Then war can become obsolete, as foreign to us as slavery and public hangings.
The rate at which technology becomes obsolete continues to increase dramatically.
Sacramental confession is enjoined, but has recently become obsolete; prayers for the departed and invocation of saints form part of the services.
The only way of removing the president from office is by impeachment, an institution borrowed from Great Britain, where it had not become obsolete at the time when the United States constitution was adopted.
These need not detain us for long, since, however well some of them may have been executed, regard being had to their epoch, and whatever repute some of them may have achieved, they are, so far as general information and especially classification is concerned, wholly obsolete, and most of them almost useless except as matters of antiquarian interest.
The company was trying to stay in the forefront of their industry by replacing all of their old and obsolete equipment.
Technological advances can render some jobs and even whole industries obsolete.
Mike kept insisting his Blackberry phone was not obsolete, despite the growing evidence to the contrary.
In their speech several hundred words persist which elsewhere have been obsolete for three centuries or occur only in dialects in England.
In actual use, however, two letters soon became obsolete, but a number of others were added from time to time, some of which are found also on the continent, while others are peculiar to certain parts of England.
All this jurisdiction has long been obsolete, but the court still sits occasionally for registering gifts made to the city.
Many of the wooden and iron vessels listed in the Naval Annual, 1906, though obsolete and of no value whatever as fighting machines, are used for river and harbour service, and in the suppression of trifling insurrections.
Equally obsolete is the old line of fortifications which formerly marked the limits of the city south and east and has now been partly demolished.
The break-up or sale of obsolete warships is a diminution of the paper effective of a navy, and their purchase by another state a paper increase of theirs.
The chief features of the museum are collections of the fossils, birds and flora of Wales and of obsolete Welsh domestic appliances, casts of the pre-Norman monuments of Wales, and reproductions of metal and ivory work illustrating various periods of art and civilization.
Hundreds of millions are spent in acquiring terrible engines of destruction, which are regarded to-day as the latest inventions of science, but are destined to-morrow to be rendered obsolete by some new discovery.
This latter practice was in accordance with abundant precedent, but had become very infrequent, if not obsolete, for many years before the Reformation.
Verona, which is the chief military centre of the Italian province of Venetia, is now being surrounded with a circle of forts far outside the obsolete city walls.
ARTICULATA, a zoological name now obsolete, applied by Cuvier to animals, such as insects and worms, in which the body displays a jointed structure.
This process is now almost obsolete.
In these senses the word is now obsolete.
" Sanitary cordons " and the like are obsolete.
The ancient ritual of the Pax has become almost obsolete.
Their use is becoming obsolete.
An obsolete and burthensome agrarian system was abolished.
It seems to me an obsolete speculation, but it implies no moral delinquency.
When in April 1898 war broke out between Spain and the United States the former strongly garrisoned the island, but the fortifications of the capital were largely of the massive stone construction that had repelled Abercrombie a century before, most of the artillery was of an obsolete pattern and the few cruisers in the harbour were antiquated in type.
Such a fraternity was commonly called a "mistery" or "company" in the 15th and 16th centuries, though the old term "gild" was not yet obsolete.
Still, his narrative is lucid, and later researches have not yet rendered his work obsolete.
He compiled the Garden of the Soul (1740 ?), which continues to be the most popular manual of devotion among English-speaking Roman Catholics, and he revised an edition of the Douai version of the Scriptures (1749-1750), correcting the language and orthography, which in many places had become obsolete.
On the other hand the creed is a valuable statement of Catholic faith on the Trinity and the Incarnation, and its use for students and teachers at least is by no means obsolete.
For upwards of a hundred years it remained the chief source of information for the general reader, and is still not wholly obsolete.
So says Dr Hort (p. 229), adding that " the very origin and fundamental nature of the Ecclesia as a community of disciples renders it impossible that the principle should rightly become obsolete."
It was nearly two hundred years since the Republic had suffered from an interregnum, and the precedents of 1382 were obsolete.
Gregory's notation is more generally used, and Scrivener's, though still followed by a few English scholars, is likely to become obsolete.
The truth is that Smith took up the science when it was already considerably advanced; and it was this very circumstance which enabled him, by the production of a classical treatise, to render most of his predecessors obsolete.
The annexation by Frederick was followed by a complete reorganization ' in which the obsolete powers of the local dynasts were abolished and Silesia became a mere province of the highly centralized Prussian state.
The inhabitants preserve a distinctive but almost obsolete costume, with a curious head-dress.
Everywhere else dubbing or the accolade seems to have become obsolete, and no other species of knighthood, if knighthood it can be called, is known except that which is dependent on admission to some particular order.
This custom has, however, as a result of the High Church movement, fallen almost completely obsolete.
Other customs, now obsolete, were formerly associated with the liturgy of this feast; e.g.
The sporophore is obsolete when the spore-bearing hyphae are not sharply distinct from the mycelium, simple when the constituent hyphae are isolated, and compound when the latter are conjoined.
elective); (2) the statement that Solon invented sortition for the office is put as the basis of a comparison (89ev, ern ye ov) and, therefore, may fairly be regarded as a hypothesis; (3) there is no indication that the change made in 487 B.C. was a return to an obsolete method, and on the same argument it is odd that Solon's alleged system should not have been revived at the end of the Tyranny.
He offended the states by seeking to sweep away many of their inherited privileges and to change the time-honoured, if somewhat obsolete, system of civil government.
The Mazurs are distinguished from the Poles by their lower stature, broad shoulders and massive frame, and still more by their national dress, which has nothing of the smartness of that of the southern Poles, and by their ancient customs; they have also a dialect of their own, containing many words now obsolete in Poland, and several grammatical forms bearing witness to Lithuanian influence.
details of antique life and obsolete usages (iv.
A court-leet and court-baron used to be held half-yearly, but both are now obsolete.
The ancient popular assembly was almost obsolete before the 14th century.
Believers could be in no uncertainty as to which of two contradictory passages remained in force; and they might still find edification in that which had become obsolete.
Herodotus divides the army into two classes, the Calasiries and the Hermotybies; these names, although he was not aware of it, mean respectively horse- and foot-soldiers, but it is possible that the former name was only traditional and had characterized those who fought from chariots, a mode of warfare that was obsolete in Herodotuss own day: as a matter of fact both classes are said to have served on.
On the other hand, Egyptian is certainly related to Semitic. Even before the triliterality of Old Egyptian was recognized, Erman showed that the so-called pseudoparticiple had been really in meaning and in form a precise analogue of the Semitic perfect, though its original employment was almost obsolete in the time of the earliest known texts.
Many of the above absolute pronouns were almost obsolete even in the Old Kingdom.
U, gradually became obsolete), plural (m.
The first of these comprised: (i.) all such of the statutes (leges) passed under the republic and early empire as had not become obsolete; (ii.) the decrees of the senate (senatus consulta) passed at the end of the republic and during the first two centuries of the empire; (iii.) the writings of the jurists of the later republic and of the empire, and more particularly of those jurists to whom the right of declaring the law with authority (jus respondendi) had been committed by the emperors.
By this means the bulk of the statute law was immensely reduced, its obscurities and internal discrepancies in great measure removed, its provisions adapted, by the abrogation of what was obsolete, to the circumstances of Justinian's own time.
Such merits as it possesses - simplicity of arrangement, clearness and conciseness of expression - belong less to Tribonian than to Gaius, who was closely followed wherever the alterations in the law had not made him obsolete.
In course of time the word "bid" in the sense of "pray" became obsolete and was confused with "bid" in the sense of "command" (from O.
In general the pentateuchal legislation as a whole presupposes an undeveloped state of society, and would have been inadequate if not partly obsolete or unintelligible during the monarchies.5 But more elaborate legal usages had long been known outside Palestine, and, to judge from the Talmud and the Syrian lawcode (c. 5th century A.D.), long prevailed.
In its present form this episode appears to be not very ancient; it resembles Ruth in giving a good deal of curious archaeological detail (the feast at Shiloh) in a form which suggests that the usages referred to were already obsolete when the narrative was composed.
This proved to be the turning-point; and although the ritual difficulty by no means ceased, it was afterwards dealt with from a different point of view, and the Public Worship Regulation Act became practically obsolete.
This is an old distinction, which now tends to become obsolete; but broadly speaking a larger measure of discretion is allowed in the nonregulation provinces, and the district officer may be a military officer, while in the regulation provinces he must be a member of the Indian civil service.
Great additions have been made to La Sante prison in Paris, and a new prison on gigantic lines has been opened at Fresnes les Rungis, on the outskirt of the metropolis, to replace the obsolete Mazas, and to give cellular accommodation to the large numbers always on hand in Paris.
The first of these divisions was akin to that of former first-class misdemeanants; the second division was allotted to persons guilty of trivial offences not amounting to moral depravity, the third division was apportioned to serious crime calling for severe repression, involving strict separation for the first twenty-eight days with "hard labour" (now an obsolete expression, since all prison labour is nowadays accounted "hard").
In this general sense the word survived in English literature until the 17th century, but is now obsolete.
The taking of oaths, the assigning of " conservatores pacis " and the giving of hostages are now obsolete, but revenue is mortgaged, territory is pledged, and treaties of guarantee are entered into for this purpose.
In the typical group of the genus Phascolomys we find the following characters: - Fur rough and coarse; ears short and rounded; muzzle naked; postorbital process of the frontal bone obsolete; ribs fifteen pairs.
It was this lack of practice, no doubt, and a false confidence based on obsolete experience, which led to the belief that even if the opening phases of the battle were unfavourable to the defence, there would be ample time to restore the situation.
Both would be seen to have a common startingpoint in the reaction against long dominant ideas which were becoming obsolete, and also in the excitation of faculties which had during the same period been accumulating energy.
In English it is principally employed in the name ' of the Northern Circars, used to designate a now obsolete division of the Madras presidency, which consisted of a narrow slip of territory lying along the western side of the Bay of Bengal from 15° 40' to 20° 17' N.
Wy, or gwy, an obsolete Celtic word for water, preserved in the names of many Welsh rivers - Elwy, Gwili, Wye or Gwy.
Yebiel in his Turim (" rows ") presented a well-arranged collection of those laws which had not become obsolete together with the addition of new ones.
The general characteristic of the Strict Baptists is their rigorous adherence to a type of Calvinistic theology now generally obsolete, and their insistence upon baptism as the condition of Christian communion.
Shortly after his accession (March 4, 1844) he laid several projects of reform before the Riksdag; but the estates would do little more than abolish the obsolete marriage and inheritance laws and a few commercial monopolies.
The officials charged with the administration of justice according to the shar are judges, called sheik/i-ui-islam and kazi (had/i, kadi or cadi of Arabs and Turks), members of the clergy appointed by the government and receiving a fixed salary, but some cities are without regular appointed judges and the title of cadi is almost obsolete; decisions according to the .char are given by all members of the clergy, ranging from ignorant mullahs of little villages and cantons to learned mujiahids of the great cities.
The origin of the word is obscure, derived perhaps from an obsolete tribal name.
"Thetic theology," a name now obsolete, naturally included the whole of doctrine, i.e.
the writ de odio et acid, used as early as the 12th century to prevent imprisonment on vexatious appeals of felony, and the writ of mainprise (de manucaptione), long obsolete if not abolished in England but which it was attempted to use in India so late as 1870.
The cortes had grown obsolete; the feudal aristocracy were become courtiers.
The destruction of an obsolete political system, begun by Pombal, was completed by the Peninsular War; while French invaders and British governors together quickened among the Portuguese a new consciousness of their nationality, and a new desire for political rights, which rendered inevitable the change to constitutional monarchy.
defended by a few obsolete guns, although by the Union Treaty it is one of the four fortresses that must be maintained.
Under this influence, Rudolph in 1602 issued a decree which renewed obsolete enactments against the Bohemian Brethren that had been published by King Vladislav in 1508.
GUACHARO (said to be an obsolete Spanish word signifying one that cries, moans or laments loudly), the Spanish-American name of what English writers call the oil-bird, the Steatornis caripensis of ornithologists, a very remarkable bird, first described by Alexander von Humboldt (V oy.
The discovery (by Professor Helbig in 1886) of two sets of actual apparatus near Perugia and various representations on vases help to elucidate the somewhat obscure accounts of the method of playing the game contained in the scholia and certain ancient authors who, it must not be forgotten, wrote at a time when the game itself had become obsolete, and cannot therefore be looked to for a trustworthy description of it.
The use of sodium hyposulphite as solvent, and sodium sulphide as precipitant, was proposed in 1846 by Hauch and in 1850 by Percy, and put into practice in 1858 by Patera (Patera process); calcium hyposulphite with calcium polysulphide was first used by Kiss in 1860 (Kiss process, now obsolete); sodium hyposulphite with calcium polysulphide was adopted about 1880 by 0.
The Rime in Vita e Morte di Madonna Laura cannot become obsolete, for perfect metrical form has here been married to language of the choicest and the purest.
the Miners' Confederation), "confederacy" - from its obsolete legal sense of conspiracy - has come frequently to imply a secret bond, a combination for illicit purposes, or of persons whose identity is not disclosed.
The town is built on the south-eastern shore, and occupies a hilly site dominated by two obsolete forts.
The inspectors took the necessary steps for having the parish lighted (the provisions as to watching having been obsolete for many years), and the expenses of lighting were raised by the overseers upon an order issued to them by the inspectors.
The speculations of Lull are now obsolete outside Majorca where his philosophy still flourishes, but his more purely literary writings are extremely curious and interesting.
(London, 1872), a work also made obsolete by recent research; Hermann Grothe, L.
The land tax is quite unimportant, being an ancient tax upon an old assessment which has long become obsolete, and it interests economists most of all by the illustration it furnishes of what may be called a rentcharge tax - a tax, that is, which has been so long in existence and so fixed in its basis that it becomes in reality a charge upon the property, and not a direct burden upon the person who pays it, as the income tax is upon the person who pays it or for whom it is paid.
These retained, and retain, many preReformation features elsewhere fallen obsolete.
the almost obsolete treaty of Paris (1856).
From gradual changes in the living tongue through a long expanse of time many words, phrases and idioms in the Bearla Feini became obsolete, and are so difficult to translate that the official translations are to some extent confessedly conjectural.
was growing obsolete in the 15th.
which he avowedly threw over his friends on the ground that lie had greater subjects to consider than the triumph of obsolete: opinions was, in effect, an attempt to conciliate hisold supporters by, a policy of doles, and to find the means for doing so by the increased taxation of the middle classes.
Some who held obsolete title-deeds were encouraged to go to work at once by the example of Sir Peter Carew, who had established his claims in Carlow.
Much of the learning contained in it now seems obsolete, but the question is less an antiquarian one than he supposed.
The All-Father belief is most potent among the lowest races, and always tends to become obsolete under the competition of serviceable ancestral spirits, or gods made in the image of such spirits, who can be bribed by sacrifices or induced by prayers to help man in his various needs.
A sermon which he preached before the university in 1843, The Holy Eucharist a Comfort to the Penitent, so startled the authorities by the re-statement of doctrines which, though well known to ecclesiastical antiquaries, had faded from the common view, that by the exercise of an authority which, however legitimate, was almost obsolete, he was suspended for two years from the function of preaching.
Numerous fortresses guard the Portuguese frontier and the passes of the Pyrenees, but many of these are ill-armed and obsolete.
Notwithstanding this fact, the advancement of apiculture and the continuous development of the modern frame-hive and methods of working have proceeded with such rapidity, both in England and in America, that hives and appliances used prior to 1885 are now obsolete.
The neural laminae are broad, the spines almost obsolete, except in the seventh, and the transverse processes not largely developed.
Obsolete calyx (c) of Madder (Rubia) adherent to the pistil, in the form of a rim.
50), when it is called obsolete or marginate.
In Valeriana the superior calyx is at first an obsolete rim, but as the fruit ripens it is shown to consist of hairs rolled inwards, which expand so as to waft the fruit.
by melting the blubber over a free fire, the process of rendering is fast becoming obsolete, the modern practice being to deliver the blubber in as fresh a state as possible to the "whaling establishments," where the oil is rendered by methods closely resembling those worked in the enormous rendering establishments (for tallow, lard, bone fat) in the United States and in South America.
Removing and Avoiding Excess and Obsolete Inventory Excess and obsolete inventory is a constant problem for many companies ' balance sheets.
countrymank mill derived its name from the now obsolete smock worn by countrymen.
In its attempt to be in step with contemporary literary criticism, much biblical criticism unfortunately is somewhat obsolete on arrival.
The FEI prix st georges freestyle test is now obsolete.
hopper wagons used to carry the cement works fuel obsolete.
The description of the surface hydrology, also written up in the draft caving report, had likewise become obsolete.
Indeed, excess and obsolete inventory is a very good barometer of the overall effectiveness of a company's operations.
The Dockyard became obsolete with the coming of the iron ships as there was no nearby ironworks.
Before the advent of CT, staging laparotomy was required but this has now been rendered obsolete.
laserdisc technology makes the computer graphics of primitive video games obsolete.
Standardization within the LMS locomotive fleet by 1934 rendered obsolete the larger non-standard boilers of the second batch of locomotive fleet by 1934 rendered obsolete the larger non-standard boilers of the second batch of locomotives.
Even tho it's now obsolete, the original Leon is still a sharp looker and great fun to drive.
Very old macintoshes with earlier versions of the Operating System or based on the 68000 processor are now obsolete.
I thought that modern mines, along with advanced detection and hull technologies would have made the wooden minesweeper obsolete by now.
These types of aircraft make the need for runways virtually obsolete.
This is largely obsolete now the NASA DEMs are freely available.
Fathers are now obsolete, nothing more than mobile sperm donors creating new drones for the States new consumer class.
He also tells us that in the 1970s the " now almost obsolete floppy disk " only held 1 Mb.
The collapse of the USSR had rendered this schism effectively obsolete.
By the First World War, military technology had made the forts obsolete.
obsolete pesticides and veterinary wastes.
obsolete inventory is a very good barometer of the overall effectiveness of a company's operations.
obsolete hardware through acquisition of new major weapons systems is less of a priority.
obsolete, new old stock spares and there is no guaranteed route for us obtaining these.
The medium may become obsolete with a few years.
Mk 6 and all carriages were declared obsolete in 1913.
He also noted that equipment, which may be considered obsolete here, would be considered useful elsewhere.
Then David May signed, and much of the content seemed obsolete.
The proposed set must not be likely to be made obsolete within the near future.
Although many chemicals have been banned, the FAO estimate that up to 10,000 tons of obsolete pesticides remain in the developing world.
Mercury arc rectifiers have now been made totally obsolete by semiconductors, although there are a few still in service in old installations.
render the nation state obsolete.
This wonderfully silly geek chic invention makes spoons obsolete!
Obviously the demand to overthrow the tsar was now obsolete.
vast in scope, subjective in relevance, increasing daily and becoming obsolete almost as quickly.
infaillibilite and infallibilite, the latter now obsolete, Med.
There is a small obsolete fortress on the right bank of the Nishava, believed to have been erected on the site of the Roman Naissus.
The stock of the anchor rests on the cat-head when hung outside the ship. The name is also used of a type of a vessel, now obsolete, and formerly used in the coal and timber trade on the north-east coast of England; it had a deep waist and narrow stem; it is still applied to a small rig of sailing boats, with a single mast stepped far forward, with a fore and aft sail.
The policy adopted after 1890 of incorporating in the ordinary budget the expenditure on war, marine and public works, each under its own head, rendered the extraordinary budget obsolete, but there are still, besides the ordinary budget, budgets annexes, comprising the credits voted to certain establishments under state supervision, e.g.
Although the " ink-writer " is still in use it is practically an obsolete instrument, and has been displaced by the " sounder."
But such schemes were now obsolete an& anachronistic. They led to a languid lingering Italian campaign, which was settled far beyond the Alps by Philips victories over the French at St Quentin and Gravelines.
issued a proclamation ordering abstention from meat; but, after the Revolution, the Lenten laws fell obsolete, though they remained on the statute-book till repealed by the Statute Law Revision Act 1863.
We may agree with Schimper that such a point of view is obsolete without rejecting as valueless the admirable accumulation of data of which it admittedly fails to give any rational explanation.
Discovery had outrun theory; the rush of new facts made Ptolemy practically obsolete in a generation, after having been the fount and origin of all geography for a millennium.
ACROGENAE (" growing at the apex"), an obsolete botanical term, originally applied to the higher Cryptogams (mosses and ferns), which were erroneously distinguished from the lower (Algae and Fungi) by apical growth of the stem.
2 The origin of the present constitution of Russia must be sought, not in this ancient and obsolete institution, but in the artificial constitution elaborated by Mikhail Speranski (q.v.) in 1809 at the instance of the emperor Alexander I.
He aimed in fact at producing a work which might replace in ordinary use the Wealth of Nations, which in his opinion was "in many parts obsolete and in all imperfect."
The adoption of machinery gradually revolutionized the methods of production; but in the first instance only certain industries were affected, and those not at the same time or in the same degree; old laws grown obsolete were repealed, but other laws affecting wage-earners and employers took their place, more complicated and elaborate than the Elizabethan code.
As a maxim for guidance in public affairs, laisser faire was genuinely relevant at the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century, when the Statute Book was cumbered with vexatious and obsolete laws.
there was some improvement in the commerce of the island, but politically it displayed all the evils of an obsolete system of administration disturbed by a premature liberalism.
Some of the philosophers who talked idly of the good old times of the republic, and thus indirectly encouraged conspiracy, provoked him into reviving the obsolete penal laws against this class, but only one, Helvidius Priscus, was put to death, and he had affronted the emperor by studied insults.
The hotel de ville occupies the former Hotel du Presidial, an obsolete tribunal, and contains the municipal library.
His works comprise: Histoire de l'administration en France depuis Philippe-Auguste (2 vols., 1848); Histoire des classes agricoles en France depuis saint Louis jusqu'a Louis X VI (2 vols., 18J3 and 1858), now quite obsolete; and a Histoire de France (8 vols., 1865-1873), completed by a Histoire de la Restauration (2 vols., 1880), a good summary of the work of Veil-Castel, and by a Histoire du Gouvernement de Juillet, a dry enumeration of dates and facts.
which the genital pleurae are quite obsolete, and yet lateral septa occur (e.g.
and elsewhere) only show that the popular mind was unable to share the view that the ark was an obsolete relic. More poetical is the tradition that the ark was raised to heaven, there to remain till the coming of the Messiah, a thought which embodies the spiritual idea that a heavenly pledge of God's covenant and faithfulness had superseded the earthly symbol.'
On the other hand, they would certainly lose their hold on the laity, unless some kind of change were made; for many of the Church's rules were obsolete, and others far too severe to impose on the France of Montaigne or even the Spain of Cervantes.
The latter bears a pair of median eyes and obsolete lateral eyes on each side.
is now obsolete owing to the more extended facilities afforded by the calculus of operations.
El Wad possesses a curious currency known as flous, consisting of obsolete copper coins of Algerian and Tunisian dynasties.
The latter offence is dealt with by an act which still stands on the statute book, although it has long been virtually obsolete - the 9 & io Will.
Thus the Calvinism of the 16th and 17th centuries elaborated answers to questions, which if no attempt had been made to answer them, would have perplexed earnest souls and condemned the system; but many parts of the system are now obsolete, because the conditions which suggested the questions which they sought to answer no longer exist or have no longer any interest or importance."
Kyrie eleison, ninefold, and sometimes lengthily farsed representing an older, now obsolete, litany.
Prophetic lection, now obsolete, except on the Wednesday and Saturday Ember Days, Good Friday and Easter Even, and Wednesday after fourth and sixth Sundays in Lent.
A hymn now obsolete except on Feast of the Seven Dolours, Easter, Pentecost, Corpus Christi and at Masses for the dead.
Collect, now obsolete, though the unanswered invitation, " Let us pray," still survives.
Still the humanists effected a delivery of the intellect from what had become the bondage of obsolete ideas, and created a new medium for the speculative faculty.
From the foregoing criticism it will be perceived that all the questions whether Machiavelli meant to corrupt or to instruct the world, to fortify the hands of tyrants or to lead them to their ruin, are now obsolete.
Pol.) has largely rendered obsolete all works published before 1891.
He differs, of course, in holding dogma to be obsolete now.
In 1869 the governor, Sir Hercules Robinson (afterwards Lord Rosmead), obtained authority to demolish the fortifications, which were obsolete for purposes of defence, and required 6000 men to man them properly.
But Cyprian of Carthage said long ago, Consuetudo sine veritate vetustas erroris est; and the bare fact of previous existence is no argument for the re-introduction of obsolete and antiquated institutions and theories.
Moreover, he employed comparatively few obsolete inflexions, and his work no doubt furthered the adoption of the Midland dialect as the acknowledged literary instrument.
Though, as Lacaze-Duthiers remarks, a certain relation is necessary between the " stimulus " and the " supporter of the stimulus," as evidenced by the limitation in the majority of cases of each species of gall-insect to some one vegetable structure, still it must be the quality of the irritant not strictly obsolete, is now seldom used; the formation is felt to be somewhat uncouth, so that the use of the word in the plural in commonly evaded " (New Eng.
an obsolete dignity even higher than that of boyar.
-- Ordinary arithmetic books often contain references to local and customary weights and measures and to obsolete terms of no practical use to children.
He recognized the fact that the shells of molluscs, which grow by successive additions, preserve unchanged the whole series of stages of their individual development, so that each shell of a Cretaceous ammonite, for example, represents five stages of progressive modification as follows: the first is the periode embryonnaire, during which the shell is smooth; the second and third represent periods of elaboration and ornamentation; the fourth is a period of initial degeneration; the fifth and last a period of degeneration when ornamentation becomes obsolete and the exterior smooth again, as in the young.
The only way of removing the, president from office is by impeachment, an institution borrowed from Great Britain, where it had not become obsolete at the time when the United States constitution was adopted.
His linguistic powers were 1 The word is taken from an obsolete French chapine or Spanish chapin, and is of doubtful origin.
He would not hear of any radical reform of the cumbrous and obsolete constitution.
The steward's ancient and particular services at coronations are practically obsolete; the full ceremonies, procession from Westminster Hall and banquet in which he figured prominently, were abandoned on the accession of William IV.
The Ides (from an obsolete verb iduare, to divide) were at the middle of the month, either the 13th or the 15th day; and the Nones were the ninth day before the Latin.
It was impossible, however, to think that a true idea had become obsolete merely because it found no expression on earth for the time being; Israel looked again for an anointed king to whom the words of the sacred hymns should apply with a force 1 The transcription is as in - for -Aw4, Onomastica, ed.
short or obsolete tail and rudimentary clavicles.
The masseteric ridge of the lower jaw is obsolete, the palate broad, the incisors long and the molars semi-rooted, with external and internal enamel-folds (see Agouti).
As in Europe, these northern peoples will hold the power which intelligent democracies are consciously absorbing, and the British faculty for statecraft is gradually welding new nations on the British model, without the obsolete traditions and without that human sediment which too frequently chokes the currents of national vitality in the older communities of Europe.
(1740-1758), who refused to press obsolete claims, either keep the foreign armies in the War of the Austrian Succession from trespassing on the States of the Church or prevent the ignoring at the Peace of Aix-la Chapelle of the papal overlordship over Parma and Piacenza.'
Lecidea), sometimes obsolete, and which are occa sionally irregular in shape, angular or flexuose (e.g.
631); in Lycia, the old language became obsolete in the early days of Macedonian rule (see Kalinka, Tituli Asiae minoris, i.
are obsolete owing partly to the immense accumulations of epigraphic and archaeological research, partly to the subsequent discovery of the Aristotelian Constitution of Athens, and partly also to the more careful weighing of evidence which Grote himself misinterpreted.
Jamieson's name stands at the head of a tolerably long list of works in the Bibliotheca britannica; but by far his most important book is the laborious and erudite compilation, best described by its own title-page: An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language; illustrating the words in their different significations by examples from Ancient and Modern Writers; shewing their Affinity to those of other Languages, and especially the Northern; explaining many terms which though now obsolete in England were formerly common to both countries; and elucidating National Rites, Customs and Institutions in their Analogy to those of other nations; to which is prefixed a Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language.
" a formal procedure or act in a religious or other solemn function," or any " custom or practice of a formal kind," but the sense in which it is now obsolete in England - except in the religious connotation here used - of " the general or usual custom, habit or practice of a country, people, class of persons, &c."
In English it is principally employed in the name ' of the Northern Circars, used to designate a now obsolete division of the Madras presidency, which consisted of a narrow slip of territory lying along the western side of the Bay of Bengal from 15Ã‚° 40' to 20Ã‚° 17' N.
Modern psychology has strengthened the contention for a fixed connexion between motive and act by reference to subconscious and unconscious processes of which Edwards, who thought that nothing could affect the mind which was unperceived, little dreamed; at the same time, at least in some of its developments, especially in its freer use of genetic and organic conceptions, it has rendered much in the older forms of statement obsolete, and has given a new meaning to the idea of self-determination, which, as applied to an abstract power, Edwards rightly rejected as absurd.
In the Fundamental Constitution, adopted by the proprietary board in 1669 John Locke and Lord Ashley (1621-1683) prepared for the colony an elaborate feudal system of government which would have been obsolete even in Europe (see North Carolina).
To this hour, particularly in Valencia and the Balearics, Lemosi is employed to designate on the one hand the old Catalan and on the other the very artificial and somewhat archaizing idiom which is current in the jochs fiorals; while the spoken dialect is called, according to the localities, Valencid (in Valencia), Major qul and Menorqui (in Majorca and Minorca), or Catald (in Catalonia); the form Catalanesch is obsolete.
In the end, violence will become obsolete.
An approach that seeks to expand the concept of citizenship beyond national boundaries does not have to render the nation state obsolete.
The very purpose of war victory over others was defeated, rendered obsolete.
This wonderfully silly geek chic invention makes spoons obsolete !
The awareness that more and more resources are tied up in discarded and obsolete machinery is transmuted into a kind of glamor.
Knowledge, on the other hand, is vast in scope, subjective in relevance, increasing daily and becoming obsolete almost as quickly.
Color units are available that can be tied into DVD players or VCRs, although connections utilizing VCRs are fast becoming obsolete as DVDs replace the older technology.
Of course, bear in mind that what is cutting edge today will be obsolete tomorrow.
A visit to your local electronics store may reveal that stand-alone scanners are slowly becoming obsolete for consumers.
It is very hard to find a tube televisions anymore, except at garage sales, second-hand stores or through online retailers that deal with the larger, obsolete televisions.
Old technology - when buying second hand or used solar panels, it is important to check and make sure that the technology is not obsolete.
Solar technology is moving forward so quickly, there have been significant developments over recent years that can make very old panels obsolete.
As PCs and computer peripherals become obsolete, they are replaced with new models.
Some computer equipment that is considered obsolete is still working and serviceable.
What could be defined as being an obsolete piece of equipment in one environment could be a useful working tool in another.
Foreign language dictionaries or phrase books are almost obsolete in lieu of websites and phones that do the same thing.
Advances in digital photography have made point-and-shoot cameras designed specifically for underwater use practically obsolete.
As technology continues to evolve, print-based distance learning degree programs are becoming obsolete.
Keep in mind that the services that best suit a senior now may become obsolete in a few years.
Career changes among boomers are often brought on out of economic necessity - either as a result of downsizing, company closings, or technological changes that lead to positions or skill sets become obsolete.
They're nearly obsolete but you may be able to order them through small optical shops if they're your preference.
The warm southern California weather makes indoor water parks obsolete.
Geforce 4Ti's are not supported and are now closer to becoming obsolete as technology improves.
Evaluating games under one lumped term "video games" is convenient but rapidly becoming obsolete.
You can also find parts at Obsolete Parts.
Arguably, cell phones become obsolete even faster than personal computers.
Clearly, it is obsolete today, but it was one of the many devices that paved the way for handhelds like HTC smartphones and Palm Treo devices.
There is also so much competition out there that the odds are that no matter how nice your cell phone is, it was obsolete before you even took it out of the package.
The myths of laser hair removal may be intimidating, but as the technology progresses, those myths become more and more obsolete.
Schick Intuition makes shaving cream obsolete because its four blades are surrounded by a skin-conditioning solid that lathers when it comes in contact with water.
It's hard to believe it now, but jeans were obsolete from runways and high end print campaigns in the early 70's until a bold little apparel company from down under was brave enough to give it a try.
Surprising as it may seem in an age when technology seems to grow in leaps and bounds on a daily basis and products become obsolete almost overnight, the invention of the toaster was a long and slow process.
And when you try and mouth some cheeky line about renting a summer house at the Hamptons, the boss' daughter will just look you and your obsolete handbag over and remind you, "Isn't that like so ten billion seasons ago?"
Sure, antique shops and vintage stores may be one place to look, but as with many esoteric and obsolete items, the Internet may become your primary tool in located these specific Rialto purses.
Thus, the field of fortune telling lives on in modern society alongside technological and scientific advancements that could have rendered the divination arts obsolete.
CD Changers and Players: Because cassette players are almost obsolete, you should try to find a discount car stereo that includes a CD player.
The convenience of online shopping has made yoga clothing catalogs almost obsolete.
Now obsolete in the field of mental health, "idiot savant" has been replaced with "savant", and in some cases, the term prodigious savant may be used.
Market shifts and the introduction of new technology can make a business become obsolete almost overnight.
Any softball cheer that is not short enough to change at the drop of a hat has the potential to be obsolete before it's even done.
The worst ones are the ones trying to sell you a "book" about cheating Cafe World - as if any cheat wouldn't be obsolete within days of being discovered by Zynga.
This is vitally important, because just looking through Google for "How to create a Facebook app" will get you very in-depth tutorials on obsolete methods.
It is important that whatever tutorial you use is appropriate for the version of FrontPage you currently own, as there is a lot of obsolete content out there.
HTML code is considered obsolete by some, but it is still a useful tool for updating the looks and sounds of your site.
While HTML itself is slowly becoming obsolete, the system of color determination has proven to be useful in many kinds of programming.
While it's mostly obsolete today, there are still some uses for 8-bit color theory.
While its use as a guideline has become obsolete, understanding the reasons for the "web-safe" colors gives a designer a good baseline for creating visually pleasing sites.
Her hair was drawn back severely into a bun and she had black eyes that could render a lie detector machine obsolete.
He's applying for a patent on a new piece of equipment that will make the way they've been operating chicken houses obsolete.
The " call-wire " system has been used to some extent, but it is now obsolete.
Its use in febrile diseases, at one time extensive, is now obsolete.
Intolerant reliance upon force presents greater difficulties to them; soon it grows quite obsolete.
Until the advent of the modern synthetic products buchu was valued in diseases of the urinary tract, but its use is now practically obsolete.
senses of "clerkship" and "learning" have long since fallen obsolete.
Lanistes, shell sinistral, spire short or obsolete.
At one period residence and park became known as New-town, a name now obsolete.
All the fortifications are obsolete.
Sometimes the central canal is wide and uninterrupted between the two neuropores; in other cases it becomes broken up into a large number of small closed medullary cavities, and in others again it is obsolete.
Immediately before the elections, however, Deak succeeded in reuniting all the Liberals on the common platform of " The Ten Points ": (1) Responsible ministries, (2) Popular representation, (3) The incorporation of Transylvania, (4) Right of public meeting, (6) Absolute religious liberty, (7) Universal equality before the law, (8) Universal taxation, (9) The abolition of the Aviticum, an obsolete and anomalous land-tenure, (io) The abolition of serfdom, with compensation to the landlords.
So, you might want to stock up on your favorite HD DVD movies now, before the format is completely obsolete.
The formation of a High Court of Justice rendered them obsolete.
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