ladder vs latter

ladder latter

Definitions

  • 1) In the game of go, a sequence of moves following a zigzag pattern and ultimately leading to the capture of the attacked stones.
  • 2) That which resembles a ladder in form or use; hence, that by means of which one attains to eminence, e.g. the corporate ladder.
  • 3) chiefly UK Length of unravelled fabric in a knitted garment, especially in nylon stockings.
  • 4) A frame usually portable, of wood, metal, or rope, for ascent and descent, consisting of two side pieces to which are fastened cross strips or rounds forming steps.
  • 5) A series of ranked stages or levels.
  • 6) A means of moving higher or lower, as in a hierarchy.
  • 7) An often portable structure consisting of two long sides crossed by parallel rungs, used to climb up and down.
  • 8) A fish ladder.
  • 9) An athletic workout in which one does progressively longer intervals followed by progressively shorter intervals.
  • 10) One of the intervals in such a workout.
  • 11) Something that resembles this device, especially a run in a stocking.
  • 12) an iron rail at the side of a vertical fixed ladder, to grasp with the hand in climbing.
  • 13) See under Fish.
  • 14) A frame usually portable, of wood, metal, or rope, for ascent and descent, consisting of two side pieces to which are fastened cross strips or rounds forming steps.
  • 15) (Zoöl.) a spiral marine shell of the genus Scalaria. See Scalaria.
  • 16) That which resembles a ladder in form or use
  • 17) (Zoöl.) an American leaf beetle (Chrysomela scalaris). The elytra are silvery white, striped and spotted with green; the under wings are rose-colored. It feeds upon the linden tree.
  • 18) ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
  • 19) steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
  • 20) a row of unravelled stitches
  • 21) Figuratively, any means of ascending; a means of rising to eminence.
  • 22) In railroads, a track which connects by switches the ends of a series of parallel tracks and is used in sorting cars in a drill-yard. See drill-yard.
  • 23) Nautical See Jacob's-ladder, 1.
  • 24) A frame of wood, metal, or rope, usually portable, and consisting essentially of two side-pieces connected at suitable distances by cross-pieces, generally in the form of rounds or rungs, forming steps by which, when the frame is properly set, a person may ascend a height.
  • 25) In logic, a figure illustrating the theory of the old logic concerning the relations of genera, differences, and species
  • 26) A series of buckets for dredging and filling which are carried up and down an incline; a bucket-conveyer.
  • 27) of a knitted garment To develop a ladder as a result of a broken thread.
  • 28) firefighting To ascend a building or wall using a ladder.
  • 29) come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
  • 30) To run, as a stocking does.

Definitions

  • 1) The second of two persons or things mentioned.
  • 2) the second of two or the second mentioned of two
  • 3) relating to or being the second of two items
  • 4) close (or closer) to the present time
  • 5) near (or nearer) to the end
  • 6) Near or nearer to the end.
  • 7) Being the second of two persons or things mentioned.
  • 8) Further advanced in time or sequence; later.
  • 9) Later; more recent; coming or happening after something else; -- opposed to former.
  • 10) Of two things, the one mentioned second.
  • 11) rare Last; latest; final.
  • 12) the last part of the spring of the year.
  • 13) the last part of the harvest.
  • 14) Recent; modern.
  • 15) referring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several)
  • 16) Last;latest;final.

Examples

  • 1) They used ladders and rope to free her.
  • 2) The government must help young people on to the housing ladder.
  • 3) She now reaches the second floor via a metal ladder propped against a wooden mezzanine.
  • 4) She especially wants to give more people from humble backgrounds a chance of climbing the social ladder.
  • 5) They have already climbed the ladder once and want to get back on it.
  • 6) She had scaled the A&E ladders only to be thrown down a snake.
  • 7) The snakes outnumbered the ladders in the original Hindu game.
  • 8) Intelligent people can quickly learn vital skills and acquire necessary certifications to get on the IT career ladder.
  • 9) I went down the rope ladder but found the raft too far off, so had to swim for it.
  • 10) The foreign secretary was busy trying to find a perch or he would surely have shouted:'Give them longer ladders.
  • 11) The ladder they used is still against the wall.
  • 12) The new moon helps you up the ladder of success if you think and act constructively.
  • 13) Those at the top of the career ladder are less stressed and live longer.
  • 14) Others are postponing their ambition to move further up the housing ladder.
  • 15) The first line was to carry two scaling ladders.
  • 16) The first fire engines on the scene had ladders long enough to reach only the tenth floor.
  • 17) There was a rope ladder with wooden steps hanging down her side.
  • 18) There have been tantrums over snakes and ladders.
  • 19) Tory policies cannot just be about helping people to climb economic and social ladders.
  • 20) You used to have to climb the ladder slowly.
  • 21) But it is providing serious ladders of opportunity where they are needed most.
  • 22) He used a ladder to get part way up then edged along a branch.
  • 23) They used chain ladders to scale walls and scramble onto the roof of the armoury.
  • 24) Take advantage of the many different schemes out there to help you get on the careers ladder.
  • 25) It is meant to help people get on the housing ladder.
  • 26) But as he clambered back down the ladder he dropped the fish, injuring it.
  • 27) On ascending the ladder and crawling inside, smoke from the hearth stings the eyes.
  • 28) As you climb the success ladder, share your experiences and be a role model.
  • 29) Anybody who loses to a fast bowler must be near the lowest rungs of society 's chess ladder.
  • 30) I happily walk round with ladders in my tights and holes in my shoes.
  • 31) But many of those eager to clamber on to or ascend the ladder are unable to proceed as a result of the continuing shortage of mortgage funds.
  • 32) It was a 15ft vertical drop into the tunnel, down a metal ladder set into the wall.
  • 33) The two GeoTrax made by Fisher-Price were sold at retail stores nationwide from September 2006 through August 2007 for between $3 and $16 and include: • GEOTRAX Rail and Road System Freightway Transport – painted yellow headlights on train car and miniature ladder• GEOTRAX Special Track Pack – painted yellow headlights on train car and miniature ladder
  • 34) In the original tongue the term ladder is derived from an expression which signifies a path or way, and a path or way is predicated of truth.
  • 35) The 16-time grand slam champion faces yet more uphill climb as he takes aim at the next step on the title ladder, the 77 trophies of John McEnroe.
  • 36) Because it leads you straight down what I call the ladder of compromise.
  • 37) In reflecting on the success question this weekend, I've realized that a ladder is a good metaphor for looking at this aspect in our professional life.
  • 38) He continued: But the top of the ladder is a very trying place for old revolutionists who have had no administrative experience, who have had no financial experience, who have been trained as penniless hunted fugitives with Karl Marx on the brain and not as statesmen.
  • 39) Well now, they had a ladder, what we called a ladder road right beside where that skiff went down in the shaft, and it was kind of built off — you know, penned up — so that you wouldn't get over in the shaft.
  • 40) We spent a long time creating what we call our ladder of maturities and when you look at our maturities out over a
  • 41) ‘You run around climbing ladders, shimmying across ropes and running from one platform to another, collecting gems while avoiding the bad guys.’
  • 42) ‘Leaves in different parts of the canopy were accessed with ladders, climbing ropes, and a hydraulic lift, to facilitate photosynthetic measurements with hand-held instruments.’
  • 43) ‘Entrance for the others by means of climbing ropes or ladders over the wall would be possible, but they needed a quick exit route, and hoped to be carrying Grenwald, bound and gagged as they left.’
  • 44) ‘There are fixed ropes, ladders and even rudimentary staircases cut into the hard snow, leading to the main route being dubbed a ‘yak track’.’
  • 45) ‘The time it takes to climb a rope or scale a ladder leaves soldiers highly vulnerable to attack.’
  • 46) ‘When your foot was on the roof, you had to transfer your weight from the ladder to the roof and then step off the ladder fully.’
  • 47) ‘He had brought all the necessary tools for scaling a wall: ladders, ropes, even a sort of high platform they could wheel next to the wall.’
  • 48) ‘This leads to a series of climbs facilitated by aluminium ladders and fixed ropes.’
  • 49) ‘Resting there, miraculously, was a ladder, the rusting metal kind, like the fire escapes on apartments.’
  • 50) ‘We climbed the old wooden ladder to the loft.’
  • 51) ‘Climbing wire rope ladders in a wet or dry suit requires good technique and plenty of stamina.’
  • 52) ‘Vincent climbed down the rusty fire escape ladder and leapt down to the unpaved cobblestone street below.’
  • 53) ‘They spent more than 11 hours containing the blaze and used a turntable ladder to douse it from above.’
  • 54) ‘A set of wooden ladders led up to the nearest entrance to the cave system.’
  • 55) ‘The wooden ladder led the young men to an attic.’
  • 56) ‘I need a tall step ladder to change a light bulb.’
  • 57) ‘As the engines stopped, the firefighters cleared my pilot to shut down and to lower the boarding ladder.’
  • 58) ‘The hastily lowered ladder leaned at the back, looking as though it would come crashing down at any moment.’
  • 59) ‘And that forced me to get even higher up on the rickety ladder.’
  • 60) ‘Raul turned away angrily, climbing back up the ladder to middle deck.’
  • 61) ‘As she climbs the corporate ladder to the top, Kate also grows to love her gentleman caller.’
  • 62) ‘They needed to prove that women were just as determined as men to ascend the corporate ladder.’
  • 63) ‘Excluded from society, essentially cut out of her aunt's will, Lily descends the social ladder.’
  • 64) ‘The mass media and the rest of corporate America are enthralled with professionals scaling career ladders to new heights.’
  • 65) ‘By the beginning of the twentieth century Catholic Irish Americans were clearly ascending the occupational ladder.’
  • 66) ‘Their only chance to get a foot on the property ladder is in places like Carlow.’
  • 67) ‘Rather than fixing a position on a hierarchical socio-economic ladder, consumerism establishes lateral connections that affirm middle-class affiliation.’
  • 68) ‘They have begun to ascend the ladder in politics, business and the media.’
  • 69) ‘An increasing number of parents are helping their children get on the property ladder.’
  • 70) ‘Latham has just added a few more rungs to his ladder of political opportunity.’
  • 71) ‘In the mid-1990s, the city began climbing up the evolutionary ladder.’
  • 72) ‘They've followed the rules, been generously rewarded, and climbed society's ladder of success.’
  • 73) ‘Rather than being ladders of success, our lives are more like rivers.’
  • 74) ‘The idea behind the Ka was ingenious, offering the first step on the Ford ladder for many young drivers.’
  • 75) ‘This email was from an inspector, who I think is higher up the police ladder than an officer.’
  • 76) ‘Job loss is increasingly worse for you the higher up the skill ladder you are.’
  • 77) ‘Murdock is taking on an expanded role of football development manager, while Wood takes his first step on the coaching ladder and will be assisted by Paul Penrice and Martin Oglanby.’
  • 78) ‘Barrie Weatherall takes another step up the ladder as he and his York company receive a £10,000 Smart Micro Award.’
  • 79) ‘This process of climbing up the hierarchical ladder can go on indefinitely, until the member reaches a position where he or she is incompetent.’
  • 80) ‘Often when an executive takes that last step up the ladder and becomes chairman of a company, the view from the top is strewn with things that need to be cleaned up.’
  • 81) ‘She's a social climber with ladders in her stockings but a good heart.’
  • 82) ‘In our house, a clear-out involves binning the odd pair of tights with more ladders than Bob The Builder, or removing a bunch of long-dead flowers from a vase.’
  • 83) ‘They had to be mended by hand or taken to one of shops in the city where a young woman repaired ladders in silk stockings using a special stand and hook.’
  • 84) ‘The list is as long as a ladder in a pair of tights.’
  • 85) ‘By the time I've yanked on my stockings and managed to rip a ladder in them, I know it's going to be a brilliant day.’

Examples

  • 1) Examples of the latter two objects are depicted in the show as well.
  • 2) Some enlightened officers already do the latter part of this work voluntarily.
  • 3) He came at me strong in the latter stages.
  • 4) Of the latter, half had been granted amnesty and the other half were undergoing more screening.
  • 5) We've all tried for the former and ended up with the latter many a time.
  • 6) The latter can counteract anxiety and agitation, and has been shown to rise after yoga and meditation.
  • 7) Somehow, you feel the place in the coaching Valhalla matters more to the former than the latter.
  • 8) Challenging the former can play a significant part in ending the latter.
  • 9) My feeling at the time was the latter.
  • 10) This in a country obsessed with the latter two.
  • 11) The latter part of this story left me with a sinking feeling.
  • 12) You can convert the latter into verbs or adverbs.
  • 13) The latter forlornly takes centre stage while the latter prompts his lines.
  • 14) Yet it has proved so much easier to do the former than the latter.
  • 15) The latter refers to the mirror that literature holds up to life.
  • 16) The latter two were adapted into acclaimed films.
  • 17) But things are looking up for the latter part of the year.
  • 18) The latter he can do more quickly.
  • 19) By the latter stages both sides were content to see out time.
  • 20) The former outsold the latter about four to one.
  • 21) The latter two have no experience running prisons.
  • 22) The latter can be measured by the employment entropy index.
  • 23) It was only when he loosened up in the latter stages of the fourth set that he really ran away from me.
  • 24) But snow is not unusual for the latter half of November.
  • 25) Predictably, the latter ends up scheduled before the former.
  • 26) The first failed to recover in time, the latter retired from the international game.
  • 27) The latter part of the year brings health solutions to some areas, so hang on in there.
  • 28) But in the latter half of this year he has finally got to grips with the car and has consistently outperformed the younger man.
  • 29) I suspect in the end the latter argument will win out.
  • 30) Will they be a safe haven this year or an uncertain refuge in times of trouble, as in the latter half of last year?
  • 31) The latter regarded the former as inftru - ments of power* wifliing ro pay their court to the Mother Countiyf by curbing the fpirit of American freedom* and the fornex kept a flridl eye on the latter* left they might fmooth the way to independency* at which they were charged, with aiming.
  • 32) If my read of my neighbors plate is accurate, the latter translates as cold hash browns.
  • 33) Luckily for us lazy Linux geeks the latter is automagically put in if you use tab auto-completion.
  • 34) But the faculty of judgment normally prevents us from falling into mere free - association mode: the latter is the stuff of paranoia and conspiracy theories.
  • 35) Henrik Pontén (Swedish Anti-Piracy Bureau), Monique Wadsted (movie industry lawyer) and Peter Danowsky (IFPI) – the latter is also a member of the board of the association.
  • 36) With (500) Days, Sin Nombre and A Serious Man in competition, Precious really didn't deserve to win either best film or best director (the latter is a total joke, the directing was by far the weakest part of the movie, I mean, compare that to the job that the Coens did)
  • 37) You seem to be confusing Congress exercising direct willpower over the world versus merely exercising direct willpower over itself, and the latter is actually something it can straightforwardly do.
  • 38) Furthermore, if the latter is the case then other retailers are benefitting from Wal Mart's higher tax payments.
  • 39) * It's easier to prove a global warming trend than "changing the climate" since the latter is a convoluted concept.
  • 40) ‘The real significance was the difference in tone and style between the beginning of his speech and the latter half.’
  • 41) ‘Violent times for the poor reigned in the latter half of the last century and into the beginning of this one.’
  • 42) ‘Joining in the programme in the latter half, she will talk about her career, her father and her music.’
  • 43) ‘Good fishing reported in the latter half of the week with good hatches of olives and mayflies all over the lake.’
  • 44) ‘Well, Quine was probably the most important theorist of knowledge of the latter half of the twentieth century.’
  • 45) ‘Somehow, I managed to get away with only posting on here almost once a month for the latter half of the year.’
  • 46) ‘So we did eat quite well, like when we were on the latter half of the tour.’
  • 47) ‘The Haldiram saga was also well mapped, but I did nod off towards the latter half.’
  • 48) ‘You spent the first half of the week recalling the previous weekend and the latter half wishing the week forward to the next.’
  • 49) ‘Indeed, if you do not, I would suggest that most of the latter half of the book would be unrelenting in its dullness.’
  • 50) ‘The company was initially keen to establish export markets, a policy which has paid off in the latter half of this century.’
  • 51) ‘In the latter half of the 1990s there has been some waning of political focus on the issue of immigration.’
  • 52) ‘Asparagus was not grown on a large scale in N. America until the latter half of the 19th century.’
  • 53) ‘The latter half of the book - on the necessity and the nature of missions - is heavier going.’
  • 54) ‘The freight and passenger traffic is greater in the latter part of the week than at the beginning of the week.’
  • 55) ‘In the latter stages of cooking add water chestnuts, small corns, green beans and a tin of coconut milk.’
  • 56) ‘Had he missed the goal that point would have been very important in the latter stages of the game.’
  • 57) ‘My mother is in the latter stages of pregnancy and her health is extremely weak.’
  • 58) ‘In the latter half of the 1840s, Britain was plunged into deep depression.’
  • 59) ‘The latter half of my previous letter, will in part, explain why.’
  • 60) ‘The latter event came closest to threatening the singer's customary composure.’
  • 61) ‘I mention the latter because of what we both saw under a tree some distance from us.’
  • 62) ‘If dealer does the latter, a second round of bidding occurs in which eldest hand has the right to name the trump suit.’
  • 63) ‘To be or not to be - I'm rubbish at the former, and the latter isn't an option.’
  • 64) ‘At present, I would say the balance of possibilities is tending towards the latter option.’
  • 65) ‘I took the latter option, and less than a month later found myself a new job with my current employer.’
  • 66) ‘If you were honest, you probably identified more with the latter option in each case.’
  • 67) ‘Nevertheless, it is to the latter that we will turn, and to which the second half of this chapter will be devoted.’
  • 68) ‘A lucky shot from the second assassin finally killed the ambassador as the latter ran off.’
  • 69) ‘In football, the latter part of the equation does not seem to apply.’
  • 70) ‘If anything, the emphasis has shifted progressively from the latter to the former.’
  • 71) ‘Of course, the 1979 constitution subordinated the latter to the former.’
  • 72) ‘The latter in turn, blamed the shoppers who barged in without paying heed to instructions.’
  • 73) ‘Oddly enough, I find the latter to be a more important bit of news.’
  • 74) ‘We are still clinging tenaciously to the latter at the expense of the former.’
  • 75) ‘On the whole, I think that this campaign tends toward the latter at the expense of the former.’
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