strider

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n strider a person who walks rapidly with long steps "he was such a strider that she couldn't keep up without running"
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Usage

In literature:

Causa, quod horrenda stridere nocte silent.
"Concerning Animals and Other Matters" by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
Then there are the water striders.
"The Insect Folk" by Margaret Warner Morley
A flotilla of little water-striders came rowing themselves along, racing for a struggling ant which had fallen into the milky quicksand.
"Edge of the Jungle" by William Beebe
A. Strider, of whom you spoke, is doing everything he can to discourage enlistments.
"Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson And Twenty Great Battles" by John McElroy
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In poetry:

Odo stillar le fonti
Dallo spungoso tufo
E, la sera, fra i monti,
Stridere il grillo ed ululare il gufo.
"Quando?" by Ferdinando Fontana

In news:

A memorial service will be held at 11 am Tuesday at Strider Funeral Home.
Inspire CS2 Cardio Strider .
Strider awarded Olympic Avenue contract.
ARLINGTON Strider Construction of Bellingham was awarded the bid for the second phase of the North Olympic Avenue Reconstruction Project at the March 5 Arlington City Council meeting.
A huge stride for Strider .
Academic Coordinator, Chautauqua Striders, Inc, The Post-Journal.
Chautauqua Striders continues to grow and change with the needs of children, youth and their families in Chautauqua County.
Moto-look Striders adopt Cobra styling.
Schmidt & Stacy Consulting Engineers Inc.'s (Dallas) board of directors elected Strider E Steele as corporate secretary.
Fredonia Hillbillies run the table at Strider Field.
Three levels of Fredonia's Midget Football program won championships Saturday, at Strider Field, in Jamestown.
Elementary children are able to receive academic support from Chautauqua Striders Monday through Thursday.
More than 150 area residents gathered at Strider Field on Tuesday to dance for a cause.
Recipe by Strider Swope and chef Dedric McGhee (also part of the winning menu), who used Mulay's Hot Italian Sausage from Crested Butte, one of the surprise local ingredients.
Wyoming Valley Striders 5.5-Mile Fall Trail Run results.
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In science:

The hydrodynamics of water strider locomotion.
Deformation of a free interface pierced by a tilted cylinder
Nature’s Design of Hierarchical Superhydrophobic Surfaces of a Water Strider for Low Adhesion and Low-Energy Dissipation.
Deformation of a free interface pierced by a tilted cylinder
Strider: Automatic rate adaptation and collision handling.
De-randomizing Shannon: The Design and Analysis of a Capacity-Achieving Rateless Code
Thus we may appear as this water strider in the right-handed panel (taken from a talk by Jean Orloff ) walking over the membrane of the water on a pond, unaware of the bulk of water below us.
Neutrino Mass
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