To train

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To train to educate; to teach; to form by instruction or practice; to bring up.
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Quotations

  • Winston Churchill
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    “I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for people who get drunk.”
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    “Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.”
  • Christopher Morley
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    “Dancing is a wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.”
  • Martin Rutte
    Martin Rutte
    “You train people how to treat you by how you treat yourself.”
  • Sandra Day O'connor
    Sandra Day O'connor
    “The family unit plays a critical role in our society and in the training of the generation to come.”
  • Clifton Fadiman
    Clifton Fadiman
    “A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial.”

Usage

In literature:

They, with Bangs, proceeded to the ferry and crossed over to Jersey City, to meet the train coming from Philadelphia.
"The Expressman and the Detective" by Allan Pinkerton
I took the train for Wisconsin to see my mother and prepare her for my immediate trip to London.
"A Daughter of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
They ain't the sort you want to train with, nohow.
"Dave Porter in the Gold Fields" by Edward Stratemeyer
At midnight when he boarded the train he made his way back to look for a place to stretch out until two o'clock.
"The Daughter of a Magnate" by Frank H. Spearman
He wanted to know why so small and insignificant a freight train was running on the time of the morning passenger train.
"Stories Of Georgia" by Joel Chandler Harris
At 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon, nine hours too late for the Cadiz train, we arrived at Madrid, too late to reach Cadiz by a special train.
"Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison" by Austin Biron Bidwell
Herbert Bronson came to town this afternoon and is leaving on the 10.30 train to-night.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
I made preparations to leave for home on the morning train.
"Twenty Years of Hus'ling" by J. P. Johnston
But he quickly learned the secret, if secret it was; it was told to him on the train by Mrs. Grayson as they rode that afternoon to Detroit.
"The Candidate" by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
For the more advanced training it was intended to move the Battalion to a camp at Rockingham.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
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In poetry:

Beside a train,
Because they saw her go,
Or failed to see her,
Travellers and watchers know
Another pain.
"Unknown" by Edward Thomas
The Son of God goes forth to war,
A kingly crown to gain;
His blood-red banner streams afar;
Who follows in his train.
"The Chosen Few" by Reginald Heber
The knights return'd from Holy Land,
Sir Guyon led the armed train;
And to his castle, on the sea,
He welcom'd them again.
"The Dark Ladie" by Anne Bannerman
When I am strong enough to do
The things I'm truly wishful to,
I'll never use a car or train
But always have an aeroplane;
"A Child's Garden" by Rudyard Kipling
May nought of sorrow, or of woe,
Invade to wound or pain,
And may the joys that we have shar'd
Be bright in mem'ry's train.
"To A Friend - -" by Thomas Frederick Young
"I watch'd my little household cares
And form'd their growing youth,
And fondly train'd their infant years
To piety and truth."
"Sir Eldred Of The Bower : A Legendary Tale: In Two Parts" by Hannah More

In news:

The Army will look for contract support to train afghan security forces and renovations to their Guard and Reserve centers.
Kptm.com Creation of the CrossKnowledge Foundation to Fight Social Exclusion by Promoting Access to Training.
Dance is a wonderful way to train movements in people with disabilities.
Army Reservists have a new place to train in Bryan.
This week the 333rd Military Police will take off to train for their part in the possible war and families will have to learn how to handle the departure.
The Georgia-based soldiers got tapped to deploy with minimal notice - they only had from November to February to train for the mission.
The Broncos had their rookies and veterans report to training camp this season on the same date.
How to Train Your Dragons Live Spectacular is a fun event for all ages.
' Dragons : Riders of Berk' a spinoff of "How to Train Your Dragon ".
On November 20, Heber Springs High School held a crisis plan drill to train teachers and staff on proper procedure should an unfortunate incident ever occur.
(AP) — Kansas State University is taking part in a program to train more students from China to become veterinarians.
Manhattan — Kansas State University is taking part in a program to train more students from China to become veterinarians.
(AP) _ Kansas State University is taking part in a program to train more students from China to become veterinarians.
Strategic leaders are made, not born—and a good place to train solid moral and ethical officers is the Senior Service College system.
Some US soldiers will remain in the cities to train and assist Iraqi forces.
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In science:

Searching for νµ → ντ oscil lations at CNGS ˆ Number of epochs: The number of iterations in the training procedure depends on how low to optimize the training algorithm performance.
Study of accelerator neutrino interactions in a liquid argon TPC
We start by showing that the harmonic measure of the limit set of the disc set is zero, using a result of Kerckhoff that says any train track may be split finitely many times to produce a train track disjoint from the disc set.
Random Heegaard splittings
As there are only finitely many combinatorial classes of train track for a given surface, the diameter of the vertex cycles is bounded, and we define the distance between two train tracks, dC (σ, τ ) to be the distance between their vertex cycles in the complex of curves.
Random Heegaard splittings
A split gives rise to a new train track τ ′ which is carried by the original train track τ .
Random Heegaard splittings
Let X be a set such that there is a train track τ and a constant N , such that for any image gX of X , τ may be split at most N times to produce a train track τ ′ such that N (τ ′ ) is disjoint from gX .
Random Heegaard splittings
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