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Riva

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Riva rī′va a rift or cleft.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. rifa.

Usage

In literature:

On the south the principal efforts were directed against Riva and Rovereto.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
One of these was a series of engagements in the Ledro Valley, southwest of Riva and west of Lake Garda.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
The third king is such a Moor as Bonifazio must often have seen embarking from his Eastern galley on the Riva dei Schiavoni.
"The Venetian School of Painting" by Evelyn March Phillipps
This "Riva" was the scene of the murder of Danilo II.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
On this side investment began with the arrival of Corona and Regules, and soon after, of General Riva Palacio.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
R R. Riva de' Schiavoni.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume II (of 3)," by John Ruskin
An adult male, taken at Rivas with the females mentioned above, had testes that were 6 mm in length.
"Noteworthy Records of Bats From Nicaragua, with a Checklist of the Chiropteran Fauna of the Country" by J. Knox Jones
Riva is on the Austrian frontier, and while the luggage was being examined Tristrem hummed contentedly to himself.
"The Truth About Tristrem Varick" by Edgar Saltus
Senor Rivas owned a large tract of land in the neighborhood, but lived with his family in the Cuban camp at La Gloria.
"Pioneering in Cuba" by James Meade Adams
I shall make my first stop in Riva.
"In Paradise" by Paul Heyse
They took up their abode in a deserted mud hut, close by a river known as the Riva Torto.
"Brother Francis" by Eileen Douglas
He had chosen that room, rather than one on the Riva, thinking it would be less noisy.
"Vanitas" by Vernon Lee
Small parties of sailors landed at Riva.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII)" by various
Rivas: *Finca Amayo, 13 km.
"Middle American Frogs of the Hyla microcephala Group" by William E. Duellman
He could not very well spare Jack or Riva Baez.
"Where Duty Called" by Victor St. Clair
You don't know Rivas, Mateo.
"The Five Arrows" by Allan Chase
The libretto is based on the play, "Don Alvaro o La Fuerza de Sino" by the Duke of Rivas.
"The Complete Opera Book" by Gustav Kobbé
The Parish Church of Riva deserves attention; it is really a handsome building, and has much of interest in its interior.
"Tyrol and its People" by Clive Holland
All that may be said with certainty is that somewhere on the Riva del Carbon stood the Ca' Dandolo.
"Venice and its Story" by Thomas Okey
He consulted Shunghie, Wyatto Riva, and other powerful chieftains.
"The Life and Labours of the Rev. Samuel Marsden" by Samuel Marsden
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In poetry:

Questa, che meco per la via del pianto
Scende di Lete ver la muta riva:
Non udito or t'invoco; ohimè! soltanto
Una favilla del tuo spirto è viva.
"Alla Musa" by Ugo Foscolo

In news:

Lesley Freeman Riva writes frequently on food, family, and travel.
The Rivas were both born to Italian immigrants, and Oresta "Red" Riva was one of 12 children.
The Rivas have three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, all of whom live in Gwinnett.
Here is the image Riva 's Pizza posted on their Facebook.
However we called Riva 's and were told they were offering the special today.
If high style and top-shelf performance are part of your thinking, the Riva 63 Virtus may be your ticket to the party.
Riva's 63 Virtus is a striking yacht that offers both über-cool styling and serious performance.
Riva London and Asael Picasso in a scene from "The Velveteen Rabbit".
The Associated Press Director Michael Haneke, right, and actress Emmanuelle Riva arrive for the awards ceremony at the Cannes Film Festival.
During his career, the Julliard-educated Rivas became known as one of the leading composers for child-oriented TV programming.
Riva Tims To Sue New Destiny Over Pastor Choice.
Riva Tims, who founded New Destiny Christian Center with her then-husband Pastor Zachery Tims, said Thursday she plans to file a lawsuit against the church.
The 29-year-old beat England's Steve Webster and Spaniard Eduardo de la Riva on the second hole of a playoff.
Susan Rivas enjoys the sound of cars zipping around the track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Court records show that Fernando Rivas entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Charleston.
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In science:

I gratefully acknowledge the hospitality of the Theoretical Physics Department of the UPV/EHU as well as useful information and comments from Mart´ın Rivas.
Isometry germs and related structures
Ince E L 1956 Ordinary Differential Equations (New York: Dover publications) Mussardo G, Riva V, Sotkov G and Delfino G 2006 Kink scaling functions in 2D non-integrable quantum field theories Nucl.
Quasi-doubly periodic solutions to a generalized Lame equation
Finally, let us mention that the Cambiaggio, Rivas and Saraceno have recently shown that the discrete BCS model is integrable and have constructed explicit expressions for all its constants of the motion .
Review: Superconductivity in ultrasmall metallic grains
Rivas, Circular Orbits under Central Forces in Special Relativity, arXiv:physics/0407049.
Test problems in mechanics and special relativity
Acknowledgements: The authors would like to thank Benjamin Doyon, Tom Kennedy, Valentina Riva, Federico Camia and David Wilson for helpful discussions and encouragement.
SLE in the three-state Potts model - a numerical study
Up to our knowledge the only result concerning the use of divergences for discretely observed diffusion process is due to Rivas et al. (2005) where they consider the model of Brownian motion with drift dXt = adt + bdWt where a and b are two scalars.
Divergences Test Statistics for Discretely Observed Diffusion Processes
The wearable-computer platform has been tested at geological and astrobiological field sites in Spain (Rivas Vaciamadrid and Riba de Santiuste), and the phone-camera has been tested at a geological field site in Malta.
The Cyborg Astrobiologist: Testing a Novelty-Detection Algorithm on Two Mobile Exploration Systems at Rivas Vaciamadrid in Spain and at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah
This would save considerable time in the field, whereas the alignment and focusing were done manually during the Rivas mission.
The Cyborg Astrobiologist: Testing a Novelty-Detection Algorithm on Two Mobile Exploration Systems at Rivas Vaciamadrid in Spain and at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah
Figure 3: Demonstration of real-time color-based novelty detection with a field-capable digital microscope at Rivas Vaciamadrid.
The Cyborg Astrobiologist: Testing a Novelty-Detection Algorithm on Two Mobile Exploration Systems at Rivas Vaciamadrid in Spain and at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah
El Campillo ” lake of Madrid’s Southeast Regional Park, outside the suburb of Rivas Vaciamadrid.
Field Geology with a Wearable Computer: First Results of the Cyborg Astrobiologist System
Results from the First Geological Field Test As first observed during the first mission to Rivas on March 3rd, the characteristics of the southward-facing cliffs at Rivas Vaciamadrid consist of mostly tan-colored surfaces, with some white veins or layers, and with significant shadowcausing three-dimensional structure.
Field Geology with a Wearable Computer: First Results of the Cyborg Astrobiologist System
Though we had hoped that the first mission to Rivas would have been more like a science mission, in reality it was more of an engineering mission.
Field Geology with a Wearable Computer: First Results of the Cyborg Astrobiologist System
Based upon the significantly-improved performance of the Cyborg Astrobiologist system during the 2nd mission to Rivas in June 2004, we conclude that the system now is debugged sufficiently so as to be able to produce studies of the utility of particular computer vision algorithms for geological deployment in the field.
Field Geology with a Wearable Computer: First Results of the Cyborg Astrobiologist System
Figure 1: D´iaz Mart´inez & McGuire with the Cyborg Astrobiologist System on 3 March 2004, 10 meters from the outcrop cliff that is being studied during the first geological field mission to near Rivas Vaciamadrid .
Field geology with a wearable computer: 1st results of the Cyborg Astrobiologist System
As first observed during the first mission to Rivas on March 3rd, the characteristics of the southward-facing cliffs at at Rivas Vaciamadrid consist of mostly tancolored surfaces, with some white veins or layers, and with significant shadow-causing three-dimensional structure.
Field geology with a wearable computer: 1st results of the Cyborg Astrobiologist System
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