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Crewe

Definitions

  • American and French field artillery gun crews
    American and French field artillery gun crews
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Crewe krōō (Spens.) a cruse.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A motley crew A motley crew

Quotations

  • John Milton
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    “Nor aught availed him now to have built in heaven high towers; nor did he scrape by all his engines, but was headlong sent with his industrious crew to build in hell.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. crue.

Usage

In literature:

She sank almost immediately, carrying the greater part of her crew down with her.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
We turned Tawney's offer down ... he might be sending a crew out to jump the claim right now.
"Gold in the Sky" by Alan Edward Nourse
But this could not be appreciated by Hoddan's involuntary crew.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
They had arranged at least a dozen different tricks for making confusion among the crew.
"Down the Rhine" by Oliver Optic
The crew, however, never lost courage, which undoubtedly was a principal cause of most of them being saved.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
The crew having amused themselves for some time, the captain ordered the mate to pipe to quarters.
"Owen Hartley; or, Ups and Downs" by William H. G. Kingston
We, all her crew, were proud of her, and good reason we had to be so.
"The Grateful Indian" by W.H.G. Kingston
At length the cold light of early morn broke on the countenances of the crew; many looked pale and haggard.
"The Voyages of the Ranger and Crusader" by W.H.G. Kingston
As the crews had landed, the boats had been hauled off by their crews from the beach.
"The Three Commanders" by W.H.G. Kingston
The crew, over whom the sea was flying, were clustered in the main rigging.
"Heroes of the Goodwin Sands" by Thomas Stanley Treanor
As the boat's crew were sounding, it was necessary to drive them away.
"Captain Cook" by W.H.G. Kingston
I told Crewe going down that I intended dividing; didn't I, Crewe?
"Jack O' Judgment" by Edgar Wallace
Since he did so in German it was fairly certain that Trefusis' admission had been communicated to both officers and crew.
"The Submarine Hunters" by Percy F. Westerman
The members of the beaten crew were, for the most part, fresher far than the winning crew.
"Two Daring Young Patriots" by W. P. Shervill
Each of these yachts had a first and second officer, and a crew of twenty men, with the necessary complement of cooks and stewards.
"Up The Baltic" by Oliver Optic
So a goodly crew sailed with him again, hoping for another raid upon mule trains and cities of treasure.
"Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea" by Charles H. L. Johnston
The crew of Germans descended to find themselves prisoners.
"Aircraft and Submarines" by Willis J. Abbot
The Captain notified the British consul and a file of soldiers came on board and arrested the crew.
"Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew" by Robert McReynolds
And we weren't the only crew of critics.
"The Seiners" by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
The trial brought out the fact that the crew had been plotting to break open the lockers and seize firearms.
"The "Adventurers of England" on Hudson Bay" by Agnes C. (Agnes Christina) Laut
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In poetry:

Merrily, merrily, sing the crew;
Dusky and grim are they,
Against the islands soft and blue
And the grizzly ocean spray.
"A Dream Of Romance" by Maurice Thompson
Said Dollinger the pilot man,
Tow'ring above the crew,
"Fear not, but trust in Dollinger,
And he will fetch you through."
"The Aged Pilot Man" by Mark Twain
And there we sat a-drinking tea,
The Capting and his crew,
When we heard arise, to our great surprise,
A nawful hulleroo.
"Industrious Carpenter Dan" by Wallace Irwin
And who is captain, tell us true,
Of this good Lady Fame?
Shouts every tar of all the crew:
"Will Shakespeare is his name!"
"A Dream Of Romance" by Maurice Thompson
But as they fetch'd a walk one day,
They met a press-gang crew;
And Sally she did faint away,
Whilst Ben he was brought to.
"Faithless Sally Brown" by Thomas Hood
He was adored by all his men,
For worthy CAPTAIN REECE, R.N.,
Did all that lay within him to
Promote the comfort of his crew.
"Captain Reece" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

The crew was lucky to escape with only minor injuries and the feisty marlin was released.
Fire crews from Metro Fire along with West Sacramento Fire Department also responded to the call.
This crew from Tabone Construction blacktops an area on the CSX property in Dunkirk.
Blinking yellow arrows are becoming the norm at intersections across Michigan, as crews work to install new four-arrow turn signals designed to increase safety and efficiency.
A large, mysterious blob has taken over a major sewer line in the city of Lewiston, leaving public works crews stumped as to how to budge it.
Keep your cleaning crews out of my canal.
For example we love our New Orleans Saints radio crew, they are informative, witty and entertaining.
The comes the Fox Sports NFL crew that covers the Saints on television.
Mayor Lloyd Winnecke was also on-hand to welcome the metallic blue F-18 Hornet and its two man crew.
With the student section behind her, Creighton Blue Crew member Caroline Nester throws newspaper confetti in the air before the Bluejays took on North Texas at the CenturyLink Center Omaha on Friday.
Environmental Services Director Mark Andre and Natural Resources Maintenance Crew Leader Dennis Houghton on the Ridge Trail.
Starting next week, Brandywine Boulevard in Zanesville will be closed as crews fix a culvert that collapsed over a year ago.
Franklin Fire Crews Respond to House Fire.
WACO (September 13, 2012)- Crews from the Waco Fire Department and McLennan County Sheriff's Office were sent out to a Central Texas RV Park Thursday after someone was reported missing.
One of the acts is the No Bodies Crew, a breakdance troupe from Miami, Florida.
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In science:

In [Ber1], Corollary 5.22 Berger deduced it from Crew’s conjecture which was proved independently by Andr´e, Mebkhout et Kedlaya.
A Generalization of Greenberg's $\Cal L$-invariant
Crew R.: F -isocrystals and their monodromy groups, Ann.
Rings of microdifferential operators for arithmetic $\mathscr{D}$-modules
Our results make use of Reischuk’s parallel randomized sorting algorithm that sorts n elements using CREW PRAM processors in O(log n) time with high probability.
Efficient cache oblivious algorithms for randomized divide-and-conquer on the multicore model
On CREW model, there exists an algorithm which solve 3-D convex hull problem in expected O(log n) time using n processors .
Efficient cache oblivious algorithms for randomized divide-and-conquer on the multicore model
The main result in states that Given n half-planes in R3, and a point t inside their intersection, we can find intersection of these half-planes in O(log n) expected time using n CREW PRAM processors.
Efficient cache oblivious algorithms for randomized divide-and-conquer on the multicore model
We acknowledge the benefit from the DESY II accelerator crew and the test area maintainance group.
Testrun results from prototype fiber detectors for high rate particle tracking
Provide continuous monitoring data and generate warning signals to the ZEUS shift crew in case of a moderately high radiation; • Provide a fast dump signal to the electron kicker of HERA in case the radiation is too high; • Calculate the total integrated dose.
The ZEUS Micro Vertex Detector
This indicates that GRB 021211 is an “X − ray rich” burst (Crew et al. 2003).
Optical afterglow of the not so dark GRB 021211
It is thus likely that many optically “dark GRBs” could just be “optically dim” afterglows with the reason behind their non-detection being not only due to the high redshift and extinction due to host galaxy but also due to the OA being much fainter than those observed to date (Crew et al. 2003).
Optical afterglow of the not so dark GRB 021211
A rigging crew may be needed for about one week.
Bringing the SciBar Detector to the Booster Neutrino Beam
As spokesmen of H1 and ZEUS during the times where HERA’s upgrade was in some difficulty, it is particularly pleasant to acknowledge the success of the HERA crew and to thank them for their impressive efforts without which the collider experiments could not have been operated so well.
Collider Physics at HERA
Last but certainly not least I would like to thank Giulia Riccardi and her crew for a wonderful week I spent in Anacapri.
Messages on Flavour Physics Beyond the Standard Model
She, along with her crew are pictured in Figure 11.
The Making of the Chandra X-ray Observatory: the Project Scientist's Perspective
The low downtime, despite the age of P48 and P60, is a testament to the amazing crew at Palomar mountain.
Cosmic Explosions (Optical Transients)
The flight and GLS-AXHL crews will be on stand-by at WFF during the balloon launch window.
Summary Report of JEM-EUSO Workshop at KICP in Chicago
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