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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Ponent Western; occidental. "Forth rush the levant and the ponent winds."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ponent Western.
    • ponent [capitalized] A division of the Paleozoic strata in Pennsylvania, according to the nomenclature suggested by H. D. Rogers: it corresponds to the Catskill group of the New York survey, forming one of the divisions of the Upper Devonian.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Ponent pō′nent (Milt.) western.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF., fr. It. ponente, properly, setting (applied to the setting sun), fr. L. ponens, p. pr. of ponere, to set, put


In literature:

My 'ponent issued tickets for free drinks at all the rum mills into the ward.
"Round the Block" by John Bell Bouton
It's ponente to-day, so it ought to be warm.
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
From Antibes to Genoa we had the Riviera di Ponente, and from Genoa to Spezia the Riviera di Levante.
"Riviera Towns" by Herbert Adams Gibbons
We went spinning along the Riviera di Ponente, towards Genoa la Superba, where we were to halt for the night.
"The Lightning Conductor" by C. N. Williamson
For once the guests of Sestri-Ponente forgot all considerations of personal comfort.
"The Jew" by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewski

In news:

Fincantieri launch 'Le Soleil', a super luxury cruise ship for French shipping line Compagnie du Ponent (Bridgepoint Group).

In science:

The remarkably small exponent value and ponent φ = 1 − 1+ln ln 2 the logarithmic correction are the reasons why simulations with N = 108 observed an exponent that was more that twice larger.
Extremal Properties of Random Structures
We therefore fit a model that contains t he velocity dispersion of the (single) cluster–scale mass com ponent as the only free parameter.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
However the remaining two (A 209 and A 1763) contain a single cluster–scale mass com ponent.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
It is de fined as the increase in the square of the momentum com ponent transverse to the nominal initial direction of the quark after it has passed through a strongly interacting medium.
Experimental Studies of Hadronization and Parton Propagation in the Space-Time Domain
Since {E k |k ∈ ZN ponent of U + of degree 0 is k1, where 1 is the identity in U + .
The half-quantum group U^>=0
How significant is the flux suppression observed by Fly’s Eye, HiRes and Yakutsk? The differential energy spectrum observed by the various experiments at the energy range of 4× 1017 eV to 4×1019 eV can be fitted by a broken power-law, where the shallower com ponent dominating above ∼ 6× 1018 eV satisfies J ∝ E−2.75±0.2 .
High energy cosmic-rays: puzzles, models, and giga-ton neutrino telescopes
This dataset is directly compatible to our “product facet identi fication” com ponent, since we evaluate our implemented version of Hu and Liu’s system and our proposed system in the exactly the same way as in .
Product Review Summarization based on Facet Identification and Sentence Clustering
Table 1: Performance of the product facet identi fication com ponent in Hu and Liu .
Product Review Summarization based on Facet Identification and Sentence Clustering
It is called the exarrested parts f c ponent parameter for the chosen transition point of the model under discussion.
The Cole-Cole Law for Critical Dynamics in Glass-Forming Liquids
Inspecting the expressions of our various bounds on hitting ponents are all equal to 1. probabilities for the lumped chain, we see that the only lumping-dependent quantities11 (i.e. γ -dependent quantities) are the functions V ◦ (y, J ) and U ◦ (y, J ) defined in (4.5) for subsets J of the lumped state space ΓN, d .
Elementary potential theory on the hypercube
Then either Ni ponents of M \ Σ∗ ∼= F ˜×I, with F a nonorientable surface.
Heegaard splittings of Seifert manifolds without an orientable base space
If we use the identification ∼→ TΣ then the map can be realized as the projection to the comh2 (Γ0 (NΣ ); Zp )m ponent corresponding to f .
Special values of L-functions and false Tate curve extensions II
Given a hypergraph H, we write Nk (H) for the number of vertices in comk (H) for the number in tree components of order k, and ponents of order k, N t k (H) for the number in non-tree components.
The cut metric, random graphs, and branching processes