invader

Definitions

  • The bear invades the sugar party camp
    The bear invades the sugar party camp
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n invader someone who enters by force in order to conquer
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1281, the Mongol army of Kublai Khan tried to invade Japan but were ravaged by a hurricane that destroyed their fleet
    • n Invader One who invades; an assailant; an encroacher; an intruder.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Attila the Hun (invader of Europe; 406-453), Felix Faure (French President; 1841-1899), and Pope Leo VIII (d 963-965) all died while having sex.
    • n invader One who invades; an assailant; an encroacher; an intruder.
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Quotations

  • John Maynard Keynes
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    “Only with absolute fearlessness can we slay the dragons of mediocrity that invade our gardens.”
  • John Dryden
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    “He invades authors like a monarch; and what would be theft in other poets is only victory in him.”
  • Peter Jennings
    Peter Jennings
    “I've always been very zealous about not invading other people's private spaces.”
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky
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    “Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.”
  • Brigitte Bardot
    Brigitte Bardot
    “I am leaving the town to the invaders: increasingly numerous, mediocre, dirty, badly behaved, shameless tourists.”

Usage

In literature:

Here they maintained their ground till they were expelled or subdued by the invading Gauls.
"A Smaller History of Rome" by William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
Probably the island was invaded by a succession of races.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Some of the villanous crew had invaded the capitol, seized on the guns in the arsenal, and were firing on the invaders.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
He began by invading Greece and penetrated far south into the Peloponnesus.
"Theodoric the Goth" by Thomas Hodgkin
This one access was guarded by a blockhouse, but the cold weather gave a footing to the invaders on the usually impassable morasses.
"The Land We Live In" by Henry Mann
The Hurons followed, entered by the selfsame breaches the Iroquois had made, and drove the invaders out.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
The southern districts have been appropriated by the Greek invaders.
"Current History, A Monthly Magazine" by New York Times
While he was busy in the south King Erik invaded the north, and Harold had to march in haste to regain his dominions.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Or were these invaders from another planet?
"The White Invaders" by Raymond King Cummings
The invaders may be behind one of those big engines, quite unaware of us.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
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In poetry:

God is the refuge of his saints,
When storms of sharp distress invade;
Ere we can offer our complaints,
Behold him present with his aid!
"Psalm XLVI: God Is the Refuge" by Isaac Watts
No darkness then did overshade,
But all within was pure and bright,
No guilt did crush, nor fear invade
But all my soul was full of light.
"Innocence" by Thomas Traherne
True, reckless Fancy dares invade
The realm of time's uncounted hours,
As fondly gay, as if she stray'd
In safety through a land of flowers.
"Suggested On Visiting The Grave Of A Dear Friend" by John Marchborn Cooley
SWEET, I have loved before. I know
This longing that invades my days;
This shape that haunts life's busy ways
I know since long and long ago.
"The Veil Of Maya" by Edith Nesbit
Still dark and darker frown the shades,
Dark as the darkness of the grave;
And not a sound the still invades,
Save what a distant torrent gave.
"The Wild Huntsman" by Sir Walter Scott
No more, while through the midnight shade
Beneath the moon's pale orb I stray,
Soft pleasing woes my heart invade,
As Progne pours the melting lay.
"Autumn" by Samuel Johnson

In news:

Mauritania : Locusts Invade Capital.
Joey and His Girls invades one of Philly's oldest synagogues.
What additional preventative measures are being recommended to keep these microbes from invading the patient population.
As I thought about what to feature this week, I realized that I have not yet written about one of the most high-profile invaders in the region — milfoil .
As I thought about what to feature this week, I realized that I have not yet written about one of the most high-profile invaders in the region - milfoil .
Chinese Mitten Crabs invade Mianus Pond.
Foreign invaders have always had a difficult relationship with Afghanistan.
The media invaded the King pool deck, which meant Moorman missed what he regards as precious pool time — fewer minutes to prepare for his obsessive goal of winning a section title.
Exurbanites are invading Macon County, and the rest of Appalachia for that matter.
As Alien Invaders Proliferate , Conservationists Change Their Focus.
Invades Panama in order to blast Van Halen songs at a pissed off, drug-trafficking dragon.
Communist North Korea expected little resistance when they invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950.
We have a lovely xeriscape garden that has been invaded by what we are told is a relative of wandering Jew.
Fast, Flashy T20 Game Invades Lord's in London, Rankling Some.
WHEN the pressure of time present becomes nigh unbearable, fantasies of time past invade our thoughts and some primal voice demands a getaway to a place of beauty and traditional, very human services.
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In science:

Furthermore, both u and (cid:101)u are almost planar invasion fronts (p+ invades p− ) in the same direction e, whence the maps t (cid:55)→ ξt and t (cid:55)→ (cid:101)ξt are nondecreasing.
Generalized transition waves and their properties
We obtain the conditions for a rare social allele to invade the population.
Altruism can proliferate through group/kin selection despite high random gene flow
When T = 1, and the IPG is identical to the PG, allele A can only invade under Hamilton’s condition R = FST > C/B .
Altruism can proliferate through group/kin selection despite high random gene flow
This means that we are restricting ourselves to the case in which p << 1, and studying the conditions for allele A to invade the population when rare.
Altruism can proliferate through group/kin selection despite high random gene flow
Both the assumptions in , or in applied to the IPG would have implied incorrectly that when selection is weak and groups are large, types A could only invade the population when rare if R > C/B (these computations are presented in the SI Appendix (Sections 8 and 9)).
Altruism can proliferate through group/kin selection despite high random gene flow
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