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ordering

Definitions

  • The Order of Planing a Board
    The Order of Planing a Board
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ordering the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement "there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list"
    • n ordering logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements "we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Locations A to E shown in alphabetical order from bottom to top of the plan Locations A to E shown in alphabetical order from bottom to top of the plan
Showing the different elements of the Doric order Showing the different elements of the Doric order
Diagram showing elements of the Ionic order Diagram showing elements of the Ionic order
He gin the nurse strict orders He gin the nurse strict orders
"My magnificent order at the Public House" "My magnificent order at the Public House"
An assortment of glass bottle seals in the Jamestown collection. Some of the wealthy planters had their initials (or other ornamental device) stamped on the shoulders of the wine bottles which they ordered from England An assortment of glass bottle seals in the Jamestown collection. Some of the wealthy planters had their initials (or...
Application by Sidney Brooks for membership in the secret Order of '76 Application by Sidney Brooks for membership in the secret Order of '76
I never ordered it I never ordered it

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The words "abstemioius," and "facetious" both have all the five vowels in them in order
    • n Ordering Disposition; distribution; management.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The game Monopoly was once very popular in Cuba; however, Fidel Castro ordered that all games be destroyed
    • n ordering Disposition; distribution.
    • n ordering In the Anglican Ch., ordination; the act of ordaining or conferring orders: as, the ordering of deacons; the ordering of priests.
    • n ordering Arrangement; adjustment; settlement.
    • n ordering Government; management: administration.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The most popular meal ordered at restaurants in the U.S. is fried chicken
    • Ordering arrangement: management: the act or ceremony of ordaining, as priests or deacons
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Quotations

  • Les Brown
    Les%20Brown
    “Choosing goals that are important to you is one of the most essential things you can do in order to live your dreams.”
  • Miguel De Unamuno
    Miguel%20De%20Unamuno
    “We need God, not in order to understand the why, but in order to feel and sustain the ultimate wherefore, to give a meaning to the universe.”
  • Pittacus
    Pittacus
    “That state is best ordered when the wicked have no command, and the good have.”
  • Charles A. Stoddard
    Charles A. Stoddard
    “Grace is savage and must be savage in order to be perfect.”
  • Leslie Caron
    Leslie Caron
    “In order to have great happiness, you have to have great pain and unhappiness-otherwise how would you know when you're happy?”
  • Albert Camus
    Albert%20Camus
    “Instead of killing and dying in order to produce the being that we are not, we have to live and let live in order to create what we are.”

Idioms

Apple pie order - Everything is in perfect order and tidy if it is in apple pie order.
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In apple-pie order - If something is in apple-pie order, it is very neat and organised.
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Just what the doctor ordered - If something's just what the doctor ordered, it is precisely what is needed.
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Pecking order - The pecking order is the order of importance or rank.
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Tall order - Something that is likely to be hard to achieve or fulfil is a tall order.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. ordre—L. ordo, -inis.

Usage

In literature:

GENERAL ROBERTS'S GURKHA ORDERLIES.
"Forty-one years in India" by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
Within a year this foundation also included the famous Order of the Garter, the type and model of all later orders of chivalry.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
Move the frogs in the following order: 2, 4, 6, 5, 3, 1 (repeat these moves in the same order twice more), 2, 4, 6.
"Amusements in Mathematics" by Henry Ernest Dudeney
Our troops were then ordered to retire over a bridge, which they did in perfectly good order.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Had I pressed his being ordered back, I have reason to believe the order would have been given.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Order by the Durbar, that the minister give stringent orders in this case.
"A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II" by William Sleeman
His mother, who had been dead many years, stood before him in order to help her unhappy child.
"I.N.R.I." by Peter Rosegger
Colonel Scott was now ordered to Philadelphia to mobilize his regiment and organize a camp of instruction.
"General Scott" by General Marcus J. Wright
He was to the nobility merely an apostate from his order.
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
He instantly issued orders upon orders.
"History of the Expedition to Russia" by Count Philip de Segur
There was a short sharp order.
"Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons" by Henry Charles Mahoney
Whatever your orders, Christy, don't allow yourself to be carried away by any Quixotic enthusiasm.
"On The Blockade" by Oliver Optic
Parties were now set to work, the camp laid out in style, and a regular system of order prevailed.
"Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers" by J. Newton Terrill
But order another bottle for me.
"The Countess Cosel" by Joseph J. Kraszewski
The pages of Augustus II had rooms in the King's castle, where they awaited their orders during the time they were on duty.
"Count Brühl" by Joseph Kraszewski
For the maintenance of order, and for protecting the town against attack, there is a body of local police called Cuadrilleros.
"The Inhabitants of the Philippines" by Frederic H. Sawyer
With this report came orders, or reports of orders, for the brigades to return to their positions behind the Run.
"From Manassas to Appomattox" by James Longstreet
I'll issue orders this afternoon, and have everything in readiness.
"Black Star's Campaign" by Johnston McCulley
Orders may, again, be grouped according as they are (1) PRIME ORDERS OF CHRISTENDOM, conferred upon an exclusive class only.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8" by Various
He believed that he heard voices, and that he received definite orders to give his life in order to slay the King.
"A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)" by Thomas M. Lindsay
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In poetry:

ALL things are order'd for the best,
In perfect love design'd;
The sorrows that we so much dread,
But purify the mind.
"The Advantages Of Resignation" by Elizabeth Bath
Great silence of another order.
I was seven, I knew nothing.
The world occurred.
You had one leg, and a Prussian mind.
"Little Fugue" by Sylvia Plath
And while the hours in order flow,
O Christ, securely fence
Our gates, beleaguered by the foe,
The gate of every sense.
"Now That The Sun Is Gleaming Bright" by Augusta Treverorum
Before the hills in order stood,
Or earth received her frame,
From everlasting thou art God,
To endless years the same.
"Psalm 90 part 1" by Isaac Watts
A school, arranged in order due,
(Before the sun goes down)
Lady and lady, two and two,
Comes winding through the town.
"A Town" by Jane Taylor
I see the vocal ages roll,
And all the human universe
Like some great symphony rehearse
The order of its perfect whole;
"In War-Time: An Aspiration Of The Spirit" by Sydney Thompson Dobell

In news:

The Catholic Diocese of Green Bay has been ordered to pay a half-million dollars in a civil lawsuit - 9:10 am.
Legal Malpractice Claim Trial Ordered.
Call to Order & Introductions – John Nisbet, RCE, Chairman.
Call to Order & Introductions – Terry Murphy, RCE, Chairman.
The Governor's ink was barely dry on PA 300 (originally SB 1040) yesterday afternoon when MEA and AFT /Michigan were in court winning two temporary restraining orders on parts of the new law.
The widow of Rusty Sneiderman is asking to be let off house arrest in order to.
Alleged father of child did not sign voluntary acknowledgment of paternity (VAP), but signed Agreed Order to be bound by results of genetic testing and failed to appear for testing, so that default administrative paternity order was entered.
Manufacturer's retail partners like Wal-Mart, Target to benefit from improved order placement, order tracking and targeted program marketing.
In a statement Monday, Airbus says Afriqiyah Airways is also converting its previous order for six A350-800s into orders for the larger A350-900.
Some airlines, however, canceled orders, leaving Boeing a net of 879 orders and Airbus with 382.
The American Indian Family and Children's Services building at 25 Empire Drive in St Paul has been ordered condemned, but the director of the private foster care agency is appealing the order to vacate.
To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool on any article or visit djreprints.com.
I have always advocated placing a stop order at the same time as your buy or sell order.
Also, July 2012 orders were 1.5 percent lower than orders in July 2011.
An appetizer order of chicken wings can be ordered to eat in or take out at Spec 's Fine Wine & Spirits on De Zavala Road.
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In science:

Suppose G admits an unperforated partial ordering such that the map G → Aff S (G, u) is an embedding; then the ordering is unique (the smallest ordering is strict ordering, the largest ordering is the pointwise one).
Simple archimedean dimension groups
The idea behind the work in this paper is that every ordered indiscernible sequence in an N I P theory should look like a colored order: there is an order for which different cuts are orthogonal and something stable on top of it which does not see the order (see Section 3).
Distal and non-distal NIP theories
An ordered graph is a graph with an associated ordering of its vertices, where this ordering is interpreted as the order in which these vertices appeared in the probabilistic process or the deterministic game.
Coloring random graphs online without creating monochromatic subgraphs
Leading order vacuum graph can be obtained from leading order two point graphs by reconnecting the two external lines (and conversely, cutting any line in a leading order vacuum graph leads to a leading order two point graph).
A generalization of the Virasoro algebra to arbitrary dimensions
This paper provides a unifying and simplifying approach to Bruhat order in which the usual Bruhat order, parabolic Bruhat order, and Bruhat order for symmetric pairs are shown to have combinatorially analogous and relatively simple descriptions.
Simplifying and Unifying Bruhat Order for BGB, PGB, KGB, and KGP
Bruhat order and closure order on P \G/B are the same since: (1) Bruhat order is induced by Bruhat order on B\G/B and closure order and Bruhat order for B\G/B are the same; (2) the topology on G/B is the quotient topology.
Simplifying and Unifying Bruhat Order for BGB, PGB, KGB, and KGP
In the second group of the phase diagrams in Figs. (1a) and (1c), the system exhibits a reentrant behavior of second order, whereas the curves in the third group, exhibit a reentrant behavior of first order with a tricritical point at which a first order transition line turns into a second order transition line.
Critical behavior and phase diagrams of a spin-1 Blume-Capel model with random crystal field interactions: An effective field theory analysis
The value of α at which the first-order Ising transition becomes second order changes with T, but the phase diagram at any T still consists of a single line along which the system undergoes either first-order or second-order Ising transition.
Preemptive nematic order, pseudogap, and orbital order in the iron pnictides
Since the ordering obtained by attaching an acyclic ordering of D ′′ at the end of an acyclic ordering of D ′ gives an acyclic ordering of D, D is acyclic and satisfies (ii).
The competition number of a generalized line graph is at most two
Theorem 9 shows that if α is the exact Stieltjes order of f then its fractional derivative of order γ will have the exact order α + γ while its fractional integral of order γ will have the exact order α − γ provided that α > γ and µ ∈ Mα−γ .
Generalized Stieltjes transforms: basic aspects
Checking the extension property, one sees that the partial order of this limit is just the random partial order, and by uniqueness of the dense linear order without endpoints its total order is isomorphic to the order of the rationals.
Reducts of the random partial order
If we order them in decreasing order of magnitude, the corresponding eigenfunctions {bn}n∈N will be ordered in increasing order of oscillations over D .
Further analysis of multilevel Monte Carlo methods for elliptic PDEs with random coefficients
We next discuss a beautiful example of Pestov : Let η be the countable linear order, called the rational order, which is order isomorphic to the standard ordering of the rational numbers.
Martin-Lof randomness, invariant measures and countable homogeneous structurs
Then for each such graph the relevant collection of admissible orderings consists of all orderings < such that A1 < A2 and the uniform ordering is the unique consistent random admissible ordering.
Random Orderings and Unique Ergodicity of Automorphism Groups
Any function on the generic partial order yields functions on all finite partial orders by restriction – in particular, by restricting rotating permutations of the generic partial order, we obtain a notion of rotation for finite partial orders.
A new operation on partially ordered sets
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