• WordNet 3.6
    • n assimilator someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
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  • Mahatma Gandhi
    “Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.”
  • Henri Frederic Amiel
    “Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion.”
  • E. L. Doctorow
    E. L. Doctorow
    “Like art and politics, gangsterism is a very important avenue of assimilation into society.”
  • William Mckinley
    William Mckinley
    “The mission of the United States is one of benevolent assimilation.”
  • Heinrich Heine
    “Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.”
  • Konstantin Stanislavisky
    Konstantin Stanislavisky
    “Talent is nothing but a prolonged period of attention and a shortened period of mental assimilation.”


In literature:

This assertion of Crane's was only assimilatively truthful.
"Thoroughbreds" by W. A. Fraser
He was ravenously hungry, for now his system was rested enough to assimilate food.
"The Leopard Woman" by Stewart Edward White
He assimilated this discovery in patience and cast an eye about the room, to locate, if possible, the missing property.
"The Black Bag" by Louis Joseph Vance
What degree of assimilation to him have we attained?
"Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II" by Francis Augustus Cox
What sense would there be in attempting to assimilate our several needs?
"Freeland" by Theodor Hertzka
The carbohydrate is very much in preponderance because of its easy digestion and assimilation.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
He gives what His hearers might be assumed to be able to assimilate; but that is all.
"The Conquest of Fear" by Basil King
Others seek out and assimilate this new-richness, which, in its turn, will become impoverished and helpless.
"The Spenders" by Harry Leon Wilson
The Teutons and the half-Romanized ancients with whom they had assimilated were left to work out their own problems.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5" by Various
And Jansen, liberating some newly assimilated poison, had threatened revenge.
"The Desert of Wheat" by Zane Grey

In poetry:

Most fitly I'm assimilate
To various things inanimate;
A standing lake, a running flood,
A fixed star, a passing cloud.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine
In them these skies and airs—these mountain peaks—Shasta—Nevadas,
These huge, precipitous cliffs—this amplitude—these valleys grand—
To be in them absorb'd, assimilated.
"Song Of The Redwood-Tree" by Walt Whitman

In news:

Where Education and Assimilation Collide.
Companies Take Lead in Assimilation Efforts.
Correction to This Article This article on companies with programs that help immigrant workers assimilate gave an incorrect title for Myles Gladstone of Miller & Long Concrete Construction.
Assimilation with a Score.
THERE are few stranger alliances in America's culture wars than the one between nativists and multiculturalists on the subject of assimilating immigrants.
Nativists such as Pat Buchanan, a perennial presidential contender, argue that the great American assimilation machine is broken beyond repair.
Strategic management is a change process, something that is going to take time to develop, cultivate, and assimilate into your business process.
And an ability to assimilate information – including medical science – quickly.
How bagels lost their Jewish ethnicity and became the breakfast bread of Americans from Mississippi to Maine has less to do with assimilation than it does with marketing.
"To be black and proud – that's not being anti-French," says Mr Lozès, whose vision challenges France's colorblind model of assimilation.
The record book is a loose-leaf binder containing forms to record and assimilate financial and performance information.
" Polk is still deciding how to fill or assimilate the role," a spokesman said.
Cotton requires a significant amount of potassium as it performs three main functions for the plant: it is essential for enzyme activation, assimilating and translocating energy related compounds and for regulating water.
Intermarriage, Assimilation Are Not Interchangeable.
And for many Blacks, minimizing race remains a misguided attempt to assimilate.

In science:

The line approaches the upper solid line that corresponds to the solution of the model with no assimilation at all.
Boundary conditions control for a Shallow-Water model
The model’s dynamics has not been modified by the assimilations procedure.
Boundary conditions control for a Shallow-Water model
Consequently, it is not surprising that beyond assimilation window the solution tends to the attractor of the coarse resolution model.
Boundary conditions control for a Shallow-Water model
Assimilation, in this case, brings the model dynamics towards the dynamics of the high resolution model (used to produce artificial observations).
Boundary conditions control for a Shallow-Water model
This control does not modify the initial point (ξ (0) = 0) but the distance ξ (5 days) at the end of assimilation time (dotted line in fig.3) is almost equal to the distance obtained controlling the initial state of the model.
Boundary conditions control for a Shallow-Water model