pinto

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pinto a spotted or calico horse or pony
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pinto Any pied animal; esp., a pied or “painted” horse.
    • a Pinto Lit., painted; hence, piebald; mottled; pied.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pinto Piebald.
    • n pinto A piebald animal; specifically, the calico or painted pony of Texas.
    • n pinto A Portuguese gold coin of the eighteenth century, equal to 400 reis.
    • n pinto In the Philippine Islands, a door.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp., painted

Usage

In literature:

Miguel Jose de Oliviero Pinto.
"Journal of a Voyage to Brazil" by Maria Graham
He shifted his saddle to the pinto with Reynolds' help.
"The Eagle's Heart" by Hamlin Garland
A retreat was therefore sounded, and the country of the Pintos was evacuated.
"Mexico and its Religion" by Robert A. Wilson
The mate's name was John Pinto, a Portuguese by birth, though he said he was an American, and he spoke English well.
"Peter the Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
Pinto lifted his hat with a smile.
"Jack O' Judgment" by Edgar Wallace
If I had a dog, Tom, I should name him Pinto Ponto Poco Pronto.
"Tabitha at Ivy Hall" by Ruth Alberta Brown
The other led to a horse, a pinto, built for spirit and for speed, his trained eye could tell.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
As I was getting my camera arranged to get a picture of one group, an old Indian came riding up the creek on a pinto pony.
"The Sheep Eaters" by William Alonzo Allen
Or she might die in that hole and he be captured later with her pinto.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
It is called the pinto with them.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
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In news:

The Pintos will play at Grain Valley at 3 pm Saturday.
As part of its continuing mission to provide the highest quality, locally-sourced ingredients , Taco Time NW is now exclusively sourcing all pinto.
Pinto Ranch Western Wear Store.
Russo made it into the Louvre without injury along with Hilary Swank, Freida Pinto and Leighton Meester for the Italian line's spring 2013 resort collection designed by Massimiliano Giornetti.
Freida Pinto as Trishna and Riz Ahmed as Jay in Michael Winterbottom's update of "Tess of the D'Urbervilles".
Built to a $2,000 base price, the subcompact Pinto lacks protection for its rear-mounted fuel tank.
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Perry sends helicopters to Palo Pinto County fires.
The governor said in a statement Sunday that two fires burning in Palo Pinto County had charred 33,000 acres.
Patsy Yeary, of Morristown, Tenn. Is known for her country cooking, which includes cornbread, pinto beans, cooked cabbage and creamed corn.
Pile of pinto beans collapses on Colorado man, kills him.
The Latina Behind Freida Pinto 's Pretty Makeup.
Chicago fashion designer, Maria Pinto outside the Field Museum in Chicago on August 22, 2012.
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In science:

SDSS Supernova Search (Sako et al. 2005), SNAP (Aldering et al. 2004), LSST (Pinto et al. 2004)) will not suffer from this limitation, as they are designed to obtain multi-color photometry for almost all observed epochs.
Measurement of \Omega_m, \Omega_{\Lambda} from a blind analysis of Type Ia supernovae with CMAGIC: Using color information to verify the acceleration of the Universe
The author wishes to thank his colleagues M V Cougo-Pinto and V Soares for helping him improve the original manuscript.
Simple circuit theory and the solution of two electricity problems from the Victorian Age
Several authors have put forward likelihood functions that allow for non-Gaussianity and non-stationarity in the data (Principe and Pinto 2009, Allen et al. 2003).
Gravitational Wave Astronomy: Needle in a Haystack
By contrast, the Milky Way – similarly to other disc galaxies – has been forming stars at a nearcontinuous rate for the past ∼ 8 Gyr since z ∼ 1 (e.g., Noh & Scalo, 1990Rocha-Pinto et al., 2000).
Thermal instabilities in cooling galactic coronae: fuelling star formation in galactic discs
Pinto-Neto showed how one can conclude that no observable bounce could possibly have taken place in the early universe if GR together with hydrodynamical fluids describe the evolution of the universe, thus under these conditions the universe has always expanded (see for more details).
Summary Talk on Cosmology and Gravitation: XXII Brazilian National Meeting on Particles and Fields
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