from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See gamut.


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  • So now we'll run the gammut of marvel superheros till hollywood screws that up something feirce.

    Marvel Announces Next Four Films - Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Avengers! «

  • It is a perceptual scale that represents all colours, not just a fixed gammut generated by an arbitrary set of so-called "primary" colors.

    Peak Saturation Value

  • Director, Josh Tickell, a young activist, shuttles us on a whirlwind journey to track the rising domination of the petrochemical industry -- from Rockefeller's strategy to halt Ford's first ethanol cars to Vice President Cheney's petrochemical company sponsored energy legislation -- and reveals a gammut of available solutions to "repower America" -- from vertical farms that occupy skyscrapers to algae facilities that turn wastewater into fuel.

    Josh Tickell: Special LA & NY Fuel Screenings

  • I love that it ran the gammut from fast food Quizos sandwiches to upscale sit down places.

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  • That's really how you could tell an idea had run the gammut and needed to be retired.

    The Comic Rip off Quiz

  • Lincoln is one of those streets that runs the whole gammut.


  • Grounded in the urban life of Sao Paulo with a touch of magical realism, the unrelated stories range the gammut from high concept--a friend is brought back from the dead to spend his birthday among the living; a young woman tells a complete stranger that he's too late to fall in love with her--to the quietly mundane.

    Review: De:TALES

  • The "various" authorities range the gammut from school principals to the FBI.

    The Solution to Griefing is... The FBI?

  • The daughter on his approach sung a beautiful song, rapidly running through the whole gammut.

    Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia

  • By our organ of hearing we perceive the vibrations of the air; which vibrations are performed in more or in less time, which constitutes high or low notes in respect to the gammut; but the tone depends on the kind of instrument which produces them.

    Note XV


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