American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Japanese form of wrestling in which a fighter loses if forced from the ring or if any part of his body except the soles of his feet touches the ground.
- n. sumo a stylised Japanese form of wrestling in which a wrestler loses if he is forced from the ring, or if any part of his body except the soles of his feet touch the ground.
- n. a Japanese form of wrestling; you lose if you are forced out of a small ring or if any part of your body (other than your feet) touches the ground
- From Japanese 相撲 (sumō), literally “to mutually rush at”. (Wiktionary)
- Japanese sumō : su, mutually + mō, to rush at. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In the book (which has sold over four million copies), economist Steven D. Levitt (aided by journalist Stephen J. Dubner) applies economic principles to distinctly non-economic topics like baby names, cheating in sumo wrestling, and the relationship between legalizing abortion and falling crime rates.”
“The Q&A after the movie was more entertaining than the film itself, as the filmmakers, the owner of the Drafthouse, and a Fantastic Fest programmer all came out dressed only in sumo diapers and began running around the theater, chanting.”
“If you thought the cheating in sumo was bad enough, now they are talking about murder charges.”
“My reason for this conclusion is that there is something absent from tennis that is present in sumo wrestling: a highly non-linear incentive scheme.”
“Inside its pages, the authors cover cheating in sumo wrestling, suggest that Roe vs. Wade has dramatically decreased the crime rate (ironically discrediting Gladwell's own position on the matter), and has some interesting statistics on the effects (or lack thereofs) on popular high and low income names on a child's eventual achievements.”
“So Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) exposes cheating in sumo wrestling; Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight) looks at the 1990s 'drop in the crime rate; Heidi Ewing (Jesus Camp) discovers whether you can bribe ninth-graders to get good grades - and Morgan Spurlock (Super-Size Me) examines whether your name is your destiny (particularly if you're an African-American with a distinctly African-American name).”
“The International Olympic Committee has refused to go along with the idea of sumo in the”
“Sumo creates its own keypair named sumo, which is stored in ~/. ssh/ keypair. pem.”
“Thursday morning in Taiwan, the 100-person Chinese delegation boycotted the opening ceremonies of the World Games, a 21-sport competition of non-Olympic sports such as sumo and rugby.”
“Even though The term "sumo" first appeared in one of Japan's oldest historical works in reference to a wrestling match between two unclad females in the fifth century the Japan Sumo Association does not endorse it.”
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