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nim

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nim game in which matchsticks are arranged in rows and players alternately remove one or more of them; in some versions the object is to take the last remaining matchstick on the table and in other versions the object is to avoid taking the last remaining matchstick on the table
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Nim nĭm To take; to steal; to filch. "This canon it in his hand nam ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • nim To take; take in the hands; Jay hold of, in order to move, carry, or use. In the general sense ‘take,’ and in the various particular senses exhibited below and in the principal uses of take, nim was formerly in very common use, being the general Teutonic term for ‘take.’ In Middle English nim was gradually superseded by take, which is properly Scandinavian.
    • nim To seize; seize upon; take away; remove; take unlawfully; filch; steal.
    • nim To conduct; lead.
    • nim To take to one's self; receive; accept; have.
    • nim To take: used in phrases corresponding in sense and nearly in form to ‘take the road,’ ‘take leave,’ ‘take advice,’ ‘take care,’ etc.
    • nim To begin.
    • nim To take; betake one's self; go.
    • nim To steal.
    • n nim The margosa. See Melia. Also spelled neem.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Nim nim to steal, pilfer.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. niman,. √7. Cf. Nimble
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. niman, to take.

Usage

In literature:

If he gets an idea into his head, a Nims's battery cannot dislodge it.
"Gala-days" by Gail Hamilton
Nims was in good hands.
"The Romance of the Colorado River" by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
The usual term of application for this class is, Kittemaugizzi, or Nim bukkudda, I am in want, or I am hungry.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
A-ya-mem si om-om-bek nga ag-ma-si ma-sim-bek si nim-bek ta si-nim-bek nga ag-ma-si ma-sim-bek.
"The Tinguian" by Fay-Cooper Cole
MARSHALL W. NIMS, CALVIN C. WEBSTER and EDWARD B. WOODWORTH L.M.
"American Missionary, Vol. 45, No. 2, February, 1891" by Various
Nims, 16 Rumford St., Concord.
"American Missionary, Volume 50, No. 8, August, 1896" by Various
But unwilling to commit such a work to an inferior hand, we made nim an ultimate proposition on our part.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
We call him Nim and sometimes 'Mr.
"A Man for the Ages" by Irving Bacheller
The work of Nim's battery was perfect.
"The Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion" by George P. Bissell
Concord, South, Mrs. A. M. Nim's S. Class, 8.50.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 3, July, 1900" by Various
H. B. Nims & Co., Troy, N. Y.
"The Galaxy" by Various
Nim told me yesterday.
"Cedar Creek" by Elizabeth Hely Walshe
Jack and Nim be both of my mind.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat
Masw imi brofi, brif draethiad a wnawn, Lle nim rhoddi iawn, ne gwawn, na gwad.
"Some Specimens of the Poetry of the Ancient Welsh Bards" by Evan Evans
Now, you hemp-strings, had you no time to nim us, but when we were upon our visits?
"A Select Collection of Old English Plays" by Robert Dodsley
BA'NIM, John, an Irish novelist, dramatist, and poet, born in 1798, died 1842.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Uch bin nim i is de beart inn a ccomhnuithe Agorastocles!
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
Kob kob kob, It is I, the little owl, Nim be e zhau.
"The Life and Times of Kateri Tekakwitha" by Ellen H. Walworth
Nim nu ure cyrcan madhmas, and dael cristenum mannum, be dhan dhe dhe gewyrdh.
"The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church" by Ælfric
And thereupon these trusty friends went straight to Nim Porter's bar.
"Quodlibet" by John P. Kennedy
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In poetry:

Girls riding nim-nim-nim,
Ladies, trot-trot,
Gentlemen hard at gallop,
Shouting, steam-hot.
"Fox's Dingle" by Robert Graves

In news:

Business has been unusually active leading up to the Sundance Film Festival, with TV rights to "Project Nim " being snapped up by HBO among the TV and theatrical deals already sealed.
Nim 's Island, Starship Troopers 3.
First up, Nim 's Island.
Breslin's ' Nim ' is queen of her island.
The documentary 'Project Nim ' recounts the strange case of Oklahoma's most famous chimp.
Prior to joining Oscilloscope, Lebow worked for Submarine Entertainment and was involved with the sale of more than 100 films, including Sundance titles "Buck," "Project Nim" and "Winter's Bone".
'Paradise Lost 3,' 'Project Nim,' 'Pina' Make Oscar Documentary Shortlist.
NRP & NIMS Are they too RIGID .
This afternoon Cynthia Nims, author of Salty Snacks will be at Alla Spina (1410 Mt Vernon St.) signing copies of her newly released cookbook.
NOCCA's Nims Theatre features Thornton Wilder 's 'Theophilus North'.
The New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts presents Thorton Wilder's "Theophilus North" through Saturday, October 1, at the Nims Black Box Theatre (2800 Chartres Street).
' Zookeeper, ' 'Project Nim,' and the New Animal Realism.
Food writer Cynthia Nims has written or worked on more than a dozen cookbooks celebrating food in the Northwest.
Florida Film Festival to open with 'Project Nim,' will honor Victor Nunez.
Oscar documentary shortlist includes 'Paradise Lost 3,' 'Project Nim'.
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In science:

White “The RHIC zero degree calorimeters” accepted for publication in NIM A.
Event Reconstruction in the PHENIX Central Arm Spectrometers
To this end we derive explicit (and remarkably simple) formulae for the relevant NIM-rep coefficients.
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
B id k (¯g), and the NIM-rep N (A) agrees with the fusion rules.
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
Here, the D-branes are parametrised by ω -twisted highest weight representations a of gk [18, 19, 20], and the NIM-rep coefficients are given by twisted fusion rules .
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
First there are the untwisted branes for which the automorphism is trivial; the corresponding NIM-rep will be denoted by N (D).
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
Some aspects of this NIM-rep were already studied in where also the charge group was partially determined.
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
For this class of theories we shall be able to give a complete description of the NIM-rep N (D).
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
In section 2.1 we construct the relevant NIM-rep explicitly.
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
Given the simplicity of our formula for the NIM-rep, we are able to do this in closed form.
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
This is really just the tensor product N ⊗ Zm of two NIM-reps.
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
If µ ∈ E are the exponents of the original NIM-rep N, then the exponents of the new NIM-rep will be the multi-set ∪m−1 i=0 J iE .
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
Now, we know that a NIM-rep is decomposable (into a direct sum of smaller NIM-reps) if and only if the multiplicity of the vacuum 0 as an exponent is larger than one (see ).
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
Thus our new NIM-rep N ⊗ Zm will be indecomposable, iff the old NIM-rep N was indecomposable and if no non-trivial power of the simple current J is itself an exponent of N .
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
By these considerations, we know that our proposed NIM-rep N (A∗ ) ⊗ Zd has the correct exponents.
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
Given that we have such a simple explicit formula for the NIM-rep, we can analyse the corresponding charges in detail.
Twisted brane charges for non-simply connected groups
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