[ verb ] (biology) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
"She died from cancer" "They children perished in the fire" "The patient went peacefully"
Used in print("Editorials"...)
The gallant half city is dying on_its_feet '' .
Mark_Arnold-Foster writes : `` People are leaving [ West_Berlin ] because they think it is dying .
A British writer , Richard_Haestier , in a book , Dead_Men_Tell_Tales , recalls that in the turmoil preceding French_Revolution the body of Henry_/4 , , who had died nearly 180 years earlier , was torn to pieces by a mob .(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)
This leads Irenaeus to the somewhat startling notion that Adam and Eve died on the same day that they disobeyed , namely , on a Friday , as a parallel to the death of Christ on Good_Friday ; he sees a parallel also to the Jewish day of preparation for the Sabbath .
But He set a bound to his [ state of ] sin , by interposing death , and thus causing sin to cease , putting an end to it by the dissolution of the flesh , which should take_place in the earth , so_that man , ceasing at_length to live in sin , and dying to it , might live to God '' .
[ noun ] small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces; used to generate random numbers
Used in print(Frederick Mosteller et al., Probability with...)
If three dice are tossed , a trial is one toss of one die and the experiment is composed of three trials .
Or , what amounts to the same thing , if one die is tossed three times , each toss is a trial , and the three tosses form the experiment .
Mathematically , we shall not distinguish the experiment of three dice tossed once from that of one die tossed three times .
Toss a die until an ace appears .
Sometimes when there are many outcomes for a single trial , we group these outcomes into two classes , as in the example of the die , where we have arbitrarily constructed the classes `` ace '' and `` not ace '' .
[ verb ] be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame
"I was dying with embarrassment when my little lie was discovered" "We almost died laughing during the show"
Used in print(Harry Olesker, Impact....)
She thought she was going_to die .
[ verb ] suffer or face the pain of death
"Martyrs may die every day for their faith"
Used in print(Booton Herndon, "From Custer to Korea, The 7th Cavalry"...)
But still Mel_Chandler was not completely convinced that men would really die for a four syllable word , `` Garryowen '' .
[ verb ] stop operating or functioning
"The engine finally went" "The car died on the road" "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town" "The coffee maker broke" "The engine failed on the way to town" "her eyesight went after the accident"
[ verb ] suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense)
"Whosoever..believes in me shall never die"
[ verb ] feel indifferent towards
"She died to worldly things and eventually entered a monastery"
[ noun ] a cutting tool that is fitted into a diestock and used for cutting male (external) screw threads on screws or bolts or pipes or rods