• WordNet 3.6
    • n no-show someone who shirks duty
    • n no-show a guest who fails to notify a hotel or restaurant when canceling a reservation
    • ***


  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    “There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas.”
  • Joseph Stalin
    Joseph Stalin
    “History shows that there are no invincible armies.”
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    “The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law.”
  • Samuel Gompers
    Samuel Gompers
    “Show me the country that has no strikes and I'll show you the country in which there is no liberty.”
  • Edith Hamilton
    Edith Hamilton
    “A people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show the quality of the people as no historical reconstruction can.”
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky
    “A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.”


In literature:

Perfect discipline, however, was maintained; no one showed the slightest sign of fear, no one complained.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
Ernest kept his eye on his opponent's, but said nothing, and in no other way showed that he was aware of his evil intentions.
"Ernest Bracebridge" by William H. G. Kingston
The enemy, however, showed no intention of striking.
"Paddy Finn" by W. H. G. Kingston
We had another companion who showed that he had no wish to be idle.
"My First Voyage to Southern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
I will show you that no door is closed to me!
"The Sins of Séverac Bablon" by Sax Rohmer
Her aunt was still in Santa Barbara, and showed no disposition to return.
"The Californians" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
I would take Chaucer, and show you why he wrote a Legend of Good Women; but no Legend of Good Men.
"Harvard Classics Volume 28" by Various
But the Lady Brigandess didn't show no more stage fright than an auctioneer.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
If he had bit me I'd have had no show at all.
"Bloom of Cactus" by Robert Ames Bennet
They showed no lack of courage.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot

In poetry:

The life that spreads before me now
Is one vast wilderness;
No fairy vales the scene can show
That smile to cheer and bless.
"Medjnoon in his Solitude" by Louisa Stuart Costello
No strength but his it has, and vaunts,
No store but his can show:
Hence nothing has, yet nothing wants,
Thy Husband trains it so.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter II." by Ralph Erskine
His young lips show no stir of breath.
Ah, — I begin to understand,
And I remember: — this is Death!
The haunting terror of the land.
"Song of the Enfifa River" by Laurence Hope
You Know I never loved you, John;
No fault of mine made me your toast:
Why will you haunt me with a face as wan
As shows an hour-old ghost?
"No, Thank You John" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Born when the skies began to glow,
Humblest of all the rock's cold daughters,
No blossom bowed its stalk to show
Where stole thy still and scanty waters.
"From The Spanish Of Pedro De Castro Y Anaya" by William Cullen Bryant
About us are white cliffs and space.
No façades show,
Nor roof nor any spire…
All sheathed in snow…
The parasitic snow
That clings about them like a blight.
"The Foundling" by Lola Ridge

In news:

Comedian Katt Williams a no-show at arraignment.
He also was a no show in court last week after his recent seizures.
No-show on 76ers court, but showing up in L.A. More about sixers.
While the convention's timing is hard on Democrats in tight races, a long list of no-shows could embarrass Obama.
However, he will be a rare no-show as the die-hard Sooner supporter will watch his budding star grandson play in an Orlando, Fla.
Some truth behind his no-show for Super Bowl concert.
The airline announced on Friday that it will start charging a no-show fee.
Two-Year No-Show Is the Pits, May Usher Out a Tradition.
El Niño , the weather pattern some hoped would mean salvation for Utah's parched landscapes, looks like it's going to be a no-show.
Most of the media attention from the call, however, focused on the no-show fee .
Geithner-Draghi No Show Risk Turning Mexican G-20 Into Flop .
Kristen Stewart a no-show for 'Twilight' segment.
There may be no business like show business, but that doesn't mean you can't make a business out of making fun of show business.
Clows a no-show at sentencing.
Bush was no-show for the Republicans.

In science:

The above argument can be easily adapted to show that there are no simple closed geodesics on the thrice-punctured sphere.
A norm on homology of surfaces and counting simple geodesics
The explicit super symmetry extension of the NO model was given by and in agreement with showed that the first order equations indeed follow from an increase of super-symmetry.
Simple models with Alice fluxes
However, the diffuse structure of N83A which shows no conspicuous brightness peak supports the assumption.
HST study of the LMC compact star forming region N83B
Ising solved the model in one dimension analytically and showed that there is no phase transition: Magnetization M (T ) decreases slowly and continuously as T increases.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
The same proof as in [G1], Proposition 4.3, shows that then L has no non-trivial graded ideals (closed or not).
Classification of finite simple Lie conformal superalgebras