Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of immortalise.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In some places on the Rhine, pots of paint and brushes are offered by the natives to the traveller desirous of "immortalising" himself.] "Up on the hill stood a man, a poet.

    What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales

  • During my years in Philadelphia the immortalising function of EBV was demonstrated for human B-lymphocytes, and the role of this virus as a causative agent of infectious mononucleosis was conclusively established.

    Harald zur Hausen - Autobiography

  • He's even transferred the old home movies to DVD, potentially immortalising their awfulness.

    The rise and rise of family photographs

  • All the other, digital, stuff might be seen by more people in the short term, but it would be the book that was the real defining, immortalising statement of his beliefs over future centuries.

    Brian Ruckley · ‘Tis the Year of the Anniversary

  • Atilla the Stockbroker made a better career of it (even immortalising Swells himself in verse), but I always thought Wells was the better poet: there was something about the way the words came rolling straight out, their righteous hatred intact, no trace of technique, all sneer and attitude.

    RIP Seething Wells « Squares of Wheat

  • I look forward to giving your name a right old Star Wars twist, and immortalising you in that galaxy far, far away.

    Really??!!??!!

  • It will be dedicated to the performance, cataloguing and propagation of the form and, in the process, the immortalising of her name.

    Interview: Marina Abramovic

  • David Vance; any chance of immortalising that quote on the Site homepage?

    BALANCE IN THE OFFING

  • Long before Jamie Oliver was singing the praises of such women, Victoria Wood was immortalising them in one of the most touching sitcoms of recent times.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Well how about immortalising your "greatest leaders" in a commemorative Faberge Egg?

    Archive 2006-10-01

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