• WordNet 3.6
    • n violator someone who assaults others sexually
    • n violator someone who violates the law
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In New York City it is illegal for a man to give 'The Standard Lear' to a woman. Violators are forced to wear horse blinders.
    • n Violator One who violates; an infringer; a profaner; a ravisher.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The first anti-lynching law in the United States was passed in Georgia in 1893, but it only made the violation punishable by four years in prison. (11-1-04)
    • n violator One who violates, injures, interrupts, or disturbs: as, a violator of repose.
    • n violator One who infringes or transgresses: as, a violator of law.
    • n violator One who profanes or treats with irreverence: as, a violator of sacred things.
    • n violator A ravisher.
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  • Raymond Chandler
    “At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable.”
  • Peter F. Drucker
    “Concentration is the key to economic results. No other principles of effectiveness is violated as constantly today as the basic principle of concentration.”
  • Erich Fromm
    “Integrity simple means not violating one's own identity.”
  • Lydia M. Child
    “But men never violate the laws of God without suffering the consequences, sooner or later.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society.”
  • Henry Miller
    “The new always carries with it the sense of violation, of sacrilege. What is dead is sacred; what is new, that is different, is evil, dangerous, or subversive.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary


In literature:

The Regent openly violated law, and had this miscreant punished.
"A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume VI. of VI." by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
This, they declared, was a most flagrant violation of constitutional privileges.
"Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field" by Thomas W. Knox
Both of these maxims Lee violated.
"Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War" by G. F. R. Henderson
Unless there be offence, a Rakshasa should not violate a king.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2" by Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
CAIAPHAS, the High-Priest of the Jews who condemned Christ to death as a violator of the law of Moses.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Chase of Ohio said that it was a violation of faith.
"A Short History of the United States" by Edward Channing
It was not believed that any law was violated.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Lincoln" by Compiled by James D. Richardson
It will become proper for Congress to determine what legislation they can in the meantime adopt without violating this convention.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Polk" by Compiled by James D. Richardson
Nor can we by any fair or any legitimate inference be accused of violating any treaty stipulations with Mexico.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Tyler" by Compiled by James D. Richardson
By those same, replied Hasdrubal, who have shown such determined hostility to the violators of treaties.
"History of Rome, Vol III" by Titus Livius

In poetry:

All needful help he will afford,
Thou hast his vow and oath;
And once to violate his word
Thy Husband will be loth.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter II." by Ralph Erskine
Come now, thou genius grand,
And bring down inspiration;
With thy mighty hand, Swifter than the wind's violation,
Raise the eager mind to higher station.
"To the Philippine Youth " by Jose Rizal
If God with sickness his sons afflicts,
Their foul transgressions are the fatal cause:
Whene'er he any punishment inflicts,
It is, because they violate his laws.
"Advice To The Sick" by Rees Prichard
See that satan pollarding a tree,
That geometric man straightening a road:
Surely such passions are perverse and odd
That violate windows and set the north wind free.
"Progression" by Francis Scarfe
Permit them not to violate the least
Of God's commands, e'er thou dost them reprove:
But soon as they shall have in ought transgrest,
Do thou their souls to true repentance move.
"Advice To Ev'ry Master Of A Family, To Govern His House In A Religious Manner" by Rees Prichard
And didn't you turn your eyes up at me then?
And didn't you cringe on the floor like any inkspot!
And crawl away like a black snail!
And doesn't everybody loathe you then!
And aren't your feelings violated, you high bred little love-
"Bibbles" by D H Lawrence

In news:

States fail to adequately monitor hydraulic fracturing and use outdated fines that are inadequate to deter violations, an environmental group said Tuesday.
Moving Violations Video No 33, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Flexible Cords and Cables.
In this episode, Russ points out a violation of Section 400.8, which focuses on where flexible cords and cables shall not be used.
As a card-carrying member of the Betrayed by John Edwards Alumni Association, I'll admit that my initial response to his federal indictment for violating campaign laws was skepticism.
MMM > News > OPDP wants corrective ads for violative EpiPen TV spot.
The Hewlett-Packard Company filed a countersuit against Apple Computer Inc, charging Apple with unfair business practices and antitrust law violations.
To Michigan law enforcement officers, it's called "not being able to stop within an assured clear distance," also known as a violation of the basic speed law.
Country-of-origin labeling provisions violate global trade law and unfairly curb agricultural commerce, World Trade Organization judges said as they upheld an earlier ruling backing Canada and Mexico.
Montgomery County town fined over oil tank violations.
The Town of Minden is facing a possible $11,000 in fines after a bulk tank inspection turned up a handful of violations, including oil spills and an unregistered tank.
An environmental watchdog group intends to sue the town for repeated violations of the federal Clean Water Act.
Hartford Courant Violated Ethical Standards.
View full size Walter White, left, accused of violating his probation in a meth manufacturing case, shares a name with the famous fictional meth cook of the series "Breaking Bad".
The chief executive of Goldman Sachs told a jury at an insider trading trial Wednesday that a former board member violated the company's confidentiality policies when he discussed board secrets with a then-billionaire hedge fund boss.
The owner of two horses is keeping them in her backyard -- a violation of city code.

In science:

This method of analysis is extremely desirable for investigating the C P -violating couplings, because a number of the SDM elements’ coefficients are particularly sensitive to the C P -violating couplings while being unaffected by changes in the C P -conserving couplings.
Anomalous triple and quartic gauge boson couplings
From the view-point of fundamental symmetries chesking T-violating/P-conserving ∼ (S ×a ·n)(a ·n) and T-/P-violating ∼ (S ×a ·n)(S ·a) terms are interesting.
Scattering of a particle with spin by atomic chain as null test of T-violating P-even magnetism
The U DD couplings violate baryon number while each of the other two sets violate lepton number.
Summary of the SUSY Working Group of the 1999 Les Houches Workshop
The leading perturbative contribution to Lorentz-violating energy-level shifts consists of a sum of shifts originating from each elementary particle in the atom, generated through the expectation value of the nonrelativistic Lorentz-violating hamiltonian in the multiparticle unperturbed atomic state.
Recent results in Lorentz and CPT tests
The standard H-maser line involves atomic states with mF = 0 and is insensitive to Lorentz violation, but the other groundstate hyperfine lines involve states with mF = ±1 and therefore are sensitive to Lorentz violation.
Recent results in Lorentz and CPT tests