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Relativeness

Definitions

  • Columbuses own relation on his own side, with his wife and daughter
    Columbuses own relation on his own side, with his wife and daughter
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Relativeness The state of being relative, or having relation; relativity.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Earthenware milk pan, brass ladle, funnel fragment, and other items found which relate to dairying and cheesemaking Earthenware milk pan, brass ladle, funnel fragment, and other items found which relate to dairying and cheesemaking
A few of the many artifacts relating to fishing unearthed at Jamestown: fishhooks, fish-gigs, and lead net weights A few of the many artifacts relating to fishing unearthed at Jamestown: fishhooks, fish-gigs, and lead net weights
ROCKY MOUNTAIN GOAT This animal is really not a goat, but is more nearly related to the antelopes. Range: The higher mountains from Alaska south to California. Group in American Museum of Natural History ROCKY MOUNTAIN GOAT This animal is really not a goat, but is more nearly related to the antelopes. Range: The higher...
Relative Length of Ages of Reptiles, Mammals and Man Relative Length of Ages of Reptiles, Mammals and Man

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Koala bear is not really a bear, but is really related to the kangaroo and the wombat.
    • n relativeness The state of being relative or having relation.
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Quotations

  • Publius Cornelius Tacitus
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    “The hatred of relatives is the most violent.”
  • Jacques Delille
    Jacques Delille
    “Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends.”
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    “One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.”
  • Thomas Fuller
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    “A good friend is my nearest relation.”
  • Ethel Watts Mumford
    Ethel Watts Mumford
    “God gives us our relatives -- thank God we can choose our friends.”
  • Charles Dickens
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    “It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.”

Usage

In literature:

This happened a long time after the circumstance I have just related.
"The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete" by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
He thought I was returned to him: I related my history, and informed him of my resolution.
"The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete" by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Reason never has an immediate relation to an object; it relates immediately to the understanding alone.
"The Critique of Pure Reason" by Immanuel Kant
And, as far as the girls knew, she was their mother's only surviving relative.
"The Odd Women" by George Gissing
I found myself being led through the crush of people, by an old gentleman, to whom I must have related an extraordinary rigmarole.
"The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete" by George Meredith
As women, again, he despised these relatives.
"Born in Exile" by George Gissing
I devoted more time to these, than to books relating to the course of studies.
"Memoirs of Three Civil War Generals, Complete" by U. S. Grant, W. T. Sherman, P. H. Sheridan
The idea, then, of causation must be derived from some relation among objects; and that relation we must now endeavour to discover.
"A Treatise of Human Nature" by David Hume
So this good woman fell out with her neighbours, with her relatives, and, as it must be owned, with her sons also.
"The Virginians" by William Makepeace Thackeray
While the charcoal-maker was playing this trick on the cook, he related the story of his magical purse, and how he had lost it.
"Filipino Popular Tales" by Dean S. Fansler
My father took along with us one of his relations, a very accomplished young gentleman.
"The Autobiography of Madame Guyon" by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
Satisfied with the answer, the Pounhas retired, and hastened to the palace of King Eetzana, to whom they related all that had just happened.
"The Life or Legend of Gaudama" by Right Reverend Paul Ambroise Bigandet
Early in the session, he moved a series of resolutions of inquiry, relative to the repeal of the Berlin and Milan Decrees.
"The Works of Daniel Webster, Volume 1" by Daniel Webster
His relations to some of these children were closely akin to those of adoption.
"Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume II (of 2)" by Wiliam Cabell Bruce
Its parts are external to each other, however closely they may be related.
"John Dewey's logical theory" by Delton Thomas Howard
Their relation to moral elevation or degradation is barely understood to-day.
"The Leaven in a Great City" by Lillian William Betts
Thus we must add to the sound relations and word resemblances the influence of word associations.
"A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis" by Sigmund Freud
So the leveling relations are symmetrical transitive relations.
"International Congress of Arts and Science, Volume I" by Various
Relate the anecdote about Franklin and his companions.
"The Life of Benjamin Franklin" by Samuel G. Goodrich
But it is not only in relation to persons that the ancestor has a definite situation; he also has one in relation to things.
"The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life" by Emile Durkheim
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In poetry:

And yet these baubles symbolize
A certain fond relation
That well beseems, as I surmise,
This festive celebration.
"With Two Spoons For Two Spoons" by Eugene Field
What company dost thou prefer?
What friends, above the rest?
Of all relations every where,
Thy Husband is the best.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter II." by Ralph Erskine
Thus, as they shine in their estate,
So, too, in their degree;
Which is most goodly to relate,
And ravishing to see.
"Of Heaven" by John Bunyan
Allow me, Batn, to relate
The cause of all my misery,
And why in spite of storms I roam
With tempests for my company.
"Gamzrdeli" by Akaki Tsereteli
And if you will but list awhile,
To you I will relate
What happened there to Peter Clarke
And Jimmy Clarke, his mate.
"The Gallant Peter Clarke" by Anonymous Oceania
Let it no name of planets tell,
Fixed stars, or constellations;
For I am no Sir Sidrophel,
Nor none of his relations.
"Upon His Drinking a Bowl" by Lord John Wilmot

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Susan L Shirk is the chair of the 21st Century China Program and Ho Miu Lam Professor of China and Pacific Relations at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California-San Diego.
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In science:

We consider the special action of F2 mentioned above, and introduce an equivalence relation R on M∞ (X ) by letting SRS ′ whenever the equivalence relation induced by the transformation S and (the action of ) F2, and the equivalence relation induced by S ′ and F2, are orbit equivalent.
Orbit Equivalence and actions of F_n
The associated quadratic relation of (p, k1 ) is the relation which the term a, which is the coefficient of degree 2 of the relation, is minimal among the relations having form of (2).
A complete list of lens spaces constructed by Dehn surgery I
Loosely speaking, it may be that the relations existing between the simple ob jects of Ak will be correctly represented at the level of E, but there may be also non trivial identities involving the morphisms of Ak and one should check that such “relations between relations” are also correctly represented in E .
Notes on TQFT Wire Models and Coherence Equations for SU(3) Triangular Cells
We now turn to “relations between relations” (i.e. to relations between intertwiners), there are three of them.
Notes on TQFT Wire Models and Coherence Equations for SU(3) Triangular Cells
With respect to different representations of the modeled graph GM and the corresponding learning and inferring procedures, PRMs can be classified into three groups: Relational Bayesian Networks (RBNs), Relational Markov Networks (RMNs) and Relational Dependency Networks (RDNs).
Link Prediction in Complex Networks: A Survey
At the same time, in addition to the relations related to r and nt, the other inflationary consistency relations (see [62, 73, 74] for instance) can also be used to distinguish different inflation models.
Testing inflationary consistency relations by the potential CMB observations
J of order n and the relations are the AS and IHX relations: J + ¯J = 0 if ¯J is J with reversed orientation, and the usual local relation I + H + X = 0.
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Suppose L is a relational language with, for convenience, all relation symbols of arity at least 3 and at most one relation symbol of each arity.
The geometry of Hrushovski constructions, II. The strongly minimal case
In brief, the SMGH M –c relations are globally in better agreement with the ideal M –c relations than the pseudo-empirical M –c relations.
Halo growth and the NFW profile
Over very wide M and z domains, the ideal M –c relations for halos with exact NFW profiles and evolving inside-out by accretion deviate notably both from the extrapolated M –c relations inferred from numerical data as well as from the M –c relation predicted by the SMGH model.
Halo growth and the NFW profile
He generalized the relativity of inertial motions to the relativity of all motions by formulating the general principle of relativity.
On a Schwarzschild like metric
Robert Dicke noted in 1961 that Dirac’s relation could be a selection effect related to the times when observers could exist, this in turn being related to the values of the fundamental constants of physics which determine the lifetime of main sequence stars.
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Hence, Eq. (2.17) establishes a linear relation between the total relative volume increment UΩ (t) and the relative pressure P (t) − p0 (x, t) .
Well-posedness of an extended model for water-ice phase transitions
Indeed, equating different expressions for the KLT relations lead to pure gauge theory amplitude relations, which, as we have just seen, are directly related to the BCJ relations.
Perturbative Gravity and Gauge Theory Relations -- A Review
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