• an Asiatic Chief is Presented to KhnÛmhotpÛ By Nofirhoptu, and by Khiti, the Superintendent of The Huntsmen
    an Asiatic Chief is Presented to KhnÛmhotpÛ By Nofirhoptu, and by Khiti, the Superintendent of The Huntsmen
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n presenter person who makes a gift of property
    • n presenter an advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)
    • n presenter someone who presents a message of some sort (as a petition or an address or a check or a memorial etc.)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Present Cathedral, Cologne Present Cathedral, Cologne
Bringing a present of flowers Bringing a present of flowers
Past and Present Members for Woodstock Past and Present Members for Woodstock

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In just one drop of liquid, 50 million bacteria can be present
    • n Presenter One who presents.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Shirly Temple received 135,000 presents on her 8th birthday.
    • n presenter One who presents or offers for acceptance; a giver.
    • n presenter An exhibitor; an actor.
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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    “Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.”
  • Danny Devito
    Danny Devito
    “In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.”
  • Proverb
    “Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.”
  • Barbara De Angelis
    “The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.”
  • George B. Mere
    George B. Mere
    “Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.”
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    “The present is the only reality and the only certainty.”


No time like the present - If people say that there's no time like the present , they believe that it is far better to do something now than to leave it for later, in which case it might never get done.


In literature:

Presently, still in this perplexity of spirit, she left England with only her maid as companion.
"The Garden Of Allah" by Robert Hichens
He who had opened the curtains and presented the holy- water, presented also a prayer-book.
"The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete" by Duc de Saint-Simon
I shall want to go upstairs presently, to see if you've scrubbed the bed-room well.
"The Nether World" by George Gissing
But he had to deal with the present, and in the present Thyrza seemed to him all gold.
"Thyrza" by George Gissing
The present lady of that name sat in a great chair near the fire.
"Demos" by George Gissing
For as the future will sometime be present, so the past was once present.
"A Treatise of Human Nature" by David Hume
Presently Shefford discovered that the Indian girl was following him with her own pony.
"The Rainbow Trail" by Zane Grey
There should be means enough for present sleekness and present luxury.
"The Way We Live Now" by Anthony Trollope
The humblest of familiar articles took on the air of a present.
"A Modern Chronicle, Complete" by Winston Churchill
Presently they came over a hill, and down upon a little bridge.
"The Trespasser, Complete" by Gilbert Parker

In poetry:

In the path of present duty,
With Thy hand to lean upon,
Questioning not the hidden future,
May we walk serenely on.
"Beechenbrook - I" by Margaret Junkin Preston
For his truth and mercy stand,
Past, and present, and to be,
Like the years of his right hand,
Like his own eternity.
"All ye nations, praise the Lord," by James Montgomery
Q. How is he present to supply,
And to relieve us thus?
A. Because his glorious name is nigh,
Immanuel, God with us.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. I." by Ralph Erskine
And never has the world excelled
The present in this line;
Our loving Lord has not withheld
From us this trait divine.
"The Heroes Of Our Day" by Joseph Horatio Chant
With kindness bless the present hour,
Or oh! we meet in vain!
What can we do in absence more
Than suffer and complain?
"Written In A Quarrel" by William Cowper
The Present is a dream I see
Of horror and loud sufferings,
At dawn a bird will waken me
Unto my place among the kings.
"After Court Martial" by Francis Ledwidge

In news:

Claire Maher is presented with a cake on her 105th birthday at Our Lady of Lourdes Convent in San Rafael, Calif on Thursday, Nov 15, 2012.
The vocal group Acappella will present a concert Saturday at Minot State University's Ann Nicole Nelson Hall.
Jimmy Savile - pictured here presenting the BBC's Top of the Pops in 1976.
Almost half of Sacramento County's child abuse investigators were unavailable to handle cases in the last fiscal year, according to a report presented Tuesday.
CEW Newsmaker Forum Presented Ulta's Chuck Rubin.
Noisy Neighbors, Dating Workaholics, Birthday Presents and, ahem , Adjusting.
Presented on behalf of the American Psychological Association.
Every year, Cathy gets me a birthday present.
The Signature Theatre Company presented the Signature Center Opening Gala Celebration Jan 30 at the company's new home, the Frank Gehry-designed Signature Center in Manhattan, which will be named The Pershing Square Signature Center.
MATS presents Edward Albee 's 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'.
Some years the presentations at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting represent modest advances in treatment, while other years dramatic breakthroughs are presented.
To vary things a bit, in this post I am going to present a graph and a table and ask you, the reader, to present the alternatives.
88.3 FM WXOU and Cinema Serenade proudly present the 8th annual presentation of H.G.
The American Camp Association is accepting proposals from high-quality presenters for innovative, timely, and dynamic educational sessions to be presented at the ACA National Conference, February 12-15, 2013 in Dallas, TX.
The Seymour High Presentation of "Romeo and Juliet" was presented to an almost sold out crowd this last Thursday.

In science:

Physically, this models the transition between α and β as breaking the contacts in α not present in β and then forming the contacts present in β that were not originally present in α.
A simple theory of protein folding kinetics
In the present paper, we do not discuss the applications of the present formalism and they will be postponed in a subsequent publication dedicated to the amplitude computations with the present formula.
Pure Spinor Integration from the Collating Formula
Although presentation — description in terms of generators and relations — is one of the accepted ways to represent a given algebra, it seems that an explicit form of the presentation is worth the trouble to obtain only if this presentation is often in need, or (which is usually the same) is sufficiently neat.
Defining relations of almost affine (hyperbolic) superalgebras
MAX IMUM L IKE L IHOOD E S T IMATOR Given the similarity between the statistics presented in the last section and that presented in section II-C, a linkbased estimator can be obtained by a similar procedure as that presented in section III-B.
Loss Tomography from Tree Topologies to General Topologies
Given a presentation, we know that the genus of the presentation is bounded above by 1 2 (l + 1) − n (where n is the number of generators and l is the length of the presentation), and that we may assume that all powers can by reduced mod 2 to be of the form xk i , k = ±1, ±2.
On the genus of infinite groups