Wave offering

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wave offering an offering made in the Jewish services by waving the object, as a loaf of bread, toward the four cardinal points.
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Usage

In literature:

Then, stopping short by the ebbing sea, he drew out his cigar case and offered it; but it was waved aside.
"Witness to the Deed" by George Manville Fenn
But he looked at Knudsen, and the Swede frowned, so when the fellow offered his wares David waved him away.
"At Plattsburg" by Allen French
The stranger shook his head silently, but positively, at every offer; and, waving his farewell to the company, stalked slowly out of the hall.
"Humorous Ghost Stories" by Dorothy Scarborough
I offered to open it, but with a wave of his hand he chalked a pass upon it and I walked ashore.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
The innkeeper came over to offer the woman wine, but she waved him away without looking at him.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Miss Liz had offered to do this, and so had Jane and Ann, but the old woman indignantly waved them aside.
"Sunlight Patch" by Credo Fitch Harris
He took it, waved it; and then stooped to her offered cheek and pecked it delicately.
"Love and Lucy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
She tittered as she scrambled to rise, and when the old man offered to help her, she eyed him with mock scorn and waved him off.
"John March, Southerner" by George W. Cable
Next morning, when I offered pay for my entertainment, he waved it aside.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart
Long may you wave, and offer shelter to other pilgrims storm chased!
"The Boy Scouts in the Blue Ridge" by Herbert Carter
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In poetry:

Then, thou wild flow'r, for ever wave!
To thee this parting tear is given;
The sigh I offer at her grave
Shall reach my sainted love in heaven!
"To The Tomb Of A Friend" by Sir John Carr

In news:

Toyota's Smart Insect concept offers motion detectors that allow drivers to operate functions with gestures, such as opening doors with a wave of the hand.
San Francisco has its fair share of third-wave coffee so we jumped at the chance to visit one of the East Bay's newest offerings.
KPMG was cited as a leader in the fourth quarter 2012 Forrester Wave™ Business Intelligence Service Providers report, which examined the offerings and capabilities of 12 organizations.
Hooper man offers many a wave and a smile.
Waving the flag for the American Express Small Business Saturday(R) campaign, CallFire announced that it is offering a special promotional opportunity for current and future customers, beginning today.
He smiled, waved hello, offered handshakes, high-fives and hugs — even a few hang loose signs.
He smiled, waved hello, offered handshakes, high-fives and hugs -- even a few hang loose signs.
Film offers a wave of emotion based on a true story.
Rounds 3 and 4 of the Volcom Fiji Pro moved from the massive big-wave swell seen on Day 3 at Cloudbreak to smaller, bur barrel-rich, wave offerings at a break called Restaurants.
Lincoln Electric offers the Power Wave R500 robotic multi-process, 500-amp welding power source.
Wave camp offers glider pilots ride.
MUNDAKA, Euskadi (Monday, October 5, 2009) – Round 1 of the Billabong Pro Mundaka has been called ON this morning with clean three-to-four foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves on offer at the world-class lefthander .
MUNDAKA, Euskadi (Monday, October 5, 2009) – Round 1 of the Billabong Pro Mundaka has been called ON this morning with clean three-to-four foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves on offer at the world-class lefthander.
Sprint's offer for Clearwire continues a wave of deal-making in wireless this fall.
RCS' TZ43 thermostat will join its Z-Wave offerings.
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In science:

By circumventing the calculation of the many-body wave function, ground or excited state, DFT offers a relatively simple approach to the electronic structure of solids.
Correlation-induced corrections to the band structure of boron nitride: a wave-function-based approach
We believe that, by synthesizing the existing results, we can offer a unified picture of EUV wave signatures which effectively removes most of the wave versus pseudo-wave controversy.
On the Nature and Genesis of EUV Waves: A Synthesis of Observations from SOHO, STEREO, SDO, and Hinode
We have offered a proposal for a sequence of experiments to determine all the relevant parameters, that is, the nearest neighbor level spacing and the single-particle wave functions at both leads, which should enable experimentalists to test the predictions of this paper.
Large spin-orbit effects in small quantum dots
Both techniques offer the possibility of constraining the signal geometry using polarization information, with the exception of acoustic detection in salt, for which coupling to the shear wave will be difficult.
Radiowave Neutrino Detection
Future experiments, such as the gravitational wave detectors and the Beyond Einstein missions, will offer for the first time the opportunity to probe directly such strong gravitational fields.
Probes and Tests of Strong-Field Gravity with Observations in the Electromagnetic Spectrum
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