weekly

Definitions

  • First time in two weeks
    First time in two weeks
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj weekly of or occurring every seven days "a weekly visit","weekly paper"
    • adv weekly without missing a week "she visited her aunt weekly"
    • n weekly a periodical that is published every week (or 52 issues per year)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Two aces--Bill Morley and Harold Weeks Two aces--Bill Morley and Harold Weeks
ANOTHER FIVE POUNDS A WEEK ANOTHER FIVE POUNDS A WEEK
BROTHER AND SISTER ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAKS, TWO WEEKS OLD BROTHER AND SISTER ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAKS, TWO WEEKS OLD
"A WEEK'S VACATION IN LITTLE OLD NEW YORK" "A WEEK'S VACATION IN LITTLE OLD NEW YORK"

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: A dragonfly has a lifespan of for to seven weeks
    • n Weekly A publication issued once in seven days, or appearing once a week.
    • Weekly Coming, happening, or done once a week; hebdomadary; as, a weekly payment; a weekly gazette.
    • Weekly Of or pertaining to a week, or week days; as, weekly labor.
    • adv Weekly Once a week; by hebdomadal periods; as, each performs service weekly .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The average life span of a mosquito is two weeks
    • weekly Of, pertaining to, or lasting for a week; reckoned by the week; produced or performed between one Sunday and the next: as, weekly work.
    • weekly Coming, happening, or done once a week: as, a weekly payment; a weekly paper; a weekly allowance; the -weekly sailings of steamers; a weekly mail.
    • n weekly A periodical, as a newspaper, appearing once a week.
    • weekly Once a week; at intervals of seven days: as, a paper published weekly; wages paid weekly.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The average person spends two weeks of their life kissing
    • adj Weekly coming, happening, or done once a week
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Quotations

  • Michael S. Harper
    Michael S. Harper
    “I have a great fear for the moral will of Americans if it takes more than a week to achieve the results.”
  • Elbert Hubbard
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    “A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.”
  • Proverb
    Proverb
    “A Sunday well-spent brings a week of content.”
  • William S. Burroughs
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    “There couldn't be a society of people who didn't dream. They'd be dead in two weeks.”
  • Totie Fields
    Totie Fields
    “I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks.”
  • Samuel Johnson
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    “The chains of habit are generally too week to be felt, until they are too strong to be broken.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wice; Dut. week, Ger. woche.

Usage

In literature:

Generally I make but one vest a day, but I will work earlier and later these two weeks.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
This much the week decided.
"The Genius" by Margaret Horton Potter
You could see her grow, from week to week: plump out and bloom more vividly.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
The stay of Oswald at Northfield was prolonged for a period of six weeks.
"Oswald Langdon" by Carson Jay Lee
You are a fruitful theme, and I could be fluent for a week or two.
"Despair's Last Journey" by David Christie Murray
This is the third spell you've had this week.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
For a week we lived on the mesa at Walpi in the house of Heli.
"A Daughter of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
Freely the Pinega Russians for weeks and weeks provided sleighs and billets and trench-building details and so forth without expecting pay.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
You questioned her about the coal a week ago, about how much she used in a week.
"Fair Harbor" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
The slaves looked forward to Sunday as they labored through the week.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
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In poetry:

True was the maiden, and she kept
While weeks and months took wing,
His name deep treasured in her heart,
As 'twere a sacred thing.
"The Adieu To Eliza" by Nora Pembroke
He was taken sick and lived four weeks,
And oh, how his parents weep,
But now they must in sorrow mourn,
Billy has gone to his heaven home.
"William Upson" by Julia A Moore
Six weeks of absence have I borne
Since HENRY took his fond farewell:
The charms of that delightful morn
My tongue could thus for ever tell.
"Dolly" by Robert Bloomfield
But thou didst hide it in thy breast
And, capering, took the brunt
Of blaze and blare, and launched the jest
That swept next week the front.
"A Recantation" by Rudyard Kipling
The peasant, poor, came here to seek
A spot where hope might cheer him;
Where he might find each closing week,
His toil's reward more near him.
"Unlock The Land(an Australian Ballad)" by Anonymous Oceania
"Aye, d--n 'em" said the priest again,
But all my dressings are in vain;
For though I dress them e'er so clever,
Next week they want as bad as ever."
"The Attentive Shepherd" by William Hutton

In news:

In the 50s all week and that's not bad three weeks into November.
Last week was a good week for Justin Timberlake: He married mega-hottie Jessica Biel in an exquisite Italian wedding with all his friends and family around to help him celebrate.
Every week KTVA CBS 11 heads down to Anchorage Animal Care & Control to meet out Pet of the Week.
This week, May 19-25, is National Dog Bite Prevention Week, and Postal Service officials ask residents to practice responsible pet ownership.
Housing help for Isaac's victims doled out on week-to-week basis.
A new report says Kansas farmers saw no measurable rain last week in what was the driest week of the year so far.
There were a total of 1,983 oil and gas drilling rig s working in the US this week, down by 3 units from last week.
The California Highway Patrol joins the National Sleep Foundation in a week-long campaign to educate motorists during " Drowsy Driving Prevention Week," Nov 12-18.
Dry Dock and Remie's Roses grabbed the first-week lead by posting 7-2 to start the season in the Marquette Women's Pool League during the week of Sept 26.
Sanford tennis player Cindy Duan is this week's WDEL High School Athlete of the Week.
This week's Athlete of the Week is Ian Dunning from the Westmoreland Boys Soccer team.
MOORE — Westmoore had high hopes of going to Jenks last week and erasing the bad taste of losing to Putnam City the week before.
Delaware drivers saw another drop in the cost of fueling up at the pump last week as the national average of the cost of a gallon of gasoline fell for the fourth straight week.
A show opened on 14th Street last week and will close next week.
With this week's Question of the Week, I asked you what are the best bands fronted by a female.
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In science:

Fig. 9 shows the spread in this ratio for daily and weekly averaging.
Monitoring the Thermal Power of Nuclear Reactors with a Prototype Cubic Meter Antineutrino Detector
Both the daily and weekly data sets extend over the same 33 week period.
Monitoring the Thermal Power of Nuclear Reactors with a Prototype Cubic Meter Antineutrino Detector
Such decompositions are used for def inition of “week” gravitational waves in general relativity and in “perturbative” models of quasi-classical gravity; in a more general approach, for nonsymmmetric metrics, but in not N-adapted forms, such constructions were introduced and developed in a series of works by J.
Einstein Gravity, Lagrange-Finsler Geometry, and Nonsymmetric Metrics
It ranged from weeks to months depending on institutions.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
This is discussed in a paper by Hoste, Thistlethwaite and Weeks .
On tabulating virtual strings
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