• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Riem rēm a raw-hide thong.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

The riem was so tight round his neck he couldn't drink but slowly, and there was Halket holding it up to him!
"Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland" by Olive Schreiner
From the rafters hung down straps, riems, old boots, bits of harness, and a string of onions.
"The Story of an African Farm" by (AKA Ralph Iron) Olive Schreiner
Swallow, give me the noose of hide which you made from the riem that bound your feet.
"Swallow" by H. Rider Haggard
The riems were now secured to the hinder part to prevent its slipping down too rapidly in the steeper places.
"Hendricks the Hunter" by W.H.G. Kingston
Riem, a German Apiarian, first discovered that workers sometimes lay eggs.
"Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee" by L. L. Langstroth
M. Riems had already observed this singular fact; and here all my observations correspond with his.
"New observations on the natural history of bees" by Francis Huber
Riem (Andreas), German rationalist b. Frankenthal 1749.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
En hij predikte, zeggende: na mij komt, die sterker is dan ik, wien ik niet waardig ben, nederbukkende, den riem zijner schoenen te ontbinden.
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
Here, vrouw, give me a nice thick riem.
"Outa Karel's Stories" by Sanni Metelerkamp
I saw a little maiden take the riem and lead the team of oxen before the waggon.
"Through Shot and Flame" by J. D. Kestell

In news:

Riem Simon Marshallese residents of Springdale gather at the federal detention center in Oakdale, La.
Jerry Riems just got a sweet deal on a TV.

In science:

We haven’t, till now, given any attention to the configuration space of geometrodynamics, which is superspace, the space of all Riemannian geometries on the topological manifold Σ (which we are considering to be compact without boundary), more precisely Riem(Σ)/Dif f (Σ).
Huygens-Fresnel Principle in Superspace
However, if we have a well defined distance function between points of Riem, we can establish an equilocality relation used to compare quantities in the two diffeomorphic manifolds by finding the diffeomorphism that induces the minimum distance.
Huygens-Fresnel Principle in Superspace
We give one example that we will expand on further work: Under mild conditions, Riem(M ) can be given a natural principal bundle structure, with base space diffeomorphic to superspace S and with structural group Diff(M ).
Huygens-Fresnel Principle in Superspace
Rather, t 7→ gab (x, t) is any path in the space Riem(Σ) of Riemannian metrics on Σ, and similarly t 7→ pab (x, t) (resp. N (x, t), N a (x, t)) is any path in the space of all contravariant, rank-2 symmetric tensor densities (resp. functions, vector fields) on Σ.
Canonical Quantum Gravity and the Problem of Time
Formally, the domain space of the state functionals is Riem(Σ), and to specify a metric gab (x) at a point x ∈ Σ requires six numbers (the components of the metric in some coordinate system).
Canonical Quantum Gravity and the Problem of Time