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Tum-tum

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tum-tum A dish made in the West Indies by beating boiled plantain quite soft in a wooden mortar.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Sales of Rolaids, Alka-Seltzer, and Tums jump 20% in December '
    • n Tum-tum tum′-tum a West Indian dish of boiled plantains.
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Usage

In literature:

One of the cities he built has been shown by the excavations of Dr. Naville to have been Pa-Tum, the Pithom of the Old Testament.
"Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations" by Archibald Sayce
Tum Catane nimium ardenti vicina Typhaeo.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXLV. July, 1844. Vol. LVI." by Various
Tum Tum's trainer would sometimes sit on these tusks, or on Tum Tum's trunk, and ride around the ring.
"Mappo, the Merry Monkey" by Richard Barnum
Accustomed as he was to "tum'le" his neighbors at the Red Lion, he was now profoundly agitated.
"The Shadow of a Crime A Cumbrian Romance" by Hall Caine
Pusepusec ti pengan tum-bog carayan Vigan.
"A Little Book of Filipino Riddles" by Various
Cuius sermone ita tum cupide fruebar, quasi iam divinarem, id quod evenit, illo exstincto fore unde discerem neminem.
"Cato Maior de Senectute" by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Tum Lomax is bringin' out Merlin.
"The Lancashire Witches" by William Harrison Ainsworth
Tum-ti-ti; I am so happy that I must dance!
"Clover" by Susan Coolidge
I may be wrong, Mr. Burke, which I never am, but there'll be tum-tum-tum of another sort tomorrer.
"In Clive's Command" by Herbert Strang
I am Chepera in the morning, Ra at noon, Tum in the evening.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
Don't you love your little tum-tum?...
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
Quae cum prodierint niveis inscripta tabellis, Tum testes nostrae sedulitatis erunt.
"Calamities and Quarrels of Authors" by Isaac Disraeli
Mine Joe is tum 'ome!
"Two Wyoming Girls and Their Homestead Claim" by Carrie L. Marshall
He went on "tum-ing" as if she was there and all was well.
"The New Warden" by Mrs. David G. Ritchie
The village band had already commenced its noisy tum-tum, beer flowed from the mighty barrels which Olkewicz had sent there.
"Withered Leaves. Vol. III.(of III)" by Rudolf von Gottschall
Yahka mahsh tum-tum kopa nika, he has given me his orders.
"Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon" by T. N. Hibben
A tum-tum drum, and a bamboo flute, A "daruma" (which will never turn over) and a paper dog.
"Essays in the Study of Folk-Songs (1886)" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
The men have three according to his Eminence of the Tum Tum.
"Tripping with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
I think he has about fifteen dollars in his tum-tum.
"Molly Brown's Junior Days" by Nell Speed
Indian name, Che-wa-tum, meaning Spirit.
"The Mountains of Oregon" by William Gladstone Steel
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In poetry:

Tum-ti-tum,
Ti-tum-tum-tum!
The turkey-cock's tail
Spreads to the sun.
"Ploughing On Sunday" by Wallace Stevens
"ALACK-A-DEY, famished I feel;
Oh, good little TOOTLE-TUM-TEH,
Where on earth shall I look for a meal?
For I haven't no dinner to-day! -
Not a morsel of dinner to-day!
"King Borria Bungalee Boo" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"Dear TOOTLE-TUM, what shall we do?
Come, get us a meal, or, in truth,
If you don't, we shall have to eat you,
Oh, adorable friend of our youth!
Thou beloved little friend of our youth!"
"King Borria Bungalee Boo" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Down by the Sutlej shore,
Where sound the trumpet and the wild tum-tum,
At winter's eve did come
A gaunt old northern lion, at whose roar
The myriad howlers of thy wilds are dumb,
Blood-stained Ferozepore!
"A Musing On A Victory" by Sydney Thompson Dobell
The poker tum'les frae his han' an' fa's upon my taes,
His wee head wabbles up an' doon as he gets aff his claes—
There, noo, a mither's kiss has seal'd the saft sleep on his e'e,
But mornin' licht 'ill bring again wee Johnnie back to me.
"Oor Johnnie" by Alexander Anderson
gar ishq kiyaa hai tab kyaa hai, kyuN shaad nahiN aabaad nahiiN
jo jaan liye bin Tal na sake, ye aisii bhii uftaad nahiiN
ye baat to tum bhii maanoge, vo Qais nahiiN Farhad nahiiN
kyaa hijr ka daruu mushkil hai, kyaa vasl ke nusKhe yaad nahiiN
"Ye baateN jhuuTii baateN haiN" by Ibne Insha

In news:

Mo- mehn- tum -- the very word sounds convincing, ending with that hard M, as if the subject is closed.
Tums has proven to be the Houdini of digestive tablets — surviving all digestive switch products from H2 blockers through proton-pump inhibitors, and still growing.
Texans all over smile with pride as we grab the TEXAS SIZED TUMS, and have them ready Sept 30th- Oct 23rd.
Tums QuikPak 500 picks.
PITTSBURGH GlaxoSmithKline last month introduced the latest in kids gastrointestinal products—a new pediatric line of Tums called Tums Kids—and its being placed in a dedicated kids gastrointestinal set in many of the larger retailers.
Tums packages sealed with a twist.
A scene from the "TUMS Fast Relief 500" at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia.
Lot Wallower 's Tum-Tum Provides Portable Palimpsest – February 27, 2012.
Jimmie Johnson won the Tums Fast Relief 500 in Martinsville, Va. And took the lead in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series with three races left.
Greenscapes employees Francisco Tum, left, and Jaimie Garcia, prepare to fertilize lawns in the Champions at Lely Resort neighborhood on Thursday, July 5, 2012, in Naples.
After eating 13 cloves of garlic in three minutes Saturday, Mike Malave was looking for Tums and some gum.
Exserohilum rostratum (pronounced ex-sir-oh-HIGH-lum ross-TRAH-tum) - is the same as that found in at least 45 people sickened with fungal meningitis.
Thomas Knoke and Michael Weber at TUM firmly believe that intensive, high-yield agricultural practices can go hand-in-hand with climate and environmental protection.
Jimmie Johnson will start from the pole during Sunday's Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.
This is commonly referred to as post-partum (post-PAR-tum) blues.
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In science:

Efficient quan tum algorithms for some instances of the non-Abelian hidden subgroup problem.
On the Power of Random Bases in Fourier Sampling: Hidden Subgroup Problem in the Heisenberg Group
Let T = Tum be the theory of ultrametric spaces, or equivalently chains of equivalence relations. (cf. .) In more detail, L has two sorts, VF and Γ∞ .
Integration in valued fields
The notion considered in is a little more general, but for theories Tum they coincide.
Integration in valued fields
The H idden Subgroup Prob lem is one of the most prominent top ic in quan tum compu ting.
The Hidden Subgroup Problem
It is expected tha t find ing more so lu tions to H idden Subgroup Prob lems w i l l provide new efficient quan tum a lgori thms.
The Hidden Subgroup Problem
More genera l ly, Bacon, Ch i lds and van Dam used too ls from quan tum-information theory to characterize the measurement on k ou tpu ts of the b lack box that g ives the op tima l informa tion [BacCh iDam2005].
The Hidden Subgroup Problem
Th is is rea l ly bad compared w i th the e fficien t quan tum a lgori thms previously seen .
The Hidden Subgroup Problem
Fina l ly, we have mentioned variants and extensions to the HSP wh ich have been so lved for some particu lar cases and are expected to yie ld new efficient quan tum a lgori thms.
The Hidden Subgroup Problem
On the quan tum hardness o f so lving isomorph ism prob lems as nonabe l ian h idden sh i ft prob lems .
The Hidden Subgroup Problem
Simon, 1994, On the power of quan tum computa tion .
The Hidden Subgroup Problem
Zal1997] Christof Za lka, 1997, Grover's quan tum search ing a lgori thm is optima l .
The Hidden Subgroup Problem
FIGURE 2 . A plo t of the expected behaviors for transverse momen tum broadening due to geometrical effects in a simp le classical model.
Studies of Parton Propagation and Hadron Formation in the Space-Time Domain
In the backward evolution, the quana) The k=0 case. tum evolution follows our post big-bang branch at low densities and curvatures but undergoes a quantum bounce at matter density ρ ∼ 0.41ρPL and joins on to the classical tra jectory that was contracting to the future. b) The k=1 case.
Singularity Resolution in Loop Quantum Cosmology: A Brief Overview
I present a brief summary of the main results on flavour physics beyond the Standard Model that have been obtained in 2008 by my collaborators and myself at the TUM.
Messages on Flavour Physics Beyond the Standard Model
The calculation of single inclusive spectra proceeds by convoluting the probability Df →h(z ) dz of a parton f of transverse momentum pT to fragment into a hadron h of momenT /pT with the probability dσp+p→f +X tum fraction z = ph dpT of producing a parton with this momentum.
Jet Quenching in Heavy Ion Collisions
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