Saturday, May 28, 2011

whisper. (159/365)

...on bottom of Magic Hat bottle cap.



S: (v) whisper (speak softly; in a low voice)

Definition of "whisper" from Princeton's WordNet

Thursday, May 26, 2011

rest. (157/365)

...found on my walk to work (after oversleeping).


  • S: (n) remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest (something left after other parts have been taken away) "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
  • S: (n) rest, ease, repose, relaxation (freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)) "took his repose by the swimming pool"
  • S: (n) respite, rest, relief, rest period (a pause for relaxation) "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
  • S: (n) rest (a state of inaction) "a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon"
  • S: (n) rest, eternal rest, sleep, eternal sleep, quietus (euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)) "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
  • S: (n) rest (a support on which things can be put) "the gun was steadied on a special rest"
  • S: (n) rest (a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration)


  • S: (v) rest (not move; be in a resting position)
  • S: (v) rest, breathe, catch one's breath, take a breather (take a short break from one's activities in order to relax)
  • S: (v) rest (give a rest to) "He rested his bad leg"; "Rest the dogs for a moment"
  • S: (v) lie, rest (have a place in relation to something else) "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"; "The responsibility rests with the Allies"
  • S: (v) rest (be at rest)
  • S: (v) stay, remain, rest (stay the same; remain in a certain state) "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
  • S: (v) rest, reside, repose (be inherent or innate in;)
  • S: (v) rest (put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying) "Rest your head on my shoulder"
  • S: (v) perch, roost, rest (sit, as on a branch) "The birds perched high in the tree"
  • S: (v) pillow, rest (rest on or as if on a pillow) "pillow your head"
  • S: (v) rest (be inactive, refrain from acting) "The committee is resting over the summer"
Definition of "rest" from Princeton's WordNet

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

time. (156/365)

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day
~William Shakespeare

ONLY #156?! Really?!


  • S: (n) time, clip (an instance or single occasion for some event) "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
  • S: (n) time (a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something) "take time to smell the roses"; "I didn't have time to finish"; "it took more than half my time"
  • S: (n) time (an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)) "he waited a long time"; "the time of year for planting"; "he was a great actor in his time"
  • S: (n) time (a suitable moment) "it is time to go"
  • S: (n) time (the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past)
  • S: (n) time (a person's experience on a particular occasion) "he had a time holding back the tears"; "they had a good time together"
  • S: (n) clock time, time (a reading of a point in time as given by a clock) "do you know what time it is?"; "the time is 10 o'clock"
  • S: (n) fourth dimension, time (the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event)
  • S: (n) meter, metre, time (rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration)
  • S: (n) prison term, sentence, time (the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned) "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail"


  • S: (v) clock, time (measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time) "he clocked the runners"
  • S: (v) time (assign a time for an activity or event) "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
  • S: (v) time (set the speed, duration, or execution of) "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
  • S: (v) time (regulate or set the time of) "time the clock"
  • S: (v) time (adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time) "The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely"

Definition of "time" from Princeton's WordNet

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

egg. (155/365) kitchen window's dove nest!


  • S: (n) egg (animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds)
  • S: (n) egg, eggs (oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food)
  • S: (n) testis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, nut, egg (one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens) "she kicked him in the balls and got away"


  • S: (v) egg (throw eggs at)
  • S: (v) egg (coat with beaten egg) "egg a schnitzel"

Definition of "egg" from Princeton's WordNet

UPDATE 5/25/11:

...& then there were two.

UPDATE 6/1/11:

...& then they were gone. So...

Monday, May 23, 2011

love!! (154/365)

...found on my walk to work.


  • S: (n) love (a strong positive emotion of regard and affection) "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"
  • S: (n) love, passion (any object of warm affection or devotion) "the theater was her first love"; "he has a passion for cock fighting";
  • S: (n) beloved, dear, dearest, honey, love (a beloved person; used as terms of endearment)
  • S: (n) love, sexual love, erotic love (a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction) "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love"
  • S: (n) love (a score of zero in tennis or squash) "it was 40 love"
  • S: (n) sexual love, lovemaking, making love, love, love life (sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people) "his lovemaking disgusted her"; "he hadn't had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love life"


Definition of "love" from Princeton's WordNet

Sunday, May 22, 2011

change. (153/365)

*note reads: "This Side Out of Service Thanks"


  • S: (n) change, alteration, modification (an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another) "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
  • S: (n) change (a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event) "he attributed the change to their marriage"
  • S: (n) change (the action of changing something) "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
  • S: (n) change (the result of alteration or modification) "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains"
  • S: (n) change (the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due) "I paid with a twenty and pocketed the change"
  • S: (n) change (a thing that is different) "he inspected several changes before selecting one"
  • S: (n) change (a different or fresh set of clothes) "she brought a change in her overnight bag"
  • S: (n) change (coins of small denomination regarded collectively) "he had a pocketful of change"
  • S: (n) change (money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency) "he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver"
  • S: (n) variety, change (a difference that is usually pleasant) "he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"


  • S: (v) change, alter, modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation) "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
  • S: (v) change (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature) "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
  • S: (v) change, alter, vary (become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence) "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
  • S: (v) switch, shift, change (lay aside, abandon, or leave for another) "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
  • S: (v) change (change clothes; put on different clothes) "Change before you go to the opera"
  • S: (v) change, exchange, commute, convert (exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category) "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"
  • S: (v) exchange, change, interchange (give to, and receive from, one another) "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
  • S: (v) transfer, change (change from one vehicle or transportation line to another) "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"
  • S: (v) deepen, change (become deeper in tone) "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password"
  • S: (v) change (remove or replace the coverings of) "Father had to learn how to change the baby"; "After each guest we changed the bed linens"

Definition of "change" from Princeton's WordNet