spirt

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v spirt move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
    • v spirt gush forth in a sudden stream or jet "water gushed forth"
    • n spirt the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. & n Spirt Same as Spurt.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n spirt See spurt, spurt.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Spirt spėrt Same as Spurt.
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Usage

In literature:

Here he found the water spirting out all round, much more violently than it had been the day before.
"Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines" by R.M. Ballantyne
It struck the tents like shot, and spirted through the tightest canvas in the form of Scotch-mist.
"The Golden Dream" by R.M. Ballantyne
The blood from an artery is of a bright red color, and spirts out, in regular jets, at each beat of the heart.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
For, not to dwell on other circumstances, Merely to taste, and smack, and spirt about.
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer
A slight spirt of water came through the regulating cock at the same instant, as if the dead cat had spit in his face.
"Under the Waves" by R M Ballantyne
His great exertions caused the blood to spirt from his nostrils and smear the front of his body.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
Instantly the blood from the opened wound spirted up, covering my hand and sleeve with the accusing stains you see!
"Cruel As The Grave" by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
On stormy days it spirts out furiously in thin continuous streams.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851" by Various
Then there was a flash and little spirts of snow leaped up one after another ahead of the outlaw.
"Prescott of Saskatchewan" by Harold Bindloss
Water, when it boils, bubbles and spirts; fat is still when it boils.
"Little Folks (October 1884)" by Various
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In poetry:

For Baäl's priests, on Carmel's slope,
Themselves with knives and lancets scored,
Till the blood spirted,—in the hope
The god would hear, whom they adored;—
"The Chain" by John Pierpont

In news:

"I'll tell you, Hokie Spirt showed some Hokie heart".
Hundreds of Santas are coming to town -- and many will be drinking Christmas spirts.
After one year of operation, Spirt of Bermuda and the Bermuda Sloop Foundation have been recognized for educational excellence.
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In science:

We emphasise that IDs are related to but distinct from ‘causal DAGs’ (Pearl, 1995; Spirtes, Glymour and Scheines, 2000).
Identifying the consequences of dynamic treatment strategies: A decision-theoretic overview
Note that D0 is similar to the ‘manipulated’ DAG of Spirtes, Glymour and Scheines (2000).
Identifying the consequences of dynamic treatment strategies: A decision-theoretic overview
Spirtes, P., Glymour, C. and Scheines, R. (2000).
Identifying the consequences of dynamic treatment strategies: A decision-theoretic overview
Consistency is a weak property, but it is the most that has been claimed for many published algorithms for causal discovery (Spirtes et al 2000).
Causal Conclusions that Flip Repeatedly and Their Justification
In this section, we present the most basic ideas behind the approach in order to fix notation—extended, motivated presentations may be found in (Pearl and Verma 1991, Spirtes et al. 2000).
Causal Conclusions that Flip Repeatedly and Their Justification
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