• WordNet 3.6
    • n exceedance (geology) the probability that an earthquake will generate a level of ground motion that exceeds a specified reference level during a given exposure time "the concept of exceedance can be applied to any type of environmental risk modeling"
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  • Robert Greene
    Robert Greene
    “For as one star another far exceeds, So souls in heaven are placed by their deeds.”
  • Robert Browning
    “Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?”
  • Walter Russell
    Walter Russell
    “When our knowing exceeds our sensing, we will no longer be deceived by the illusions of our senses.”
  • Thomas C. Haliburton
    Thomas C. Haliburton
    “No one is rich whose expenditures exceed his means, and no one is poor whose incomings exceed his outgoings.”
  • Richard Thalheimer
    Richard Thalheimer
    “People expect a certain reaction from a business and when you pleasantly exceed those expectations, you've somehow passed an important psychological threshold.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Rarely do the followers exceed the expectations of the leaders.”


In literature:

She seemed exceedingly happy in my caresses, though she showed no weakness.
"Rattlin the Reefer" by Edward Howard
It sports more than any potato; being exceedingly variable in size, form, and color.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
She is exceedingly quiet and retiring in her deportment, delicate and refined in manner, with great sweetness of expression.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
It was said that he had men from four counties; with him fared seven earls, and in their train were an exceeding large company.
"The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade)" by Snorri Sturluson
Before we left, the day was becoming exceedingly hot, and we had six hours' march before us to Jerash.
"Byeways in Palestine" by James Finn
She is exceedingly ill-bred, there is no doubt of that.
"A Modern Tomboy" by L. T. Meade
I was rendered exceedingly weak.
"The Autobiography of Madame Guyon" by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
In color, the natives, made up as already indicated, are exceedingly various.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
As it was, his popular vote of 5,540,000 exceeded by 140,000 that of Harrison, which numbered 5,400,000.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The greatest rise and fall of tide in any part of this great inland sea does not exceed about six feet.
"Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo" by W. Cope Devereux

In poetry:

Wait on the Lord, ye trembling saints,
And keep your courage up;
He'll raise your spirit when it faints,
And far exceed your hope.
"Psalm 27 part 2" by Isaac Watts
If, in pity to our blindness,
They had brought the pardon needed,
Still Jehovah's wondrous kindness
Had our warmest hopes exceeded.
"A Christmas Hymn" by Hannah More
Lord, if thine eye surveys our faults,
And justice grows severe,
Thy dreadful wrath exceeds our thoughts,
And burns beyond our fear.
"Psalm 90 part 2" by Isaac Watts
When Abram's body, Sarah's womb,
Were ripe for nothing but the tomb,
Exceeding old, and wholly dead,
Unlike to bear the promis'd seed:
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. IV." by Ralph Erskine
Change to their minds is best feeding,
To a sheapheard all his care,
Who when his love is exceeding,
Thinks his faith his richest fare.
"60" by Mary Wroth
Whate'er the righteous law require,
The gospel grants its whole desire.
Are law-commands exceeding broad?
So is the righteousness of God.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. II." by Ralph Erskine

In news:

Online retail sales exceeded $1 billion every week through the first quarter, bringing total online sales to $13.72 billion through the end of March.
As technology advances and fantasy worlds like Second Life threaten to exceed the limits of our imaginations, novels are an increasingly beleaguered form of entertainment.
In the armed forces, these unique occupations are performed to approved military standards that may meet or exceed the civilian license or certification criteria.
Danger lurks when the pressure in a system exceeds the pressure of the supply.
Machine Tool Sales On Pace to Exceed 2011 Forecast.
Machine Tool Sales On Pace to Exceed 2011 Forecast.
Consumers will provide financing to residents at a rate of 8.06 percent over a 10-year period (for the gas main contribution, not to exceed $4,076.14 per resident).
Manet 's Execution of Maximilian is the exceedingly rare piece of political message art that really delivers.
An air monitor at the Deutsche Bank building detected another exceedence of the element manganese on Fri. Feb 13, several days after two previously reported exceedences.
Manet's Execution of Maximilian is the exceedingly rare piece of political message art that really delivers.
Bill Fink from Priority Chevrolet donates $1000 and challenges ALL auto dealers to match or exceed.
However, the purchase rights would only be activated if the poison-pill threshold of 4.99% is exceeded.
The sanitary, non-slip, odor-free flooring system meets or exceeds all USDA, FDA and HACCP guidelines.
Siemens Wind- Power Unit Aims to Return to Margin Exceeding 10.
Local municipalities may not require residents to install HVAC equipment that exceeds federally preempted standards.

In science:

Such potential is equivalent to the apriori restricting ourselves to the class of graphs, eahc vertex of which has degree not exceeding r.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
Lemma 7 The numeber Kb,p of pairs (T , φ), where T are complete trees with the root in (b, p), does not exceed C b+p for some constant C .
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
By the previous lemma it is sufficient to prove that for any pair (T , φ) the contribution does not exceed C b+p for some constant C not depending on the pair.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
That is why the general number of binary vertices does not exceed b′ + b′′ + b1 = b.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
Further on p is fixed and we omit this index, having in mind that degrees of vertices cannot exceed p.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces