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To stand corrected


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To stand corrected to be set right, as after an error in a statement of fact; to admit having been in error.
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In literature:

To this correction I stand committed, so far as Executive influence can avail.
"United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches" by Various
I'll stand by to correct any fault in the gyroscope.
"Dick Hamilton's Airship" by Howard R. Garis
To this correction I stand committed, so far as Executive influence can avail.
"U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses" by Various
They can't stand to have the curate correct them.
"The Social Cancer" by José Rizal
To this correction I stand committed, so far as Executive influence can avail.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant" by James D. Richardson
Postponing the visit a week or two, he had time to complete the work, which stands today, as he wrote it then, with scarcely a correction.
"The World's Great Men of Music" by Harriette Brower
But I have said too much, I humbly submit, and am ready to stand corrected.
"Micrographia" by Robert Hooke
If my reasoning is false, I stand open to correction.
"Personal Reminiscences in Book Making" by R.M. Ballantyne
She stood to Hadria as a correct rendering of a cherished idea stands to a faulty one.
"The Daughters of Danaus" by Mona Caird
But the obstinate drama refused to be corrected; as it was it must stand or fall.
"Stories by American Authors (Volume 4)" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
Bolivar was standing, or to be correct, walking about, on the brow of the hill, looking anxiously toward the plain.
"At the Point of the Sword" by Herbert Hayens
Our frame now stands alone and rigid and should be viewed from all sides to correct any errors.
"Home Taxidermy for Pleasure and Profit" by Albert B. Farnham
As it stands now, the conduct of the English government is very correct, and not to be complained of.
"Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862" by Adam Gurowski
The official time of the race, 2:40, is not correct, but will have to stand.
"History of the Kentucky Derby, 1875-1921" by John Lawrence O'Connor
He saw Luke standing there in the full light of the electric lamp, calm, quite serene, correct to the last in attitude and bearing.
"The Heart of a Woman" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
In 1910 he took up archery, and zealously set himself to acquire the correct mode of standing, the position of the head and hands, etc.
"Rustic Sounds and Other Studies in Literature and Natural History" by Francis Darwin
The one thing he did see was Vera Karanova standing over him, a blurred image his mind tried vainly to correct.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
Then she took her stand correctly behind his chair, with a plate in her hand, waiting for him to carve.
"Molly Brown's Freshman Days" by Nell Speed
Emmy Lou spoke of kneeling at her church to pray and standing to sing and Hattie corrected her.
"Emmy Lou's Road to Grace" by George Madden Martin
If I am wrong, I shall be glad to stand corrected on the error being pointed out.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. V, Number 115, January 10, 1852" by Various

In poetry:

If it shou'd to thy confines reach,
What man, alas! can guard the breach?
Not all the world combin'd can stand
Against the Lord's correcting hand.
"A Warning To The Welsh, To Repent, Wrote At The Time A Great Plague Rag'd In London" by Rees Prichard

In news:

The final Bowl Championship Series standings had to be corrected after a mistake was found that changed the rankings of Boise State and LSU, but did not affect any bowl matchups.
With the politically-correct "holiday season" right around the corner, Entergy sent a notice today to its Christmas celebrants with tips on how to ensure the house is decorated and remains standing.
Thompson "backed up to dayroom slider door and pulled down the back of his pants," charging papers allege, which " exposed his buttocks to correctional officers who were standing on the other side of the door.
If the Olympic League boys basketball coaches are correct, it's going to be crowded atop the standings this season.
The NFL replacement referee who initially signaled for a touchdown on the Hail Mary play at the end of the Packers-Seahawks game Monday night is standing by his decision -- and reiterating that "it was the correct call," according to TMZ.

In science:

It turns out that long standing results on corrections to scaling are respectively incorrect (random resistor networks) or incomplete (continuous spin systems).
Corrections to Scaling in Random Resistor Networks and Diluted Continuous Spin Models near the Percolation Threshold
Our proof of correctness of E IGP rune+ is based on the idea developed by Lindell et al. [LLR02], wherein, the security of a protocol in the concurrent setting is reduced to the security of the protocol in the stand alone setting.
A New Look at Composition of Authenticated Byzantine Generals
Subsequently, considerable progress has been made in understanding the reasons for the large size of these corrections (for a recent overview and references see ). A long standing ob jection to the use of BFKL calculations was again raised by L.
The dipole picture of small x physics (a summary of the Amirim meeting)
Thanks to the complete O( p4, ǫ p2 ) analysis of isospin breaking corrections in the framework of CHPT (ǫ stands for both e2 and mu − md ) by Cirigliano et al. [ 7], the theoretical error due to the step n. 3 is around 0.3%.
Summary and Overview of Working Group VI: Vus and Vud
The problem of constructing a convergent procedure to include the BFKL corrections at small x in the singlet splitting functions, in agreement with the small-x behaviour observed at HERA, has been a long standing puzzle which has now been essentially solved, as described by Forte.
Concluding Talk: QCD 2005
We wish, however, to use our TdM (Eqs. 16, 17) whose correction factor fdM depends logarithmically on the diminution of pv . fdM as it stands (Eq. 17) will not work since it was optimized for protons and characteristic (pv)s for ions of the same range are much larger, as we have just shown.
Techniques of Proton Radiotherapy: Transport Theory
Second, the term ˆn · (cid:126)vb |dec stands for the correction to this temperature coming from by the usual Doppler.
TASI Lectures on Cosmological Perturbations
The dots on the righthand side of Eq. (25) stand for contributions that are more power-suppressed (i.e. (µI /Q)p with p > 1) and for non-universality corrections to the coefficient aR of the dominant power.
QCD at high energies
F (Z, p) stands for the Coulomb correction to the spectrum, N is a normalisation factor and W = me + 235 KeV.
Neutrino electron scattering and electroweak gauge structure: Probing the masses of a new Z boson
The cases we can find when evaluating the performance of a certain tagger are presented in table 1. ok/¬ok stand for a right/wrong tag (respect to the absolute correct disambiguation).
On the Evaluation and Comparison of Taggers: The Effect of Noise in Testing Corpora
To summarize: We find that the energy in the rest mass of the π 0 meson and the other particles of the γ -branch are correctly given by the sum of the energy of the standing electromagnetic waves, if the energy of the oscillations is determined by Planck’s formula for the energy of a linear oscillator.
The standing wave model of the mesons and baryons
Mi and the vector potential Aµ (x) and SQ standing for the corrections due to quantum fluctuations.
Quantum-classical crossover in electrodynamics
C simply stands for whatever correction we need to make for plateaus.
Generating functions for plateaus in Motzkin paths
As a long standing example, the two loop QED corrections to the muon decay are not known.
Two-loop QCD Corrections to $b \to c$ Transitions at Zero Recoil: Analytical Results