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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv surpassingly to a surpassing degree "she was a surpassingly beautiful woman"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: American chocolate manufacturers use about 1.5 billion pounds of milk -only surpassed by the cheese and ice cream industries.
    • surpassingly In a surpassing manner; extremely.
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  • Eric Hoffer
    “Man is the only creature that strives to surpass himself, and yearns for the impossible.”
  • Denis Waitley
    “The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.”
  • Georges Clemenceau
    “A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed -- I well know. For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself.”
  • Queen Christina
    Queen Christina
    “It is necessary to try to surpass one's self always; this occupation ought to last as long as life.”
  • Ricki Lake
    Ricki Lake
    “I've surpassed any goal I set for myself as far as my body, my career, and getting married.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Know-how will surpass guess-how.”


In literature:

Women, you are aware, far surpass men in the arts of beauty.
"Overland" by John William De Forest
Each one vowed to astonish, dazzle, surpass his neighbor.
"Strange True Stories of Louisiana" by George Washington Cable
The Mohawk surpassed the Fun.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
The colourings of the scene in their excessive brightness, crudity and variety surpassed G.J.
"The Pretty Lady" by Arnold E. Bennett
But great trouble arose from the treachery of his enemy, John of Gischala, who surpassed all men in craft and deceit.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI." by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
And their wives and daughters surpassed them in energy.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII." by Arthur Mee
To be surpassed is never pleasant; to feel your inferiority is to feel a pang.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14" by Elbert Hubbard
The truth was that she surpassed his dreams of womanhood.
"The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
A Van der Heyden (an old New York name, by the way), surpassed anything I know, in its atmosphere.
"A Residence in France" by J. Fenimore Cooper
Somebody will criticise their appearance, or surpass them in brilliancy, or will receive more attention.
"The Abominations of Modern Society" by Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
The speech he delivered on that occasion, for brilliancy and lyrical grandeur has never been surpassed.
"Speeches from the Dock, Part I" by Various
The best Washoe basket makers are not surpassed by any weavers in the world.
"The Lake of the Sky" by George Wharton James
The results surpassed expectation.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
For clearness of reasoning and strict impartiality it has never been surpassed.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
As a magnanimous, liberal-minded, and enterprising man, he surpassed all the French kings.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
Nothing can surpass the gorgeous splendor of the autumnal sunsets in this part of Norway.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
No task save that of "cradling" surpassed in severity "binding on a station.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
Then the passion of shame and anger surpassed her.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
She was also of surpassing loveliness and commanding figure.
"The Last of the Vikings" by John Bowling
For versatility, brilliancy, and general usefulness, few Alabamians have surpassed Judge Alexander B. Meek.
"Makers and Romance of Alabama History" by B. F. Riley

In poetry:

No more her eyes their wonted radiance cast,
No more her breast inspired the lover's flame;
No more her cheek the Pæstan rose surpass'd,
Yet seem'd her lip's ethereal smile the same.
"Elegy XXII. Written in the Year ----, When the Rights of Sepulture Were So Frequently Violated" by William Shenstone
He is a good man, I venture to say,
Which I declare to the world without dismay,
Because he's given me a suit of Tweeds, magnificent to see,
So good that it cannot be surpassed in Dundee.
"Lines in Praise of Mr. J. Graham Henderson, Hawick" by William Topaz McGonagall
Esteem'd by all, by some ador'd,
You often grace your neighbour's board;
They give whate'er you prize best,
Old wine -- old joke -- old ale -- old jest,
Yet mix a charm that all surpasses!--
"To J. W. On His Birth Day. A Dialogue Between Seventy Two and Twenty Seven" by Hector MacNeill
Then away to Loch Katrine in the summer time,
And feast on its scenery most lovely and sublime;
There's no other scene can surpass in fair Scotland,
It's surrounded by mountains and trees most grand.
"Loch Katrine" by William Topaz McGonagall
The village and its surroundings are magnificent to be seen,
And the shops on the High Street are tidy and clean,
And the goods, I'm sure, would please the Queen,
They cannot be surpassed in Edinburgh or Aberdeen.
"The Village of Tayport and Its Surroundings" by William Topaz McGonagall
Ne'er let us look back to the days of our courting,
And say, with a sigh, "they were those we'd most sport in."
The fault is our own if with others we class them,
For we may, if we will, make the future surpass them.
"The Wedding Night" by William Hutton

In news:

They will surpass the 25,000 shoe mark for donations in the 24th year of the program.
Apple's surging share price makes it nominally the most valuable company of all time, surpassing rival tech firm Microsoft's $616.3-billion valuation in the late 1990s.
Apple is now the most valuable company of all time, surpassing Microsoft's previous record set in December 1999.
Saturday's 2012 Farmers National Bank 5K Pokey Pig Run/Walk had 547 runners, easily surpassing the previous mark for the most participants the race has ever had.
For the fifth time this year, the high surpassed 80 degrees Sunday.
Under new coach Fisher, the Rams have already surpassed their 2011 win total.
We've been hearing for the past couple years about how women are surpassing men in the workforce.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, the influx of Asians moving to the US has surpassed that of Hispanics, reflecting a slowdown in illegal immigration while American employers increase their demand for high-skilled workers.
Calgary Stampeders running back Jon Cornish entered Friday's game against Edmonton needing only 50 rushing yards to surpass Normie Kwong's record set in 1956.
General Motors said sales of GM-brand vehicles rose 14.3 per cent from a year earlier to 251,812, surpassing 250,000 for the first time.
O'Reilly Automotive Now #272 Largest Company, Surpassing Harley-Davidson.
Barcelona surpass Real Madrid's record for best start to La Liga season with 5-1 over Bilbao.
Death toll surpasses 500 in Philippines typhoon.
The death toll from the storm has surpassed 500, with more than 400 people missing.
The death toll on Friday has surpassed 500.

In science:

Eventually, appw will surpass n appw is much smaller than n .
A Dense Hierarchy of Sublinear Time Approximation Schemes for Bin Packing
The algorithm gives up the process of random sampling when mt surpasses n, and switches to use a deterministic way to access the input list, which happens when the total sum of the sizes of input items is O(1).
A Dense Hierarchy of Sublinear Time Approximation Schemes for Bin Packing
Next, consider a future theory, a theory that surpasses quantum theory.
Is realism compatible with true randomness ?
Double resonance configurations are very promising for future gravitational wave detectors as they allow us to surpass the Standard Quantum Limit.
Stable double-resonance optical spring in laser gravitational-wave detectors
In spite of this constraint, orbital-dependent DFT beyond EXX has the potential to surpass HF, and in fact does so in practice in the electronic case (see e.g.
Exact-exchange density functional theory for neutron drops
The large number of cases in which bright stars had a close companion, faint or bright, far surpassed what could be expected through chance distribution of stars. This had already been pointed out in 1767 by the Rev.
Astrometry during the past 2000 years
SASI reach and surpass the radius at which oscillations set in, but the region in which the vast ma jority of net heating occurs remains always at least ∼100 km below the oscillation radius, even in the low-mass 11.2-M⊙ progenitor.
The Role of Collective Neutrino Flavor Oscillations in Core-Collapse Supernova Shock Revival
To a first approximation, the two-dimensional simulation shows a promising resemblance with the three-dimensional simulations, and potentially can surpass them in some respects.
Gamma-Ray Bursts, Collisionless Shocks and Synthetic Spectra
However, the cosmic shear technique offers much promise, with ambitious surveys planned which far surpass those that have been conducted to date.
Observing Baryon Oscillations with Cosmic Shear
The relevance of this question surpasses the restricted context of the Gowdy cosmology, which can be viewed as a particular arena in which one is addressing the issue.
Unitary evolution in Gowdy cosmology
Fabre, “Surpassing the standard quantum limit for optical imaging using nonclassical multimode light,” Phys.
Signal-to-Noise Ratio in Squeezed-Light Laser Radar
Namely Zheleznyakov and his colleagues showed that the pressure of cyclotron radiation in the magnetic WD photosphere can be compared and even can surpass the gravity force.
Spectropolarimetry and Infrared Photometry of Magnetic White Dwarfs: Vacuum Polarization Effect or Magnetic CIA?
The vector point process {bRk } converges, as b → ∞, to a degenerate limit in Rd + which lives on the union of the coordinate axis (this follows because any level c/b is surpassed by one of the marginal {R(j ) k }’s considerably before the others).
Counting the Chain Records: The Product Case
Rw cosh(k π) cosh(ℓ π) As before, the factors of cosh(ℓ π) and cosh(k π) in the metric are included to ensure that the natural scale never surpasses unity.
Living on the edge in a spacetime with multiple warping
As a result, the performance improvement of GPU had surpassed that of CPU.
The Chamomile Scheme: An Optimized Algorithm for N-body simulations on Programmable Graphics Processing Units