tree martin

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tree martin of Australia and Polynesia; nests in tree cavities
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Usage

In literature:

Charlie Martin fell out of a cherry tree yesterday and cut his head open, and we were driven to calling in a foreign doctor.
"Dear Enemy" by Jean Webster
Martin: What is it, then, you love in an apple-tree?
"Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard" by Eleanor Farjeon
The younger Martin in a strong hard jolting voice sang of a love-sick Linden tree, her pale thin cheeks pink-flushed.
"Pointed Roofs" by Dorothy Richardson
The boatswain of the Pinta, adds Martin Alonso, has found whole trees of it.
"Christopher Columbus, Complete" by Filson Young
I heard the click of the gate at last, and, looking round the great trunk of the tree, I saw them come in together, Dr. John and Martin.
"The Doctor's Dilemma" by Hesba Stretton
Neither Martin nor Alick, on account of the tree, could take aim.
"Snow Shoes and Canoes" by William H. G. Kingston
When it was over, Martin and his comrade descended the tree and endeavoured to find their way back to the beach.
"Martin Rattler" by R.M. Ballantyne
They soon gained the spot where the men were felling the trees, and made known to Alfred and Martin what had taken place.
"The Settlers in Canada" by Frederick Marryat
They soon gained the spot where the men were felling the trees, and made known to Alfred and Martin what had taken place.
"The Settlers in Canada" by Frederick Marryat
A clump of trees hid them from the sight of Mother Martin and grandpa at camp.
"The Curlytops on Star Island" by Howard R. Garis
After Martin had left her, Margery sat on the root of the tree until Mr. Clyde came up and said he had been wondering what had become of her.
"The Associate Hermits" by Frank R. Stockton
MARTINS, C., fruit trees of Stockholm, ii.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
For several minutes after Martin had driven away, he stood there, still as a tree.
"Old Crow" by Alice Brown
Sometimes she heard the twittering of birds in the tree-tops; a martin or a weasel was destroying the young in their nests.
"On the Heights" by Berthold Auerbach
Finally Martin suggested that one of them climb a tree near the cliff.
"The Cave by the Beech Fork" by Henry S. Spalding
One afternoon in late September, Martine sat under the trees in her mother's corner of the Red Knoll garden.
"Brenda's Ward" by Helen Leah Reed
With much labour Martin had hewn a fair-sized bathtub out of the butt of a large pine tree.
"If Any Man Sin" by H. A. Cody
According to Martin the Zeppelin had hovered just above his head, about tree-high.
"The Soul of Susan Yellam" by Horace Annesley Vachell
It was late when Walthew led Blanca's mule through the rebel camp to the table under a tree where Don Martin sat writing.
"The Coast of Adventure" by Harold Bindloss
They climb trees, and catch partridges, mice, and rabbits, with as much ease as a martin.
"A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean in the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772" by Samuel Hearne
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In news:

Martin Park Neighborhood Association Chair Will Farr (left) digs a hole for a new liquid amber tree in the park, while fellow association member Norm Yassany looks on.
Elm Tree Golf Course head pro Bruce Martins moved a step closer to making the field for next week's Dick's Sporting Goods Open after firing a 2-under 70 during a pre-qualifier on Wednesday at the Links at Hiawatha Landing.
Elm Tree Golf Course head pro Bruce Martins moved a step closer to making the field for next week's Dick's Sporting Goods Open after firing a 2-under 70 during a pre-qualifier on Wednesday at the Links at Hiawatha Landing.
Ultimate Eagle and Martin Pedroza steal away to win the Oak Tree Derby.
(KLYQ Photo) In the fight against the Mountain Pine Beetle, the Bitterroot National Forest is contracting to have dead trees cut down at The Martin Creek and Jennings campgrounds and East Fork Guard Station.
Scott McCaughey from Young Fresh Fellows, Peter Buck from REM and Barrett Martin from The Screaming Trees not only perform together in Seattle group Tuatara , they also have a rock band called Minus 5.
Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets, following a recall by Unilever, announced it removed pints of Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Nougat Crunch ice cream from its stores due to undeclared peanuts or tree nuts on the ingredient label.
Sherry Martin and India Bublitz are behind Willow Tree Fiber Farm at 213 W Broadway St The store specializes in natural yarns and fibers.
Pat Martin and her great-granddaughter Madison Clark pick out an angel Saturday from one of the trees at Arrowhead Mall.
Nov 13, 2012 (Morning Edition) — In Mexico City's most prominent tree-lined park, you can find statues to such international heroes as Mahatma Ghandi, Martin Luther King and now Heydar Aliyev.
Grandevo, based on a new species of Chromobacterium isolated from under a hemlock tree by Dr Phyllis Martin at USDA-ARS, is the first new broad-spectrum microbial insecticide to enter the market in nearly 50 years.
Saint Martin's to host Christmas carol sing-along, tree blessing.
For indoor trees "height is what we want," Martin said.
Dr Martin will trace the origins of the primate evolutionary tree and analyze new evidence that confirms Neanderthals as a separate species from modern humans.
Ovide Duncantell, director of the Black Heritage Society, chained himself to what he called the "Martin Luther King Tree of Life" to emphasize the society's wish to be conservators of a proposed King memorial plaza.
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In science:

In this section we investigate the consistency strengh of the Definable Tree Property on ℵ1 together with Martin’s Axiom and large continuum.
On the consistency of the definable tree property on \aleph_1
The latter one uses methods from descriptive set theory, for instance the Martin-Solovay tree and the Kunen-Martin theorem.
A simple proof of \Sigma^1_3 correctness of K
Martin, Reconstruction thresholds on regular trees, Preprint (2003).
Dynamics of exponential linear map in functional space
We first introduce a beautiful representation of this process in terms of certain discrete random trees which was discovered by Goldschmidt and Martin , and use this description to prove some properties of this process.
Recent progress in coalescent theory
We follow the approach of Goldschmidt and Martin which shows a representation of the Bolthausen-Sznitman coalescent in terms of certain random trees called recursive trees.
Recent progress in coalescent theory
With these definitions, we are able to state the following result, which is due to Goldschmidt and Martin , and which gives a striking construction of the Bolthausen-Sznitman coalescent in terms of random recursive trees.
Recent progress in coalescent theory
Martin, Random recursive trees and the Bolthausen-Sznitman coalescent, Electron. J.
A representation of exchangeable hierarchies by sampling from real trees
Doob-Martin compactification, metric trees, path length, silhouette, subtree size metric, vector-valued martingales, Wiener index.
Search trees: Metric aspects and strong limit theorems
In previous work de Oliveira Martins et al. (2008) use the the minimum number of subtree prune-and-regraft (SPR) operations required to resolve inconsistencies between two trees to detect recombination events along DNA sequences in HIV.
Computational Tools for Evaluating Phylogenetic and Hierarchical Clustering Trees
Section 3 is a short introduction to the main representation theorem for harmonic functions on trees (which generalizes, in the case of trees, the well known Poisson-Martin representation theorem for bounded harmonic functions (see , Theorem 24.7).
Strong and weak mean value properties on trees
The previous theorem applies, in particular, if (X, P ) is a nearest neighbour, transient random walk on a tree X such that the Martin boundary contains at least two elements: in that case the set of regular point has νo -measure 1 (see , Theorem 4.2).
Strong and weak mean value properties on trees
We studied the algorithm on genealogical tree obtained by using Martin’s labelling scheme .
Efficiency of the Incomplete Enumeration algorithm for Monte-Carlo simulation of linear and branched polymers
As discussed earlier, the genealogical tree for cluster enumeration is not unique and one might argue that Martin’s scheme is not the optimal choice.
Efficiency of the Incomplete Enumeration algorithm for Monte-Carlo simulation of linear and branched polymers
For lattice trees and animals, Martin discusses this in detail .
Efficiency of the Incomplete Enumeration algorithm for Monte-Carlo simulation of linear and branched polymers
Martin Klazar, Twelve countings with rooted plane trees, Eur. J.
A combinatorial survey of identities for the double factorial
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