immediateness

Definitions

  • Immediately a genie of enormous size rose out of the earth
    Immediately a genie of enormous size rose out of the earth
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n immediateness lack of an intervening or mediating agency "the immediacy of television coverage"
    • n immediateness the quickness of action or occurrence "the immediacy of their response","the instancy of modern communication"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Silk was developed in China were it was kept a secret for more than two thousands years. Anyone found trying to smuggle silkworm eggs or cocoons out of the country was immediately put to death
    • n Immediateness The quality or relations of being immediate in manner, place, or time; exemption from second or interventing causes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: 'Crack Cocaine' is still cocaine. It is simply a different chemical process applied to cocaine powder that allows cocaine to be smokeable. This means that the 'high' from Crack Cocaine is much stronger and more immediate (taking about 8 seconds to reach the brain); and also shorter lived then from the powder.
    • n immediateness The character or quality of being immediate, in any sense of that word.
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Quotations

  • Ezra Pound
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    “The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort.”
  • Augusto Roa Bastos
    Augusto Roa Bastos
    “Anyone who attempts to relate his life loses himself in the immediate. One can only speak of another.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “How can we know ourselves? Never by reflection, but only through action. Begin at once to do your duty and immediately you will know what is inside you.”
  • Brian Masters
    Brian Masters
    “Evil is something you recognize immediately you see it: it works through charm.”
  • Jean Paul
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    “The child is not to be educated for the present, but for the remote future, and often is opposition to the immediate future.”
  • D. H. Lawrence
    D.%20H.%20Lawrence
    “We have to hate our immediate predecessors to get free of their authority.”

Usage

In literature:

Sometimes the captain lay down; his men immediately did the same.
"Fighting in France" by Ross Kay
It is the immediate mover.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
All visitors will kindly leave the ship immediately.
"On the Trail of the Space Pirates" by Carey Rockwell
One of our party immediately seized upon him, and then we all rushed in and fell to work.
"The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan" by James Morier
Any sore throat in a child with spots or membrane is deserving of serious and immediate attention.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
Their intention was to carry their provisions and stores on board the next morning and immediately sail.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
As it might quickly come to, I immediately drew my knife and severed the head from the body.
"Snow Shoes and Canoes" by William H. G. Kingston
All immediately took refuge in the Chimneys.
"The Secret of the Island" by W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
The doctor came immediately, and, after examining him, applied some very strong remedies.
"Will Weatherhelm" by W.H.G. Kingston
To fire an as-of-now resignation back at Precol had been the immediate impulse.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
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In poetry:

For love to him is not to me,
And cannot lift my fate;
The love is not that is not free,
Perfect, immediate.
"The Disciple" by George MacDonald
Aaron the priest resigns his breath
At God's immediate will;
And in the desert yields to death,
Upon th' appointed hill.
"Hymn 124" by Isaac Watts
But she, howe'er of victory sure,
Contemns the wreath too long delay'd:
And arm'd with more immediate power,
Calls cruel silence to her aid.
"An Ode To A Lady. She Refusing To Continue A Dispute With Me, And Leaving Me In The Argument" by Matthew Prior
About hell and that, or having to hide
What you think of the priest. He
And his lot will all go down the long slide
Like free bloody birds. And immediately
"High Windows" by Philip Larkin
Then the morning passed in mutual arrangements for battle,
And the French guns, at half-past eleven, loudly did rattle;
And immediately the order for attack was given,
Then the bullets flew like lightning till the Heaven's seemed riven.
"The Battle of Waterloo" by William Topaz McGonagall
But when they reached the ditch they were taken by surprise,
By the unexpected obstacle right before their eyes;
But Captain Middleton leapt into the ditch and showed them the way,
And immediately the whole of the men were after him without delay.
"The Capture of Lucknow" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

The program is effective immediately in stores nationwide.
Wellpoint announced that Angela Braly, 51, had stepped down effective immediately.
Manager will remain in dugout as search for new executive begins immediately.
Russia imposed an embargo on wine from Georgia in 2006, resulting in an immediate 50% loss in exports.
Effective immediately at noon, Thursday, August 13, 2009, a mandatory Evacuation Order was issued by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office for the following area due to fire activity of La Brea Fire.
Olbermann's team was informed Thursday morning that Current would immediately replace him with Eliot Spitzer.
A World-Herald analysis of legislative candidates' spending on this year's primary election showed no immediate increase in average spending.
And Kansas City told Butler he would start immediately in left field.
If you are not going to grill or broil immediately, put whole pan in refrigerator after it cools a bit.).
For Immediate Release June 28, 2012.
The budgetary specifics of Oklahoma's immediate future.
(Jan 10, 2008) I open my eyes, smell onion cooking in olive oil and immediately know two things: I am awake and it is Sunday morning.
Thinking that ML would love it, I forwarded the link to him immediately.
The Museum of Modern Art has appointed Paola Antonelli director of research and development, effective immediately.
The idea is to collect an immediate political benefit while obscuring and discounting the long-term costs.
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In science:

It plays the role of a noncommutative analog of a vector state in classical probability. A generalization to vector states corresponding to products of different measures is immediate.
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
It is an immediate consequence of Corollary 5.2.
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
Similarly, the relations follow immediately from the analogous formulas for the canonical (CCR) operators (we use Hudson-Parthasarathy’s normalization).
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
The action on the vaccum vector is immediate.
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
Also the penalty in a learning run depends on the microstates visited during the immediate preceding learning run.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
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