implement

Definitions

  • Indian Implements
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  • WordNet 3.6
    • v implement pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue "Did he go through with the treatment?","He implemented a new economic plan","She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"
    • v implement apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design "implement a procedure"
    • v implement ensure observance of laws and rules; "Apply the rules to everyone"
    • n implement instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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    • n Implement That which fulfills or supplies a want or use; esp., an instrument, tool, or utensil, as supplying a requisite to an end; as, the implements of trade, of husbandry, or of war. "Genius must have talent as its complement and implement ."
    • Implement To accomplish; to fulfill. "Revenge . . . executed and implemented by the hand of Vanbeest Brown."
    • Implement (Scots Law) To fulfill or perform, as a contract or an engagement.
    • Implement To provide with an implement or implements; to cause to be fulfilled, satisfied, or carried out, by means of an implement or implements. "The chief mechanical requisites of the barometer are implemented in such an instrument as the following."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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    • n implement The act of fulfilling or performing: as, in implement of a contract.
    • n implement Whatever may supply a want; especially, an instrument, tool, or utensil; an instrumental appliance or means: as, the implements of trade or of husbandry.
    • implement To fulfil or satisfy the conditions of; accomplish.
    • implement To fulfil or perform; carry into effect or execution: as, to implement a contract or decree.
    • implement To provide, supply, or fit with implements or instrumental means.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Implement im′ple-ment a tool or instrument of labour
    • v.t Implement to give effect to: to fulfil or perform
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Quotations

  • William S. Burroughs
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    “Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.”
  • Shirley Anita Chisholm
    Shirley Anita Chisholm
    “You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.”
  • Pete Johnson
    Pete Johnson
    “Strategy is a style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring future success.”
  • Harold S. Geneen
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    “Management manages by making decisions and by seeing that those decisions are implemented.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. implementum, accomplishment, fr. L. implere, impletum, to fill up, finish, complete; pref. im-, in + plere, to fill. The word was perh. confused with OF. empleier, emploier, to employ, F. employer, whence E. employ,. See Plenty

Usage

In literature:

Abroad it is much used for furniture and farming implements and also in turnery.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
Involved in the industrialization, and importantly so, was the farm implement and machinery industry.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
With such an implement I felt that I could soon let in the daylight.
"Seek and Find" by Oliver Optic
For the implements of service and for the priests there were buildings attached to the temple.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
He has the necessary implements with him.
"The Confessions of Arsène Lupin" by Maurice Leblanc
Golf clubs are not like most other implements that are used in sport.
"The Complete Golfer [1905]" by Harry Vardon
Men, women and children were destroyed by shell and other implements of war.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
The engraving, figure 2, will illustrate the mode of constructing this implement.
"The Peanut Plant" by B. W. Jones
As she was twanging the strange implement which had so happily fashioned itself under her hands, Grom came up behind her.
"In the Morning of Time" by Charles G. D. Roberts
We had to provide for the purchase of implements, sundry accessories, and stock, third.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
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In poetry:

How vast the workroom where he brought
The viewless implements of thought!
The wit how subtle, how profound,
That Nature's tangled webs unwound;
"Benjamin Peirce" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
My tools are but common ones,
Simple shepherds all—
My tools are no sight to see:
A little hempen string, and a post whereon to swing,
Are implements enough for me!
"The Stranger's Song" by Thomas Hardy
Mourn as we may for treasures he has taken,
Poor as we feel of hoarded wealth bereft,
More precious are those implements forsaken,
Found in the wreck his ruthless hands have left.
"The Angel-Thief" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
By leave of you he places stone on stone;
He scatters seed: you are at once the prop
Among the long roots of his fragile crop.
You manufacture for him, and insure
House, harvest, implement and furniture,
And hold them all secure.
"Gravikty" by Harold Monro
By leave of you he places stone on stone;
He scatters seed: you are at once the prop
Among the long roots of his fragile crop.
You manufacture for him, and insure
House, harvest, implement and furniture,
And hold them all secure.
"Gravity" by Harold Munro
Well-pleased, America, thou beholdest,
Over the fields of the West, those crawling monsters,
The human-divine inventions, the labor-saving implements:
Beholdest, moving in every direction, imbued as with life, the
revolving hay-rakes,
"A Carol Of Harvest For 1867" by Walt Whitman

In news:

Medical technology company to implement diCarta contract management software to improve control, visibility.
GuideK12 has chosen the BLEgroup to gain valuable insight on product development, pilot program implementation and district trends by leveraging the BLEgroup's platform.
Campos urges Lee to implement entire due process law.
After the Guardian broke the news that Mayor Ed Lee was planning to only partially implement Sup.
Tuscaloosa plans to implement a new early warning system with funding through a federal grant, the city announced today.
The Obama administration's decision to force religious institutions to cover contraception is a case study on how Obamacare and its implementation have politicized medical decisions.
Perhaps the greatest advancement in worker safety over the past 30 years has been the development and implementation of ground-fault circuit-interrupter (GFCI) protection.
Chavez High School Doubles ELL Student Pass Rate on the CAHSEE by Implementing Intervention Programs.
Louisiana lawmakers gave school transportation officials a greater cushion, setting the implementation date for June 30, 2004.
With an 11 mph wind striking the Charlie side of this large enclosed structure, Charleston Firefighters implemented a fast attack from the unburned side (the Alpha side).
Part of the agreement includes plans to integrate physical implementation and provide education and services to facilitate manufacturing and IT convergence.
The challenge for companies implementing OPC UA is to ensure their data is secure from unauthorized access.
Single, Easy-to-Implement Solution Streamlines Data Backup and Recovery Across Virtual and Physical Systems Running Multiple Operating Systems.
The FCC made several changes to its Report and Order (FCC 05-70) implementing decisions made at the World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva in 2003 (WRC-03).
A large number are implementing fair-trade sourcing policies, with some launching certified fair-trade products.
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In science:

We note however that the latter implementation did not consider random switching between the two losing quantum games; moreover, neither implementation made an explicit connection to quantum algorithms.
Parrondo Games and Quantum Algorithms
Paulson’s work on higher-order implementation of rewriting strategies [Pau83] in the context of the implementation of tactics and tacticals for γ is the typeful approach to generic theorem proving.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
Like these technologies, GSI consists of a set of standard interfaces and protocols and an implementation. We summarize here those GSI features needed to understand our CAS implementation: proxy credentials, delegation, and authorization.
A Community Authorization Service for Group Collaboration
First, implement the CUE matrix UCU E as above, retaining in memory (quantum or classical) the values of the 3n(m + 1) + 1 independent variables necessary to implement the operator, 3 for each rotation of n qubits for m + 1 rotations and 1 for the coupling strength.
Pseudo-random operators of the circular ensembles
One of the advantage of our implementation is the robustness of the qubit due to the simplicity of the setup, which is matched only by the spin implementations.
Locational Qubit Realization with One-dimensional Contact Interactions
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