Essays Tagged: "world dictionary"

What are NEO's?

subject but I did learn a great deal.        What are NEOs? The "Webster's New World Dictionary" states, "Any of the small planets between Mars and Jupiter". The "Funk and Wagnal ...

(3 pages) 137 1 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Telecommuting

As defined in Webster's New World Dictionary, Third Edition, telecommuting is 'an electronic mode of doing work outside the offi ... ur work, but a lot of it is just a waste of time and a perpetual interruption. As quoted in Computerworld, one telecommuter comments 'I was feeling really cramped in our old office. I find I can get m ... Time 145.12 (1995): 38- 40.Blodgett, Mindy. 'Lower costs spur move to more telecommuting.' Computerworld 30.45 (1996) 8.Blodgett, Mindy. 'Telecommuting pilot test proves space-saving plan.' Computerw ...

(4 pages) 184 0 3.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Twelfth Night

peare explores and illustrates the emotion of love with precise detail. According to 'Webster's New World Dictionary,' love is defined as 'a strong affection or liking for someone.' Throughout the pla ...

(3 pages) 152 1 4.0 Dec/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Sex and Violence in the Electronic Media

t the electronic media. To better understand censorship, the term must be defined. In Webster's New World Dictionary, censorship is defined 'as the act of removing or prohibiting anything that is cons ... 0 -that are unlawful. But since the character get away with the crimes many individuals in the real world believe that they can get away with it as well. The more violent acts that are realistically p ...

(11 pages) 313 0 3.0 Dec/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Three Great Compromises that lead to the establishment of the U.S.

nded on the basis ofcompromise, but what does compromise really mean? According tothe Webster's New World Dictionary compromise means 'an adjustmentof opposing principles'. Political systems use compr ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Jay Gatsby: The Dissolution of a Dream. Talks about one of the characters in Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"

A dream is defined in the Webster's New World Dictionary as: afanciful vision of the conscious mind; a fond hope or aspiration; anythingso l ... bootlegger who has involved himself withswindlers like Meyer Wolfsheim, the man who fixed the 1919 WorldSeries. He has committed crimes in order to buy the house he feels heneeds to win the woman he ...

(3 pages) 294 3 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Understanding people: "It is always those we live with and love and should know who elude us."

e over and over, I finally have an idea of what it means. The word elude, as found in Webster's New World Dictionary, means to avoid or escape either mentally or physically. This quote is talking abou ... is easy to know a person from their outer image, an image that is often "made up" to cope with the world around them. We all know our family and friends and those we interact with each day. However, ...

(1 pages) 38 1 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Name Game - Analysis of the power of name in the play "The Crucible" much evidence and support

Because I can not have another in my life!"How important is a name? According to Webster's New World Dictionary, a name is a word or phrase by which a person, thing, or class of things is known; ... mn myself? I cannot, I cannot." - Rebecca NurseProctor's views and values are still alive in the world today but on a less extreme scale. Religion is an important part of many peoples' daily lives ...

(3 pages) 92 4 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Taboos and Love Laws in "The God of Small Things" by Arundhati Roy .

and conduct. The basic definition of taboo is: "Any conventional social restriction" (Webster's New World Dictionary 600). This characterizes what is meant by a taboo very clearly, but, taboos are not ... fically cultural and universal.All cultures and societies have taboos that do not extend across the world. Western culture has many prohibitions that are perfectly acceptable in other societies. For e ...

(9 pages) 100 1 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

This article is concerned about how the chinese may learn english verbs properly.

e students in learning English verbs.1. The semantic composition of verbsAccording to Webster's New World Dictionary, a verb is "a word that characteristically is the grammatical center of a predicate ...

(12 pages) 78 1 3.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Punks

Istarted listening to. People label this type of music as "punk." "Punk" is defined in Webster's NewWorld Dictionary as "a loud, fast, and deliberately offensive style of rock music," and it defines " ... aith . And howcould a Savior expect to be worshipped by everyone under the circumstances of today's world. Lifeisn't fair, so how does that play into an equal religion for all? Hearing the song "No" b ...

(7 pages) 76 4 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Shoplifting

store clerks tend not to notice is the increasing amount of shoplifters. According to Webster's New World Dictionary, a shoplifter is "any person who steals articles from a store during shopping hours ... rural areas, inner cities, even mini-stores and gas stations (McGoey). It is prevalent all over the world, and more needs to be done to prevent shoplifting.Shoplifting has become so bad that some peop ...

(7 pages) 118 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

John Updike's Works

stence is like a creature that hides and then reveals itself. Existence is defined in Webster's New World Dictionary as the "state or fact of being." This existence strives to reach truth which is loc ... omplexity who as a college wit in the fifties learned that we are all symbols and inhabit symbols" (World 3752). Updike uses his beliefs to form stronger meanings in his writings.John Updike has a str ...

(9 pages) 97 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Dreams and Dreaming in Beloved in terms of Carl Jung's Archetypes

the archetypes of Jung are universal and valid for every place and time. According to Webster's New World Dictionary the word "dream" conveys several meanings. I'll mention all the definitions provide ... ing to the images of the collective unconscious, as the persona should be a sort of bridge into the world."(Gary R. Sattler). Sethe played a very important role at Sweet Home as well in Sweet Home mal ...

(16 pages) 107 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Parents' Unconditional Guidance

experience is going to be smoothed some. And every little bit of smoothing helps, in this rough old world that wants children to be miniature adults, devoid of charm and magic and the beauty of innoce ... nd the beauty of innocence" (McCammon, 566).The definition of a parent, obtained from Webster's New World Dictionary, simply, yet precisely, states "a person who brings up and cares for another." It i ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fallacy Summary and Applications

To write a paper about fallacy first we need to understand what a fallacy is. Encarta World dictionary defines it in four ways:1. Mistaken belief or idea: something that is believed to b ... is a known lesbian feminist. I don't see why we should extend an invitation for her to speak at the World Conference on Cancer."3. "Bill says that we should give tax breaks to companies. But he is unt ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What is teamwork competency, why and how do we improve our teamwork competency?

he skill I want to develop is the teamwork competency.What is Teamwork? I look up the Webster's New World Dictionary, teamwork is defined as "a joint action by a group of people, in which each person ...

(8 pages) 159 0 2.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Nationalism

What does nationalism mean? Webster's New World Dictionary defines nationalism in several parts. One section reads as followed; "a devotion to ... s nation," one being during times of war when people show true patriotism to their country. During World War II many people through out the world made many sacrifices for their country. Young men in ... nswered the call of "Uncle Sam", leaving family behind to fight for his country half way around the world in some instances.In the United States during these times of war woman showed a great deal ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Chivalry

term not widely used during the modern times. What exactly is chivalry? According to Webster's New World Dictionary, it is "the medieval system of knighthood," and also "courtesy and fairness." ... D-Rom. Encarta Inc. 2000 "Chivalry." New Advent Encyclopedia. "Knights and Knighthood." WorldBook Encyclopedia copyright 1999, WorldBook Inc: 348-350 "Knights and Chivalry." ...

(5 pages) 466 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nationlism

What does nationalism mean? Webster's New World Dictionary defines nationalism in several parts. One section reads as followed; "a devotion to ... s nation," one being during times of war when people show true patriotism to their country. During World War II many people through out the world made many sacrifices for their country. Young men in ... nswered the call of "Uncle Sam", leaving family behind to fight for his country half way around the world in some instances.In the United States during these times of war woman showed a great deal ...

(2 pages) 484 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History