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Swire

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Swire swīr a hollow between two hills.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. A.S. swéora, the neck.

Usage

In literature:

In ward wary the watcher hearing come that man mildhearted eft rising with swire ywimpled to him her gate wide undid.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
For 2 nights I slept alone, and for the rest of the time with Ned Swire.
"The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll" by Stuart Dodgson Collingwood
Swires was to receive a fifth share of the plunder, and was to desert from the ship as soon as possible after the robbery.
"Tom Gerrard 1904" by Louis Becke
The leisured class is represented by the Knight (Chapter XV) and his son the Squire, also found as Swire or Swyer, Old Fr.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
I shifted my belongings directly from the wu-pan to the Kweilu, a Butterfield & Swire boat leaving the same evening.
"A Wayfarer in China" by Elizabeth Kendall
This will lead you over by Priesthaugh Swire, and down the Allan into Teviotdale.
"Tales From Scottish Ballads" by Elizabeth W. Grierson
SWEARS, SWEARING, SWIRE, SQUIRE, SQUARE, SQUAREY, SQUIRRELL.
"Surnames as a Science" by Robert Ferguson
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In news:

Columbia Sportswear is forming a joint venture with Swire Resources to expand sales in China.
View full size Columbia Sportswear Inc This Columbia store in Foshan, a city in central Guangdong province in southern China, is an example of one of Swire Resources' existing 70 Columbia-branded retail locations.
Simpson, Slaughter and May Advise on $630 Million Swire Share Placement.
MAN L27/38 diesel-electric units to power platform supply vessels in major Swire Pacific Offshore contract.
View excerpts of the interview with Stephen Owens, President, Swire Properties.
Architect Gehry, Swire 's Cubbon on Opus Hong Kong.
Peter Swire served as the chief counselor for privacy in the Clinton administration from 1999 to 2001.
Photo courtesy of Swire Seabed.
Swire Oilfield Services (Swire), the global supplier of cargo carrying solutions, modular systems, offshore aviation services and fluid management has officially opened two new facilities in the Macaé region of Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil.
It's the first property from the recently formed Swire Hotels group.
East, the second Beijing property from the Swire Hotels, offers a streamlined and swanky experience for the business traveler.
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In science:

The X-ray and IR identification statistics and some inferences about the AGN dust covering, as well as a comparison of Chandra-detected and undetected SWIRE populations, are also addressed in Section 3.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
The SWIRE ELAIS-N1 field was imaged by the IRAC multiband camera on Spitzer in January 2004 and with MIPS in early February 2004, following the strategy described in Lonsdale et al. (2004).
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
The achieved sensitivities with the SWIRE survey in ELAIS-N1 turned out to be deeper compared with pre-flight expectations in the two short-wavelength IRAC channels and in the MIPS 24 µm one, while performing less well in the other bands.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
The smoothed 0.5 - 8 keV Chandra ACIS-I image is reported in Fig. 2 with the associated SWIRE sources overlayed.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
Independent photometric redshifts estimates for SWIRE galaxy samples are reported in Rowan-Robinson et al. (2004, AJ submitted; see also Rowan-Robinson 2003) and by Babbedge et al. (2004).
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
The positions, Spitzer IRAC and MIPS data, X-ray fluxes, spectral classification, the X-ray hardness ratio and luminosities for our SWIRE-Chandra sample are reported in Table 3.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
We now undertake the more uncertain task of exploiting the information on cosmic distances for our combined Chandra/SWIRE sample, mostly based on the photometric redshift technique.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
In an attempt to understand the completeness of our AGN selection, we compare in Fig. 22 the optical-IR colors of our SWIRE-Chandra AGNs with those of the SWIRE sources without Chandra counterparts.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
The large symbols correspond to our Chandra AGNs, whereas the small (red) circles correspond to the SWIRE sources undetected by Chandra.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
X-ray weak type-2 AGNs are hidden among SWIRE sources with normal (starburst) optical-IR colors.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
Fig. 4.— Top: histograms of the ratio of the 0.5-8 keV band X-ray flux (SX ) to the 24 µm flux for sources detected by SWIRE in the area covered by Chandra.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
Fig. 5.— Broad band Spectral Energy Distributions and spectral best-fits for all 99 Chandra/SWIRE sources.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
Fig. 22.— Comparison of the optical-IR colors of SWIRE-Chandra AGNs (large symbols, see caption to Fig. 15) with those of the SWIRE sources without Chandra counterparts (small red circles).
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
Dickinson et al., in preparation), the Spitzer Wide-Area Infrared Extragalactic Survey (SWIRE; Lonsdale et al. 2003), guaranteed time (e.g., Papovich et al. 2004), and guest observer (PI: P. van Dokkum) programs.
The Extended Chandra Deep Field-South Survey. Chandra Point-Source Catalogs
For example, the 24 µm luminosity function was constructed in the Spitzer Wide-area Infrared Extragalactic (SWIRE) survey (Babbedge et al. 2006), and the Chandra Deep Field South (CDFS) and Hubble Deep Field North (HDF-N) surveys (P´erez-Gonz´alez et al. 2005).
Spectroscopic Survey of 1.4 GHz and 24 Micron Sources in the Spitzer First Look Survey with WIYN/Hydra
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