Some articles on sorts, sort:
... of the categories of bailment “ And there are six sorts of bailments ... The first sort of bailment is, a bare naked bailment of goods, delivered by one man to another to keep for the use of the bailor and this I call a depositum, and it is that sort of bailment ... The second sort is, when goods or chattels that are useful, are lent to a friend gratis, to be used by him and this is called commodatum, because the thing is to be restored ...
... Some of them are selection sort, bubble sort, insertion sort, merge sort, quicksort, heapsort, and counting sort ...
... Several artistic works are entitled "A Sort of Homecoming." Among them are A Sort of Homecoming (song) A Sort of Homecoming (album) The phrase was coined by Paul Celan to refer to poetry ...
... it so that we would get the tracks down, get all of the sort of essential parts down and then, halfway through the recording he kind of came in, and when we were doing overdubs and that kind of thing, he sort of ...
More definitions of "sort":
- (noun): An operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion.
- (noun): A person of a particular character or nature.
Example: "What sort of person is he?"; "he's a good sort"
- (noun): An approximate definition or example.
Example: "She wore a sort of magenta dress"; "she served a creamy sort of dessert thing"
Famous quotes containing the word sort:
“Both the Moral Majority, who are recycling medieval language to explain AIDS, and those ultra-leftists who attribute AIDS to some sort of conspiracy, have a clearly political analysis of the epidemic. But even if one attributes its cause to a microorganism rather than the wrath of God, or the workings of the CIA, it is clear that the way in which AIDS has been perceived, conceptualized, imagined, researched and financed makes this the most political of diseases.”
—Dennis Altman (b. 1943)
“In place of a world, there is a city, a point, in which the whole life of broad regions is collecting while the rest dries up. In place of a type-true people, born of and grown on the soil, there is a new sort of nomad, cohering unstably in fluid masses, the parasitical city dweller, traditionless, utterly matter-of-fact, religionless, clever, unfruitful, deeply contemptuous of the countryman and especially that highest form of countryman, the country gentleman.”
—Oswald Spengler (18801936)
“Its not a field, I think, for people who need to have success every day: if you cant live with a nightly sort of disaster, you should get out. I wouldnt describe myself as lacking in confidence, but I would just say that ... the ghosts you chase you never catch.”
—John Malkovich (b. 1953)