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for good measure

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv for good measure in addition (as to close a deal) "the car salesman threw in the radio, for good measure"
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Quotations

  • William Shakespeare
    William%20Shakespeare
    “Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we might win, by fearing to attempt.[Measure For Measure]”

Usage

In literature:

Wayne bent and, for good measure, took off the man's helmet and tapped him none too gently on the skull.
"The Judas Valley" by Gerald Vance
A fine funeral thrown in for good measure suited his ideas perfectly.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
I declare to goodness I clean forgot that you haven't yet been measured for your uniforms.
"The First Mate" by Harry Collingwood
This will do automobilism more good than can be measured, for it has come to stay, and perhaps even advance.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
For good measure he took a letter or two, and then scurried out to the kitchen for string.
"Sunny Boy in the Country" by Ramy Allison White
It was composed of all the birds I have just named, with flocks of bluebirds and goldfinches thrown in for good measure.
"Our Bird Comrades" by Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
Oh, yes, King-Harman, your good looks do not atone for bad measures.
"The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Harry Furniss
I'll throw him in with you for good measure, probably.
"Hawk Carse" by Anthony Gilmore
He was three times an ace with two for good measure, seventeen victories in the air, but this was his first night flamer.
"Aces Up" by Covington Clarke
Or maybe they leave out the president and put in your infant son, for good measure.
"The Crow's Nest" by Clarence Day, Jr.
And for testimony to all (and for good measure) I here with pen and ink append my name: Walt Whitman.
"The Bibliography of Walt Whitman" by Frank Shay
That it is so little practiced, accounts in a good measure for the undomestic turn of too many married persons.
"Coelebs In Search of a Wife" by Hannah More
The peculiar habitat of this species doubtless accounts in good measure for its slender habit and mode of growth.
"Garden and Forest Weekly, Volume 1 No. 1, February 29, 1888" by Various
For nowadays there are numerous good burgomasters in the neighborhood, and it is therefore easier to carry out desirable measures.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach
And then he added just one more word jab for good measure.
"Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal" by Robert Sydney Bowen
The womanly emotions for good or for evil almost surpass human measure.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
If any one is guilty of mischief, he shall exact return in good measure for the harm done.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. VIII" by Various
The barley bushel is good measure also for the rye!
"The Firebrand" by S. R. Crockett
But that's not all; if I swap with you for some things, you ought to give me good measure.
"The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 4 of 6" by Eugène Sue
B. Hussein, and Hussein himself, with his seven wives thrown in for good measure.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
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In poetry:

The ladye liked her gallant guest,—
For he kenned the themes that pleased her best;
And his tongue in silken measures skilled,
With goodly ditties her memory filled.
"Sir Raymond And The False Palmer" by Thomas Cooper
For thereof comes all goodness and all worth;
All gentiless and honour thence come forth;
Thence worship comes, content and true heart's pleasure,
And full-assured trust, joy without measure,
And jollity, fresh cheerfulness, and mirth;
"From The Cuckoo And The Nightingale" by William Wordsworth

In news:

With some heavy rains thrown in for good measure.
Nuance's Swype app offers a new winning combination for fast typing on Android devices: gestures and Dragon speech recognition, with handwriting recognition thrown in for good measure.
In this week's roundup, you'll find everything from streamlined modern designs to protection from unwanted radiation—with a hanger on thrown in for good measure.
Most classic car enthusiasts go to a show expecting to see Fords and Chevys with a few Buicks, Dodges, and Chryslers thrown in for good measure.
HOW IT LOOKS/FEELS: Most of the shadows are shimmery, with a few mattes for good measure.
After all, they argue, no matter what goes on elsewhere, Israel's activities, for good or ill, are in some measure the result of American generosity.
Two people bangin' and strumming along with some vocals occasionally tossed in for good measure.
For extra measure, add one of the small packs of absorbent crystals found in shoe boxes and other goods.
The Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight plays a brand of skronk that's one part Vandemark 5 and one part John Zorn, with subtle hints of doom and sludge metal thrown in for good measure.
This year's Oscar show had some giggles, a few surprises and a vacuum cleaner thrown in for good measure.
Now that we are perhaps beginning to see some relief from our current economic woes, it might be a good time for CIOs to focus on how they would like to be measured during and after the recovery.
Here's a list of 10 of our most affordable favorites, plus one not-so-affordable for good measure.
The sheriff suggested that hiring three part-time deputies, installing new metal detectors for entrances and shutting off the elevator's access to the basement would be good stop-gap measures.
And Some Prop Bets for Good Measure.
For good measure, it's always a good idea to apply a small amount of thread sealer to the threads of the rocker stud .
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In science:

The calculated phase diagrams fit pretty good the measured ones for (PMN)1−x (PT)x and (PSN)1−x (PST)x .
Phase diagram of mixed system of ferroelectric relaxors in the random field theory framework
The CII line intensity is also weakly dependent on T, hence a good measure for P .
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
One can frequently make perfectly good sense of a system being said to contain information about a parameter if a suitable measurement on the system would display a probabilistic dependence on the parameter, for then one can learn something about the parameter by performing the measurement.
Nonlocality and information flow: The approach of Deutsch and Hayden
There are two points to be answered precisely: What does “good approximation” mean and in what P-probability sense can we expect that such approximation holds? For the first point we choose the total variation distance for probability measures on {−1, +1}N .
A representation of Gibbs measure for the random energy model
For a few sources in the figure the photometric redshift is compared with the available spectroscopic measures, with a fairly good agreement between the two.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
To detect a linear polarization of 30% with SNR = 5, a precision of 6% for the polarization is required. Note that good precision on the absolute polarization is not required. Since stars are not polarized, measuring the polarization relative to the star is sufficient.
Coronographic Methods for the Detection of Terrestrial Planets
For local search methods we need a cost function that will measure how good different flips are, so that we can choose the best one at each step.
Single-solution Random 3-SAT Instances
It is not absolutely clear what the ultimate limit of the measurements involving the 2p states is, but indeed an experiment with more narrow levels should have a good chance for a higher accuracy.
Precision physics of simple atoms: QED tests, nuclear structure and fundamental constants
Since it can be shown that measuring in a Haar-random orthonormal basis is hard for a quantum computer, the main open question that arises from our work is whether there are efficiently implementable pseudo-random orthonormal bases for specific ensembles tha t have good distinguishing power.
Random measurement bases, quantum state distinction and applications to the hidden subgroup problem
Related work: The so-called pretty good measurement, also known as the square-root measurement, has been proposed in the past as a measurement for the state identification problem [HW94].
Random measurement bases, quantum state distinction and applications to the hidden subgroup problem
Wootters. A ‘pretty good’ measurement for distinguishing quantum states.
Random measurement bases, quantum state distinction and applications to the hidden subgroup problem
In their search for a good measure of entanglement, E (ρ), of a bipartite state ρ, Vedral et al stated in Ref. the following general demands: E1) E (ρ) vanishes if and only if the state ρ is separable; E2) local unitary transformations preserve E (ρ); E3) E (ρ) does not increase under local general measurements.
Entanglement and Teleportation of Gaussian States of the Radiation Field
One important matter may be formulated as follows: Given a sequence {Xn } on a probability space (Ω, µ, F ), find a measurable set Ω∗ ⊂ Ω with µ(Ω∗ ) = 1, such that for any ω ∈ Ω∗ the sequence an := Xn (ω) is a universally good weight sequence for the ergodic theorem for all functions in some specified class.
On random almost periodic trigonometric polynomials and applications to ergodic theory
At present, we still don’t have a good theory for how to measure the complexity of an ecosystem, knowing its foodweb.
The influence of parsimony and randomness on complexity growth in Tierra
The ARPES determination is also in good agreement with the estimates from low temperature measurements of the Hall coefficient, which gave a hole doping of p = 1.30 holes/Cu for a Tc . 15 K sample .
Tl2Ba2CuO6+d Brings Spectroscopic Probes Deep Into the Overdoped Regime of the High-Tc Cuprates
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