miry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj miry (of soil) soft and watery "the ground was boggy under foot","a marshy coastline","miry roads","wet mucky lowland","muddy barnyard","quaggy terrain","the sloughy edge of the pond","swampy bayous"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Miry Abounding with deep mud; full of mire; muddy; as, a miry road.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • miry Abounding with mire or mud; of the nature of mire or mud; full of mire: as, a miry road; a miry lane.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Miry consisting of mire: covered with mire
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From 2d Mire
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. mýri, marsh.

Usage

In literature:

The road was miry and dark, and my journey proved to be more tedious and fatiguing than I expected.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
Press upward in steep ways, miry and craggy, narrow and broad, by turns.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, Issue 2, February, 1864" by Various
Miry Shay, near Bradford, 38.
"Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle" by Clement K. Shorter
They lost horses in the miry hollows.
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
He drove on till he got to a place where there was a muddy and miry puddle beside the road.
"Frank and Fearless" by Horatio Alger Jr.
It was quite a heavy post, but Russ was strong enough to drag it to the side of the miry pool where the calf was fixed.
"Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's" by Laura Lee Hope
Such leaps he took over miry places!
"The Drummer Boy" by John Trowbridge
Miri pen te me rikkerdem a boro matto-morricley pa i chavis.
"The Gypsies" by Charles G. Leland
Some three miles more of wet, miry road took us to the run of which the Colonel had spoken.
"Among the Pines" by James R. Gilmore
Of course we were compelled to keep by the waggon until we had made the passage of the miry flat.
"The Hunters' Feast" by Mayne Reid
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In poetry:

He raised me from a horrid pit,
Where mourning long I lay,
And from my bonds released my feet,
Deep bonds of miry clay.
"Psalm 40 Part 1" by Isaac Watts
Our captive-cries with pardon meet;
Our passion cleanse with pain;
Lord, thou didst make these miry feet—
Oh, wash them clean again!
"The Woman In The Temple" by George MacDonald
To push them to the miry slough
Wherein the foes of Set are caught.
Come, let us pluck the Golden Bough
From the brave Tree of life and thought!
"The Wild Ass" by Aleister Crowley
Home, red with earth, the weary hind
Plods through the thistly stubbles wide.
Shrill birds hang wavering down the wind.
The miry hunters homeward ride.
"Song The Eigth" by Thomas Aird
He has, He will, He worketh still,
In ways most wonderful.
He drew me from the miry clay,
He filled my cup quite full.
And while my heart can speak I'll tell
His love unspeakable.
"God Is Good" by John Oxenham
Oh, I wadna be a yeoman, mither, to follow my father's trade,
To bow my back in miry banks, at pleugh and hoe and spade.
Stinting wife, and bairns, and kye, to fat some courtier lord,—
Let them die o' rent wha like, mither, and I'll die by sword.
"The Outlaw" by Charles Kingsley

In news:

Zack (Seth Rogen) and Miri (Elizabeth Banks) have known one another since childhood, have been living together platonically for years and are flat broke.
Hip-Hop Violinist Miri Ben-Ari Performs for President Obama.
On June 25, Miri Ben-Ari opened up a fundraiser for President Barack Obama at the Boston Symphony Hall.
Join Icelandic band Miri for an exclusive live performance recorded for KEXP during our visit to Reykjavik for the Iceland Airwaves festival 2010.
Nick & Norah, Zack & Miri , and Madagascar 2.
If there is such a thing as a stroke flick for your funnybone, then Zack and Miri is it.
Kevin Smith brings romance to raunch in 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno'.
From Tommy and Pam to YouPorn and, now, from "Nailin' Palin" to Zack and Miri Make a Porno, tracking the democratization of pornography to the mainstream.
'Zack and Miri Make a Porno'.
Seth Rogen (Zack) and Elizabeth Banks ( Miri ) star in Kevin Smith's Zack & Miri Make A Porno.
THE PLOT When platonic pals Zack (Rogen) and Miri (Banks) decide to resolve their financial woes by teaming up to make an adult film, sparks begin to fly.
Cities, Media Balk at 'Zack and Miri' Ads, but Director Figures Furor Holds Promise.
Rogen Is Close to Superbad in 'Zack and Miri'.
Strictly Softcore Kevin Smith blows his wad with Zack and Miri Make a Porno.
Reform Rabbi Wins Historic Recognition in Israel: On May 29, 2012, Israel's Attorney General announced that the state has agreed to pay the wages of Rabbi Miri Gold, a Reform rabbi serving Congregation Birkat Shalom in Kibbutz Gezer.
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In science:

Figure 18: Image of a multiple FQPM operating in the visible (left) for lab experiment and of a mid-IR 4QPM (right) for MIRI/JWST.
Coronographic Methods for the Detection of Terrestrial Planets
Riaud): visible, IR coronographic testbed, testing with AO telescopes. MIRI/JWST coronograph qualification and test bench. • OCA (Y.
Coronographic Methods for the Detection of Terrestrial Planets
Standard glitch theories assume that the normal component is tightly coupled to the crust by the external magnetic field (Alpar & Sauls 1988; Jahan Miri 1998).
Transitions between turbulent and laminar superfluid vorticity states in the outer core of a neutron star
The cooling of the detector box can be made by a JT/Stirling cooler combination as used for MIRI.
The Molecular Hydrogen Explorer H2EX
Several mid-IR 4QPMs will be included in MIRI the mid IR instrument of JWST (Baudoz et al. 2006). The greatest d isadvantage of the 4QPMs is the chromaticity. For NACO and MIRI, the chromatism was not an issue either because the spectral bandwid th is narrow or because the level of aberrations is large.
Prototyping coronagraphs for exoplanet characterization with SPHERE
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