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Conducent

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Conducent Conducive; tending. "Conducent to the good success of this business."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • conducent Tending or contributing.
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Quotations

  • Sir John Denham
    Sir John Denham
    “Books should to one of these four ends conduce, For wisdom, piety, delight, or use”
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman%20Vincent%20Peale
    “If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph%20Waldo%20Emerson
    “The life of man is the true romance, which when it is valiantly conduced, will yield the imagination a higher joy than any fiction.”
  • Marilyn Butler
    Marilyn Butler
    “English literature is a kind of training in social ethics. English trains you to handle a body of information in a way that is conducive to action.”
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma%20Gandhi
    “Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.”
  • Norman Douglas
    Norman%20Douglas
    “He talks about the Scylla of Atheism and the Charybdis of Christianity -- a state of mind which, by the way, is not conducive to bold navigation.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. conducens, p. pr

Usage

In literature:

Pain is not the less pain because it is useful; murder is not less murder because it is conducive to development.
"Darwinism (1889)" by Alfred Russel Wallace
Her very presence generates an atmosphere that is conducive to healthy growth.
"The Reconstructed School" by Francis B. Pearson
The northern climate seems to be conducive to mental vigour in both professors and students.
"The Foundations of Japan" by J.W. Robertson Scott
The seeming to be something, conducive to being it, ends by forming our objective.
"Tragic Sense Of Life" by Miguel de Unamuno
They reverenced chastity, and considered it as conducive to health and strength.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
And yet it might well conduce to their interest in the end.
"The Life of Reason" by George Santayana
From the present are formed spend, expend, expendo; conduce, conduco; despise, despicio; approve, approbo; conceive, concipio.
"A Grammar of the English Tongue" by Samuel Johnson
Music as an art does not conduce to renunciation, since its outward expression always partakes more or less of the nature of a festival.
"Beethoven" by George Alexander Fischer
She made little alterations, all of which were conducive to my father's comfort, and he was very grateful.
"My Mother's Rival" by Charlotte M. Braeme
Is it conducive to progressive development, to the making of decent manhood or womanhood?
"The Woman Who Toils" by Mrs. John Van Vorst and Marie Van Vorst
I think the isolation of farm life conduces to develop that notion.
"The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825" by Gordon Sellar
Of these conditions not one was conducive to the sense of honor as conceived in France or England.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7)" by John Addington Symonds
The pot system is conducive to free setting and to early ripening, and for these reasons it is worth attention.
"The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition" by Sutton and Sons
Rich food and wine are by no means conducive to cheerfulness.
"The Squire of Sandal-Side" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Hunger and thirst and a burning sun may not be immediately conducive to poetry or romantic imaginings.
"Sundown Slim" by Henry Hubert Knibbs
In this instance the resemblance in sound between the words undoubtedly conduced to an union.
"The English Gipsies and Their Language" by Charles G. Leland
The climate of the country, despite the moisture, is one conducive to good health, owing to the absence of any extreme vicissitudes.
"The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent" by S.M. Hussey
With honest and careful management it ought to be profitable to the owners and conducive to the health of the public.
"Saratoga and How to See It" by R. F. Dearborn
But a liberal allowance of hot corn-bread and sorghum are not conducive to murderous zeal.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 1, May 1908" by Various
Several circumstances conduced to my discomfort.
"The Three Brides, Love in a Cottage, and Other Tales" by Francis A. Durivage
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In poetry:

E ripetevo: "La scienza e` la luce
"Che feconda gli ingegni!
"E` la guida infallibil che conduce
"A inesplorati regni!"
"Ditirambo" by Ferdinando Fontana
Tu mi dicevi: "La scienza e` la luce
"Che feconda gli ingegni;
"E` la guida infallibil che conduce
"A inesplorati regni...
"Ditirambo" by Ferdinando Fontana
I must restrain the thoughts I feel,
Now glowing in my fervent breast;
They're not conducive to my weal,
Simply a love and fear contest.
"Love and Fear Contest" by Frank Barbour Coffin
They plead their feeless toil and labor,
Conducive to this nation's worth,
Whereby she stands today a neighbor,
Courted by all the realms of earth.
"Admonition" by James Madison Bell
If I’d been almost anything
But a poet, I might have got along;
Those extinct monsters of hoof and wing
Were not conducive to lyric song;
So Nature reserved this tender bard
For the kindlier age of Pork and Lard.
"Extinct Monsters" by Eugene Field
Mean while, in that to which we now belong,
To mind in public lesson, pray'r and song,
Teaching and preaching what conduces best,
To true devotion in the private breast,
Wishing increase of good to ev'ry soul
Seems to be our concern upon the whole.
"On Church Communion - Part IV." by John Byrom

In news:

Environmental conditions appear conducive for some gradual development of this low over the next few days.
Environmental conditions appear conducive for some gradual development of this system over the next few days.
Coach Scott Arniel sidestepped the chemistry issue, saying simply that Commodore 's skill set was not conducive to the style of play Arniel wants to implement.
Making Teacher Evaluations Public 'Not Conducive To Openness'.
River, conditions conducive to big bags on lunker-rich fishery.
It was a cold summer, not, I thought, conducive to squash production.
Low End Theory served as the launching pad for his star, but success hasn't been conducive to tranquility.
Jock itch, tinea cruris, is more common in men than women because the male anatomy is more conducive to moist, warm areas that fungus just loves.
The NHC is giving the system an 80 percent chance of developing into a tropical system as it moves into an area that is more conducive for development.
Thunderstorm activity is also showing signs of organization, and environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for a tropical depression to form over the next couple of days.
Our belief was that the pace of life in such a place would be more satisfying for us and more conducive to raising a family.
C Sabathia used to eat Cap'n Crunch by the box, not the handful, a habit conducive to maintaining his 315 pounds but detrimental to his long-term goals.
A study published in Nature Geosciences on Monday presents new support for the idea that when the sun's intensity weakens, it favors weather patterns conducive to cold (and snow) over large parts of the US and northern Europe .
The varied diet produces pigs with a high fat content conducive to a long curing process for high-end hams.
Out of the 29,000 acres of public space our city has carved out for recreation, most are not conducive to exercise.
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In science:

It was presumed that the large number of very luminous stars indicated that conditions in 30 Doradus were especially conducive for making high mass stars.
The Formation of Star Clusters
However, it is possible that the young clusters are forming in regions that are not conducive to the long-term survival of the clusters.
The Formation of Star Clusters
Sin embargo esta identificaci´on no es trivial y usualmente conduce a divergencias.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
R and some measure τ on R, this form being conducive to defining infinite divisibility of arbitrary distributions.
Measure convolution semigroups and non-infinitely divisible probability distributions
In summary, the visible coronograph can measure a long list of planet properties, including several indicators of life, as well as the environmental conditions conducive to generating and maintaining life.
Coronographic Methods for the Detection of Terrestrial Planets
The results of those calculations, whenever they conduce to new results, will be publish elsewhere.
Non-periodic pseudo-random numbers used in Monte Carlo calculations
Under certain conducive conditions, one could learn about neutrino parameters.
Effect of Collective Flavor Oscillations on the Diffuse Supernova Neutrino Background
In particular, the relationship shows that the variable field partition function is a polynomial in a set of expressions, gives a deletion-contraction reduction that is conducive to induction arguments, and provides a Fortuin-Kasteleyn-type representation for the model.
The Tutte-Potts connection in the presence of an external magnetic field
Therefore, it appears that a narrow filament falls across the field-of-view of the E-CDF-S that provides an effective indication that such structures are conducive to both accretion onto SMBHs and the formation of the potential wells of galaxy groups.
The Extended Chandra Deep Field-South Survey: Optical spectroscopy of faint X-ray sources with the VLT and Keck
Even if detailed knowledge of the interactions among individuals were available and could be turned into mathematical expressions, these would arguably be too complex to be conducive to a mathematical analysis.
Generalized modeling of ecological population dynamics
At all the t imes new technologies have been conducive to the progress of science, nanotechno logy being no except ion. Nanotechno logy is a new area of applied science dealing with fundamental propert ies o f matter on the nanoscale and using them for the benefit of people.
Quantum Physics and Nanotechnology
Collective neutrino oscillations may be relevant in the postbounce evolution if they occur within the region behind the shock where conditions are conducive to net neutrino heating.
The Role of Collective Neutrino Flavor Oscillations in Core-Collapse Supernova Shock Revival
En realidad son un problema en donde se debe descubrir, a partir de la entrada, cuál es el camino que nos conduce a la salida, pudiendo utilizar (en algunos casos) ob jetos para conseguirlo.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Cada segmento entre ‘:’ enumera a una celda, y la información en cada celda se compone de las flechas salientes (más precisamente la secuencia de acciones y a qué celda conduce cada acción, calculado por el número de símbolos o .
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Se utiliza un índice toroidal donde, p. ej. 1  2  nc  1 y se omite el desplazamiento cuando la acción conduce a la misma celda.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
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