller came,
Reading a mournful lay
Of "One who bore our shame,
Silent Himself, His name untold,
And yet His glories were of old."
"Fifth Sunday After Epiphany" by John Keble
Ye answer me not but are passing away—
Ye breezes that spring from the west,
Unhallow’d still moulders the traveller’s clay,
For unknown is the place of his rest.
"Oh, Tell Me, Ye Breezes" by Henry Kendall
O wind, here's one who would travel with you
To the far bourne you alone may know--
There would I seek what some one is hiding,
There would I find where my longings go!
"On The Mountain" by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
A sound of gladness and song
Came from his opened door,
As of one who journeys in hope
Where love has traveled before,
And rejoices and is strong
In his joy forevermore.
"The Poet's House" by Annie Adams Fields
Why should I fall asleep?
When I am still upon my bed
The moon will shine, the winds will rise
And all around and through the skies
The light clouds travel o'er my head!
"Sleep" by George MacDonald
TRAVELLER
Why dost thou wildly rush and roar,
Mad River, O Mad River?
Wilt thou not pause and cease to pour
Thy hurrying, headlong waters o'er
This rocky shelf forever?
"Mad River, In The White Mountains" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Travel Books for the Jetsetter and Armchair Traveler.
The Department of Homeland Security 's US Customs and Border Protection reminds US and Canadian citizens that travelers will see a change in travel document requirements at the land border in 2009.
THE fourth quarter, when leisure travel sags until the holidays, is one of the busiest times of the year for business travel.
Although Tuesdays aren't busy travel days during a normal week, many travelers don't appear to be avoiding flying on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, according to several airlines and travel agents.
The travel company's iPhone app is designed to ease the process of making a reservation and help travelers plan activities at their destination.
Picking the right gift for the traveller in your life isn't an easy task, but if you know how they like to travel, it makes your choices easier.
Travel writing is a lot like travel itself.
Martine Dorobanti has joined Betty Maclean Travel, Inc, as a Luxury Travel Consultant.
Travel writing is a lot like travel itself.
Traveling Coach Top Travel News, Tips and Deals.
Restricted holiday flying The New Year 2000 holiday season may be the busiest in the history of travel , according to the American Society of Travel Agents.
Travelers at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport make their flights the day before Thanksgiving, traditionally a heavy travel day.
Traveling Light » Traveling -Light-5.
Hear about the hottest travel trends , travel deals and information.
Veteran travelers are the best sources of travel information and tips, and I've been collecting them for awhile from family, friends, magazines and strangers in the next seat.
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In science:

Let the beam start at t = t0 from the point ~rA and travel towards the point ~rB and reach it at t = t1 .
Algebraic approach to time-delay data analysis for LISA
The collision of the CB with the SN shell heats the CB (which is not transparent at this point to γ ’s from π0 decays) to a surface temperature that, by the time the CB reaches the transparent outskirts of the SN shell, is ∼ 150 eV, further decreasing as the CB travels .
Optical and X-ray Afterglows in the Cannonball Model of GRBs
Travelling at a large γ and viewed at a small angle θ, the CB’s emissions are strongly relativistically aberrant: in minutes of observer’s time, the CBs are parsecs away from their source.
Optical and X-ray Afterglows in the Cannonball Model of GRBs
The number of planes N through which the e−e+ pair travel depends on the total number of planes in the instrument (6) and in which plane the γ -ray converted.
A Search for Gamma-Ray Bursts and Pulsars, and the Application of Kalman Filters to Gamma-Ray Reconstruction
L is the effective length of the nuclear medium the formative J/ψ (or c¯c) travels through, σabs ∼ 6–7 mb is the absorption cross section of the ”J/ψ” due to the collision with individual nucleon, and n0 = 0.16 fm−3 is the mean nucleon density in nucleus.
Superpenetration of a high energy Q barQ bound state through random color fields
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