concordant

Definitions

  • THE RETREAT OF THE BRITISH FROM THE CONCORD
    THE RETREAT OF THE BRITISH FROM THE CONCORD
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj concordant being of the same opinion
    • adj concordant in keeping "salaries agreeable with current trends","plans conformable with your wishes","expressed views concordant with his background"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Engagement at the North Bridge in Concord The Engagement at the North Bridge in Concord
MONUMENT TO COMMEMORATE THE SKIRMISH AT CONCORD BRIDGE MONUMENT TO COMMEMORATE THE SKIRMISH AT CONCORD BRIDGE

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The only commercial aircraft that is able to break the sound barrier is the Concorde.
    • a Concordant Agreeing; correspondent; harmonious; consonant. "Were every one employed in points concordant to their natures, professions, and arts, commonwealths would rise up of themselves."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Cranberries are one of just 3 major fruits native to North America. Blueberries and Concord grapes are the other two.
    • concordant Agreeing; agreeable; correspondent; suitable; harmonious.
    • concordant In music, consisting of a concord, or having the effect of one. See concord, 3, and consonant, a., 1.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Flying from London to New York by Concord, due to the time zones crossed, you can arrive 2 hours before you leave.
    • adj Concordant harmonious, united
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Quotations

  • Ben Jonson
    Ben%20Jonson
    “All concord's born of contraries.”
  • William Mckinley
    William Mckinley
    “Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war.”
  • Motto
    Motto
    “Victory is increased by concord.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. concordans, p. pr. of concordare,: cf. F. concordant,. See Concord
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. concorde—L. concordiaconcors, of the same heart, from con, together, cor, cordis, the heart.

Usage

In literature:

Twenty years ago, Miss Alcott returned to Concord with her family, who have ever since resided there.
"St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 2, December, 1877" by Various
I drifted inland to Concord, a-foot, as a pilgrim to the town where Emerson and Thoreau had lived.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
With all this to promote harmony, the concord between the governing powers in England and in Ireland was dubious.
"A Leap in the Dark" by A.V. Dicey
Captain John Ford's sawmill stood near the junction of the Concord and Merrimack Rivers.
"Bay State Monthly, Vol. I, No. 3, March, 1884" by Various
I saw the royals come up and enter Concord in two divisions.
"The Yankee Tea-party" by Henry C. Watson
UNION OF FIRST CHURCH, Concord, N.H.
"American Missionary, Volume 50, No. 8, August, 1896" by Various
The value of a Concordance in now generally understood; and those who have used one, consider it indispensable in connection with the Bible.
"Aunt Phillis's Cabin" by Mary H. Eastman
Mary Baker was the daughter of Mark and Abigail (Ambrose) Baker, and was born in Concord, N.H., somewhere in the early decade of 1820-'30.
"Pulpit and Press" by Mary Baker Eddy
The Champs-Elysees, a boulevard one thousand feet in width, extends east over a mile from the monument of the Place de la Concord.
"The Harris-Ingram Experiment" by Charles E. Bolton
It was on the Place de la Concorde that Louis XVI expiated the crimes of his ancestors upon the scaffold.
"Paris: With Pen and Pencil" by David W. Bartlett
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In poetry:

Blissful I learn my lesson--
How through the world's wide sweep
Matter and spirit together
Their concord eternal keep.
"Autumn Days" by Franz Emanuel August Von Geibel
For Cedarcroft's sweet singer
To the nine-fold Muses dear;
For the Seer the winding Concord
Paused by his door to hear;
"A Welcome To Lowell" by John Greenleaf Whittier
O, lonely pine on yonder hill,
I hear thy sighing, moaning;
Make concord sad within my soul,
Its countless sins atoning!
"Quatrains" by James Edwin Campbell
That it cried, "How true a twain
Seemeth this concordant one!
Love has reason, reason none,
If what parts can so remain."
"The Phoenix And The Turtle" by William Shakespeare
"True prophetess! I feel thee now;
So God my crimes forgive,
As I with thee true concord vow:
In comfort may'st thou live."
"The Fatal Horse" by William Hayley
With mute obeisance, grave and slow,
Repaid by nod polite,—­
For such the way with high and low
Till after Concord fight.
"Agnes" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

In this image taken on Sept 24, Maple Bacon Butter Pizza is shown in Concord, N.H. Until recently, I was convinced the triumvirate of perfect pizza toppings was tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil.
In this image taken on Sept 24, 2012, mashed "potato" parsnips are shown in Concord, N.H. Have a story you want to share.
New Concord turns out en masse to welcome Santa Claus to town.
Brian Bahder transfers a first-instar grape mealybug from a grapevine leafroll-diseased Concord vine to a healthy Concord vine to assess mealybug competency as a vector.
Christy Pugh, a so-called flexitarian, prepares a meal that includes organic turkey sausage at her home in Concord, N.H.
Related Stories for Concord Mennonite Church Craft Sale.
So who cares about a suicide in the restroom of the local McDonald's in Concord, N.H. Detective Hank Palace cares.
Al Jarreau and the Metropole Orkest Live Concord Records.
Live in Berlin Concord Records.
Baritonist Gerry Mulligan's Midas Touch (Concord) documents yet another European concert by an essential American saxophonist no longer with us.
The other statues are in Concord and Lexington, and after the Framingham one was dedicated, the Legislature banned them from being made, Crossman said.
In this image taken on September 24, 2012, slices of Four-seed Egg Bread are shown in Concord, N.H.
In this image taken on Nov 5, 2012, Hanukkah hash patties (leftover brisket latkes) are shown served on a plate in Concord, N.H. With Hanukkah stretching over eight nights, there's plenty to celebrate.
2.5m given to new Concorde home.
In this image taken on Monday, Nov 5, 2012, Chinese 5-Spice brownie cookies are shown in Concord, N.H. All the rich, fudgy flavor of a brownie , but with the convenience of an easy-to-handle cookie.
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In science:

X ] are concordance classes of local (sometimes called extended) 2|1-dimensional Euclidean field theories over X .
Supersymmetric field theories and generalized cohomology
We note that in the absence of a connection, the resulting TFT’s give G-invariant closed differential forms and hence concordance classes lead to less interesting groups.
Supersymmetric field theories and generalized cohomology
For a 2- EFT E the isomorphism class of the topological vector space E (S 1 ℓ ) is an invariant of E , but we don’t want it to be an invariant for the concordance class of E .
Supersymmetric field theories and generalized cohomology
On the other hand, the CMB shows a lack of correlation at angular scales > 60 degrees (Bennett et al. 2011, Copi et al. 2010), discrepant with the concordance model of cosmology.
Cosmological Measurements with Forthcoming Radio Continuum Surveys
Thus, our theory is in concordance with the truth that “cente r of gravity for a mass distribution on a line does not depend on choice of 0 and choice of unit of length ”.
Commutative monads as a theory of distributions
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