lode

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lode a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lode (Mining) A metallic vein; any regular vein or course, whether metallic or not.
    • Lode A water course or way; a reach of water. "Down that long, dark lode . . . he and his brother skated home in triumph."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lode A way; path.
    • n lode A reach of water; an open ditch for carrying off water from a fen.
    • n lode A metalliferous deposit having more or less of a vein-like character—that is, having a certain degree of regularity, and being confined within walls. Lode as used by miners is nearly synonymous with the term vein as employed by geologists, etc. The word would not be used for a flat or stratified mass. See vein and ore-deposit.
    • n lode A Middle English form of load.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lode lōd a vein containing metallic ore: a reach of water: an open ditch
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. lād, way, journey, fr. līðan, to go. See Lead to guide, and cf. Load a burden
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. lád, a course—líðan, to travel.

Usage

In literature:

The Comstock lode has given up an amazing amount of precious metal.
"Diggers in the Earth" by Eva March Tappan
Her lodeing was salt and corne came from Carthagene.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
The main lead of the Pine Lode, you know, runs straight into the mountain, not down; and the shaft to the lower level is a ways in.
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
If your father actually succeeded in locating the lode, it is a strike.
"The Gold Girl" by James B. Hendryx
A richly radio-active ore. A lode of the pure radium is there somewhere, without doubt.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
He babbled incoherently of leads, floats, lodes and veins.
"A Mountain Boyhood" by Joe Mills
Lode, its meaning, 345.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
Auriferous quartz lodes are often found by accident.
"Hittel on Gold Mines and Mining" by John S. Hittell
He died at Lodes, in Poland, August 7, 1867.
"The Upward Path" by Various
Show me the richest veins, the lodes of ore, the glowing metal!
"The Serapion Brethren," by Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann
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In poetry:

By blameless guile or gentle force,
As when He deigned to teach
(The lode-star of our Christian course)
Upon this sacred beach.
"Fifth Sunday After Trinity" by John Keble
At last these two stout erles did meet,
Like captaines of great might;
Like lyons wood they layd on lode,
And made a cruell fight.
"The More Modern Ballad of Chevy Chace" by Anonymous British

In news:

Drawing on a Rich Lode of Shinto-Buddhist Culture.
Oliver Stone's Mother Lode .
Mother Lode Gun Club Shoot Off.
Mother Lode Gun Club hosted the 3rd annual Tuolumne County Shoot Off last Saturday.
The Dark Past Of An Elephants' Oasis In The Mother Lode PDF Print E-mail.
Conservationists uncover ' mother lode ' of gorillas in Africa.
"These figures show that northern Republic of Congo contains the mother lode of gorillas," said Dr Steven E, Sanderson, President and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society.
Endangered Gorilla ' Mother Lode ' Uncovered in Republic of Congo.
Thriller Rod Lott When " Mother Lode " hit theaters in 1982, I remember being inundated by TV ads promoting it.
When " Mother Lode " hit theaters in 1982, I remember being inundated by TV ads promoting it.
Mother Lode Gun Club hosted the 3rd annual Tuolumne County Shoot Off last Saturday.
UNCA prof tracks CTS mother lode.
In a new anti-Obama ad, Mitt Romney's campaign has struck a mother lode of delicious ironies.
Mother Lode residents looking to make extra cash this winter might want to consider becoming chain installers.
ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative group, has rounded up a mother lode of Obama administration financial disclosures.
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In science:

Acknowledgments MO is grateful to Lode Wylleman for useful discussions.
On a five-dimensional version of the Goldberg-Sachs theorem
In addition, it has as a third species the boundary operators needed for describing (global as well as local) boundary conditions of any given boundary problem for a LODE.
Symbolic Analysis for Boundary Problems: From Rewriting to Parametrized Gr\"obner Bases
This is always possible (relative to root computations) in the important special case of LODEs with constant coefficient.
Symbolic Analysis for Boundary Problems: From Rewriting to Parametrized Gr\"obner Bases
Before turning to the solution algorithm for boundary problems, let us also mention the following practical formula for specializing Corollary 29 to the important special case of LODEs with constant coefficients , which could also be proved directly e.g. via the Lagrange interpolation formula.
Symbolic Analysis for Boundary Problems: From Rewriting to Parametrized Gr\"obner Bases
It is worth mentioning that the following approach works in an abstract setting, which includes in particular boundary problems for linear partial differential equations (LPDEs) and systems thereof; for simplicity, we will restrict ourselves in the examples to the LODE setting.
Symbolic Analysis for Boundary Problems: From Rewriting to Parametrized Gr\"obner Bases
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