Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. courber, to bend, curve, L.curvare, fr. curvus, bent, curved; cf. Gr. kyrto`s curved. Cf. Curve
Those haughty lords and chieftains needed the force of Christianity to check and curb them, etc.
"Whitman" by John Burroughs
He halted at the curb.
"Astounding Stories, April, 1931" by Various
It cannot curb her; and she must be curbed.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
He sprinted for, and boarded a passing street-car, just as the boatswain reached the curb.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
As Morty rose Grant stepped through the open door into the street and stood on the curb.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
He started to return to the curb.
"The Missing Tin Box" by Arthur M. Winfield
One man stood at the curb and had his boots blacked.
"The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" by Various
They were polishing their curbs and chains, and laughed at the spectacle before them.
"'Jena' or 'Sedan'?" by Franz Beyerlein
So I have t' go up to him, stroke his mane, fix his curb, and let some cool air under his collar.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
The taxicab was at the curb.
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
He beckles down the echoing curb,
A step that neither hopes nor hates
"The Dustman" by Bliss William Carman
But over the roofs there came
The wet new wind of May,
And a tune blew up from the curb
Where the street-pianos play.
"May Wind" by Sara Teasdale
Marriage': it is the world's sane curb
The very school of trust,
The nurse of sanctity. It builds
Joy out of daily dust.
"Immortal Eve - II" by Manmohan Ghose
A man is not what oft he seems,
On this terrestrial sphere,
No pow'r to wield, no honor'd place,
Oft curb his spirit here.
"Ode To Man" by Thomas Frederick Young
So, "Fair and softly!" John he cried,
But John he cried in vain;
That trot became a gallop soon,
In spite of curb and rein.
"The Diverting History Of John Gilpin, Showing How He Went Farther Than He Intended, And Came Safe Ho" by William Cowper
King of Egypt, curb thy rages;
Lo, how trouble should be borne!
Memnon soothes the woe of ages,
With a sweet song, every morn.
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Marin County, Calif, rancher Bill Jensen has found himself at the forefront of efforts to curb the impact of wild animals, without relying on government trappers.
Will These 3 Trends Curb Your Spending.
The woman driving told police she simply lost control of the car as it went over the curb.
The city of Waterville will continue to collect leaves that are in loose piles at the curb through mid-November .
Curbing misbehavior by UMass students 'a marathon'.
Forget about fusion, toss the Thai and kick Korean to the curb.
When the floodwaters crested the curb on Atlantic Avenue on Monday night, James von Fundenberg grabbed his cat, Marcala.
New Orleans and Baton Rouge have consistently ranked among the nation's top 10 cities with the highest rates of HIV infections, despite long-term efforts by public health officials to curb the disease.
The Florida legislature passed the measure two years ago in an effort to curb the illegal sale of prescription drugs at storefront pain clinics.
Curb use of filibuster as a legislative monkey wrench .
Curb use of filibuster as a legislative monkey wrench.
Leave Stress on the Curb.
Efforts to Curb Entitlement Spending Face Resistance.
(AP) — Inspectors for Minnesota's aquatic invasive species program say they have struggled against limited resources as they try to curb the growing invasion of zebra mussels in the state's lakes this summer.
Tips to help curb nagging in a marriage.
Results of fig. 7 can be compared with the classical bell curb of CSMA/CA (IEEE 802.15.4 CSMA/CA MAC-layer simulation in Gang, L. et al, 2004) where global network performances usually collapse if network solicitation is important.
Prototyping and Performance Analysis of a QoS MAC Layer for Industrial Wireless Network
Schrödinger's operational approach, Bailly and Longo (2009) could explicitly give the time dependence of the curb (in short, time is considered as an operator and energy a parameter, the opposite of what is done in quantum mechanics).
Randomness and Multi-level Interactions in Biology
This production rate offers the advantage of being more ﬂexible in choosing suitable acceptance cuts to curb the background. p p → H j et is known to LO exactly , while the NLO corrections have been computed in the inﬁnite top-mass limit.
The QCD and Standard Model Working Group: Summary Report from Les Houches
This crash, an isolated unit of chemistry between one atom and one hot electron, ends with the barium atom losing a valance electron, one of the two left far away from its core as an unwanted couch left on the curb is easily spirited away in the night.
Single barium ion spectroscopy: light shifts, hyperfine structure, and progress on an optical frequency standard and atomic parity violation
We use this approximation to curb the sign problem in this situation.
Finite-Temperature Auxiliary-Field Quantum Monte Carlo for Bose-Fermi Mixtures