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  9  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Walk  \Walk\  (w[add]k),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Walked};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Walking}.]  [OE.  walken,  probably  from  AS  wealcan  to 
  roll,  turn,  revolve,  akin  to  D.  walken  to  felt  hats,  to  work 
  a  hat,  G.  walken  to  full,  OHG.  walchan  to  beat  to  full, 
  Icel.  v[=a]lka  to  roll,  to  stamp,  Sw  valka  to  full,  to  roll, 
  Dan.  valke  to  full;  cf  Skr.  valg  to  spring;  but  cf  also  AS 
  weallian  to  roam,  ramble,  G.  wallen.  [root]130.] 
  1.  To  move  along  on  foot;  to  advance  by  steps;  to  go  on  at  a 
  moderate  pace;  specifically,  of  two-legged  creatures,  to 
  proceed  at  a  slower  or  faster  rate,  but  without  running, 
  or  lifting  one  foot  entirely  before  the  other  touches  the 
  ground. 
 
  At  the  end  of  twelve  months,  he  walked  in  the  palace 
  of  the  kingdom  of  Babylon.  --Dan.  iv  29. 
 
  When  Peter  was  come  down  out  of  the  ship,  he  walked 
  on  the  water,  to  go  to  Jesus.  --Matt.  xiv. 
  29. 
 
  Note:  In  the  walk  of  quadrupeds,  there  are  always  two  and 
  for  a  brief  space  there  are  three  feet  on  the  ground 
  at  once,  but  never  four 
 
  2.  To  move  or  go  on  the  feet  for  exercise  or  amusement;  to 
  take  one's  exercise;  to  ramble. 
 
  3.  To  be  stirring;  to  be  abroad;  to  go  restlessly  about  -- 
  said  of  things  or  persons  expected  to  remain  quiet,  as  a 
  sleeping  person,  or  the  spirit  of  a  dead  person;  to  go 
  about  as  a  somnambulist  or  a  specter. 
 
  I  have  heard,  but  not  believed,  the  spirits  of  the 
  dead  May  walk  again  --Shak. 
 
  When  was  it  she  last  walked?  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  be  in  motion;  to  act  to  move  to  wag.  [Obs.]  ``Her 
  tongue  did  walk  in  foul  reproach.''  --Spenser. 
 
  Do  you  think  I'd  walk  in  any  plot?  --B.  Jonson 
 
  I  heard  a  pen  walking  in  the  chimney  behind  the 
  cloth.  --Latimer. 
 
  5.  To  behave;  to  pursue  a  course  of  life;  to  conduct  one's 
  self 
 
  We  walk  perversely  with  God,  and  he  will  walk 
  crookedly  toward  us  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  6.  To  move  off  to  depart.  [Obs.  or  Colloq.] 
 
  He  will  make  their  cows  and  garrans  to  walk. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  {To  walk}  in  to  go  in  to  enter  as  into  a  house. 
 
  {To  walk  after  the  flesh}  (Script.),  to  indulge  sensual 
  appetites,  and  to  live  in  sin.  --Rom.  viii.  1. 
 
  {To  walk  after  the  Spirit}  (Script.),  to  be  guided  by  the 
  counsels  and  influences  of  the  Spirit,  and  by  the  word  of 
  God.  --Rom.  viii.  1. 
 
  {To  walk  by  faith}  (Script.),  to  live  in  the  firm  belief  of 
  the  gospel  and  its  promises,  and  to  rely  on  Christ  for 
  salvation.  --2  Cor.  v.  7. 
 
  {To  walk  in  darkness}  (Script.),  to  live  in  ignorance,  error, 
  and  sin.  --1  John  i.  6. 
 
  {To  walk  in  the  flesh}  (Script.),  to  live  this  natural  life, 
  which  is  subject  to  infirmities  and  calamities.  --2  Cor. 
  x.  3. 
 
  {To  walk  in  the  light}  (Script.),  to  live  in  the  practice  of 
  religion,  and  to  enjoy  its  consolations.  --1  John  i.  7. 
 
  {To  walk  over},  in  racing,  to  go  over  a  course  at  a  walk;  -- 
  said  of  a  horse  when  there  is  no  other  entry;  hence 
  colloquially,  to  gain  an  easy  victory  in  any  contest. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Walk  \Walk\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  pass  through  over  or  upon  to  traverse;  to 
  perambulate;  as  to  walk  the  streets. 
 
  As  we  walk  our  earthly  round.  --Keble. 
 
  2.  To  cause  to  walk;  to  lead,  drive,  or  ride  with  a  slow 
  pace;  as  to  walk  one's  horses.  ``  I  will  rather  trust  .  . 
  .  a  thief  to  walk  my  ambling  gelding.''  --Shak. 
 
  3.  [AS.  wealcan  to  roll.  See  {Walk}  to  move  on  foot.]  To 
  subject,  as  cloth  or  yarn,  to  the  fulling  process;  to 
  full.  [Obs.  or  Scot.] 
 
  {To  walk  the  plank},  to  walk  off  the  plank  into  the  water  and 
  be  drowned;  --  an  expression  derived  from  the  practice  of 
  pirates  who  extended  a  plank  from  the  side  of  a  ship,  and 
  compelled  those  whom  they  would  drown  to  walk  off  into  the 
  water;  figuratively,  to  vacate  an  office  by  compulsion. 
  --Bartlett. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Walk  \Walk\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  walking,  or  moving  on  the  feet  with  a  slow 
  pace;  advance  without  running  or  leaping. 
 
  2.  The  act  of  walking  for  recreation  or  exercise;  as  a 
  morning  walk;  an  evening  walk. 
 
  3.  Manner  of  walking;  gait;  step;  as  we  often  know  a  person 
  at  a  distance  by  his  walk. 
 
  4.  That  in  or  through  which  one  walks;  place  or  distance 
  walked  over  a  place  for  walking;  a  path  or  avenue 
  prepared  for  foot  passengers,  or  for  taking  air  and 
  exercise;  way  road;  hence  a  place  or  region  in  which 
  animals  may  graze;  place  of  wandering;  range;  as  a  sheep 
  walk. 
 
  A  woody  mountain  .  .  .  with  goodliest  trees  Planted, 
  with  walks  and  bowers.  --Milton. 
 
  He  had  walk  for  a  hundred  sheep.  --Latimer. 
 
  Amid  the  sound  of  steps  that  beat  The  murmuring 
  walks  like  rain.  --Bryant. 
 
  5.  A  frequented  track;  habitual  place  of  action  sphere;  as 
  the  walk  of  the  historian. 
 
  The  mountains  are  his  walks.  --Sandys. 
 
  He  opened  a  boundless  walk  for  his  imagination. 
  --Pope. 
 
  6.  Conduct;  course  of  action  behavior. 
 
  7.  The  route  or  district  regularly  served  by  a  vender;  as  a 
  milkman's  walk.  [Eng.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Walk  \Walk\,  n. 
  1.  In  coffee,  coconut,  and  other  plantations,  the  space 
  between  them 
 
  2.  (Sporting) 
  a  A  place  for  keeping  and  training  puppies. 
  b  An  inclosed  area  of  some  extent  to  which  a  gamecock  is 
  confined  to  prepare  him  for  fighting. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Walk  \Walk\,  v.  t. 
  1.  (Sporting)  To  put  or  keep  (a  puppy)  in  a  walk;  to  train 
  (puppies)  in  a  walk.  [Cant] 
 
  2.  To  move  in  a  manner  likened  to  walking.  [Colloq.] 
 
  She  walked  a  spinning  wheel  into  the  house,  making 
  it  use  first  one  and  then  the  other  of  its  own 
  spindling  legs  to  achieve  progression  rather  than 
  lifting  it  by  main  force.  --C.  E. 
  Craddock. 
 
  {To  walk  one's  chalks},  to  make  off  take  French  leave 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arm  \Arm\,  n.  [AS.  arm,  earm;  akin  to  OHG.  aram,  G.,  D.,  Dan.,  & 
  Sw  arm,  Icel.  armr,  Goth.  arms,  L.  armus  arm,  shoulder,  and 
  prob.  to  Gr  ?  joining,  joint,  shoulder,  fr  the  root  ?  to 
  join  to  fit  together;  cf  Slav.  rame.  ?.  See  {Art}, 
  {Article}.] 
  1.  The  limb  of  the  human  body  which  extends  from  the  shoulder 
  to  the  hand;  also  the  corresponding  limb  of  a  monkey. 
 
  2.  Anything  resembling  an  arm;  as 
  a  The  fore  limb  of  an  animal,  as  of  a  bear. 
  b  A  limb,  or  locomotive  or  prehensile  organ,  of  an 
  invertebrate  animal. 
  c  A  branch  of  a  tree. 
  d  A  slender  part  of  an  instrument  or  machine,  projecting 
  from  a  trunk,  axis,  or  fulcrum;  as  the  arm  of  a 
  steelyard. 
  e  (Naut)  The  end  of  a  yard;  also  the  part  of  an  anchor 
  which  ends  in  the  fluke. 
  f  An  inlet  of  water  from  the  sea. 
  g  A  support  for  the  elbow,  at  the  side  of  a  chair,  the 
  end  of  a  sofa,  etc 
 
  3.  Fig.:  Power;  might  strength;  support;  as  the  secular 
  arm;  the  arm  of  the  law. 
 
  To  whom  is  the  arm  of  the  Lord  revealed?  --Isa.  lii. 
  1. 
 
  {Arm's  end},  the  end  of  the  arm;  a  good  distance  off 
  --Dryden. 
 
  {Arm's  length},  the  length  of  the  arm. 
 
  {Arm's  reach},  reach  of  the  arm;  the  distance  the  arm  can 
  reach. 
 
  {To  go}  (or  {walk})  {arm  in  arm},  to  go  with  the  arm  or  hand 
  of  one  linked  in  the  arm  of  another.  ``When  arm  in  armwe 
  went  along.''  --Tennyson. 
 
  {To  keep  at  arm's  length},  to  keep  at  a  distance  (literally 
  or  figuratively);  not  to  allow  to  come  into  close  contact 
  or  familiar  intercourse. 
 
  {To  work  at  arm's  length},  to  work  disadvantageously. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  walk 
  n  1:  the  act  of  traveling  by  foot;  "walking  is  a  healthy  form  of 
  exercise"  [syn:  {walking}] 
  2:  (baseball)  an  advance  to  first  base  by  a  batter  who  receives 
  four  balls;  "he  worked  the  picher  for  a  base  on  balls" 
  [syn:  {base  on  balls},  {pass}] 
  3:  manner  of  walking;  "he  had  a  funny  walk"  [syn:  {manner  of 
  walking}] 
  4:  the  act  of  walking  somewhere;  "he  took  a  walk  after  lunch" 
  5:  a  path  set  aside  for  walking;  "after  the  blizzard  he 
  shoveled  the  front  walk"  [syn:  {walkway},  {paseo}] 
  6:  a  slow  gait  of  a  horse  in  which  two  feet  are  always  on  the 
  ground 
  7:  careers  in  general;  "it  happens  in  all  walks  of  life"  [syn: 
  {walk  of  life}] 
  v  1:  use  one's  feet  to  advance;  advance  by  steps  [ant:  {ride}] 
  2:  traverse  by  walking;  "Walk  the  tightrope" 
  3:  take  a  person  or  an  animal  for  a  walk;  "She  walks  the  dog 
  every  morning";  "I'll  walk  you  to  your  car" 
  4:  obtain  a  base  on  balls,  in  baseball 
  5:  behave  in  a  specified  manner;  "walk  in  sadness" 
  6:  take  a  walk;  go  for  a  walk;  walk  for  pleasure;  "Let's  walk 
  around  the  lake--it's  a  beautiful  day" 
  7:  give  a  base  on  balls  to  in  baseball 
  8:  make  walk;  "He  walks  the  horse  up  the  mountain" 
  9:  be  or  act  in  association  with  "We  must  walk  with  our 
  dispossessed  brothers  and  sisters";  "Walk  with  God" 
  10:  walk  at  a  pace 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  walk  n.,vt.  Traversal  of  a  data  structure,  especially  an  array 
  or  linked-list  data  structure  in  {core}.  See  also  {codewalker},  {silly 
  walk},  {clobber}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  walk 
 
  ,Traversal  of  a  data  structure,  especially  an  array  or 
  linked-list  data  structure  in  {core}.  See  also  {codewalker}, 
  {silly  walk},  {clobber}. 
 
 




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