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student

Definitions

  • It is vacation; students dozing against a wall
    It is vacation; students dozing against a wall
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n student a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    • n student a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The most popular gift that teachers receive in the United States from their students is chocolate
    • Student A person engaged in study; one who is devoted to learning; a learner; a pupil; a scholar; especially, one who attends a school, or who seeks knowledge from professional teachers or from books; as, the students of an academy, a college, or a university; a medical student; a hard student. "Keep a gamester from the dice, and a good student from his book."
    • Student One who studies or examines in any manner; an attentive and systematic observer; as, a student of human nature, or of physical nature.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: 27 percent of U.S. male college students believe life is "a meaningless existential hell." (big surprise, eh?)
    • n student A studious person; one who practises studying or investigation; one given to the study of books or the acquisition of knowledge: as, a student of science or of nature.
    • n student A person who is engaged in a course of study, either general or special; one who studies, especially with a view to education of a higher kind; an advanced scholar or pupil: as, an academical or college student; a student of theology, law, medicine, or art.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Portion of Harvard students who graduate with honors: 4/5
    • n Student stū′dent one who studies, a scholar at a higher school, college, or university: one devoted to the study of any subject: a man devoted to books
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Quotations

  • Og Mandino
    Og%20Mandino
    “Take the attitude of a student, Never be to big to ask questions, Never know to much to learn something new.”
  • Anthony J. D'Angelo
    Anthony J. D'Angelo
    “Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.”
  • John Ciardi
    John Ciardi
    “A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “The world is run by C students.”
  • F. Albrecht
    F. Albrecht
    “There is no more beautiful life than that of a student.”
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
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    “A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. studens, -entis, p. pr. of studere, to study. See Study (n.)

Usage

In literature:

He was an earnest student and encouraged scholarship among the students.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 3, July, 1900" by Various
My family and students are in good health, and well pleased with a solitude so favorable to their studies.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
Of these names, fifteen belonged to old students and five were those of newcomers to Oak Hall.
"Dave Porter and the Runaways" by Edward Stratemeyer
It was soon time for the Oakdale train to arrive, and the students walked back to the depot.
"Dave Porter in the Far North" by Edward Stratemeyer
I was most interested, however, in the students and their ways.
"ZigZag Journeys in Northern Lands;" by Hezekiah Butterworth
In this mood she was encouraged by all the wiles and insinuating ways known to the professional student of human nature.
"Mlle. Fouchette" by Charles Theodore Murray
There were intermediate years in Paris, but during my stay there I saw but little of students and student life.
"My Autobiography" by F. Max Müller
The best that the teacher can do for the student is to show him what he can do for himself and how he can do it.
"How to Study" by George Fillmore Swain
In regard to students, my reply is, Yes, most certainly.
"Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages" by William Andrus Alcott
As admitted from different quarters, the ambition of the male students leaves much to be wished for.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
The artist is always a student, of course; but he is not a student only.
"The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
But in June, 1893, a serious demonstration by the students occurred, for these students can fight as well as dance.
"The Real Latin Quarter" by F. Berkeley Smith
Hundreds of students were going to and fro.
"Twenty-Five Years in the Black Belt" by William James Edwards
After breakfast the student retreated to his room and tried to study, but could not.
"The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877" by Various
READINGS FOR THE STUDENT.
"Froebel's Gifts" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
A Text-book for Junior Students.
"Twentieth Century Inventions" by George Sutherland
On that occasion Mr. Albert Smith left the 'copy' of the opening of 'The Physiology of the London Medical Student.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
He gave an instance of a student, much less advanced than himself, who was getting ready to go.
"Stories from Tagore" by Rabindranath Tagore
The number of women university students in France is 3609; the male students number 38,288.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
Before proceeding further I wish to lay stress on the following point which the student should bear in mind.
"Chess Fundamentals" by José Raúl Capablanca
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In poetry:

A hundred thousand students now,
Behind the study desk;
Have fix'd a frown upon their brow,
They will not be oppressed.
"Ajax at the Centennial. 1897" by Frank Barbour Coffin
Little student, leave your book,
And come and sit by my side;
If you dote on Tennyson so,
I'll be jealous of him, my bride.
"Home" by Marietta Holley
Passing beyond this adoration,
I worshipped as I looked around
At countrywomen, students, workers
Living on the edge of town.
"On Early Trains" by Boris Pasternak
You student, with the collar blue,
Long pines my heart with anxious pain.
Although I do not go to you,
Why from all word do you refrain?
"A Lady Mourns The Absence Of Her Student Lover" by Confucius
That student wild and deep who wrought
Alone in his silent room,
Till the monster-man of his midnight thought
Took shape in the ghostly gloom.
"Frakenstein" by Alexander Anderson
What snake-tressed fury fresh from Hell, with
uncouth gestures and unclean,
Stole from the poppy-drowsy queen and led you
to a student's cell?
"The Sphinx" by Oscar Wilde

In news:

Brent Gruber says most of the ejections -- 89 -- were related to fans sitting in the student section without student tickets.
Most students enjoy homecoming week, especially student athletes, but all that festivity and pageantry makes coaches cringe.
Except for Alden, a professor, Sandina, a college student from the Virgin Islands, and me, the students were mostly young business or professional people from German-speaking countries.
I am writing in regard to the front page article titled, " Gull Lake Students Vote Down Syndrome Student As Homecoming Queen".
The settlement, approved by US District Judge Tom Lee, says all district employees will stop handcuffing students younger than 13, and can only handcuff older students for crimes.
Fourteen Japanese students — nine girls and five boys — visited Sequim in early October as part of the annual student exchange between Sequim and Shiso City, Sequim's sister city in Japan.
J MILES CARY/NEWS SENTINEL Grace Christian Academy Bible teacher Brad Zockoll, center, talks with students as he walks the last 10 miles of 50 he was logging for student Anna Hamilton.
Alvarado Middle School teachers and students on Tuesday took part in The Great ShakeOut, joining thousands of Bay Area students and more than 14 million people worldwide who participated in earthquake preparedness drills this week.
After holding students to higher standards, sending them to the purgatory of summer school and ending social promotion, Chancellor Rudy Crew has now taken aim at the the administrators he believes have failed these students.
Students took turns tracing each other's bodies and then each student drew one of the human body systems on their own body outline.
The Associated Press Rutgers University students sign condolence cards at Rutgers in New Brunswick, N.J. For the family of fellow student Tyler Clementi.
Two students used a pellet gun to rob another student at Flowers High School in Springdale Thursday, authorities said.
The Spring Break Student Expo was in full swing and according to Nikki Chapin with OU 22 companies and over 205 students participating.
Police say several high school students got into a fight and one student sustained an injury to the face.
Visiting Japanese students find Gibson Southern students 'free, very free'.
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In science:

The student network is trained on the stationary part only, not on the transient.
Predicting and generating time series by neural networks: An investigation using statistical physics
Hence the student network can predict the stationary sequence perfectly.
Predicting and generating time series by neural networks: An investigation using statistical physics
Surprisingly, it turns out that the overlap between student and teacher is small, in fact it is zero for infinitely large networks, N → ∞.
Predicting and generating time series by neural networks: An investigation using statistical physics
The student network which has been trained on the quasiperiodic sequence can predict it very well.
Predicting and generating time series by neural networks: An investigation using statistical physics
We have tested this program on students of our class.
Predicting and generating time series by neural networks: An investigation using statistical physics
One student submitted a sequence with 100% error.
Predicting and generating time series by neural networks: An investigation using statistical physics
Lenz proposed a very simple model of magnetism to his student, Ising, who solved it analytically in one dimension.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
Pearson and his students used this method to obtain the distributions of several complex statistics.
Monte Carlo: Basics
Let N∆ be the number of steps it takes for the student to have probability 1 − ∆ of learning the concept.
Mathematics of learning
Theorem A. [4.9, 4.10] Let N∆ be the number of steps it takes for the student to have probability 1 − ∆ of learning the concept.
Harmonic mean, random polynomials and stochastic matrices
Another example is Student’s r-pdf, notwithstanding the fact that all the moments of the distribution exist.
The linear Ising model and its analytic continuation, random walk
We have derived Student’s t-pdf from Boltzmann’s principle, (13), where the entropy (18) is independent of the number of degrees of freedom.
The linear Ising model and its analytic continuation, random walk
We also make explicit the derivation of the kinematical limits in x and y which are only stated in the above mentionned papers and can be used as training for the students.
Cross-section and polarization of neutrino-produced $\tau$'s made simple
The expression (41) is central to a body of work on the infinite divisibility of student t-distribution and generalized gamma convolutions.
Baysian inference via classes of normalized random measures
Saddlepoint approximation for the Studentized mean, with an application to the bootstrap.
Saddlepoint approximation for moment generating functions of truncated random variables
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