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cran

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cran a capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cran A measure for fresh herrings, -- as many as will fill a barrel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cran A local Scotch measure of capacity for fresh herrings, equal to 34 United States (old wine) gallons. Also crane.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cran kran a measure of capacity in Scotland for herrings when just taken out of the net. It amounts to 37½ imperial gallons, and comprises about 750 herrings on an average
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Scot., fr. Gael. crann,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. from Gael. crann, a measure.

Usage

In literature:

The scorn and anger in his voice brought Cranly's eyes back from a calm survey of the walls of the hall.
"A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" by James Joyce
His arm: Cranly's arm.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
In the first call I make I unearth a baby who rejoices in the name of Hester Beatrice Cran.
"The New North" by Agnes Deans Cameron
Crann Buidhe Cran bwee.
"Gods and Fighting Men" by Lady I. A. Gregory
He's cowpet the crans.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
The official car jerked into high speed and Cranly talked.
"Beyond The Thunder" by H. B. Hickey
Cranly, the student, saw through the hole in his sceptical millstone.
"Unicorns" by James Huneker
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In poetry:

Neber min' what's in your cran'um
So your collar's high an' true.
Neber min' what's in your pocket
So de blackin's on your shoe.
"The Don't-Care Negro" by Joseph Seamon Cotter Sr
Willie Murray cut his thumb, couldn't count the damage,
Took the hide of an Ayrshire cow and used it for a bandage.
His brother caught three hundred cran when the seas were lavish,
Threw the bleeders back in the sea and went upon the parish.
"Bagpipe Music" by Louis MacNeice

In news:

Specialty blends include Pretzel Chip Kat Crunch, YummChata Oatmeal Cookie, Cherry Cheesecake, S'mores, Midnight Espresso, Apple Cran Harvest and Poppy Chow.
Mary Jane Hitt is this week's Local Flavor: Recipes We Love winner, thanks to her Aunt Bernie's Cran -Apple Pie recipe, long a beloved dessert in her family.
Cranberry growers to unveil new ' Cran on a Stick.
Cookin' With Cathy: Cran -Razz Sparkler.
And the Custom Residential Architecture Network (CRAN), an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Knowledge Community, is proof of that.
In this grown-up take on jello, we combine cran-raspberry juice with Champagne and fresh raspberries for a sparkling crimson dessert recipe.
2 cups cran-raspberry or apple-raspberry juice.
We combine cran-raspberry juice with sparkling white grape juice to make a dazzling raspberry jello recipe.
WRITTEN, PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY William Cran Ben Loeterman.
SENIOR PRODUCERS Michael Sullivan William Cran.
Behind it is New Glarus Cran-bic beer, one of 150 beers available.
Cookin' With Cathy: Cran-Razz Sparkler .
Mary Jane Hitt is this week's Local Flavor: Recipes We Love winner, thanks to her Aunt Bernie's Cran- Apple Pie recipe, long a beloved dessert in her family.
Recipe for Cran- Apple Pie .
Mary Jane Hitt is this week's Local Flavor: Recipes We Love winner, thanks to her Aunt Bernie's Cran-Apple Pie recipe, long a beloved dessert in her family.
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In science:

Crans: Generalized centers of braided and sylleptic monoidal 2-categories.
From Subfactors to Categories and Topology II. The quantum double of tensor categories and subfactors
Another definition of 2-vector space over K was introduced almost a decade later by Baez and Crans in an attempt to define Lie 2-algebras .
Generalized 2-vector spaces and general linear 2-groups
Baez J.C.; Crans A.S.: Higher-dimensional algebra.
A Cubical Set Approach to 2-Bundles with Connection and Wilson Surfaces
Baez J.C.; Crans A.S.: Higher-dimensional algebra.
The fundamental Gray 3-groupoid of a smooth manifold and local 3-dimensional holonomy based on a 2-crossed module
Crans S.E.: A tensor product for Gray -categories.
The fundamental Gray 3-groupoid of a smooth manifold and local 3-dimensional holonomy based on a 2-crossed module
An R package discreteMTP to perform the step-up and the step-down discrete multiple testing variates of BH and BL, respectively, is available from the first author web page or CRAN.
False discovery rate controlling procedures for discrete tests
Software to perform the methods described in this paper is available in the cherry package, downloadable from CRAN.
Multiple Testing for Exploratory Research
The MMCTest algorithm is implemented in an R-package (simctest, available on CRAN, The Comprehensive R Archive Network).
MMCTest - A Safe Algorithm for Implementing Multiple Monte Carlo Tests
An R package covTest for computing the covariance test, will be made freely available on the CRAN repository.
A significance test for the lasso
The first general statement of such a transfer in the literature is due to Crans .
Axiomatic homotopy theory for operads
Crans – Quil len closed model structures for sheaves, J.
Axiomatic homotopy theory for operads
Weakening the definition of Baez and Neuchl is a simple matter of altering pasting diagrams, as is weakening the definition of Crans.
Loop spaces, and coherence for monoidal and braided monoidal bicategories
We show that every braided monoidal bicategory is appropriately biequivalent to a braided monoidal 2-category in the sense of Crans .
Loop spaces, and coherence for monoidal and braided monoidal bicategories
Finally, we give the central definitions of braided monoidal bicategory and braided monoidal 2-category (following Crans ).
Loop spaces, and coherence for monoidal and braided monoidal bicategories
We also give the definition of braided monoidal 2-category as finalized by Crans in as a strictified version of our definition of braided monoidal bicategory.
Loop spaces, and coherence for monoidal and braided monoidal bicategories
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