-lith

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • suff -lith Combining forms fr. Gr. li`qos a stone; -- used chiefly in naming minerals and rocks.
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Usage

In literature:

As he advanced in his address, his frame, now bearing the weight of four score years, grew lithe and animated.
"Thirty Years in the Itinerancy" by Wesson Gage Miller
When young, his tall, lithe frame, and long, clean-cut aquiline features were those of the finest type of English gentleman.
"The Long White Cloud" by William Pember Reeves
But even those ungainly crocodiles never sickened me as those rapid, lithe, and sinuous serpents do.
"Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation" by Frances Anne Kemble
She was rather tall and very slender; and yet every voluptuous curve of her lithe body refuted the idea of thinness.
"The Reason Why" by Elinor Glyn
She looked at herself in the massive bevelled mirror, and saw that she was fresh and young and lithe and graceful.
"The Pretty Lady" by Arnold E. Bennett
He took a step toward her, his trembling arms open to seize her lithe, seductive body.
"The Air Trust" by George Allan England
G. Foggo & G. Barnard Lith.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell
You looked all soft to me when I first saw you but you are so quick and lithe and springy that you must be some steel.
"The Daredevil" by Maria Thompson Daviess
He wreathed his other strong arm round the lad's lithe body.
"The Thirsty Sword" by Robert Leighton
G. Foggo & G. Barnard Lith.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell
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In poetry:

Now lithe and listen, gentles all,
Now lithe ye all and hark
Unto a ballad I shall sing
About Buena Park.
"The Ballad Of The Taylor Pup" by Eugene Field
For a goddess vehement
And slim: one with form as fair.
Yet find none. O,love, you are
Lithe as a Jew peddler
"Divinity" by Irving Layton
"Fairest! choose the fairest members
Of our lithe society;
June's glories and September's
Show our love and piety.
"To Ellen, At The South" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lithe and listen, gentle men,
All that now be here,
Of Little John, that was the knight's man,
Good mirth ye shall hear.
"Robin Hood" by Henry Morley
Lithe and ferret-eyed the younger,
Black his scapular denoting
A lay brother; his companion
Large, imperious, towers above him.
"Fra Pedro" by Emma Lazarus
And then God fashioned a fellow shape
As lithe as a willow rod,
And gave it the merry roving eye
And the range of the open road.
"In The Workshop" by Bliss William Carman

In news:

When the Hugel family introduced its lithe white called Gentil in 1992, it further burnished its credentials, dating to 1639, as one of Alsace 's preminent producers.
Lithe spirit Contortionist is head over heels for 'The Descendants'.
Lithe, graceful, sweet, silly, friendly, smart, and just plain beautiful.
The Magneto 's lithe body and all-purpose usage make it the perfect fit for any workspace.
AFTER 24 years with the New York City Ballet, the last 14 as a principal dancer, Lourdes Lopez knows how to move her lithe body gracefully.
The Physique 57 Workout Want the hard, lithe body of Kelly Ripa or Christy Turlington.
In a silvery-blue jacket and slacks, lithe British actor Julian Sands presented 90 minutes of readings from the poetry of and speeches by Harold Pinter as a fundraiser for the Odyssey Theatre on Sunday, Jan 8.
O proud left foot, that ventures quick within Then soon upon a backward journey lithe.
It's what the Hokey-Pokey would sound like if William Shakespeare wrote it: O. O proud left foot, that ventures quick within Then soon upon a backward journey lithe.
Tree-dwelling tarantulas typically have a lithe build, with thinner bodies and longer legs than other tarantulas .
On Sept 8, a lithe and comely South Korean orphan named Melinda Duckett—21 years old and known to friends as Mindy—went to her grandparents' retirement home and shot herself in the head.
LITH American Legion to host turkey raffle.
Local ladies have been buzzing about a challenging workout that helps achieve the long, lithe look of dancers.
"C'mon," they said, in effect, "Porsche is about sports cars, lithe and fast, compact and capable, not some big hulking behemoth.".
MARFA, Texas — The lithe, young model watches a Border Patrol chopper swoop toward the mesa with a chuh-chuh-chuh-chuh-chuh chuh-chuh.
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In science:

Suquet, (2003) H¨olderian invariance principle for triangular arrays of random variables. (Principe d’invariance H¨olderien pour des tableau triangulaires de variables al´eatoires), Lith.
Asymptotics of Bernoulli random walks, bridges, excursions and meanders with a given number of peaks
The mathematical foundation of ergodic theory is to establish a connection between phase average and time average (van Lith 2001).
Maximum entropy generation in open systems: the Fourth Law?
Modern ergodicity is founded on the concept of measure preserving dynamical systems Γd and on the Birkhoff ’s ergodic theorem (van Lith 2001).
Maximum entropy generation in open systems: the Fourth Law?
Consequently, measurements results as the infinite time averages of phase functions because they take a long time compared to the microscopic relaxation time and, for metrically transitive (= ergodic) systems, measurement results are almost always equal to microcanonical averages (van Lith 2001).
Maximum entropy generation in open systems: the Fourth Law?
Lith, J. 2001 Ergodic Theory, Interpretation of Probability and the Foundation of Statistical Mechanics.
Maximum entropy generation in open systems: the Fourth Law?
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