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concerted

Definitions

  • AT A SMOKING CONCERT
    AT A SMOKING CONCERT
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj concerted involving the joint activity of two or more "concerted action","the conjunct influence of fire and strong wind","the conjunctive focus of political opposition","a cooperative effort","a united effort","joint military activities"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Singer Alice Cooper once had a live chicken thrown at him during a concert in Toronto. He threw the chicken back at the crowd and all the publicity surrounding the incident skyrocketed his singing career
    • a Concerted Mutually contrived or planned; agreed on; as, concerted schemes, signals.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In Greene, New York, it is illegal to eat peanuts and walk backwards on the sidewalks when a concert is on.
    • concerted Mutually agreed upon, contrived, or planned.
    • concerted Brought into connection or relation; connected by a plan.
    • concerted In music, arranged in parts for several voices or instruments, as a trio, a quartet, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: L.L. Cool J is the only rap star to have performed at a presidential inaugural concert. He performed at Bill Clinton's gala in 1993.
    • p.adj Concerted mutually planned: arranged
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Quotations

  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham%20Lincoln
    “These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.”
  • Stephen Sondheim
    Stephen Sondheim
    “The concerts you enjoy together neighbors you annoy together children you destroy together that make marriage a joy”
  • Yoko Ono
    Yoko Ono
    “All my concerts had no sounds in them; they were completely silent. People had to make up their own music in their minds!”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. concerter—It. concertāre, to sing in concert.

Usage

In literature:

The project was well concerted, and executed with vigor.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part F. From Charles II. to James II." by David Hume
They concerted the manner in which they should meet in small parties without suspicion, and waited with impatience for the hour of action.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
I met Mrs. Shiffney to-day at a concert.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
Jack Barrow dropped in about six-thirty to ask if she wanted to go with him to a concert during the week.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
In my concert tour to Victoria, B.C., an incident occurred after the concert given at Olympia.
"Sixty Years of California Song" by Margaret Blake-Alverson
In order to fill the concert programs, the symphony has to be associated with other works.
"Musical Portraits" by Paul Rosenfeld
And my cousin Jim Schuyler never goes near the Casino except for a concert or the opera.
"The Guests Of Hercules" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
These concerts are very good, and draw large audiences.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
They are going more and more to every important concert for hints on interpretation.
"The Joyful Heart" by Robert Haven Schauffler
The Roman legions, under arms, by concert surrounded them; a charge had been given to the centurions to execute their orders without delay.
"The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08" by Titus Livius
The first of Salomon's concerts was held on March 11, 1791, at the Hanover Square Rooms.
"Story-Lives of Great Musicians" by Francis Jameson Rowbotham
But he soon returned to Weimar and Liszt; and in 1853 he made his first concert tour, which extended from Vienna to Berlin.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
It was with deep regret that, when the concert was over, we heard him close the keyboard.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
I was at his first concert.
"Melomaniacs" by James Huneker
It was many a day before I knew what wretched and ludicrous affairs those concerts were.
"The Serapion Brethren," by Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann
Then, she had sung in one or two concerts and, suddenly, Paul Dupont, the marvelous, had come into her life.
"A Top-Floor Idyl" by George van Schaick
Many days, many hours, has Mr. Redmond spent arranging and disarranging all the details of the proposed concert.
"Faith and Unfaith" by Duchess
The operatic singers who have been successful as concert singers at once admit that concert singing is much more difficult.
"Great Singers on the Art of Singing" by James Francis Cooke
He says if we practise well we can have a concert in Bemis Hall to end up with.
"Village Life in America 1852-1872" by Caroline Cowles Richards
This becomes a "concert hall" when the proprietor provides more music and additional singers.
"Commercialized Prostitution in New York City" by George Jackson Kneeland
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In poetry:

Her concerts are of birds and bees,
And rivers, and the glorious sea;
And holy are her revelries,
And pure her joys as thought can be.
"Anxieties and Comforts" by John Bowring
I wish my little life had been
In concert with each lowly thing,
To wander where the fields are green
And beating with the pulse of spring.
"A Wish" by Alexander Anderson
``And though it be the self—same Hand
That doth the complex concert strike,
The notes, to those that understand,
Are individual, and unlike.
"At The Gate Of The Convent" by Alfred Austin
The rich man's painted windows
Hide the concerts of the quality;
The poor can but share
A crack'd fiddle in the air,
Which offends all sound morality.
"Rich & Poor; or Saint & Sinner" by Thomas Love Peacock
When music with her unsought lay
Awakes the household holiday,
Or Sabbath notes in concert strong
Lift up the sacred wings of song,
I'll sing those strains with thee.
""He For God Only, She For God In Him."" by Caroline Howard Gilman
Strings and voices, hands and hearts, Alleluia!
In the concert bear your parts, Alleluia!
All that breathe, your Lord adore, Alleluia!
Praise Him, praise Him evermore!
"Praise the Lord, God's Glories Show" by Henry Francis Lyte

In news:

Front Row Washington presents the Left Bank Concert Society in a Dumbarton Concerts recital called "Romantic Soul".
Keep it tuned to Z94 the Concert Connection for your shot at scoring tickets to see Ozzy & Slash LIVE IN CONCERT coming to the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, January 20th 2011 Looking to score FREE TICKETS.
Stay tuned to the The Wildcat 91.9 this week, as we will be giving out two concert tickets to the Project Independent 2012 concert in Salina, Kansas.
The group's concert at the Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall last week wasn't like any concert I had ever seen.
A gala concert celebrating the works of George Gershwin will be presented to benefit the Binghamton University Department of Music at 3 pm Saturday, October 20, 2012, in the Osterhout Concert Theater.
The Salt Lake Symphony, conducted by Dr Robert Baldwin, will perform a concert on Saturday, Nov 10 at 7:30 pm at Libby Gardner Concert Hall on President's Circle on the University of Utah campus.
Read the Tulsa World story on tonight's art event and concert, featuring concert poster creator Denny Schmickle and bands Unwed Sailor, Fiawna Forte and Stevedore.
Quartetto Gelato will perform Saturday, Jan 22, as part of the Community Concert Association of Knox County's concert series.
Manhattan Concert Productions will present a one-night-only concert staging of the Tony Award-winning Lynn Ahrens-Stephen Flaherty-Terrence McNally musical Ragtime in February 2013.
The Village Green Concert Series will host a "Top it off – Raise the Roof " benefit concert Saturday, Oct 13 at 7 pm at the Norwood municipal building.
A concert version of Jean Philippe Rameau 's opera "Hippolyte et Aricie" is to be presented by the Concert Royal Baroque Orchestra on Nov 29 and 30 at Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street.
Clyde attracts renown concert musicians for April concerts.
Part of the Morgan Arts Council's Summer Concerts in the Park, the concert starts at 5:30 pm Rain location is the nearby Ice House art center.
The Gateway Concert Band will present its winter concerts, entitled "Yuletide Celebration," at 2 pm Dec 2 at the White River High School auditorium and at 7:15 pm Dec 3 at the Enumclaw High School auditorium.
The Concert For George, a tribute concert in honor of Beatles member George Harrison, will be streamed for free on Friday.
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In science:

There have been concerted efforts recently to find the STD for a generalized random walk model [9,10], which have met with some success, although an exact solution is still not known.
Sign-time distribution for a random walker with a drifting boundary
CRTC, but significantly in a less concerted effort than in the U.S..
National Information Infrastructure Development in Canada and the U.S.: Redefining Universal Service and Universal Access in the Age of Techno-Economic Convergence
Particles at an angle 2 (∆φ − π) from this axis but over a large range in radius will precess into the perturbation and act in concert to enhance it.
On Universal Halos and the Radial Orbit Instability
Using these values in concert with the steady state approximation and a few reasonable assumptions allows for the calculation of other physical parameters of the diffuse clouds along these lines of sight.
H3+ in Diffuse Interstellar Clouds: a Tracer for the Cosmic-Ray Ionization Rate
Thus, a concerted effort using existing or planned wide-field imagers and multi-ob ject spectrographs would yield information of unprecedented quality and homogeneity about rotation and magnetic fields on large samples of cluster stars.
Temporal Variability of Stars and Stellar Systems
Partly this is due to the fact that the research of women and people of many ethnic backgrounds has appeared in the standard astronomical literature throughout the history of our sub ject, and partly it is due to concerted efforts that are made to draw women and minorities into the upper levels of academia.
Challenges facing young astrophysicists
In the early universe, this enhanced cooling, which has so far been neglected, will depend on the distribution and nature of the first dust grains, in concert with the formation, temperature and abundance of gas, and the feedback effects from the first stars and AGN.
Powerful H$_2$ Line-cooling in Stephan's Quintet : I - Mapping the Significant Cooling Pathways in Group-wide Shocks
In the early 1950s, formal research initiatives by Federal and State Government forestry agencies commenced concerted efforts to build fire danger rating systems that embodied a fire behaviour prediction component in order to better prepare for fire events.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
These findings have been crucial for th e improvement in our understanding of the Universe, but the vast amount of knowledge on our Cosmos which we have nowadays would never have been possible without the concerted effort by experimentalists and theoreticians.
Geometrical constraints on dark energy models
Belot makes a concerted effort to be more sensitive to Frisch’s position.
Frisch, Muller and Belot on an Inconsistency in Classical Electrodynamics
VOEvent packets work in concert with external content such as VOTables, and rely on IVOA features such as UCDs and Vocabularies. Spatial and temporal coordinate systems and errors are to be described with STC.
IVOA Architecture
However, discoveries primarily result from surveys (e.g. discovery of very high redshift quasars from SDSS and UKIRT) and/or concerted efforts on modest-size telescopes (e.g. planets around normal stars; the discovery of the first brown dwarf ).
Cosmic Explosions (Optical Transients)
Over the years, there has been a concerted effort to test the GR theory in space .
Neutrino Velocity and the Variability of Fundamental Constants
The sub ject has obviously raised more questions than it has answered and in a concerted effort experimentalists and theorists are tackling them.
Blois V: Summary Talk
Attractive though the idea is, a large body of concerted effort has not been able to establish its viability beyond reasonable doubt.
GUT's have the ability to defy sphalerons
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