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scaling ladder


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scaling ladder a ladder used to scale walls (as in an attack)
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In literature:

Here scaling ladders in a trice they rear, And firebrands suddenly and flames appear.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
In a few feet a wall is reached which can be scaled only with a ladder.
"Archeological Investigations" by Gerard Fowke
Pioneers and scaling-ladders as ordered.
"Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy." by Bureau of Ordnance, USN
Then the enemy drew near with flying colours, bringing ladders, for the purpose of scaling the ramparts.
"The Young Carpenters of Freiberg" by Anonymous
The valiant Col. Hall tried it with scaling ladders, only to fail.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
Ladders for scaling the ramparts have reached the Versaillist outposts in the Bois de Boulogne.
"The Insurrection in Paris" by An Englishman: Davy
They have no scaling-ladders with them, I am thankful to see, or our task would be more difficult.
"The Young Llanero" by W.H.G. Kingston
Scaling-ladders and dead bodies lay in profusion.
"Frank Mildmay" by Captain Frederick Marryat
There were no scaling-ladders then.
"Children of the Tenements" by Jacob A. Riis
It was necessary to ascertain the best spot for placing the scaling-ladders.
"Our Soldiers" by W.H.G. Kingston
It was proposed that a number of scaling ladders be made and that the place be carried by assault.
"The Battle of Bayan and Other Battles" by James Edgar Allen
The sailors had no scaling ladder with them.
"Young Glory and the Spanish Cruiser" by Walter Fenton Mott
It was too high to scale and there was no sign of a ladder.
"The Green Rust" by Edgar Wallace
The infantry carried scaling-ladders.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Their scaling-ladders were not long enough, and the attack failed.
"Dikes and Ditches" by Oliver Optic
Other companies rush intrepidly forward with long scaling-ladders, and strive to hook them to the top of the wall.
"With Spurs of Gold" by Frances Nimmo Greene
Some of them carried fascines and ladders in expectation of crossing the ditch and scaling the parapet.
"The Battle of New Orleans" by Zachary F. Smith
But to scale this obstacle without ladders was no easy matter.
"The History of the First West India Regiment" by A. B. Ellis
At one time, while attacking a small town, he seized a scaling ladder and mounted with the troops.
"Alexander the Great" by Jacob Abbott
The scaling-ladders were planted and the men scrambled over the wall.
"The Little Book of the Flag" by Eva March Tappan

In poetry:

Heartsease in her garden plot,
Ladders-to-Heaven scale the skies;
While the dear forget-me-not
Brightens her eyes.
"The Gardener" by Katharine Tynan
Life and letters were his ladder
Up toward that which few discover,
Thought's wide realm, with vision gladder
He explored, each summit scaled.
"Johan Ludvig Heiberg 1860" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
Above the sun and moon heav'n lies,
And strange and arduous is the road —
Thy ladder's Christ, to scale the skies —
His word, thy lamp, to shew thee God.
"Advice To Hear, And To Read, The Word Of God" by Rees Prichard
No man alive can scale the heav'ns on high,
Which far above the lunar regions lie,
Unless he does the Patriarch's ladder take,
Jesus I mean, the bold attempt to make.
"Advice, To Search For The Lord Jesus Christ" by Rees Prichard
Well done, my soul, well done,
Out of thy grief to rear a ladder tall
To reach the land that lies beyond the sun,
To scale the jasper wall,
And rise to glory on grief's stepping stone.
"Motives" by Marietta Holley
Scaling little ladders with glue pots and pails of Lysol
I crawl like an ant in mourning
Over the weedy acres of your brow
To mend the immense skull-plates and clear
The bald, white tumuli of your eyes.
"The Colossus" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

Power Vertical & Horizontal Travel Manual Scales With Magnification 4.94" x 196" Boring Bar Ladder.
Protesters used a wooden ladder to scale the fence Saturday.
Patrick Gatti, 2, scales a rope ladder at the new Kids Play, an indoor playground and party facility, in Germantown.
This great looking scale rig comes with a realistic billet aluminum ladder frame chassis, true to scale leaf spring suspension, and highly detailed body with a dropped bed.
Soon after Terry Poland and his 12-year-old son, Joshua, scaled the double ladder stand in Corcordia Parish, La.

In science:

Our goal is to prove that in the given kinetic scaling limit, the sum of amplitudes associated to decorated ladder graphs converges to a solution of the linear Boltzmann equation (3.4).
Boltzmann limit for a homogenous Fermi gas with dynamical Hartree-Fock interactions in a random medium
Following step 2 described at the beginning of Section 6, we now determine the kinetic scaling limit of the sum of all Feynman amplitudes associated to basic ladder graphs.
Boltzmann limit for a homogenous Fermi gas with dynamical Hartree-Fock interactions in a random medium
In the familiar case of non-relativistic QED atoms, the divergence arises from ladder diagrams with loop momenta which scale with α.
The hbar Expansion in Quantum Field Theory
The electron self-energy corrections, as well as the terms of the ladder series, are given by logarithmically divergent integrals that need to be cut off at a given scale Λ.
Screening effects on the excitonic instability in graphene
The crucial point is that these divergences can be reabsorbed by passing to physical quantities such that vF = Zv (vF )ren and ψψ = Zψ2 (ψψ)ren (the scale of the single Dirac field is not renormalized in the ladder approximation).
Screening effects on the excitonic instability in graphene
As a result the critical singularities of ladders are identical to those of a chain, however, from the w-dependence of the amplitudes one can deduce cross-over functions and estimate the singularities of the 2D system through finite size scaling.
Renormalization group study of random quantum magnets
We just mention here that, using the standard candle property, SNe Ia are used to extrapolate distances from local events to distant ones, and constitute the last step of the “cosmic dis tance ladder ” used to establish the value of H0 and hence the cosmic distance scale.
The expansion of the universe observed with supernovae
The large scale effective action for the ladder systems is then given again by a Hamiltonian (3) for φD and the perturbation term Hpert = λ Z dx cos(2N kF x + √2πφD ), where kF = (1 − hM i)π/2 is related to the total magnetization hM i.
Magnetization Plateaux in Quasi-One-Dimensional Strongly Correlated Electron Systems: A Brief Review
It is well known that in three-dimensional turbulence intermittency corrections arise from logarithmic contributions of ladder-type Feynman diagrams to the response functions in the fusion limit, which bring out the same scaling exponent as the usual structure functions 80–84 .
Recent Developments in Understanding Two-dimensional Turbulence and the Nastrom-Gage Spectrum
For large |t| J/ψ production, a hard scale is present at both ends of the exchange, and no strong kt ordering along the ladder is expected, which is typical for BFKL calculations.
Vector meson production at HERA
Figure 4: Scaling the size ladder from dust to planets.
Forming Planetesimals in Solar and Extrasolar Nebulae
Fermion bubbles in the bottom vertical rung of the ladder are not in the NLL anomalous dimension, but contribute to the scale of the coupling.
Comparison of NNLO DIS scheme splitting functions with results from exact gluon kinematics at small x
Single scale processes, where there is a large scale at both ends of the gluon ladder, are a different matter.
A Global Fit to Scattering Data with NLL BFKL Resummations
Sketch of Proof: As in, the key step for proving the existence of a Cannon-Thurston map is to construct a hyperbolic ladder Bˆλ in T C (X ), where ˆλ is an electric geodesic segment in cXv0 for some v0 ∈ T ; and a large-scale Lipschitz retraction ˆΠˆλ from T C (X ) onto Bˆλ .
Relative Hyperbolicity, Trees of Spaces and Cannon-Thurston Maps
The so called energy scale terms are needed in order for a non-k⊥ -ordered ladder to look the same if evolved from the bottom up or from the top down.
Diffractive Excitation in DIS and pp Collisions