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comport

Definitions

  • Graves of the Comport Family: in Cooling Churchyard
    Graves of the Comport Family: in Cooling Churchyard
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v comport behave in a certain manner "She carried herself well","he bore himself with dignity","They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
    • v comport behave well or properly "The children must learn to behave"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Comport Manner of acting; behavior; conduct; deportment. "I knew them well, and marked their rude comport ."
    • Comport To agree; to accord; to suit; -- sometimes followed by with. "How ill this dullness doth comport with greatness.""How their behavior herein comported with the institution."
    • Comport To bear or endure; to put up (with); as, to comport with an injury.
    • Comport To bear; to endure; to brook; to put with. "The malcontented sort
      That never can the present state comport ."
    • Comport To carry; to conduct; -- with a reflexive pronoun. "Observe how Lord Somers . . . comported himself."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • comport To be suitable; agree; accord; fit; suit: followed by with (formerly also by unto).
    • comport To bear; endure: with with.
    • comport To behave; conduct: with a reflexive pronoun.
    • comport To bear; endure.
    • n comport Behavior; conduct; demeanor; manner of acting.
    • n comport A perverted form in trade catalogues. etc., of compote. 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Comport kom-pōrt′ to agree, suit (with)
    • v.t Comport to bear one's self: to behave
    • n Comport manner of acting
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. comporter, LL,. comportare, fr.L. comportare, to bring together; com-, + portare, to carry. See Port demeanor

Usage

In literature:

Old Anita, whose manners were the simple and perfect ones of the Mexican coupled to a kindly heart, had taught her how to comport.
"Tharon of Lost Valley" by Vingie E. Roe
Came down to this candidate-for-office way of comporting himself.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
Thus arose the question: How would Greece comport herself on their retirement?
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
And I had also noticed that his shabby trappings but illy comported with his dignified and noble bearing.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The hall took him and the groom grappled with the bride, embracing her with that rudimentary paranoia which lawful passion comports.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
Looking at this bill, I asked myself how Darwin's theory comported with it.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 88, February, 1865" by Various
Do you not know that mediaeval theology comports not with modern progress?
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Davidge kept twisting his head about to see how Mamise comported herself.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
Has His Excellency, M. Sargeant, seen one Jean Pere, or one M. Comporte?
"The "Adventurers of England" on Hudson Bay" by Agnes C. (Agnes Christina) Laut
His last scene comported with the whole tenor of his life.
"Eighth Reader" by James Baldwin
I was curious to hear how the Council went off at which the Ministers took their seats, and how the King comported himself.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
I am pretty well, if that comports with low spirits and terrible nervous irritability.
"Records of Later Life" by Frances Ann Kemble
Le Gouvernement Imperial est decide a maintenir dans toute sa force ce principe, et a lui donner toute l'extension qu'il comporte.
"Notes on the Diplomatic History of the Jewish Question" by Lucien Wolf
At least, she felt that she had comported herself well with the rhyme, and settled back into her seat with a feeling of thankfulness.
"The Corner House Girls in a Play" by Grace Brooks Hill
But it comports with the facts of nature and life.
"From Bondage to Liberty in Religion" by George T. Ashley
It comported with their theory of the true objects of government.
"The Unconstitutionality of Slavery" by Lysander Spooner
Then they fell again to the talking, while I noted how the maids comported themselves.
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
The first two comport with the doctrine of no liability without fault.
"An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law" by Roscoe Pound
He was, in fact, comporting himself much as a three-year-old might have done after a similar release.
"The Hitch Hikers" by Vernon L. McCain
But life itself comports no continuity.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
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In poetry:

And what is the gem they would give
For that conscience this firm heart supporting;
That when they no longer could live,
They might die with a Brandreth's comporting!
"Brandreth's Soliloquy In Prison." by Samuel Bamford

In news:

An Object Lesson In Stellar Executive Comportment.
Manning and Colts owner Jim Irsay comported themselves with the utmost class and dignity.
Robert Merrill Bartlett, Author, Sally Wern Comport, Illustrator HarperCollins $14.95 (40p) ISBN 978-0-06-028778-8.
Last week's Presidential debate offered some important lessons for professionals of all stripes on how to communicate and comport yourself when engaging an opponent with a different point of view in a very public setting.
It's the season of root vegetables, but the weather doesn't always comport with a 400-degree oven.
Well, perhaps it's not so remarkable, but we were behaved, comporting ourselves in a dignified but passionate manner.
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In science:

Sundance Digital Link (SDL): it is similar to a comport but faster and not compatible with comports, hence it is used in exceptional cases.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
It also provides a softwareconfigurable routing matrix to allow certain comport connectivity of different modules without the need of external cables.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
The configuration data (bitstream) must be presented through a comport by a processor module like the SMT361.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
It communicates with Sundance TIMs using JTAG, thus leaving the host comport free for the application and allowing concurrent debug.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
The BoardInfo application gives information about the boards installed in the system, can reset a whole board or individually the TIMs it holds, configures the on-board comport connections and also can run a simple confidence test.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
The simplest and most general I/O mechanism that can be used to communicate between the host and the Root DSP is the host comport.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
This bootloader performs various housekeeping operations to initialize the TIM and then waits until data arrives on any of it’s comports.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
The host comport only gives access to the Root TIM of a DSP board.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
It is useful to indicate the performance figures for various transfer types obtained with the SMT6025: using the HSC to write or read to contiguous memory shows transfer rates in the order of 50 Mbyte/s compared to the 2 Mbyte/s allowed by the host comport.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
An optimized interfaces to the Sundance peripherals, such as comports, SDBs and global bus is provided: simply declaring these features automatically initializes the necessary support code that has been developed to maximize performance.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
To load a Diamond application the user simply resets the system and send the whole .app file through the host comport, operation that is usually done by the Diamond Windows Server.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
Diamond application executes an I/O call (e.g. printf), some code from the Diamond run-time library communicates with the host server over the host comport.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
These resource blocks are used to implement both the glue logic required on the module in order to interconnect the DSP with memory and all the Sundance peripherals: comports, SDBs and eventual custom defined interfaces.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
Different processor TIMs may include a diverse numbers of resources: for example, some processor TIMs contain six comports and two SDBs, while others may contain only four comports.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
The whole MultiDSP application is a complex multi-tasking application, synchronized using a total of 13 virtual channels and 6 physical channels (comports), running on both DSPs.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
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