fig up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v fig up put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera","The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
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Usage

In literature:

Just before it boils put figs in and let all boil up together.
"The Cookery Blue Book" by Society for Christian Work of the First Unitarian Church, San Francisco, California
Set up the board at B, Fig.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
An end view of the three cams keyed up on the side shaft is given in fig.
"Gas and Oil Engines, Simply Explained" by Walter C. Runciman
I obtained a good number of skulls, which were thrown into the roots of a fig tree, where I was allowed to pick them up as I pleased.
"Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific" by Felix Speiser
But the usual manner is to set up two uprights as in Fig.
"Shelters, Shacks and Shanties" by D.C. Beard
It is made into a strip 5-1/2 x 3/4 in., then the front end is bent up for a handle, as suggested in Fig.
"How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus" by Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
He flew up into the fig tree and from there to the roof.
"The Mexican Twins" by Lucy Fitch Perkins
At last he took up a fig that had fallen from this tree, and ate it.
"ZigZag Journeys in Northern Lands;" by Hezekiah Butterworth
The engine is set up as shown in Fig.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
With the shiny side of the hackle up, strip off the fibers from the bottom side as Fig.
"How to Tie Flies" by E. C. Gregg
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In poetry:

We've had awr shares o' ups an daans,
I' this world's whirligig;
An for its favors or its fraans
We needn't care a fig.
"Sixty An Sixteen" by John Hartley
The sky is some'ow bluer there — in fact, I never knew
As any sun could be so 'ot or any sky so blue;
There's dates an' figs an' suchlike things all 'angin' on the trees,
An' black folks walkin' up an' down as natural as you please.
"The Grand Tour" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

ALIEN fig wasps invading south Florida have perked up the sex life of the Ficus tree.
Following that episode, verses 19-23 tell the result of Jesus cursing the fig tree : it was withered from the roots up.
Want to find the closest source for just-hooked snapper, farmstead goat cheese or from-the-tree figs, enter your search and it pulls up farmers near you.
Homeowners in the Fig Garden area are putting up lights for the 89th annual Christmas Tree Lane, which runs along Van Ness Boulevard.
A simple grilled cheese sandwich can be dressed up with pear slices and fig jam.
Chop up plums and figs and stir them into each sauce.
Meanwhile, mix figs , sugar, vinegar, honey, rosemary and salt in a medium bowl and let macerate at least 15 minutes and up to overnight while your crust chills.
Good warm-ups include a plate of cured meats and fresh goose liver that come with thin slices of toasted bread, artisanal cheese, and a battery of red peppers, olives and dried figs that deliver contrasting mouth-feel ($9).
Every once in a while, she'll call me and ask if I have any good recipes for using up all her figs .
Marvin Payne, center, of Pasadena Public Works, cuts up a toppled fig tree on Green Street Friday, December 2, 2011 in Pasadena after gusting winds whipped through the San Gabriel Valley overnight Thursday toppling trees and power lines.
The word on the street is that three people will be killed in Auburn on New Year's Eve, and it will be up to the innocent bystanders in Lou La Bonte's Restaurant to fig.
Figs are featured in Sherri Brooks Vinton's recipe from "Put 'Em Up.".
You can install feeder tap conductors up to 10 feet long without an OCPD to the tap , if the tap conductors ( Fig.
Scents of cedar, fir, fig and fire trigger nostalgic memories for those who grew up in snowier climes and create new ones for those who did not.
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In science:

This vertex shows up again with proper momentum dependence (see Fig.4) as well as in the t-channel pole corresponding to the tachyon exchange.
Worldsheet and Spacetime Properties of p-p' System with B Field and Noncommutative Geometry
In Fig. 11(a) we have plotted the probability for spanning of either up or down spins Π as a function of the Gaussian random field strength ∆.
Susceptibility and Percolation in 2D Random Field Ising Magnets
In order to calculate typical localization length, we pick up the states around second peak from the lowest energy and average localization lengths of these states. (See Fig.10.
Random-Mass Dirac Fermions in an Imaginary Vector Potential (I): Delocalization Transition and Localization Length
The standard deviation is plotted in Fig. 1 up to N = 40 for both the classical and quantum walk distributions.
Implementing the quantum random walk
FIG. 1: Standard deviation for both the quantum and classical random walks up to N = 40.
Implementing the quantum random walk
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