rearing

Definitions

  • Sacking the Rear
    Sacking the Rear
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj rearing rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile "a lion rampant"
    • n rearing helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
    • n rearing the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The "Six Poor Travellers" from the Rear The "Six Poor Travellers" from the Rear
Gad's Hill Place from the rear Gad's Hill Place from the rear
horse rearing up at signpost horse rearing up at signpost
The rear end of a rabbit sticks out of a rolled-up map The rear end of a rabbit sticks out of a rolled-up map

Quotations

  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall%20Mcluhan
    “The modern little red riding hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objections to being eaten by the wolf.”
  • Marcelene Cox
    Marcelene Cox
    “Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.”
  • H.G. Wells
    H.G.%20Wells
    “Man is the unnatural animal, the rebel child of nature, and more and more does he turn himself against the harsh and fitful hand that reared him.”
  • James Thurber
    James%20Thurber
    “Man is flying too fast for a world that is round. Soon he will catch up with himself in a great rear end collision.”
  • Dr. Walter Smith
    Dr. Walter Smith
    “Our works decay and disappear but God gentlest works stay looking down on the ruins we toil to rear.”

Usage

In literature:

It is amusing to recall the disgust with which the men would hear of their assignment to the rear as reserves.
"Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865" by Carlton McCarthy
But another two thousand miles lay before them, with hostility in front and in rear.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
At the rear of the quarters of each company was the company kitchen.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
The long-drawn howl of a wolf sounded up the slope on our left and was soon answered by a similar call directly in our rear.
"A Virginia Scout" by Hugh Pendexter
Coming up in Reshid's rear he could either fall upon Shumla or force the Turks to open battle.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Ignoring the compliment, Corrigan walked into the rear room, where he gazed frowningly at his reflection in a small glass affixed to the wall.
"'Firebrand' Trevison" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Addison wished to see the herons undisturbed; and the rest of us kept a little to the rear while he went on cautiously.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
The address and tact which Rear-admiral Keats displayed on this occasion is well known.
"Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II" by Sir John Ross
My rearing-glasses supply me with magnificent examples.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
It will thus be seen that the line of parapets will usually come just in the rear of his shelter trench.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
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In poetry:

The sky-blue smiles above the roof
Its tenderest;
A green tree rears above the roof
Its waving crest.
"The Sky-Blue Smiles Above The Roof" by Paul Verlaine
And now bring up the rear,
With Abram 's aged sire,
And readily you'll cause t' appear
The month that I desire.
"Enigma XXXVI." by Elizabeth Hitchener
Down the loud-ringing years of our story,
To the day of our yesterday's glory,
Our yesterday's pride —
Come the names of the true, the unfearing,
Stern sons of the grey mother's rearing,
Who conquered and died;
"The Red Rose" by Cicely Fox Smith
The hand of Fate cannot be stayed,
The course of Fate cannot be steered,
By all the gods that man has made,
Nor all the devils he has feared,
Not by the prayers that might be prayed
In all the temples he has reared.
"Fragment" by James Weldon Johnson
Such are the thoughts and such the fears
Of pilgrims, in that gloomy way
Where heaven no glorious pillar rears
Of fire by night—of clouds by day;
Such as the sons of Israel led,
When wandering thro' the desert dread.
"Winter: Friday Evening" by John Bowring
"Years had passed o'er thy broken household band,
When angels beckoned me to this bright land,
With thee to meet.
She that has wept o'er thee, kissed my cold brow,
Rears the sad marble to our memory now,
In lone retreat.
"Meeting Of My Departed Mother And Father" by Mary Baker Eddy

In news:

As Chapel Hill residents Simon and Nancy Vincent began working on the yard of the house they bought five years ago, they discovered a problem in the rear corner of their back yard.
Police said the man broke into the rear of a woman's home Thursday morning on South Terrace Avenue.
NEW YORK — Class warfare has reared its ugly head on Broadway.
3M Crystalline Automotive Window Film Rear.
Police said someone used a skill saw-type tool to cut into the rear wall of the market at 350 Rowland Blvd, Sgt Eric Riddell said.
Complete Motor, Aluminum block and all parts are original Also trans, and rear end, are available.
Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton suffered a rear anti-roll.
Two grandparents with an old-fashioned approach to child-rearing are called on to babysit their 21st century grandchildren when the kids' type-A parents go away for work.
Peterbilt Hot Rod Truck Left Rear Angle.
When towing my 2005 Flagstaff 8528 RLSS fifth-wheel trailer, I get an awful lot of bounce in the rear end.
(KLIX)- Two Filer residents were taken to a hospital after being rear-ended by a semi-truck east of Mountain Home Monday Afternoon.
Dallas Mavericks' Chris Kaman (35), Shawn Marion (0) and Troy Murphy, rear, defend as New York Knicks' Tyson Chandler, center, shoots in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012, in Dallas.
Both of my parents were reared on ranches in Wyoming and Utah.
The front and rear riders have to be in tune, with no battles of the will, no bullying.
0 Daniel Day-Lewis, center rear, stars in "Lincoln".
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In science:

Right: Rear-side (transmissive) irradiation by UV-transparent optical fibres with metal-coated tips.
Prototype of an angular-selective photoelectron calibration source for the KATRIN experiment
The rear face microlenses have a 159 µm radius of curvature to create the pupil images 280 µm behind the microlens array substrate. A similar design is being incorporated into the SPHERE and GPI pro ject IFSs (e.g.
A New High Contrast Imaging Program at Palomar Observatory
In the beam test period of October 2010 the rear part of the DHCAL stack was completed with the scintillator based TCMT while in January 2011 the scintillator layers were replaced by RPCs.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee, April 2011
The numerical simulations from and our simulations give close results with a slight difference at the rear of the vesicle, which is probably a consequence of the different models used for the membranes.
The camera method, or how to track numerically a deformable particle moving in a fluid network
While the first interaction length of the shower is completely dominated by the prompt electromagnetic component, delayed processes gain in importance towards the rear of the shower.
Calorimetry for Lepton Collider Experiments - CALICE results and activities
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