waterman

Definitions

  • WATERMAN IN THE COUNTRY
    WATERMAN IN THE COUNTRY
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n waterman someone who drives or rides in a boat
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Henry Waterman, of New York, invented the elevator in 1850. He intended it to transport barrels of flour.
    • Waterman A man who plies for hire on rivers, lakes, or canals, or in harbors, in distinction from a seaman who is engaged on the high seas; a man who manages fresh-water craft; a boatman; a ferryman.
    • Waterman A water demon.
    • Waterman An attendant on cab stands, etc., who supplies water to the horses.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n waterman A boatman; a ferryman; a man who manages water-craft; one who plies for hire on rivers, etc.
    • n waterman One who carries or distributes water; specifically, a person who waits at a cab-stand for the purpose of supplying the horses with water, calling the cabmen when they are absent, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Waterman a man who plies a boat on water for hire: a boatman: a ferryman: a neat oarsman
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wæter; Dut. water, Ger. wasser; Gr. hydōr, L. udus, wet, unda, a wave, Sans. udan, water.

Usage

In literature:

I know the person of the waterman very well.
"The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane," by William Brodie Gurney
My father, though he's a waterman now, is an old sailor, and has taught me pretty well all he learnt.
"Young Tom Bowling" by J.C. Hutcheson
There's a waterman just shoving down his wherry as will put us off to her.
"Bob Strong's Holidays" by John Conroy Hutcheson
You are not a waterman?
"Jacob Faithful" by Captain Frederick Marryat
The waterman shoved in with his boat-hook, and the wherry grounded.
"The Poacher" by Frederick Marryat
A big, rough waterman, tossing about in bed with an aching, parched throat, and in a burning fever, also knew the good fairy.
"The Story of General Gordon" by Jeanie Lang
In another minute the skiff bumped alongside, and the waterman standing in the boat passed the painter aboard.
"More Cargoes" by W. W. Jacobs
Waterman, Mr. W. G., B.A., Southport.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
William Waterman, of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, is said to be 109 years old.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, April 1887" by Various
Strong and A. P. Waterman, Executors, 4,000.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 3, September, 1898" by Various
Next to that, Waterman.
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
The theatre opened on the fifth of December, with Romeo and Juliet, and the Waterman.
"The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor" by Samuel James Arnold
It really isn't treating Mrs. Waterman well; she is such an old friend.
"The Chautauqua Girls At Home" by Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden
Patented by Henry M. Rose of Waterman, Illinois, in 1877; Patent 198,688.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
A little later, the parcel falls into the waterman's barge.
"The Confessions of Arsène Lupin" by Maurice Leblanc
Taberg, Mrs. E. W. Waterman, 5.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 2, April, 1900" by Various
Gorham, John A. Waterman, 5.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 4, October, 1900" by Various
Waterman, Julia T, opp.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
In 1671 Sir George Waterman (mayor, son of a Southwark vintner) entertained Charles II.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
THE JOLLY OLD WATERMAN.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
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In poetry:

A waterman came up to her,—
"Now, young woman," said he,
"If you weep on so, you will make
Eye-water in the sea."
"Faithless Sally Brown" by Thomas Hood
Because a heaven-sent monsoon the mists before it drove;
Because things happened in the moon; or else, because High Jove,
Unbending, played at waterman to please a laughing boy,
The hearts through all a continent are raised in grateful joy.
"A Song of Rain" by C J Dennis

In news:

Born Jan 7, 1920 in Cassadaga, son of the late Merle and Alice Waite Waterman .
Norman F Waterman , 92, of Cassadaga, died Monday, Sept 17, 2012, at Unity Hospital, Rochester.
He was born Jan 7, 1920, in Cassadaga, the son of the late Merle and Alice Waite Waterman .
I was very happy to read that Archie Kalepa was inducted into the Hawaii Waterman 's Hall of Fame (The Maui News, Aug 25).
Has named Craig Waterman general manager for Snow King Resort, located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Maui's waterman deserves his Hall of Fame honor.
Led by Boyko and Waterman , UNLV's offensive line returns all five starters.
The ex-reality star and her husband, businessman Joe Waterman , welcomed daughter Charlotte Grace on July 31, Schefft announced via Twitter August 8.
A wildfire burned at least 75 acres near Highway 18 below Waterman Canyon Monday afternoon.
Firefighters are battling a 50-acre vegetation fire that started in Waterman Canyon above SR 18 at about 2pm this afternoon.
Waterman Named Arizona Racing Adviser.
Scot Waterman has been hired as the first animal medication and welfare adviser for the Arizona Department of Racing.
Waterman Leaving Post at RMTC.
Scot Waterman , executive director of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium for almost 10 years, is leaving the post at the end of April, according to multiple industry sources.
Donald Sherman Waterman, 64, of 395 Williams Road in Lamar County was arrested June 17 on multiple charges of computer or electronic pornography and sexual exploitation of children.
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In science:

In this article, for our block model, we show the techniques to prove the following: if we suppose that the random modification increases the length of the LCS with high probability, then the order of the fluctuation of the LCS is as conjectured by Waterman .
Random modification effect in the size of the fluctuation of the LCS of two sequences of i.i.d. blocks
We prove inclusion relations between generalized Waterman’s and generalized Wiener’s classes for functions of two variable.
Relations Between Some Classes Of Functions Of Generalized Bounded Variation
Waterman has introduced the following concept of generalized bounded variation.
Relations Between Some Classes Of Functions Of Generalized Bounded Variation
Mathematics Sub ject classification: 26A45 Key words and phrases: Waterman’s class, generalized Wiener’s class The research was supported by Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation grant no.13/06 (Geometry of function spaces, interpolation and embedding theorems).
Relations Between Some Classes Of Functions Of Generalized Bounded Variation
The notion of Λ-variation was introduced by Waterman in one dimensional case and Sahakian in two dimensional case.
Relations Between Some Classes Of Functions Of Generalized Bounded Variation
Dyachenko and Waterman introduced another class of functions of generalized bounded variation.
Relations Between Some Classes Of Functions Of Generalized Bounded Variation
Therefore, we confirm in this setting Waterman’s conjecture.
General approach to the fluctuations problem in random sequence comparison
Waterman Estimating statistical significance of sequence alignments.
General approach to the fluctuations problem in random sequence comparison
Waterman. A phase transition for the score in matching random sequences al lowing deletions.
General approach to the fluctuations problem in random sequence comparison
Robinson and Foulds (1981) proposed a coarse distance between phylogenetic trees that takes on only integer values; Waterman and Smith (1978) proposed the Nearest Neighbor Interchange (NNI) as a biologically reasonable distance between trees.
Computational Tools for Evaluating Phylogenetic and Hierarchical Clustering Trees
Ash, On concentrating idempotents, a survey, Topics in Classical Analysis and Applications in Honor of Daniel Waterman, L.
Integral Concentration of idempotent trigonometric polynomials with gaps
The right-hand side of equation (14) is the generating function for generalized Catalan numbers described by Stein and Waterman (see the m = 1 column of Table 1), and by Vauchassade de Chaumont and Viennot .
Bijections from weighted Dyck paths to Schroeder paths
Waterman’s result on the summability of the Fourier series for functions of bounded Λ-variation by the Ces´aro methods of negative order is obtained in multidimensional case.
On Ces\'aro summability of Fourier series of functions from multidimensional Waterman classes
Waterman introduced the ΛBV classes of functions of bounded Λvariation.
On Ces\'aro summability of Fourier series of functions from multidimensional Waterman classes
In 1976, Waterman applied the concept of Λ-variation for studying the properties of the Ces´aro means of trigonometric Fourier series.
On Ces\'aro summability of Fourier series of functions from multidimensional Waterman classes
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