• WordNet 3.6
    • n traveling the act of going from one place to another "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The "Six Poor Travellers" The "Six Poor Travellers"
The "Six Poor Travellers" from the Rear The "Six Poor Travellers" from the Rear
A Dormitory in the "Six Poor Travellers" and Gallery Leading to the Dormitories A Dormitory in the "Six Poor Travellers" and Gallery Leading to the Dormitories
A few objects recovered at Jamestown which were once used on 17th-century boats—reminders of a day when travel in Virginia was largely by water A few objects recovered at Jamestown which were once used on 17th-century boats—reminders of a day when travel in...
Travellers Travellers
Jack and the Prince traveled on together Jack and the Prince traveled on together

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: When Heinz ketchup leaves the bottle, it travels at a rate of 25 milesper year.
    • n traveling The act of laboring; labor; toil.
    • n traveling The act of making a journey, especially in foreign countries.
    • n traveling Motion of any kind; change of place; passage.
    • traveling Itinerant; peddling.
    • traveling Movable; moving: as, a traveling crane. See crane, 1.
    • traveling Nautical, movable from place to place on a traveler.
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  • George Bernard Shaw
    “I'm not a teacher: only a fellow-traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead -- ahead of myself as well as you.”
  • Proverb
    “If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.”
  • George Eliot
    “Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.”
  • John Mcdonald
    John Mcdonald
    “To enjoy enduring success we should travel a little in advance of the world.”
  • John Berryman
    John Berryman
    “We must travel in the direction of our fear.”
  • Shirley Maclaine
    Shirley Maclaine
    “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.”


He that travels far knows much - People who travel widely have a wide knowledge.


In literature:

Concealing this novel cash under his coat, the traveler sauntered into a neighboring store.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
I want to travel about and see them.
"Blackfeet Indian Stories" by George Bird Grinnell
He was traveling over barren wastes with a caravan; had been for three days.
"Triple Spies" by Roy J. Snell
A caravan of twenty horses or mules travelling in single file, leaves a trail behind which can easily be followed.
"Christopher Carson" by John S. C. Abbott
Twice we saw travelling caravans, exactly like the Bible pictures.
"African Camp Fires" by Stewart Edward White
Travelling in the very early morning is found to be bad for animals' backs; but travelling late at night is not so.
"The Art of Travel" by Francis Galton
And travel has not made him forget the old days here.
"Lewis Rand" by Mary Johnston
The canoe meant travel, the meagreness of the outfits either rapid or short travel, the two steel traps travel beyond the sources of supply.
"The Silent Places" by Steward Edward White
At first, they traveled on foot; of their subsequent travel, mention has already been made in friend Garrett's epistle.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
The two were about to travel on when she stopped them again with a gesture.
"Foes" by Mary Johnston

In poetry:

Shall I find comfort, travel-sore and weak?
Of labour you shall find the sum.
Will there be beds for me and all who seek?
Yea, beds for all who come.
"Uphill" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Through many a land your journey ran,
And showed the best the world can boast:
Now tell me, traveller, if you can,
The place that pleased you most."
"The Gentle Traveller" by Henry Van Dyke
Little old belles who, at nine and ten,
Are sick of pleasure and tired of men;
Weary of travel, of balls, of fun,
And find no new thing under the sun.
"Wanted--A Little Girl" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
And she and I are near the bourne,
From whence no traveller may return;
Soon shall the link that binds us sever,
But faith and hope say, "Not for ever."
"Birkhill: A Memory" by Janet Hamilton
Dark light still waters hold;
Broad silver moonpath trodden into gold:
Candle-flame glittering through the traveller's night--
Most comfortable light....
"Comfortable Light" by John Freeman
'What, all asleep!--so best;' he cried:
O what a night I've travell'd through!
Unseen, unheard, I might have died;
But Heaven has brought me safe to you.
"Market-Night" by Robert Bloomfield

In news:

I'm in Berlin for the annual ITB travel fair, and last night had one of those magical moments that sometime happen when we travel, a foruitous experience that can't be planned, only enjoyed.
Talk about Travel Readers asked about Tampa, Charlotte, and other summer travel destinations.
SEATTLE (AP) — Travelers heading home after the long Thanksgiving weekend had yet another reason to be thankful on Sunday: favorable weather and few airport delays reported on what is traditionally the busiest travel day of the year.
On November 15, 2001, an intern with the Harris County District Attorney's office handed veteran in-house investigator John Lemerond a file on a couple of seemingly shady travel Web sites called Myowntravel and Academy Travel.
Here are some ideas for holiday gifts that make travel more pleasant, whether the traveller in your life is a frequent-flying sales manager or a bus-riding student.
Here are some ideas for holiday gifts that make travel more pleasant, whether the traveler in your life is a frequent-flying.
5W Public Relations is working the account of Travel Alberta, the marketing agency of that Canadian province, to elevate the visibility of Edmonton as a travel destination.
The Globes cover all areas of the travel market and are regarded as the most prestigious accolades in the industry, providing an opportunity for travel agents to recognize suppliers that go the extra mile with services or products.
Virginia State Police are investigating a man accused of making threats on a Greyhound bus traveling from Richmond to New York City at the start of the Thanksgiving travel rush.
Travelers find holiday travel with pets worth hassle .
I thought this would be a good time to discuss some safe holiday travel tips so you arrive at your fall or winter RV travel destination safely.
Most would agree that travel on Friday morning was worse than travel on Thursday morning.
Mark Orwoll, seasoned traveler and T&L Managing Editor, is here to help you with your travel questions.
Good's worldy travels and experiences have inspired her to open up the Cambridge-area boutique, which specializes in travel accessories and clothing.
Travel + Leisure's first annual SMITTY Awards showcase the most innovative uses of social media in the travel industry.

In science:

Same conclusion follows from Eq.(5.7): having traveled a distance x, a perfect plane wave becomes a mixture of waves with the transverse momenta ∆py ∼ ¯hx/L2 where the spatial coherence survives only within the region ∆y ∼ L2/x.
Paraxial propagation of a quantum charge in a random magnetic field
L2 ≡ hℓ2 i is the mean-square chemical distance traveled by a single random walker by time t (t large).
II. Territory covered by N random walkers on stochastic fractals. The percolation aggregate
Obviously this occurs when the root-mean square chemical distance L(t) traveled by the single random walker by time t is small compared with ℓ, i.e., when ξ = ℓ/L(t) is large.
II. Territory covered by N random walkers on stochastic fractals. The percolation aggregate
Observer O, not wearing the optical apparatus, viewing the spin component along the z axis in the spatial structure of O of electrons traveling through a Stern-Gerlach apparatus without rotation of the visual field.
Combining Research Methods and Results from Psychology and Physics in the Investigation of Quantum Mechanics
On the basis of the chemistry we can claim that HCN is a direct result of the shock chemistry in the inner wind region that we have considered here and travels as a parent species through the envelope unaltered until it reaches the photo-dissociation regions in the outer wind.
HCN in the inner envelope of {chi} Cygni