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Definitions of citation

  1. a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; " the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; " the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; " the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
  2. the act of citing ( as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)
  3. thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948
  4. a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding
  5. a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
  6. an official award ( as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
  7. ( law) the act of citing ( as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)
  8. An official summons or notice given to a person to appear; the paper containing such summons or notice.
  9. The act of citing a passage from a book, or from another person, in his own words; also, the passage or words quoted; quotation.
  10. Enumeration; mention; as, a citation of facts.
  11. A reference to decided cases, or books of authority, to prove a point in law.
  12. A summons to appear at a court of justice; act of quoting, or passage quoted, as from a book, for proof or argument; mention; especially, in the World War. Honorable mention in the dispatches for bravery.
  13. An official summons to appear: the act of quoting: the passage or name quoted.
  14. Citatory.
  15. Summons; quotation.
  16. The act of citing, or a passage cited.
  17. A judicial summons.
  18. A summons to appear in court; quotation; mention; reference.
  19. Summons into court; a quotation.
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Quotes of citation

  1. Of course, relative citation frequencies are no measure of relative importance. Who has not aspired to write a paper so fundamental that very soon it is known to everyone and cited by no one? – Abraham Pais

Usage examples for citation

  1. Its contents may be summarized as follows: The Lutherans must not reject the papal invitation before hearing whether the legate comes with a citation or an invitation. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  2. The marshal was staggered by this unexpected citation and he did not think of appealing against it to the president; he merely signed his readiness to follow, and he was at once conducted into the ecclesiastical court assembled hurriedly to try him. – The Book of Were-Wolves by Sabine Baring-Gould
  3. A straight, manly citation of the facts. – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  4. 187; or the citation thence below. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  5. He remembers every time, every season, every sermon, every minister, affliction, judgment, mercy, awakening, pattern, example, citation provocation; he remembers all. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  6. As it is hoped that the work may be useful to future visitors to the Falls, and also possess some interest for those who have visited them, it seemed desirable to avoid the introduction of notes and the citation of authorities. – The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts by George W. Holley
  7. A single citation with which all passages agree, is sufficient to show this. – Three Prize Essays on American Slavery by R. B. Thurston A.C. Baldwin Timothy Williston
  8. It was an everyday citation –  by
  9. But nothing, except citation of whole scenes and acts, could show the extraordinary jumble of ghosts, blood, thunder, treachery, and horrors of all sorts which these plays contain. – A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature by George Saintsbury
  10. Them, this was a perfectly splendid piece of work here; you can take this not only as a personal congratulation, but as a sort of unit citation for the whole crowd. – Uller Uprising by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  11. 10, 436. Did you receive a citation some days ago to attend here? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  12. The young driver just stared unhappily at the citation – Code Three by Rick Raphael
  13. " Well, you can't both marry Mr. Gage," Lady Agatha argued, ignoring the personal citation – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  14. 10, 467. Did you read the citation which was sent to you? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  15. If the second light had been red, this would have meant either a major previous violation or more than one minor citation – Code Three by Rick Raphael
  16. He had his citation book in hand. – Code Three by Rick Raphael
  17. Therefore the only feminine applause emanated from them when the first young officer came forward to receive his citation from the hands of the Commanding Officer. – The Red Cross Girls with Pershing to Victory by Margaret Vandercook
  18. It is, in its way, a very peculiar thing- and had I space, and did I believe it would prove interesting to readers in general, I might write an essay on it, with instances- in which case the Address to the Scottish Clergy would come in for more notice, citation and application than it has yet received. – Robert Louis Stevenson a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial by Alexander H. Japp
  19. Referring to the citation of authorities made by Mr. Stevens, Mr. Raymond maintained that they did not lend the " slightest countenance to the inference which was drawn from them." – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  20. " Carlyle or somebody"- she was afraid to quote before a doctor of philosophy, and thought it wise to give a vague citation calls political economy the dismal science, and I'm afraid I have looked at it a little bit that way myself." – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson

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