traversal

Definitions

  • Routes Traversed by De Soto and De Leon
    Routes Traversed by De Soto and De Leon
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n traversal travel across
    • n traversal taking a zigzag path on skis
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Quotations

  • Horace
    Horace
    “You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.”
  • Anais Nin
    Anais%20Nin
    “Electric flesh-arrows... traversing the body. A rainbow of color strikes the eyelids. A foam of music falls over the ears. It is the gong of the orgasm.”

Usage

In literature:

Your coachman will remain waiting for you at the door until you have traversed half Paris.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 102, April, 1866" by Various
Blondin saw that there was not sufficient depth in a passage which he had intended to traverse.
"The Big Otter" by R.M. Ballantyne
The Englishman traversed a shadowy wood, then went by silvered fields.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
They soon entered upon a region never before traversed by white men.
"The Western United States" by Harold Wellman Fairbanks
These expeditions, however, had to traverse the flat and malarious strip of ground which lies along the Indian Ocean.
"Impressions of South Africa" by James Bryce
Field and forest, creeks, ponds, swamp, and river, have all been traversed and interrogated, in vain.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
This she opened with caution, and, passing through, traversed the rest of the avenue, and came out in the open ground.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
Not a bird traversed the darkness.
"Godfrey Morgan" by Jules Verne
As one traverses this wonderland he is impressed by the evidence of the stupendous forces that lie smouldering beneath the crust of the earth.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
The lower battery and larger one, was so excavated as to leave traverses between the guns.
"From Fort Henry to Corinth" by Manning Ferguson Force
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In poetry:

But blithely we rose as the dawn-heaven
Was melting to amber and blue,
And swift were the wings to our feet given,
As we traversed the meadows of dew.
"Loud without the wind was roaring" by Emily Jane Bronte
'Some will not attend to my pitiful call,
Some think me a vagabond cheat;
And scarcely a creature relieves me, of all
The thousands that traverse the street.
"A True Story" by Ann Taylor
``There is never an eye that hath seen my helm,
Though I traverse the ocean's face;
There is never a foot that hath trod my Realm,
Or can guide to my dwelling—place.
"The Wind Speaks" by Alfred Austin
See, in what traversed ways,
What backward Fate delays
The hopes we used to know; Where are our old desires?—
Ah, where those vanished fires?
Time goes, you say?—ah no!
"The Paradox Of Time" by Henry Austin Dobson
I look and see it there, shrinking, shrinking,
I look back at it amid the rain
For the very last time; for my sand is sinking,
And I shall traverse old love's domain
Never again.
"At Castle Boterel" by Thomas Hardy
Away from the city, away from the crowd,
Two comrades in sorrow traversed hill and dale;
The gloom of their hearts did their faces enshroud,
And clouds of distress only seemed to prevail.
"The Travellers" by Nancy Rebecca Campbell Glass

In news:

A 15.5-mile bicycle trail connects Traverse City and Suttons Bay.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The US Environmental Protection Agency says it will spend $6 million to hire unemployed people who can work on Great Lakes cleanup projects.
Traverse City author to be featured at Wellspring Literary Series.
The best dental care in the Traverse City area.
Youngstown, Ohio and Traverse City, Mich. Died peacefully at Munson Hospice House on Friday, August 31, 2012, after a brief illness.
Some of the Zephyrs that traversed the country were the California, the Denver, the Texas and Twin Cities zephyrs .
Four children, Connie (John) Kerns of Traverse City, Cindy Zinke of Melbourne, Fla.
Educated at St Mary's, Portland Conn. Practiced law for 30 years in Michigan including Legal Services of Northern Michigan at Marquette and Traverse City, Mich.
Rizvi Traverse talking deal with music rights group SESAC.
And Traverse City 5th grader Alex Olin has already accomplished that.
TRAVERSE CITY — John and Dorothy Beers of Traverse City observed their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Nov 22, 2012.
The incident happened Sept 1 in the Cass Street pedestrian tunnel under Grandview Parkway in Traverse City.
Augusta Rosenthal-Thompson was the first female physician in Traverse City in the late 1800's.
Traverse City Commissioners voted Monday night to approve an Alcohol ban at three downtown parks.
Access Path Analysis uses the behavior of normal traffic as it traverses the network to understand what vectors and/or behaviors could allow malicious traffic to find critical assets.
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In science:

Generic traversal combinators have been defined in the ρ-calculus (cf. Ψ(s) and Φ(s) in [CK99] corresponding to 2(s) and 3 (s)) but these definitions cannot be typed in the available typed fragments of the ρ-calculus [CKL01].
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
These forms can be used to encode traversal.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
First-class functions are needed to model traversal combinators, traversal schemes or other parameterised strategies.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
The main contribution of the paper is that generic traversal is covered.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
To resolve this problem, we proposed d esignated traversal combinators for type-unifying traversal.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
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