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parceled out


  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj parceled out given out in portions
    • ***


In literature:

There were three guns in the party, and we went along like a parcel of schoolboys out on a frolic.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
She bought seeds from a reliable dealer, parcelled them out in selected varieties, and sold the packages.
"The Canadian Girl at Work" by Marjory MacMurchy
They had parcelled out the Empire among them, and then quarrelled over the spoil.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
After that meal was over, the mother went out to deliver her parcel of work, and the two little girls sat down with their sewing.
"The Boy Artist." by F.M. S.
He'll read the list and then he'll take out one parcel after another till he comes to the cake.
"New Treasure Seekers" by E. (Edith) Nesbit
She was already sorting out silks, as with a practised hand, and making all into a parcel.
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
Business training, you see; yes, by Gad, two thousand parcels a week go out of our place, and all of 'em up to time!
"The House with the Green Shutters" by George Douglas Brown
But they gathered up their parcels, and swept out of the carriage without a question as to my destination.
"Fifty-Two Stories For Girls" by Various
The women were parcelled out among the men as the best part of their booty.
"Marjorie" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
Wait, Peter, give me the slippers out of the big parcel.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
Gradually, after much shooting and lawing, we parcelled out the range and settled down covering practically the whole State.
"Cavanaugh: Forest Ranger" by Hamlin Garland
At last he drew out a small parcel wrapped in crumpled paper and tied with a cotton string.
"The Road to Oz" by L. Frank Baum
In his purse he seemed to find something which had escaped his memory, for he took out a small parcel and unfolded it with some hesitation.
"Vice Versa" by F. Anstey
The Count jumped in, jumped about, arranged our parcels, jumped out again.
"Miss Cayley's Adventures" by Grant Allen
From his vest pocket he took out a little parcel wrapped in a shop bill.
"Try Again" by Oliver Optic
The whole country is parceled out among its people.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850" by Various
They would make up sham parcels of waste-paper, and send them out with an ostentatious show of secrecy.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
He then asked the skipper to go to his chest and take out from it a parcel.
"The Book of Buried Treasure" by Ralph D. Paine
During the same period 528,000 parcels were sent out.
"The Postage Stamp in War" by Fred. J. Melville
A minute later he was ready, the belt attached to his waist and out of sight, and the parcel of food beneath his coat.
"Under the Star-Spangled Banner" by F. S. Brereton

In poetry:

What is my body underneath the sheet at night,
My eyes, my hair:
The digits in a sum
Time handles, cuts,
And parcels out to men.
"Variable Quantity" by Isobel Stone
She sent it out in a parcel !
And it's twice as heavy as LEAD —
So we got the guns into position
And fired that at 'em instead.
"The Bugle Calls? (Rat-a-tat! Plonk! Plonk!)" by T W Connor
Come away,
Help our decay.
Man is out of order hurl'd,
Parcel'd out to all the world.
Lord, thy broken consort raise,
And the musick shall be praise.
"Dooms-Day" by George Herbert
Thin as hair are the shadows of sunset
When they follow drawn-out every tree.
On the road through the forest the post-girl
Hands a parcel and letters to me.
"God's World" by Boris Pasternak
Or why not plunge thy blades about
Some maggot politician throng
Swarming to parcel out
The body of a land, and rout
The maw-conventicle, and ungorge Wrong?
"Individuality." by Sidney Lanier
How we'd know when the parcels were hid in a drawer,
Or things taken out that one never sees more;
What people come in and go out of the door,
That we never see from the window!
"What Miss Edith Saw From Her Window" by Francis Bret Harte

In news:

I usually prefer to be selective with my ironies—I like to parcel them out tastefully, subtly, unpredictably, like a playful summer rain lightly nurturing the wildflowers of early June.
Farfetch rolls out 'pass the parcel' Christmas digital activity.
Parceling Out a Nest Egg, Without Emptying It.
Automated technology from vendor LotusJump provides a to-do list, and the e-retailer parcels out tasks.
Another would allow schools to set up a pool of money from which it could parcel out stipends, again capping individual amounts at $2,000.
Yes, Parcells has been backing in and out of jobs for two decades.
Parceling Out a Nest Egg, Without Emptying It.
Parceling Out a Nest Egg, Without Emptying It.
Farfetch rolls out 'pass the parcel ' Christmas digital activity.
Like surveyors charting out a parcel of land by measuring angles, distances and elevations, astronomers have long mapped the positions of celestial objects in the sky.
Clock running out for owners of prime parcels near McCormick Place .
A sour economy has changed the focus in a divorce from dividing up a couple's assets to parceling out debts, attorneys say.
United Parcel Service's $6.77 billion all-cash plan to buy out Europe-based rival TNT Express N.V. Won't alter the US trucking landscape much at all, according to experts.
The Jets' coaching hangover comes to an end today when the owner, Woody Johnson, and Bill Parcells, the director of football operations, finally meet to figure out the future.
Like so many millions and billions before, all $1.4 million of President Obama's Nobel Prize winnings has been parceled out before it even arrived.

In science:

The upper panel shows the run of temperature for the corresponding CC85 adiabatic solution, our initial condition, while the central panels depict how radiative cooling proceeds within the supersonic outflow, leading to the formation of cool parcels of gas (T ∼ 104 K) within rapidly expanding shells of cooling gas.
On the rapidly cooling interior of supergalactic winds
The disk and the rigidly anchored field lines rotate rapidly, and the centrifugal force makes the fluid parcels lifted from the disk surface (by the thermal pressure) be flung out along the open field lines.
Jet rotation: launching region, angular momentum balance and magnetic properties in the bipolar outflow from RW Aur
Gas parcels ejected at different times set out from different positions l(t) with different velocities Ve + Vl (t).
Envelope density pattern around wide binary AGB stars: a dynamical model
The spatial distribution of all gas parcels represents the 3D density distribution of out- flowing material in the AGB envelope.
Envelope density pattern around wide binary AGB stars: a dynamical model
Here the gas parcel velocity is expressed as two components: steady outflow velocity γ and an individual velocity component ˜Vl ( ˜tp ) contributed by the star motion.
Envelope density pattern around wide binary AGB stars: a dynamical model