tung

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tung Chinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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    • tung Simplified, and former, spellings of tongue, tongued.
    • n tung An old spelling of tongue.
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Usage

In literature:

Tung Yuean and Chue Jan are considered by the critics as having founded a special school in the great tradition of Wang Wei.
"Chinese Painters" by Raphael Petrucci
For example, the butternut is hardier than the eastern black walnut and the almond is hardier than the tung tree.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Tung Wang, the "Eastern King," became principal Minister.
"The Life of Gordon, Volume I" by Demetrius Charles Boulger
Those were days crowded with happiness and before we knew it we'd been in Tung-sha more than a year.
"The Mark of the Knife" by Clayton H. Ernst
The idea of Dr. Y Chi Tung worrying about any components he might have "requisitioned" seemed almost irreverent to Mike.
"Where I Wasn't Going" by Walt Richmond
It is bounded E. by the Gulf of Chih-li and Shan-tung, and S. by Shan-tung and Ho-nan.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
Not many years ago several regiments stationed near the Yellow River, in Shan-tung, mutinied, killed an officer and marched off to their homes.
"Village Life in China" by Arthur H. Smith
The greater part of the Chinese on the west coast are originally drawn from the boundaries of Kwang-tung and Kwang-si.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
Tung oil, Note one iodine, number of, 180.
"Soap-Making Manual" by E. G. Thomssen
Although Tung-shan may have avoided the deliberate absurdities of the Lin-chi masters, his utterances are often puzzling nonetheless.
"The Zen Experience" by Thomas Hoover
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In poetry:

In nineteen hundred forty-nine
China was won by Mao Tse-tung
Chiang Kai Shek's army ran away
They were waiting there in Thailand yesterday
"CIA Dope Calypso" by Allen Ginsberg
The ladie scho wald nocht dispute;
(Nocht woman is scho that laikis ane tung.)
But caulder her fingeris about him cruik.
(Some sangis ar writt, bot nevir sung.)
"Elfinland Wood" by Henry Morley
Och det är, som det vore min faders röst,
när han ännu var lycklig och ung,
innan sången blev tyst i hans dödssjuka bröst
och hans levnad blev sorgsen och tung.
"Ur Strövtåg I Hembygden" by Gustaf Froding
A fragment moon hangs from the bare tung tree
The water clock runs out, all is still
Who sees the dim figure come and go alone
Misty, indistinct, the shadow of a lone wild goose?
"Pu suan tzu" by Su Tung-po
Todlin' whoam for prattlin' tungs
Toddlin' whoam for twitterin' songs
To fondle an' croodle an' sink to rest
Wi' th' wife an' little brids i' th' nest
I'm fain to be todlin' whoam
"Todlin' Whoam" by Edwin Waugh
Till Mount Shasta's breezes fan
The snowy peaks of Ta Sieue-Shan,--
Till Erie blends its waters blue
With the waves of Tung-Ting-Hu,--
Till deep Missouri lends its flow
To swell the rushing Hoang-Ho!
"At The Banquet To The Chinese Embassy" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

A young Chinese soldier stands at his post under the watchful gaze of Mao Tse Tung at Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Nozlee Samadzadeh and Margaret Tung, members of Yale College's class of 2010, both work closely with the Yale Sustainable Food Project.
Margaret Tung and Nozlee Samadzadeh are members of the Yale College class of 2010.
Larry Tung appears in the following.
Ho-Pin Tung was confirmed Tuesday as the driver of the No.
Nozlee Samadzadeh and Margaret Tung , members of Yale College's class of 2010, both work closely with the Yale Sustainable Food Project.
MALIBU LAKE, CA-Continuing to expand, Howling Music has hired composer Amy Tung and Brian Kaplan as director of marketing.
A recent graduate of Musicians Institute, LA, Tung brings wide ranging experience as a composer, songwriter and performer to the commercial music company.
Mao Tse- tung Invented Communism, And Other Truths.
Nicole Tung for The New York Times.
Robin Tung, November 28, 2012.
Robin Tung, September 12, 2012.
Robin Tung, November 25, 2012.
A man from the John Tung Foundation examines beverage cups from various fast-food outlets yesterday.
Photo courtesy of the John Tung Foundation.
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In science:

Gkioulekas, E., Tung, K.: Is the subdominant part of the energy spectrum due to downscale energy cascade hidden in quasi-geostrophic turbulence? (2005). [nlin.
Recent Developments in Understanding Two-dimensional Turbulence and the Nastrom-Gage Spectrum
Gkioulekas, E., Tung, K.: A new proof on net upscale energy cascade in 2D and QG turbulence (2005).
Recent Developments in Understanding Two-dimensional Turbulence and the Nastrom-Gage Spectrum
Gkioulekas, E., Tung, K.: On the double cascades of energy and enstrophy in two dimensional turbulence.
Recent Developments in Understanding Two-dimensional Turbulence and the Nastrom-Gage Spectrum
Gkioulekas, E., Tung, K.: On the double cascades of energy and enstrophy in two dimensional turbulence.
Recent Developments in Understanding Two-dimensional Turbulence and the Nastrom-Gage Spectrum
Tung, K., Welch, W.: Remarks on note on geostrophic turbulence. J.
Recent Developments in Understanding Two-dimensional Turbulence and the Nastrom-Gage Spectrum
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