giving birth

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n giving birth the process of giving birth
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Quotations

  • Erich Fromm
    Erich%20Fromm
    “Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.”
  • Jean Paul
    Jean%20Paul
    “No heroine can create a hero through love of one, but she can give birth to one.”
  • Jim Rohn
    Jim%20Rohn
    “Labor gives birth to ideas.”
  • Sophocles
    Sophocles
    “Kindness gives birth to kindness.”
  • Dr. Sharpe
    Dr. Sharpe
    “It is difficulties that give birth to miracles.”
  • Francois De La Rochefoucauld
    Francois%20De%20La%20Rochefoucauld
    “The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.”

Usage

In literature:

From the giving of the Law to the birth of Christ, Ex.
"The Bible Book by Book" by Josiah Blake Tidwell
Then how shall we account for the imagination which is capable of giving birth to such magnificent dreams?
"The Ascent of the Soul" by Amory H. Bradford
Love gives it energy; love gave it birth.
"The Art of Public Speaking" by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
Did not these cruelties give birth to conspiracies?
"Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome" by Oliver Goldsmith
But plots and parties give new matters birth, And state distractions serve you here for mirth.
"The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18)" by John Dryden
He was born March 3, 1605 at Coleshill, which gives Warwickshire the honour of his birth.
"The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753)" by Theophilus Cibber
Submission is made to him in the forms he prescribes; and these give birth to Manners.
"Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects" by Herbert Spencer
Vancouver might give birth to an opportunity.
"Burned Bridges" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Indumati gives birth to a splendid boy, who is named Dasharatha.
"Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works" by Kåalidåasa
Woman must give it birth.
"Retrospection and Introspection" by Mary Baker Eddy
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In poetry:

CHRYSANTHUS.
He is not, though he dispatcheth
All the children he gives birth to;
To a god no crimes should happen.
"The Purgatory Of St. Patrick - Act III" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Mild he lays his glory by,
Born that man no more may die;
Born to raise the sons of earth;
Born to give them second birth.
"For Christmas Day" by Charles Wesley
A gladness pulses through the earth,
And with a gentle sound
The rain comes down to give green birth
To all the buds around.
"An April Afternoon" by Alexander Anderson
Wild is thy lay and loud,
Far in the downy cloud,
Love gives it energy, love gave it birth.
Where, on thy dewy wing,
Where art thou journeying?
Thy lay is in heaven, thy love is on earth.
"The Skylark" by James Hogg
“So ruled the gods; but thou, that sought’st to give
Thy life for love, yet for thyself wouldst live.
They know not for their kin; but back to earth
Give, pitying, one that is of mortal birth.”
"Orpheus" by Edith Wharton
Then hasten, world, and let my battle cease;
I care not where I stay nor when I go;
For action gives unhappiness and woe,
But Lethe brings forgetfulness and peace;
A birth, a life, a death; man is no more!
"Despondency" by Freeman Edwin Miller

In news:

Rose-Tu is about to give birth to her second calf.
(AP) — Conservationists are on the lookout for endangered right whales arriving along the southern Atlantic coast, where the giant sea mammals migrate each winter to give birth to their calves.
The unidentified woman realized she was about to give birth at around 6:35 pm at the Wall Street No.
2/3 station, MTA and FDNY officials said, adding that she did not give birth on the train.
Woman reports giving birth on Philadelphia subway train .
Woman reports giving birth on Philly subway train .
Just three months after giving birth to her son Kase Townes, the singer-songwriter showed off her lean, post-baby body in a bright yellow dress.
Mariah Carey made her first public appearance at a New York club less than three months after giving birth to twins -- and seemed back to her divatastic ways, being fanned by a minion and ordering.
White tigers, a 50-year-old hippo, the alligator hatching festival, a 56-year-old chimpanzee gives birth, the world's smallest frog and more.
One day after giving birth to daughter Madeline, his wife, Liz, died of a blood clot no one knew she had.
Juana Valencia faces a possible 25 years to life in prison if convicted of giving birth, suffocating the baby and dumping her newborn into a trash bin .
Palin worked briefly Monday, just three days after giving birth.
The study found underweight women who took multivitamins during the course of their pregnancy were less likely to give birth to low weight babies.
How much will it cost you if someone you know gives birth, graduates, marries or dies.
C.'s National Zoo, could give birth any day.
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In science:

When the root gives birth to a child, its weight is increased by 1, and the black weight is increased by β .
Limit distribution of degrees in random family trees
According to the construction algorithm, each triangle involving node i at a given step will give birth to m new triangles passing by node i at next step.
Impact of degree heterogeneity on the behavior of trapping in Koch networks
We shall adopt a variant of the Moran model here, whereby instead of a replacement taking place on each tick of a clock, events instead occur as a continuoustime (Poisson) process such that, on average, any individual gives birth once per unit time.
Random copying in space
We need a small variation of the above branching process where the root of the branching process dies immediately giving birth to a D number of children where D has distribution F .
Universality for first passage percolation on sparse random graphs
The reduction in the number of handles on the worldsheet gives birth to copies of the target space γ , and vice versa.
Target Space Duality in String Theory
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