attempting

  • 1 Attempting — Attempt At*tempt (?; 215), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attempted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Attempting}.] [OF. atenter, also spelt atempter, F. attenter, fr. L. attentare to attempt; ad + tentare, temptare, to touch, try, v. intens. of tendere to stretch. See… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 attempting — n. trying, endeavoring at·tempt || É™ tempt n. try, assay; effort to do or accomplish something; assault, attack (as an attempt on someone life ) v. try, assay …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3 attempting — …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 attempting the impossible — trying to accomplish what cannot be done …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 5 working — Attempting to complete the remaining part of a trade, by finding either buyers or sellers for the rest. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * working work‧ing [ˈwɜːkɪŋ ǁ ˈwɜːr ] adjective [only before a noun] 1. working people have jobs that they… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 6 trial and error —    Attempting to achieve a satisfactory result by testing and eliminating various methods until the best one is found is called trial and error.     Some of the best cooks learn by trial and error …

    English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 7 Call-less hunting —    Attempting to bag a turkey without calling to him. To be a productive call less hunter, you must know where and when you can meet a tom in the woods during his daily routine. This type of hunting requires much more knowledge of the turkeys,… …

    Hunting glossary

  • 8 collateral attack — Attempting to impeach or challenging the integrity of ajudgment, decree, or order in an action or proceeding other than that in which the judgment, decree, or order was rendered, other than by appeal from, or review of, the judgment, decree, or… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 9 Coffee Housing — Attempting to mislead opponents as to one s cards by speech or manner …

    The official rules of card games glossary

  • 10 Disasters — ▪ 2009 Introduction Aviation       January 23, Poland. A Spanish built CASA transport plane carrying members of the Polish air force home from a conference on flight safety in Warsaw crashes near the town of Miroslawiec; all 20 aboard are killed …

    Universalium

  • 11 List of accidents and incidents involving commercial aircraft — This list of accidents and incidents involving commercial aircraft is grouped by the years in which the accidents and incidents occurred. For more exhaustive lists, see the [http://www.baaa acro.com/ Aircraft Crash Record Office] or the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 Metropolitan Police Service — Metropolitan Police Force redirects here. For other uses, see Metropolitan police. Metropolitan Police Service Metropolitan Police Force Common name The Met[1] Abbreviation MPS …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 Chronology of Provisional Irish Republican Army actions (1970-1979) — This is a chronology of activities by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) from 1970 to 1979. For actions after this period see Chronology of Provisional Irish Republican Army actions. Incidents resulting in at least three deaths are… …

    Wikipedia

  • 14 Inner German border — Innerdeutsche Grenze North and central Germany …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 Interference (baseball) — In baseball, interference is an infraction where a person illegally changes the course of play from what is expected. Interference might be committed by players on the offense, players not currently in the game, catchers, umpires, or spectators;… …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 Human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — In all areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the human rights record remained poor, and numerous serious abuses were committed. Unlawful killings, disappearances, torture, rape, and arbitrary arrest and detention by security forces… …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

    Universalium

  • 18 Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 — Tiananmen Square as seen from the Tiananmen Gate in 2004. The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, also known as the June Fourth Incident in Chinese[1] (in part to avoid confusion with two prior Tiananmen Square protests), were a series o …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 Battle of Chickamauga — Part of the American Civil War Battle of Chickamauga (lithograph by Kurz and Allison, 1890) …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

    Universalium

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.