Ravelment

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ravelment discord
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dut. ravelen.

Usage

In literature:

He won't have so much as a ravelling on the floor up here to walk on.
"Miss Billy's Decision" by Eleanor H. Porter
To see the seams and ravelings of a diplomatic intrigue!
"Rezanov" by Gertrude Atherton
The nest was wholly woven and felted with ravellings of woollen carpet in which scarlet predominated.
"My Garden Acquaintance" by James Russell Lowell
In the ravel of one of these pieces was a bit of brown thread.
"The Jacket (The Star-Rover)" by Jack London
Gently to and fro her tresses drifted on the water, or under the water went ever ravelling and unravelling.
"Zuleika Dobson" by Max Beerbohm
She was cloaked by a skein of ravelled fluff beneath us and we caught the chant before she rose into the sunlight.
"Actions and Reactions" by Rudyard Kipling
Alcide Tousez, Sainville and Ravel carry on in the green room just as they do on the stage, inventing cock-and-bull yarns and cracking jokes.
"The Memoirs of Victor Hugo" by Victor Hugo
Over their raveled crests the gulls dipped and soared.
"Thankful's Inheritance" by Joseph C. Lincoln
We weave, we ravel and we unravel.
"The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6)" by Hippolyte A. Taine
Of one blood we are, and love can ravel up our little difference and make us grow one indeed.
"Cleopatra" by H. Rider Haggard
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In poetry:

Or would be if hearing and listening were the same.
Does he hear?I fancy he rather smells
Those lemon-gold arpeggios in Ravel's
"Les jets d'eau du palais de ceux qui s'aiment."
"The Victor Dog" by James Merrill
The leaves are all dead on the group,
Save those that the oak is keeping
To ravel them one by one
And let them go scraping and creeping
Out over the crusted snow,
When others are sleeping.
"Reluctance" by Robert Frost
They were pipes of pagan mirth,
And the world had found new terms of worth.
He laid him down on the sun-burned earth
And raveled a flower and looked away—
Play? Play?—What should he play?
"Pan With Us" by Robert Frost
Now Whisp, as the group in a small circle stand--
He fing'ring two thirds of a hat in his hand--
"Sir, as your dark speeches the company ravel,
You ne'er should without an interpreter travel."
"The Art Of Speaking" by William Hutton
The keys hold only nerveless strings—
The sinews of brave old airs
Are pulseless now; and the scarf that clings
So closely here declares
A sad regret in its ravelings
And the faded hue it wears.
"The Old Guitar" by James Whitcomb Riley
One part in the middle of the web begun and left unfinished;
a face with ravelled threads falling over it and hiding it. Love says
that the time has come to resume and finish this part of the web,
though much has come between since it was begun.
"Last Love [Canzone]" by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

In news:

Philippe Sly Sings Schumann, Ravel , and More.
Charles Dutoit Conducts Stravinsky & Ravel .
"I Am Worn To A Raveling "-- Helen Beatrix Potter (1866-1943).
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Former coach, TV analyst and NIKE representative George Raveling paid UK a visit after the Cats 25-point blowout win over Tennessee.
Funeral services for Mrs Marion Raveling , 90, of Spencer, will take place at 1:30 pm today, Friday, Oct 3, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer.
Funeral services for Mrs Marion Raveling , 90, of Spencer, will take place at 1:30 pm Friday, Oct 3, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer.
It is widely accepted that the ice dance performance of Ravel's Bolero by British skaters Jane Torvill and Christopher Dean that won them the gold medal in 1984 ranks among the most thrilling and emotional sporting moments of all time.
Toledo Symphony musicians Merwin Siu and Damon Coleman join pianist Michael Boyd for piano trio excerpts by Ravel and Shostakovich .
Music of Eric Satie, Ernest Guiraud, Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy.
He studied with Parry, Wood and Stanford at the RCM and Cambridge, then had further lessons with Bruch in Berlin (1897) and Ravel in Paris (1908).
Ravel Shostakovich and Bach .
Concert includes Mozart's String Quartet no 19 in C Major, Beethoven's String Quartet no 11, Op 95 and Ravel's String Quartet in F major.
Most likely not late 19th and early 20th century composer Maurice Ravel.
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra /Opening: Ravel & Beethoven.
The list of twentieth-century composers who contributed left-hand piano concertos reads like a Who's Who of modern music and includes Maurice Ravel, whose Piano Concerto for the Left Hand is the most famous work in this repertoire.
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In science:

Corollary 25 The language of the right normal forms of every left divisibility monoid satis fies both the left and the right directed fellow t raveller properties.
Finite transducers for divisibility monoids
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