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(RQ:Churchill Celebrity) humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again;(nb..). Now she had come to look upon the matter in its true proportions, and her anticipation of a possible chance of teaching him a lesson was a pleasure to behold.
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(quote-journal)| title=Old soldiers?| passage=Whether modern, industrial man is less or more warlike than his hunter-gatherer ancestors is impossible to determine.(..)One thing that is true, though, is that murder rates have fallen over the centuries, as policing has spread and the routine carrying of weapons has diminished. Modern society may not have done anything about war. But peace is a lot more peaceful.
Conforming to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate.
(RQ:Scott Ivanhoe)making his eye, foot, and hand keep true time(..)
(quote-book)|chapter=In the Fleete Made by Me William Cornishe ...|mainauthor=(w)|editor=Stow|John Stow|title=Pithy Pleasaunt and Profitable Workes of Maister Skelton, Poete Laureate|location=Imprinted at London: In Street|Fletestreate, neare vnto Dunston-in-the-West|Saint Dunstones Churche by Thomas Marshe| year=1568| oclc=54747393| title2=Pithy Pleasaunt and Profitable Workes of Maister Skelton, Poete Laureate to King Henry the VIIIth| location2=London| publisher2=Printed for C. Davis in Row|Pater-noster Row| year2=1736| page2=290| pageurl2=https://books.google.com/books?id=Ry8JAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA290| oclc2=731569711| passage=''The Harpe.'' (..) A harper with his wreſt maye tune the harpe wrong / Mys tunyng of an Inſtrument ſhal hurt a true ſonge
(quote-journal)| volume=100| issue=1| page=16| magazine=(w)| title=The Washington Monument| passage=The Washington Monument is often described as an obelisk, and sometimes even as a “true obelisk,” even though it is not. A true obelisk is a monolith, a pylon formed out of a single piece of stone.
(ux), as distinguished from the blusher, (m))
(quote-book)|title=The downhill lie: a hacker's return to a ruinous sport| page=188| passage=I held my breath and struck the ball. My aim was true, but I didn't give the damn thing enough gas. It died three feet from the cup.
1990, William W. S. Wei, ''Time Series Analysis'', (ISBN), page 8:
- Let Z_t be twice the value of a true die shown on the t-th toss.
2006, Judith A. Baer, Leslie Friedman Goldstein, ''The Constitutional and Legal Rights of Women: Cases in Law and Social Change'' (ISBN)
- In fact, few profit margins can be predicted with such reliability as those provided by a true roulette wheel or other game of chance.
2012, Peter Sprent, ''Applied Nonparametric Statistical Methods'', Springer Science & Business Media (ISBN), page 5
- We do not reject, because 9 heads and 3 tails is in a set of reasonably likely results when we toss a true coin.
(quote-journal)| passage=Plant breeding is always a numbers game.(..)The wild species we use are rich in genetic variation, and individual plants are highly heterozygous and do not breed true. In addition, we are looking for rare alleles, so the more plants we try, the better.
The state of being in alignment.
1904, Lester Gray French, ''Machinery'', Volume 10:
- Some toolmakers are very careless when drilling the first hole through work that is to be bored, claiming that if the drilled hole comes out of true somewhat it can be brought true with the boring tool.
1922, (w), ''Russet Witch!/Chapter II|O Russet Witch!'' in ''(w)'':
- She clapped her hands happily, and he thought how pretty she was really, that is, the upper part of her face—from the bridge of the nose down she was somewhat out of true.
1988, (w), ''(w)'', Baen Publishing, (ISBN), page 96:
- The crate shifted on its pallet, out of sync now. As the lift withdrew, the crate skidded with it, dragged by friction and gravity, skewing farther and farther from true.
To straighten (of something that is supposed to be straight).