• WordNet 3.6
    • n enrollment the act of enrolling
    • n enrollment the body of people (such as students) who register or enroll at the same time
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: When Leonardo Da Vinci was young he drew a picture of a horrible monster and placed near a window in order to surprise his father. Upon seeing the picture his father believed it to be real and set out to protect his family until the boy showed him it was just a picture. Da Vinci's father then enrolled his son in an art class.
    • Enrollment A writing in which anything is enrolled; a register; a record.
    • Enrollment The act of enrolling; registration.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. enrôlement,


In literature:

Resolution of the Caledonian Club, of San Francisco, enrolling General Grant as an honorary member.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
At any rate, however it was to be explained or commented upon, the fact confronted Mr. Lincoln that he must institute enrollment and drafting.
"Abraham Lincoln, Vol. II" by John T. Morse
As a matter of fact, there are at present only about 100,000 men enrolled in this service.
"Our Government: Local, State, and National: Idaho Edition" by J.A. James
Five of the seven or eight men belonging to the company enrolled their names as volunteers.
"What I Saw in California" by Edwin Bryant
SIR: I have the honor to return herewith enrolled bill H.R.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant" by James D. Richardson
He beholds, it is true, no embattled towns, but he has enrolled his name in the new city.
"A Short History of Monks and Monasteries" by Alfred Wesley Wishart
How then does Luke refer to the enrolment as taken when Quirinius was in authority?
"The Life of Jesus of Nazareth" by Rush Rhees
It fell to my happy lot thus to enrol the dear child amongst the lambs of Christ's fold.
"Alfgar the Dane or the Second Chronicle of Aescendune" by A. D. Crake
Claflin was an older school than Brimfield and had a much larger enrolment.
"Left Tackle Thayer" by Ralph Henry Barbour
In the year 1901, which is the period of this story, the enrolment in all departments at Erskine was close to six hundred students.
"Behind the Line" by Ralph Henry Barbour

In poetry:

Once through Kerry twilights tender
Vesper bells their anthems tolled,
And 'mid chants, in churchly splendor,
Princely abbots were enrolled.
"Abbeydorney" by Clinton Scollard
Myriads of souls, that knew one parent mould,
See sadly sever'd by the laws of Chance!
Myriads, in Time's perennial list enroll'd,
Forbid by Fate to change one transient glance!
"Elegy XIII. To a Friend, On Some Slight Occasion Estranged From Him" by William Shenstone
Until with his riches and splendor,
Aladdin as lover enrolled!
For the first thing he did was to send her
Some forty great baskets of gold,
And all the fine gems they would hold.
"Aladdin" by Clara Doty Bates
"De Burgh hath enrolled him with Philip of France;—
"Baron Hubert,—who challenged De Clifford's lance,
"And made him the scoff of the burgher swine,
"When he paid his vows at the Virgin's shrine.
"Sir Raymond And The False Palmer" by Thomas Cooper
Trace back his lineage, and his sires,
Yeoman or noble, you shall find
Enrolled with men of Agincourt,
Heroes who shared great Harry's mind.
Down to us come the knightly Norman fires,
And front the Templars bore.
"On The Photograph Of A Corps Commander" by Herman Melville
What a blessed thing it were to be old--
A little past "forty-five;"
'Twere better indeed than a purse of gold
At a premium yet unwritten, untold,
For what poor devil that's now "enrolled"
Expects to get off alive?
"The Draft" by Hanford Lennox Gordon

In news:

Enrollment down 2 percent overall.
While the University of South Dakota (USD) has the largest freshman class in its history this fall, the total number of students enrolled at the institution is down almost 2 percent.
District to enroll 43 from off -Island.
Superintendent Cyndy Simms revealed the number of students accepted for 2007 open enrollment during the Mercer Island School Board's year-end meeting last week.
SUNY reports record enrollment, with SCCC its top gainer .
With enrollment on the rise, the Menlo Park City School District recently notified the German-American International School that it may have to retake the former O'Connor School campus for its own students.
The state faces a daunting task in getting enough people — healthy and unhealthy, uninsured and insured — to enroll in the crucial element of the national healthcare overhaul.
Medicare Enrollment Hotline open until 7 p.m. Medicare counselors are answering questions about your health and drug benefits until 7 pm Call 505222-3232 or 1-855-562-4812.
Enrollment has begun for the expansive Golden Retriever Lifetime Study, according to Morris Animal Foundation, which is sponsoring the research.
Golden Retriever Study Opens for Enrollment.
The Denver-based foundation aims to enroll 3,000 Golden Retriever s during the next two years.
Black Graduate Student Enrollment Up.
Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student at any one of the GEF-funded colleges or universities listed on this Web site.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion to the Derry Patterson Wingo School of Nursing building today marks not only a physical expansion but also an increase in enrollment.
Natasha Lewis and Elizabeth Ash, both of Summerville, are enrolled in the nursing program at CSU.

In science:

After graduation, Brian enrolled at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana, where he ma jored in physics.
Variational Principles in General Relativity
If the institutions enroll a relatively large number of patients, then it will be feasible to utilize permuted blocks within an institution.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
However, most trials have a large number of institutions which enroll a relatively small number of patients.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
Note that t = N/n when N is the number of patients who have already been enrolled.
Sequential monitoring of response-adaptive randomized clinical trials
The study enrolled 2,763 women and followed them annually for five subsequent visits, generating longitudinal data.
Misspecifying the Shape of a Random Effects Distribution: Why Getting It Wrong May Not Matter