sea gull

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sea gull mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea gull (Zoöl) Any gull living on the seacoast.
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Usage

In literature:

She had seen the ships, but at such a great distance that they looked like sea-gulls.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
I could see them any day and I therefore believed they were the same sea gulls.
"A Soldier in the Philippines" by Needom N. Freeman
Look at the tender engraving of the linear light on the divine horizon, above the ravenous sea-gull.
"Ariadne Florentina" by John Ruskin
Father's told Captain Nash that he can have you, and the 'Sea Gull' sails next week.
"A Little Maid of Massachusetts Colony" by Alice Turner Curtis
The water murmured softly, and over it lazily soared white sea-gulls.
"The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories" by Anton Tchekoff
Their vessel swept gently upward and northward again, like a gull rising from the sea.
"The Panchronicon" by Harold Steele Mackaye
Now and then ravens, curlews, and sea-gulls fly past.
"Holland, v. 1 (of 2)" by Edmondo de Amicis
Hundreds of large white sea-gulls hovered over and about the ship, as we lay our course due west.
"Due West" by Maturin Murray Ballou
Not sea-gulls, but ravens, fly over this waste, seeking their meal.
"Red Men and White" by Owen Wister
The brightest, liveliest little pair o' sea-gulls I ever set eyes on; an' grow?
"Donald and Dorothy" by Mary Mapes Dodge
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In poetry:

"Ay, ay, my little shipmate,
I thought I heard you hail;
Were you trumpeting that sea-gull,
Or do you see a sail?"
"A Ballad" by James Whitcomb Riley
Time and I pass to and fro,
Hardly greeting as we go,—
Go askant, like crossing wings
Of sea-gulls where the brave sea sings.
"A Protean Glimpse" by Rose Hawthorne Lathrop
Away, away, o'er the bounding sea
My spirit flies like a gull;
For I know my Mary is watching for me,
And the moon is bright and full.
"Sailor-Boy's Song" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
But from airy height a sea-gull
Darts like lightning on the spratling,
And, his hasty prey half-swallowed,
Soars again into the azure.
"The North Sea -- First Cycle" by Heinrich Heine
Southward sailed the sea-gulls o'er him,
Southward sailed the ship that bore him,
Till at Drontheim haven landed
Olaf and his crew again.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XI. -- Bishop Sigurd At " by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There is white on the wings of the sea and sky,
And white are the gulls' wings wheeling by,
And white, like snow, is the pall that lies
Where love weeps over his memories.
"The Old Magic" by Edith Nesbit

In news:

RIVERSIDE, N.J.–An Energy Star partner since 1992, Sea Gull Lighting recently received a 2012 Energy Star Award for Excellence in Energy Star Promotion from the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Sea Gull Lighting has expanded the availability of its customer service department to Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 6:30 pm EST.
0Saying Hi, Hei to a Local Sea Gull on the Santa Cruz Wharf.
Sea gull sculpture plan doesn't fly with council.
Camp Sea-Gull , et al.
Well, a sea gull decided that he could get Nathalie a better view, snatched up the camera and flew off.
Products from Sea Gull Lighting.
Sea Gull Lighting's John Sena (left) and Greg Cesca (right) flank Beth Craig of Energy Star.
CPO Commerce Helps Sea Gull Lighting Launch its 34th Branded Site.
Sea gull sculpture plan doesn't fly with council.
Sea Gull Lighting LED Fixtures.
Sea Gull Lighting earns Energy Star qualification for its downlight fixtures.
Sea gull enjoying the beach.
A sea gull enjoying the beach at hamburg.
A sea gull enjoying the beach at hamburg Click to enlarge.
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In science:

Therefore choosing an appropriate sea gull term, one can show the amplitudes with such a polarization vanish which means they are gauge invariant.
Particle-Particle-String Vertex
The sea-gull graphs are ultraviolet (UV) divergent, but these divergences are taken care of by renormalization and do not affect the long-distance behavior.
What is the Force between Electrons?
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