Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Induct



INDUCT

-verb
1. to bring in formally or install in an office, place, etc.; invest
2. followed by “to” or “into” to initiate in knowledge (of)
3. (US) to enlist for military service; conscript
4. (physics) Also induce
a. to produce (an electromotive force or electrical current) by induction
b. to transmit (magnetism) by induction




















Strong forces
Must be at work
To induct such hills
On my horizon
 

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Interval



INTERVAL

-noun
1. the period of time marked off by or between two events, instants, etc.
2. the distance between two points, objects, etc.
3. a pause or interlude, as between periods of intense activity
4. (British) a short period between parts of a play, concert, film, etc.; intermission
5. (music) the difference of pitch between two notes, either sounded simultaneously (harmonic interval) or in succession as in a musical part (melodic interval). An interval is calculated by counting the (inclusive) number of notes of the diatonic scale between the two notes  
6. the ratio of the frequencies of two sounds
7. (mathematics) the set containing all real numbers or points between two given numbers or points, called the endpoints. A closed interval includes the endpoints, but an open interval does not


























It is here
In the intervals
Between stone and glass
That light creeps in
Invades our plane
 


Monday, 21 April 2014

Colon



COLON

-noun
1. (plural) -lons. the punctuation mark :, usually preceding an explanation or an example of what has gone before, a list, or an extended quotation
2. (plural) -lons. this mark used for certain other purposes, such as expressions of time, as in 2:45 p.m., or when a ratio is given in figures, as in 5:3
3. (plural) -la  (-lə) . (in classical prosody) a part of a rhythmic period with two to six feet and one principal accent or ictus

-noun
1. (plural) -lons, -la  (-lə) . the part of the large intestine between the caecum and the rectum

-noun
1. a colonial farmer or plantation owner, especially in a French colony




















No explanation follows this colon,
Nor should we expect any such thing
As a reason or a motive for these:
The eye is dead but looks on still