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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Public-funds money lent to government for which interest is paid of a stated amount at a stated time
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. publicuspopulus, the people.


In literature:

Very large funds are required for development of this subject, experimental orchards, publication and publicity.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
A complete separation of public moneys from bank funds.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
It appears that he has raised an advertising fund of a thousand dollars, and means to open a publicity bureau somewhere downtown.
"Shorty McCabe on the Job" by Sewell Ford
The charge in the indictment is a conspiracy by false rumours to raise the price of the public funds on a particular day.
"The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane," by William Brodie Gurney
He was rich in booty, and could pay his men without appealing to the well-nigh exhausted public funds.
"Heroes of Modern Europe" by Alice Birkhead
In the last century a Governor of Yloilo is said to have absconded in a sailing-ship with a large sum of the public funds.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
Funds for the sacred work were raised by levying a tax on public lotteries.
"The Story of Paris" by Thomas Okey
A crisis in public funds was thus averted.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Whittier, N. C., Public Fund, 10.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 01, January, 1900" by Various
He had a fund of humor which was universally applauded by an admiring public.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
Grand View, Public Fund, 39.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 3, July, 1900" by Various
Whittier, N. C. Public Fund, 27.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 4, October, 1900" by Various
There the objectionable young man ate bread and drank water at the expense of the public funds.
"The Red Hand of Ulster" by George A. Birmingham
The question remains, do public-utility bonds afford a desirable security for the investment of a business surplus and of private funds?
"How to Invest Money" by George Garr Henry
If the public can be aroused by newspaper publicity, funds will be subscribed generously.
"Hoofbeats on the Turnpike" by Mildred A. Wirt
The school fund arising from the sale of public lands was often appropriated to other uses.
"The Boys of '61" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Appropriations have been made for public schools; but, from the fund established for the purpose, not much has as yet been effected.
"The South-West" by Joseph Holt Ingraham
In order to meet the unified public wants, an equally unified public fund was requisite.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 3" by Various
The provision of meals, out of public funds, for necessitous children in public elementary schools?
"Socialism and Democracy in Europe" by Samuel P. Orth
For several years the public funds had been spent somewhat lavishly, and the Provincial credit had begun to suffer.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery - Volume 3 (of 4)" by John Charles Dent

In news:

A Utah legislator introduced a bill Wednesday that would require all publicly funded programs, laws, and regulations, to ensure they exclude families headed by gay and lesbian couples.
Portland's $7 million, publicly funded PR Industrial Complex takes news for a spin.
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, which opened in 1923, was the first publicly funded stadium.
University Medical Center is Clark County's only publicly funded hospital.
Loria's deal should shed light on publicly funded sports stadiums.
Media outlets report Ernest Allen III was charged this week with one felony count of embezzlement of public funds .
Measure J equals gentrification, racism, and pollution with public funds.
BATON ROUGE — The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is moving ahead with plans to grade publicly funded prekindergarten and early childhood education programs.
Spectrum High School, a publicly funded charter school in Elk River, will graduate to a permanent facility when school starts on Sept 19 this month.
The head of news at the British Broadcasting Corporation stepped aside after a programm falsely accusing a former senior politician of child abuse sparked one of the worst crises' in the publicly-funded broadcaster's 90-year history.
ARCATA – City of Arcata Public Works has completed and is currently planning several roadwork and improvement projects, funded wholly by funds from Measure G.
Recall Elections Waste Public Funds and Cause Chaos.
Posts Tagged ' public funds .
Don't squander public funds on bags.
Bolts Stadium Will Need Public Funds : Consultant.

In science:

Maintain balance between large collaborations and individual pro jects through distribution of funding; encourage public releases of observational and simulation data for use by a broader community.
Challenges facing young astrophysicists
Grants for public data releases can be made available for privately funded collaborations who would otherwise not have incentive to make such commitment.
Challenges facing young astrophysicists
Publication was supported by the STScI Director’s Discretionary Research Fund.
Early Results from the Galactic O-Star Spectroscopic Survey: C III Emission Lines in Of Spectra
This publication makes use of data products from the Two-Micron All-Sky Survey (2MASS), which is a joint pro ject of the University of Massachusetts and IPAC/Caltech, funded by NASA and the NSF.
Red Eyes on Wolf-Rayet Stars: 60 New Discoveries via Infrared Color Selection
Arguably, the idea of open data was first brought to the attention of a broader audience with an article from UK’s The Guardian in 2006, which had the opening line: “Our taxes fund the collection of public data – yet we pay again to access it.
Open Data: Reverse Engineering and Maintenance Perspective
As a result, much of the basic research funded by the public often sounds ridiculous to many taxpayers.
Computational Asteroseismology
Gradually, this has led to a growing reluctance by the public to fund basic research, and the annual budgets of government funding agencies have stagnated as a consequence.
Computational Asteroseismology
This publication makes use of data from the Two Micron All Sky Survey, which is a joint pro ject of the University of Massachusetts and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation.
Three Wide-Separation L dwarf Companions from the Two Micron All Sky Survey: Gl 337C, Gl 618.1B, and HD 89744B
So long as the ArXiv is partially supported by public funds, the public should require that its policies enhance, rather than limit, free scientific expression.
Comment on Phys. Rev. D 60 084017 "Classical self-force" by F. Rohrlich
The photon collider is highly appreciated by the physics community: more than 20% of all publications on linear colliders are devoted to photon colliders (in spite of the fact that at present this activity is not funded).
The Photon collider at ILC: status, parameters and technical problems
At the 2003 IAU General Assembly a resolution was adopted which says, broadly, that publicly-funded archive data should be made available to all astronomers.
Astronomical Data Management
Since the funding for most ma jor observatories depends on performance indicators such as publications and citations, it may be an expensive decision for an observatory not to adopt an open-access policy.
Astronomical Data Management
Funding to pay the Open Access publication charges for this article was provided by the NIH.
RAId DbS: A Mass-Spectrometry Based Peptide Identification Web Server with Knowledge Integration
Let us first present graphs of the distribution of publications and of citations. Both figures show the funded applications on the left side and the rejected ones on the right side.
Past Performance as Predictor of Successful Grant Applications: A Case Study
Did the researchers with a higher performance also receive more funding in 2003? To answer this question, we correlated the variables ‘publications’ and ‘citations’ with the variable ‘euro received’.
Past Performance as Predictor of Successful Grant Applications: A Case Study