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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trade-last a compliment that I heard about you that I offer to trade for a compliment you have heard about me
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In literature:

Take him all in all, a soldier's was the last trade he outwardly impersonated.
"In the Tail of the Peacock" by Isabel Savory
He is not the last to make mistakes connected with a vanished trade.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
They traded as usual, and had gotten "debt" at Fort Norman last summer before they moved their camp.
"Connie Morgan in the Fur Country" by James B. Hendryx
They at last began to apprehend that we were spies from Spain on their trade.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 350, December 1844" by Various
You perhaps may remember his father, with whom we traded last year.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Trade was lasting shoes in a shoe factory.
"The Social Work of the Salvation Army" by Edwin Gifford Lamb
But on one point I will touch, since it was raised by the last speaker, and that is the question of our foreign trade.
"A Modern Symposium" by G. Lowes Dickinson
In the last year the volume of trade was more than eighty-four millions.
"The Winning of Popular Government" by Archibald Macmechan
For art is, first of all and last of all, a trade.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 16 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
This trade has wholly grown up within the last ten years.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 92, June, 1865" by Various
Did not you hear me ask him about the slave-trade last night?
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
The last thing to make a capital is trade.
"The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin, Volume 1." by James Fenimore Cooper
This was the last of the south-east trades, a clean-running breeze that had carried us up from 20 deg.
"The Brassbounder" by David W. Bone
I knew them, for they traded at the 'Last Chance' store.
"The Price of the Prairie" by Margaret Hill McCarter
The last census shows that in the United States women are following every trade and profession except the army and the navy.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 1" by Various
A trading party came down the river last week and completely cleaned me out, even to my own instrument.
"The Blind Lion of the Congo" by Elliott Whitney
And lastly, we might have encouraged the advances of the powerful Ashantis, and thereby gained a vast trade.
"With Wolseley to Kumasi" by F.S. Brereton
After a brief stop at Kaskaskia, that century-old trading post of the French, we undertook the last run to St. Louis with much spirit.
"A Volunteer with Pike" by Robert Ames Bennet
The townsmen were angry, but they could not browbeat the brave white woman, and at last they gave in, and so the trading became free.
"The White Queen of Okoyong" by W.P. Livingstone
This is what has happened in the last few years in England, and the same thing has happened over and over again in other trades.
"Political economy" by W. Stanley Jevons

In poetry:

And spoilt is the fishermen's trade,
And the zest of their bait is passed,
And those on the fish who prey'd,
Are the prey of the fish at last.
"The Fishermen" by Ernest Jones
But fortune for Merdle by Cupid was cast,
And bade him look higher than wax and the last,
That Merdle his father, with good honest trade,
Had used with the stitches his waxed end had made.
"Nothing To Eat" by Horatio Alger Jr
For since I've loved it oh so long,
Let my last labour be in song;
And when my pencil falters down,
Oh may a final couplet crown
The years of striving I have made
To justify the jinglers trade.
"Rhyme Builder" by Robert W Service
The last gave a smile, and the Engraver a frown,
But the sweet singer instantly brought them both down;
For exclusive of capital, he by fair trade
Ten shillings and sixpence two farthings had made.
"The Triumvirate" by William Hutton
"A loving wife I mean to take you;
And a good husband mean to make you.
I've got three trades--their profit's great;
Exclusive of a good estate.
The baking business I hold fast,
Can do the work from first to last.
"Courtship" by William Hutton
It rushed upon them and it passed
Leaving a ghost of pain and fear
To haunt the ruin it had made.
But surely they have learnt at last?
What far faint murmur can we hear
Of frantic howling? Listen! . . . “TRADE.”
"Trade" by John Le Gay Brereton

In news:

Menno Goedhart, the former head of the Netherlands Trade and Investment Office in Taiwan, left, poses with his wife, Ingrid, on Jan 13 last year.
The Indians acquired Anderson from Boston last season at the trading deadline.
Traded from the Thunder to the Rockets last Saturday, Harden is averaging 35 points, six points and six rebounds per game.
Rosario was claimed off waivers by Boston from the Marlins in October and got traded to Oakland last month.
It's been confirmed that Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera has a limited no-trade contract in the two-year extension he signed last season.
So what has happened to trade positions in the last few years.
Amid a $2 billion trading loss disclosed last week by banking giant JPMorgan Chase and the announcement of a top executive's retirement Monday, Sens Carl Levin, D-Mich. And Bob Corker, R-Tenn.
Last winter's protest in Seattle were an attack on something even more pervasive than free trade: the conventional wisdom.
Looking at the chart above, RPM 's low point in its 52 week range is $21.28 per share, with $29.47 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $26.72.
The stock market moved sharply higher in the last hour of trading Wednesday, surging ahead in heavy.
Eurobike wrapped up this past weekend with a record-setting 39,152 trade visitors—a 6 percent increase over last year—21,000 consumer visits and 1,556 journalists from 36 countries.
Stocks are slipping in early trading Monday following a surge late last week.
Stocks slip on the last trading day of 2011.
It said late last year it was considering taking action at the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Congressman Fred Upton and Challenger Mike O'Brien traded verbal jabs for an hour on the campus of Western Michigan University last night.

In science:

We study the statistics of return variations associated to one trade conditioned by the last intertrade time.
The nature of price returns during periods of high market activity
Single trade variance of midpoint prices conditioned to the last intertrade duration are studied in Section 4.
The nature of price returns during periods of high market activity
We use the sum of the volumes as the volume of the aggregated transaction and as for the price we use the last traded price.
The nature of price returns during periods of high market activity
In order to test the presence of an eventual non-linear behavior in the last scatter plots (Fig. 2), we show in Fig. 3 the 5-minutes variance per trade v(∆t = 5mn, N ) as a function of the average intertrade duration 5mn N as N is varying.
The nature of price returns during periods of high market activity
EPOCH 1: This epoch begins with the establishment of the index on 01 Dec 1928 (χ=$239.43) and lasts until around 04 Jan 1943 (χ=$120.25) with duration of around 3,500 trading days, and it consists of three sub-epochs with strong exponential decrease, exponential increase, and weak exponential increase; see Figure 3.
Analysis of the trends in the index of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Note that the first photon selection required in the single detector protocol trades higher detection efficiency for lower average waveguide transmission, while the last photon selection in by the detector array protocol trades lower detection efficiency for higher average waveguide transmission.
Efficient generation of single and entangled photons on a silicon photonic integrated chip
Any of the last four base blocks above contains three disjoint cyclical trades of volume 19.
Super-simple 2-(v; 5; 1) directed designs and their smallest defining sets
The last column above is a cyclical trade of volume 3.
Smallest defining sets of super-simple 2 - (v, 4,1) directed designs
This super-simple directed group divisible design has 18 disjoint directed trades of volume 2 in the first two rows above and the last row is a cyclical trade of volume 9.
Smallest defining sets of super-simple 2 - (v, 4,1) directed designs
The last row form a cyclical trade of volume 34.
Smallest defining sets of super-simple 2 - (v, 4,1) directed designs
The 4-tuples in the last column above form a trade and one of them must be in any defining set.
Smallest defining sets of super-simple 2 - (v, 4,1) directed designs
Finally the last traded price is the black stepwise curve.
Large tick assets: implicit spread and optimal tick size
M, where M denotes the total number of trades (all the transactions, changing the last traded price or not) over [0, t].
Large tick assets: implicit spread and optimal tick size
The last traded price can be seen as a sampled Brownian motion.
Large tick assets: implicit spread and optimal tick size
The last relation trading the term in the exponent quartic with respect to Φ for an auxilliary integration over the set of supermatrices ˆQ is known as the HubbardStratonovich transformation and plays a cornerstone role in the whole method.
Spectral Properties of Random Reactance Networks and Random Matrix Pencils