Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. straight, streyt, streit, OF. estreit, estroit, F. étroit, from L. strictus, drawn together, close, tight, p. p. of stringere, to draw tight. See 2nd Strait, and cf. Strict
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. estreit, estrait (Fr. étroit)—L. strictus, pa.p. of stringĕre, to draw tight.
This ice forms in the winter in vast quantities in the myriads of inlets and bays on both sides of the straits.
"Left on Labrador" by Charles Asbury Stephens
That is the reason why Mrs. Strait holds to the moralistic concept of the Christian life.
"Herein is Love" by Reuel L. Howe
The maiden Owaissa comes from the Strait.
"A Little Girl in Old Detroit" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
To help you in your strait I will take that thing, and then we shall be quits.
"The Phantom Ship" by Frederick Marryat
Debt was a sure indication of some embarrassment or strait.
"Usury" by Calvin Elliott
We will begin upon the north, at the Strait of Fuca.
"The Western United States" by Harold Wellman Fairbanks
The climate at the north end of the northward-pointing finger is more severe than on the Labrador side of the Straits.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
This country is in general beautiful, but particularly so about the straits that lead into Strangford Loch.
"A Tour in Ireland 1776-1779" by Arthur Young
But few of the vessels passing through the straits leave the main channel, and go to the island some miles out of the way.
"Old Mackinaw" by W. P. Strickland
If Smith's Strait is closed up from us, Lancaster Strait, on the west coast of Baffin's Sea, is not.
"The English at the North Pole" by Jules Verne
And being straitly wooed,
Believes herself the Good
He seeks in her.
"Any Saint" by Francis Thompson
He turnd his face unto her strait,
With deadlye sorrow sighing;
O lovely maid, come pity mee,
Ime on my death-bed lying.
"Barbara Allen's Cruelty" by Thomas Percy
Was life so strange, so sad the sky,
So strait the wide world's range,
He would not stay to wonder why
Was life so strange?
"A Baby's Death" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Where go'st thou first, when in a strait,
Or when with grief opprest?
Fleest thou to him? O happy gate!
Thy Husband is thy rest.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter II." by Ralph Erskine
True, 'tis a strait and thorny road,
And mortal spirits tire and faint;
But they forget the mighty God,
That feeds the strength of every saint.
"Hymn 48" by Isaac Watts
Mock I thee, in wishing weal? —
Tears are in my eyes to feel
Thou art made so straitly,
Blessing needs must straiten too, —
Little canst thou joy or do,
Thou who lovest greatly.
"To Flush, My Dog" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Little Big Town's last performance in Birmingham came in 2008, as an opener for George Strait at the BJCC Arena.
Strait of Dover Navigates Canada's Classics.
Queen's Plate winner Strait of Dover .
Strait of Dover Streaks to Queen's Plate Win.
Strait of Dover wins the Queen's Plate.
The risks of confrontation and the Strait of Hormuz .
Iran Watching as US Military Launches Exercise in Strait of Hormuz .
Navy destroyer commander removed from job after collision outside Strait of Hormuz .
Blocking the Strait of Hormuz .
It is obvious that the simmering tensions in the Strait of Hormuz are starting to boil over.
UAE opens new oil pipeline bypassing Strait of Hormuz .
New pipeline opens in the UAE that will allow oil exports to bypass the contentious Strait of Hormuz .
The new pipeline bypasses the Strait of Hormuz , a choke point for Middle East oil that Iran has threatened to block.
UAE starts up pipeline to bypass Strait of Hormuz .
The United Arab Emirates opened a pipeline that bypassed the Strait of Hormuz , as Iran threatened to block it once again.
Inserting (14) into (11) we arrive at the ﬁnal form for the original Kernel: K (qa , ta ; qb , tb ) = r It is strait forward to verify that the above expression is indeed the correct Green function for the Hamiltonian (1).
A Simple Path Integration For the Time Dependent Oscillator
Such hull points lacking a second dual line will not necessarily remain accessible from the outside after the scaling limit is taken, because their single exit path becomes a strait pinched by parts of the occupied cluster.
Conformal Random Geometry
Certain bacteria show the following movement pattern: periods of strait runs alternate with periods of random rotations which leads to reorientation of the cells.
Asymptotic expansion of semi-Markov random evolutions
This model is a strait analog of that one from the work .
Prototype model for nuclear spin conversion in molecules: The case of "hydrogen"
But the corresponding calculations were not simple and not strait forward.
Hamiltonian formalism in a problem of 3-th waves hierarchy