spar comes from the co-ed world, a seemingly plain credential but one that will give her an enormous advantage at Barnard.
spar has a new book titled The Baby Business: How Money, Science and Politics Drive the Commerce of Conception.
Asked if the ability to reproduce should be a human right, spar said she would leave that for the philosophers to think about.
But Cruz followed Lee on the Senate floor to spar with McCain.
By Monday, however, Santorum had learned to deflect questions on hot-button social issues rather than spar with potential voters.
He had paid out nearly two miles of cord, when the top kite, a little two-footer, stood straight over the spar buoy in Newark Bay.
You just spar with yourself and get limbered up, while I put some wood on the fire.
True, they rather order me about some, and make me jump from spar to spar, like a grasshopper in a May meadow.
The sheet is led aft to a spar that projects beyond the counter.
What was my agony to see the spar to which Emily was lashed sharing the fate of the rest!
"stout pole," c.1300, "rafter," from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch sparre, from Proto-Germanic *sparron (cf. Old English *spere "spear, lance," Old Norse sperra "rafter, beam"), from PIE root *sper- "spear, pole" (see spear (n.1)). Nautical use dates from 1640. Also borrowed in Old French as esparre, which may have been the direct source of the English word.
"shiny mineral that splits easily," 1580s, from Low German Spar, from Middle Low German *spar, sper, cognate with Old English spær- in spærstan "gypsum."
"to box," c.1400, "to strike or thrust," perhaps from Middle French esparer "to kick," from Italian sparare "to fling," from Latin ex- (see ex-) + parare "make ready, prepare," hence "ward off, parry" (see pare). Used in 17c. in reference to preliminary actions in a cock fight; figurative sense of "to dispute, bandy with words" is from 1690s. Extension to humans, with meaning "to engage in or practice boxing" is attested from 1755. Related: Sparred; sparring.
Early system on Datatron 200 series. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).