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The term was introduced into optics by Johann Heinrich Lambert in his 1760 work Photometria.
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It became the sole `` subject '' of `` international law '' ( a term which, it is pertinent to remember, was coined by Bentham ), a body of legal principle which by and large was made up of what Western nations could do in the world arena.
'' The other important difference between the two Constitutions was that the President of the Confederacy held office for six ( instead of four ) years, and was limited to one term.
Bang-Jensen said you told correspondents that you had checked in advance to make sure the term ' aberrant conduct ' was not libelous.
His parents talked seriously and lengthily to their own doctor and to a specialist at the University Hospital -- Mr. McKinley was entitled to a discount for members of his family -- and it was decided it would be best for him to take the remainder of the term off, spend a lot of time in bed and, for the rest, do pretty much as he chose -- provided, of course, he chose to do nothing too exciting or too debilitating.
His teacher and his school principal were conferred with and everyone agreed that, if he kept up with a certain amount of work at home, there was little danger of his losing a term.
The term enquetes demographiques, previously used for the supplementary investigations carried out in connection with the administrative censuses, was used for the new investigations.
This term was also used by the cowboy in the sense of a human showin' fight, as one cowhand was heard to say, `` He arches his back like a mule in a hailstorm ''.
the first use of the word `` rustler '' was as a synonym for `` hustler '', becomin' an established term for any person who was active, pushin', and bustlin' in any enterprise.
Engages must be loyal to the concessionaires, and must serve until the term provided in the engagement was ended.
The September-October term jury had been charged by Fulton Superior Court Judge Durwood Pye to investigate reports of possible `` irregularities '' in the hard-fought primary which was won by Mayor-nominate Ivan Allen Jr..
When the crowd was asked whether it wanted to wait one more term to make the race, it voted no -- and there were no dissents.
Petitions asking for a jail term for Norristown attorney Julian W. Barnard will be presented to the Montgomery County Court Friday, it was disclosed Tuesday by Horace A. Davenport, counsel for the widow of the man killed last Nov. 1 by Barnard's hit-run car.
Friday afternoon the Rev. T. F. Zimmerman was reelected for his second consecutive two-year term as general superintendent of Assemblies of God.
Commenting on the earlier stage, the Notre Dame Chapter of the American Association of University Professors ( in a recent report on the question of faculty participation in administrative decision-making ) noted that the term `` teacher-employee '' ( as opposed to, e.g., `` maintenance employee '' ) was a not inapt description.
The Unitarian clergy were an exclusive club of cultivated gentlemen -- as the term was then understood in the Back Bay -- and Parker was definitely not a gentleman, either in theology or in manners.
or `` Carmine Theater, 1912 '', the only canvas with an ash can ( and foraging dog ), although Sloan was a member of the famous `` Eight '', and of the so-called `` Ash-Can School '', a term he resented.
In 1846, Lincoln was elected to the U. S. House of Representatives, where he served one two-year term.
Realizing Clay was unlikely to win the presidency, Lincoln, who had pledged in 1846 to serve only one term in the House, supported General Zachary Taylor for the Whig nomination in the 1848 presidential election.
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The Afroasiatic language family was originally referred to as " Hamito-Semitic ", a term introduced in the 1860s by the German scholar Karl Richard Lepsius.
The term " Altaic ", as the name for a language family, was introduced in 1844 by Matthias Castrén, a pioneering Finnish philologist who made major contributions to the study of the Uralic languages.
In the lingo of the poker variation Texas Hold ' em, the hole cards Ace – King ( unsuited ) are sometimes referred to as an " Anna Kournikova ", a term introduced by the poker commentator Vince van Patten during a WPT tournament because it " looks great but never wins ".
Jean-Robert Argand introduced the term " module " ' unit of measure ' in French in 1806 specifically for the complex absolute value and it was borrowed into English in 1866 as the Latin equivalent " modulus ".
In this term, he introduced for the first time his Homestead Bill, which sought to provide 160 acres for every poor family head " without money and without price "; Johnson did not rest until passage some years later.
The term ' antibiosis ', meaning " against life ," was introduced by the French bacteriologist Vuillemin as a descriptive name of the phenomenon exhibited by these early antibacterial drugs.
The term was coined by Michael Dummett, who introduced it in his paper Realism to re-examine a number of classical philosophical disputes involving such doctrines as nominalism, conceptual realism, idealism and phenomenalism.
Arthur Schlesinger Jr. introduced the term " judicial activism " in a January 1947 Fortune magazine article titled " The Supreme Court: 1947.
Theodore von Kármán and Hugh Latimer Dryden introduced the term transonic to describe flow speeds around Mach 1 where drag increases rapidly.
" The term was introduced by Apollonius of Perga in his work on conic sections, but in contrast to its modern meaning, he used it to mean any line that does not intersect the given curve.
The term clade was introduced in 1958 by Julian Huxley after having been coined by Lucien Cuénot in 1940, cladistic by Cain and Harrison in 1960, and cladist ( for an adherent of Hennig's school ) by Mayr in 1965.
The term compact was introduced into mathematics by Maurice Fréchet in 1906 as a distillation of this concept.
In the diagram, the “ working body ” ( system ), a term introduced by Clausius in 1850, can be any fluid or vapor body through which heat Q can be introduced or transmitted to produce work.
Systems like the Compatible Time-Sharing System introduced the concept of a file system, which managed several virtual " files " on one storage device, giving the term its present-day meaning.
The first component of the term comes from " cybernetics ", which is derived from the Greek κυβερνήτης ( kybernētēs, steersman, governor, pilot, or rudder ), a word introduced by Norbert Wiener for his pioneering work in electronic communication and control science.
This term was first used by AT & T in commerce on July 5, 1960 and then was introduced to the public on November 18, 1963, when the first push-button telephone was made available to the public.
Due to its widespread distribution, Doom hence became the game that introduced deathmatching to a large audience ( and was also the first game to use the term " deathmatch ").
The term " video jockey ", or VJ, was used to describe the fresh-faced youth who introduced the music videos.
Georgi Plekhanov, the father of Russian Marxism, later introduced the term dialectical materialism to Marxist literature.