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Leven

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Leven Lightning. "Wild thunder dint and fiery leven ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Leven Lightning.
    • Leven To smite with lightning.
    • Leven To flash; shine like lightning.
    • n Leven An obsolete form of leaven.
    • n Leven A lawn; an open space between or among woods.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Levin

Usage

In literature:

But I guess we'll hev to bury 'Leven in it to get it underground.
"Friendship Village" by Zona Gale
I counted 'leven strokes just now!
"The Captain's Bunk" by M. B. Manwell
The moon rise at 'leven; den I go.
"Northern Lights" by Gilbert Parker
I knew one old sheepman back on the Sweetwater that wore one pair of pants 'leven years.
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
We fix 'em 'leven; come.
"Wings of the Wind" by Credo Harris
I gits de pension of 'leven dollars a month.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
He aided Lindsay in extorting her abdication at Loch Leven.
"James VI and the Gowrie Mystery" by Andrew Lang
Just the same, if I don't show up on the waggon for the 'leven o'clock trip I'll be turned loose.
"Side-stepping with Shorty" by Sewell Ford
At last we came so near the point of land at the entering in of Loch Leven that I begged to be set on shore.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
But all of a sudden, before he could count forty-'leven, along came the skillery-scalery alligator.
"Jacko and Jumpo Kinkytail" by Howard R. Garis
Although the rain began before seven it failed to stop before 'leven.
"Sube Cane" by Edward Bellamy Partridge
Come seven, come 'leven!
"Jap Herron" by Emily Grant Hutchings
Mary was, on the 21st of June 1567, a prisoner in Loch Leven Castle.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
She stopped a 'leven-inch shell with her engine-room, and got stopped in turn herself.
"Sea-Hounds" by Lewis R. Freeman
Shot more'n forty-'leven quails this day 't ever was.
"Jessica Trent: Her Life on a Ranch" by Evelyn Raymond
ALEXANDRIA, a town of Scotland, in Dumbartonshire, on the Leven, 4 miles north of Dumbarton, with extensive cotton-printing and bleaching works.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
Last one wanted 'leven dollars, pay in advance.
"A Chariot of Fire" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Jake Hogan's off at ten 'r 'leven, un it's nigh onto that a'ready.
"The Graysons" by Edward Eggleston
Now we'll put the two dollars away, an' use the 'leven cents for supper.
"Teddy and Carrots" by James Otis
The line of demarcation ran from Leven to the east of Cults, thence to the west of Collessie and thence to the east of Auchtermuchty.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 3" by Various
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In poetry:

Dit, onbewust van geven,
Aldoor ontvangen
Tot alle leven
Verging in een verlangen
"Niets Bindt Zoo Ongelijken" by Pieter Cornelis Boutens
Weg boven dood en leven zweven
Wij op in duizelhellen schrik:
O kort en onbegrensd beleven
Van eeuwigheid in oogenblik!...
"Maanlicht" by Pieter Cornelis Boutens
"And see ye not that braid braid road,
That lies across that lily leven?
That is the path of wickedness,
Tho some call it the road to heaven.
"Thomas The Rhymer" by Anonymous British
Voetspoor, dat misschien een ander,
Die op 's levens golven zweeft,
Of aan 't strand wordt neêrgesmeten,
Als hij 't ziet, den moed hergeeft!
"Een Psalm Des Levens" by Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate
Ja, valsch en bedrieglijk, met doornen bezwaard,
Met neevlen omsluierd, is 't leven op aard:
Toch weet ik een hoekjen, dat Eden beschaamt,
Door de Englen HET LAND VAN DE LIEFDE genaamd.
"Het Land Der Liefde" by Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate
He launched his vessel,—and in pride
Of spirit, from Loch Leven's side,
Stepped into it—his thoughts all free
As the light breezes that with glee
Sang through the adventurer's hair.
"Memorials Of A Tour In Scotland, 1803" by William Wordsworth

In news:

Get Leven 's Grunge Rock Princess Look.
Leven Rambin plays a teenage girl who has trained since childhood to fight to the death in a post-apocalyptic arena.
Las Vegas Sands' Leven gains $71.3M from stock options.
Las Vegas Sands resorts and casino executive Michael Leven hit the compensation jackpot in 2011.
Leven Rambin set for 'Percy Jackson' sequel.
Leven Rambin vs Mena Suvari.
Leven Rambin vs Mena Suvari Leven 's black booties didn't look quite right with the dress.
Glen Leven farm is located just south of Woodmont Avenue on Franklin Road.
Most surprisingly, perhaps, former US Franchise Systems, Days Inn and Holiday Inn chief Mike Leven was named president and COO of Las Vegas Sands.
"Remember this girl," photographer Patrick McMullan said, gesturing to gal-about-town Leven Rambin during a party for Lizzie Fortunato Jewels and Timo.
Mike Leven is leaving lodging after nearly 50 years to become a philanthropist.
Former stockbroker Nicholas Levene, also known as "Beano", arrives for sentencing after pleading guilty to fraud in London November 5, 2012.
Loch Leven fishing access site on the Yellowstone River south of Livingston has been reopened to the public.
New 7 due out later this month stars Welsh singer Lindsey Leven and SFA all-stars.
72, of Bryant, went to be with his Savior Wednesday, Nov 2, He was predeceased by his father, Leven Chambers.
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In science:

We say that a genus G ⊂ L(r, d) is even (resp. positivedefinite ) if G ⊂ Leven (r, d) (resp. G ⊂ Lpos (r, d)) holds.
Transcendental lattices and supersingular reduction lattices of a singular $K3$ surface
Then we have a natural identification LD = Lpos (2, −D) ∩ Leven (2, −D), and eLD is regarded as the set of isomorphism classes of even positive-definite oriented lattices of rank 2 with discriminant −D.
Transcendental lattices and supersingular reduction lattices of a singular $K3$ surface
Zhang Y, McEwen AE, Crothers DM, Levene SD (2006) Analysis of in-vivo LacRmediated gene repression based on the mechanics of DNA looping.
Concentration and Length Dependence of DNA Looping in Transcriptional Regulation
Suppose that h = 0 and that the underlying graph is bipartite; this means that L can be partitioned into two sets Leven and Lodd such that sites in Leven only have edges to sites in Lodd, and vice versa.
The random geometry of equilibrium phases
The hard-core model analogue of introducing an external field in the Ising model on Zd is obtained by replacing the single activity parameter λ by two different activities λeven and λodd, one for sites in Leven and the other for sites in Lodd .
The random geometry of equilibrium phases
We need to assume that the underlying lattice L is bipartite, and thus splits off into two parts, Leven and Lodd .
The random geometry of equilibrium phases
In the statement above, an infinite n-cluster for a configuration σ is an infinite cluster of the subgraph of Zd obtained by keeping only those edges e ∈ B with (σ(x), σ(y)) ∈ Gn, where x is the endpoint of e in the even sublattice Leven and y ∈ Lodd is the other endpoint of e.
The random geometry of equilibrium phases
Taking the P -expectation in (46) we thus obtain on the right-hand side the Bernoulli percolation probability ψp, even (∆ ↔ ∂Λ), where ψp, even is the Bernoulli measure with density p = P (pJ,h x ) on the even sublattice Leven and density 1 on Lodd .
The random geometry of equilibrium phases
Radio pulsars blijven over als ster ren aan het eind van hun leven ontploffen.
Radio Pulsars
Toch geen planeet en toch geen buitenaards leven dus.
Radio Pulsars
De allerzwaarste ster ren die we kennen (100 keer zwaarder dan de zon), leven ‘maar’ 10 miljoen jaar.
Radio Pulsars
Ze is nu ongeveer halverwege haar leven en gaat over grofweg 5 miljard jaar uit.
Radio Pulsars
Some alternative procedures to the Fisher test are implemented in R: the Bartlett test (bartlett.test), the Fligner test (fligner.test), the Levene test (levene.test available in the lawstat package), etc.
asympTest: an R package for performing parametric statistical tests and confidence intervals based on the central limit theorem
On a levene type test for equality of two variances.
asympTest: an R package for performing parametric statistical tests and confidence intervals based on the central limit theorem
In 1978 Kabatjanskii and Levenˇstein improved this bound for large d.
Improving Rogers' upper bound for the density of unit ball packings via estimating the surface area of Voronoi cells from below in Euclidean d-space for all d>7
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