writing implement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n writing implement an implement that is used to write
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Usage

In literature:

The writing implements provided for the wedding were still there.
"The Lion's Skin" by Rafael Sabatini
When they reached the Countess's apartment, they found her with writing implements, and many sealed letters before her.
"Peveril of the Peak" by Sir Walter Scott
It was bare, except for a few scraps of paper and some writing implements.
"Average Jones" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
Even the implements for writing were not apparent, except when required.
"Kenelm Chillingly, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Losely looked round; on the table, by the writing implements, lay a pen-knife.
"What Will He Do With It, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
STYLES AND TABLES, writing implements for schools.
"De La Salle Fifth Reader" by Brothers of the Christian Schools
He had a dislike to writing, always asserting that a pen was an unfit implement for a soldier.
"International Weekly Miscellany Vol. I. No. 3, July 15, 1850" by Various
Paper and the implements of writing were necessary for this end.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
An implement used in writing.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, July 1878, No. 9" by Various
On the opposite side was an escritoire with writing implements, and a few scattered sheets of paper.
"In Direst Peril" by David Christie Murray
As no implements for writing were at hand, Van Braam undertook to translate them by word of mouth.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
He pointed to the skiff; but Govinda shook his head, and made signs for a light and the writing implements.
"Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad with Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected" by Anna Jameson
The educated person has the implements of writing at hand and in order: his inkstand is filled and his pen does not scratch.
"Talks to Freshman Girls" by Helen Dawes Brown
Below, writing implements, &c. Upright, 4 by 3.
"The Dance of Death" by Francis Douce
The major had kindly supplied my table with all the implements necessary for writing.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. I (of VI), "Venetian Years" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Writing implements surrounded her on every side.
"Meg's Friend" by Alice Abigail Corkran
She looked anxiously about for writing implements!
"Ten Thousand a-Year (Vol. 2)" by Samuel Warren
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In news:

Stephen Leff writes that New Jersey's anti-bullying law must be properly implemented and evaluated.
I do write a lot about this special cooking implement because every time I do I get so much response from folks who share my passion.
The meeting is part of a training program to prepare for the 2014 implementation of Common Core State Standards, which emphasizes reading and writing in all subjects JAMES GIBBARD / Tulsa World.
Sabo Media president Walter Sabo writes a special four-part series on the successful implementation of talk on FM this week at Talkers.com.
Our colleague Russ Linden at Management Insights writes that there are five specific hurdles to implementing important public initiatives.
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In science:

The basic implementation supports Read and CAS operations, and is presented in a simplified format in Figure 3. (A Write operation can be implemented in a strongly linearizable way using similar techniques [Gol10].) The implementation records the state of O using data structures called blocks.
Linearizable Implementations Do Not Suffice for Randomized Distributed Computation
Figure 3: Implementation of CAS from reads and writes.
Linearizable Implementations Do Not Suffice for Randomized Distributed Computation
On the other hand, we will show that if the fetch&inc() operations are based on a “natural” terminating (or lock-free) implementation that uses only read, write, and LL/SC operations, then for Kmax = Θ(√n) there exists a weak adversary A such that Φ(A) = Ω(Kmax ) = Ω(√n).
Linearizable Implementations Do Not Suffice for Randomized Distributed Computation
Strong counters can be implemented with various progress properties from atomic read, write, and LL/SC operations.
Linearizable Implementations Do Not Suffice for Randomized Distributed Computation
On the other hand, if the algorithm LoadBalance is used with a linearizable, natural, possibly randomized, terminating (or lock-free) implementation of strong counters from atomic read, write, and LL/SC operations, then there exists a weak adversary A, such that Φ(A) = Ω(Kmax ) = Ω(√n).
Linearizable Implementations Do Not Suffice for Randomized Distributed Computation
Next, we consider the case when Algorithm 4 is used with linearizable implementations of strong counters from atomic read, write and LL/SC operations.
Linearizable Implementations Do Not Suffice for Randomized Distributed Computation
Consider Algorithm 4 ( LoadBalance) used with a linearizable, natural, possibly randomized, terminating (or lock-free) implementation of strong counters from atomic read, write, and LL/SC operations.
Linearizable Implementations Do Not Suffice for Randomized Distributed Computation
Also, for the sake of short notations we would only write p12 for the term p1 ∗ p2 ∗ p12 or it should be understood that the probabilities of the lower dimensional cells are already implemented into the probability of the higher dimensional cell.
Stochastic Homology. Reduction Formulas for Computing Stochastic Betti Numbers of Maximal Random Complexes with Discrete Probabilities. Computation and Applications
Note that the write-storeread sequence was not implemented in the experiment.
Hybrid quantum circuits: Superconducting circuits interacting with other quantum systems
Finally, our approach can take advantage of properties of input types (regularity of the site set, isotropic adjacency relationship, etc.) and allow users to write specialized versions of their algorithms for such subsets of data types, leading to faster or less memory-consuming implementations .
Writing Reusable Digital Geometry Algorithms in a Generic Image Processing Framework
Remember that APC:SetResult! and APC:GetResult avoid read/write con(cid:13)icts by a locking mechanism that implements mutual exclusion.
Anytime Algorithms for Speech Parsing?
We can use Lua scripts to write implementations for any type in Java, both interfaces and classes.
LuaJava - A Scripting Tool for Java
To implement the ergodicity limit, we write ǫj = E + ωj with Pj ωj = 0 and E = (1/k) Pj ǫj .
Ergodicity of Random-Matrix Theories: The Unitary Case
The reason for not splitting a reset operation execution into start, atomic occurrence, and finish is that it is implemented in our protocol as a single atomic write where the above three transitions coincide.
Randomized Two-Process Wait-Free Test-and-Set
We note that there are alternate ways to write this equation that, while analytically equivalent, correspond to significant differences in numerical implementation.
A Numerical Method for General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics
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