Aspectant

Definitions

  • We wuz overwhelmed with the onspeakable aspect of the buildin's—See
    We wuz overwhelmed with the onspeakable aspect of the buildin's—See
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Aspectant (Her) Facing each other.
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Ventral aspect of crayfish Ventral aspect of crayfish

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aspectant In heraldry, same as affronté, 2.
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Quotations

  • Havelock Ellis
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    “We cannot be sure that we ought not to regard the most criminal country as that which in some aspects possesses the highest civilization.”
  • Anthony Burgess
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    “Violence among young people is an aspect of their desire to create. They don't know how to use their energy creatively so they do the opposite and destroy.”
  • Ayn Rand
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    “Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics -- a rational ethics -- as a precondition of rebirth.”
  • Luis Bunuel
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    “If someone were to prove to me -- right this minute -- that God, in all his luminousness, exists, it wouldn't change a single aspect of my behavior.”
  • Vincent Van Gogh
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    “Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.”
  • Michel Leiris
    Michel Leiris
    “Nothing seems more like a whorehouse to me than a museum. In it you find the same equivocal aspect, the same frozen quality.”

Usage

In literature:

Nor do I touch upon many other aspects which are full of strengthening and teaching.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
But the aspect of this region is not all wild.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
Owing to its northern aspect it scarcely ever saw the sun.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
INNER ASPECT OF PIECE OF INTESTINE SHOWN IN FIG.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
Each of the parables contained some characteristic, or presented some aspect of Christ's kingdom.
"The Parables of Our Lord" by William Arnot
The Aspects of the Complex Vision 20 Chapter III.
"The Complex Vision" by John Cowper Powys
When he returned, it was with his "good" aspect, tender and calm.
"Agatha's Husband A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
In its practical aspect this system of breath-control is the direct opposite of the "opposed muscular" system.
"The Psychology of Singing" by David C. Taylor
Another aspect of the influence of mummification I have already discussed, and do not intend to consider further in this lecture.
"The Evolution of the Dragon" by G. Elliot Smith
In the one aspect he looked intent, as though in his mind he mapped a course.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
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In poetry:

And this the woodland saith:
I know not hope or fear;
I take whate'er may come;
I raise my head to aspects fair,
From foul I turn away.
"Woodland Peace" by George Meredith
And should the savage country round,
A more engaging aspect show,
O Conway! it will then be found,
How sweet and clear thy waters flow!
"To The River" by Matilda Betham
Another, coming, cries ``Behold
The aspect of a veering will!
The Gods are weak, the Gods are old''—
Fools! you are older, weaker still.
"Nature And the Book" by Alfred Austin
His form is the form of a giant,
But his face wears an aspect of pain;
Can this be the Laird of Inchkenneth?
Can this be Sir Allan McLean?
"A Wraith In The Mist. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Meanwhile, without, the surly cannon waited,
The sun rose bright o'erhead;
Nothing in Nature's aspect intimated
That a great man was dead.
"The Warden Of The Cinque Ports. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Its perch was firm, its aspect staid,
Its big eyes gleamed and brightened;
Now, now at last, will doubt be laid,
Now yearning be enlightened.
"The Owl And The Lark" by Alfred Austin

In news:

It's not always obvious what it is that scientists find beautiful about a graph, microscope slide, soil sample or some other aspect of their work.
His job has both academic and service aspects, including conducting research for the public benefit, geological mapping, glacial geology and troubleshooting hazards.
Adhesive technology is critical to many aspects of medical device technology, from securing components within a finished device to adhering wound care products or electrical pads directly to a patient's skin.
Donna Sue and I spent three such days last week and no gnats was just one of the delightful aspects.
We live in a social networking world and many of us are very comfortable putting every aspect of our lives on Facebook and other sites.
Volunteerism is evident in nearly every aspect of Family Motor Coach Association, including government and legislative affairs.
A 57-year-old man presented for medical evaluation due to the presence of a "funny looking lump" on the lateral aspect of his right upper thigh.
Accuracy is one of the least understood aspects of blending.
This weekly roundup takes a look at the practical and sometimes quirky aspects of new tech products.
One vital aspect that I often see entrepreneurs overlook in starting and managing a business is that of gross margin .
A couple days after PSIM maker VidSys touted one aspect of the new Frost & Sullivan PSIM study, F&S itself today sent out a release about this study.
Pulsing beats, flashing lights, and sweaty club kids are the aspects of dance culture projected on the mainstream consciousness.
How the shotgun goes into your shoulder is the most important aspect of shotgunning.
Having excused myself from getting involved in all things humanly romantic for the last few years, I have woken up recently missing even its worst aspects.
One of the most puzzling aspects about the 2012 election is the way Republican candidates and conservative super PACs are deliberately painting our Affordable Care Act as a boogeyman.
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In science:

Supersymmetry is an essential ingredient of most unification attempts in the recent years. A celebrated aspect of supersymmetry has been its role in providing a partial solution to the hierarchy problem of GUTs , resulting from the non renormalization theorem .
Supersymmetry Breaking by Dimensional Reduction over Coset Spaces
What aspects of the random field problem are physicists interested in? It turns out that many quantities vary with a power law in the vicinity of the critical point.
Computer Science in Physics
Hayakawa, “Perturbative analysis on infrared and ultraviolet aspects of noncommutative QED on R4 ”, hep-th/9912167.
Renormalization of noncommutative U(N) gauge theories
We first review in Section 2 aspects of two-dimensional manifolds that will enter our discussion.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
We start with topological aspects, then discuss complex geometry of these manifolds, and finally describe Teichm¨uller and moduli spaces.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
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