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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chandler a maker (and seller) of candles and soap and oils and paints
    • n chandler a retail dealer in provisions and supplies
    • n Chandler United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Chandler A dealer in other commodities, which are indicated by a word prefixed; as, ship chandler, corn chandler .
    • Chandler A maker or seller of candles. "The chandler's basket, on his shoulder borne,
      With tallow spots thy coat."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chandler One who makes or sells candles, or, formerly, torches.
    • n chandler A huckster; a dealer in provisions.
    • n chandler In composition, a dealer; a merchant: the particular application being determined by the other element of the compound: as, tallow-chandler, ship-chandler, corn-chandler, etc.
    • n chandler A candlestick. See chandelier.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Chandler originally a candle maker and dealer: a dealer generally
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. chandelier, a candlestick, a maker or seller of candles, LL. candelarius, chandler, fr. L. candela, candle. See Candle, and cf. Chandelier,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Low L. candelaria, a candlestick—L. candēla, a candle.


In literature:

Close upon the message from the attorney came one from the ship-chandlers at Port Angeles.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
By Joel Chandler Harris.
"The Scarlet Feather" by Houghton Townley
This was the period when William E. Chandler was beginning his prominent and successful political career.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
Mutton fat, if melted into hard cakes, will fetch a good price at the tallow-chandler's.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
Lexington, Proceeds Silver Medal Contest at Chandler Normal School, 9.50.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 2, April, 1900" by Various
Chandler; Representation in Virginia, J.A.C.
"Patrician and Plebeian" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
Uncle Remus, His Songs and Sayings, Joel Chandler Harris.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
"The Speaker, No. 5: Volume II, Issue 1" by Various
"The Wit of Women" by Kate Sanborn
With a frontispiece in colors by Howard Chandler Christy.
"The Third Degree" by Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
Andover, Estate of Mrs. Phoebe A. Chandler, by Stephen Ballard and William H. Chandler, Exec'rs, 2,500.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 3, July, 1900" by Various
Remarks were also made by Mrs. Chandler, Mrs. Archibald and Mrs. Spencer.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
He was, therefore, appointed Professor of Civil Engineering in the Chandler Scientific School.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
Its period, according to Chandler, is 2 days 7 hours, 51 minutes, 22.8 seconds.
"Pleasures of the telescope" by Garrett Serviss
Mat did not wish to be a corn-chandler.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII No. 1 January 1848" by Various
I listed with Leut David Chandler in Coln Sergant Regment.
"The Siege of Boston" by Allen French
Salem, Mass., L. Chandler.
"Scientific American magazine Vol 2. No. 3 Oct 10 1846" by Various
Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy.
"The Film of Fear" by Arnold Fredericks
Hincks and Chandler found in office in London a new government which appeared biased against the valley route.
"The Railway Builders" by Oscar D. Skelton

In news:

Here in Chandler, Ariz. Just outside Phoenix, the population is rocketing past 245,000 citizens and keeping all of us in parks and recreation working double-time to keep up.
US Rep Ben Chandler says he's not sure what the future holds for him after he leaves elected office in January.
Chandler told the Lexington Herald-Leader and The Courier-Journal that he hasn't made up his mind about what he'll do, but he has several options.
Dominick Phillips, Chandler Grafner's half-brother, drew a picture of Chandler in the closet during therapy sessions following Chandler's death.
The sketch was introduced today in the murder trial of Chandler's guardian, Jon Phillips.
Traditional with a little bit of customizing to set it apart, Walpole 's convertible was built at Squeeg's Kustoms in Chandler, AZ.
He was born Aug 11, 1938 in Ashland, Ky. To Chandler and Erma Lee (Clifton) Hale, who preceded him in death, as did his sister, Carol (Hale) Wright.
Chandler Knight led the Colville contingent with a second place finish at 170 pounds.
Chandler Knight leads in Tacoma.
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum curator Rick Chandler and volunteer Cameron Stahl bag artifacts found in a former garbage dump used by the residents of Yama, a long-lost village that was home to the island's first Japanese immigrants.
Chandler Harnish, the 37th Mr Irrelevant, walks in with a pony during the arrival party at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Monday.
Tnisha Chandler and Charles Rotkowski of Aquinnah announce the birth of a son, Abel Joseph Rotkowski, born on Oct 18 at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital.
Positively Thinking About Sales Steve Chandler, Selling Power Live Speaker on Success & Motivation (Need a pick me up.
Steve Chandler shares a handful of ideas to motivate yourself) Runtime: 11:22.
Chandler, JD, CPA/ABV, CFA, ASA Managing Director Spectrum Consulting Partners, LLC New York City.

In science:

HCOMP ’10, New York, NY, USA, 2010. ISO 9241-11 Ergonomic requirements for office work with visual display teminals (VDT)s – Part 11 Guidance on Usability, International Standard, 1998 Kapelner, A., & Chandler, D. 2010. Preventing Satisficing in Online Surveys: A “Kapcha” to Ensure Higher Quality Data.
Crowdsourcing for Usability Testing
See Chandler[1982] for a detailed history of this change.
Adding Methodological Testing to Naur's Anti-formalism
Chandler, in Liquids, Freezing, and the Glass Transition, Les Houches Lectures, edited by D.
Real-Time-RG Analysis of the Dynamics of the Spin-Boson Model
Chandler, “Introduction to Modern Statistical Mechanics” (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1987). Here we talk as if the macroscopic state variables are precisely defined.
Deriving Landauer's erasure principle from statistical mechanics
Chandler, A brief proof of a maximal rank theorem for generic double points in projective space, Trans.
Limit linear systems and applications
In Bennett-Chandler-type methods, the rate constant is obtained via a computation of a free energy barrier .
Forward Flux Sampling-type schemes for simulating rare events: Efficiency analysis
Bennett-Chandler-type methods and TPS are suitable for systems with stochastic or deterministic dynamics, but they require knowledge of the steady state phase space density, which means that the system must be in equilibrium.
Forward Flux Sampling-type schemes for simulating rare events: Efficiency analysis
To our knowledge, the only other path sampling method that is suitable for nonequilibrium systems is that proposed recently by Crooks and Chandler, which adopts a “TPS”-type methodology, generating new stochastic paths from old paths by changing the random number history.
Forward Flux Sampling-type schemes for simulating rare events: Efficiency analysis
We have carried out preliminary calculations using the Crooks-Chandler method for the MaierStein system.
Forward Flux Sampling-type schemes for simulating rare events: Efficiency analysis
This analysis is shown to lead naturally to a perturbative cluster expansion that is closely related to the Mayer cluster expansion developed for molecular liquids by Chandler and coworkers.
Diagrammatic analysis of correlations in polymer fluids: Cluster diagrams via Edwards' field theory
The expansion in terms of the bare potential is shown to be a particularly close relative of the interaction site Mayer cluster expansion developed for fluids of non-rigid molecules by Chandler and Pratt .
Diagrammatic analysis of correlations in polymer fluids: Cluster diagrams via Edwards' field theory
The main differences are differences in the diagrammatic rules that arise directly from the association of a factor of the pair potential rather than the corresponding Mayer f -function with each bond. A self-contained derivation of the Chandler-Pratt Mayer cluster expansion for a molecular liquid is given in Sec. 22.
Diagrammatic analysis of correlations in polymer fluids: Cluster diagrams via Edwards' field theory
Chandler, Equilibrium theory of polyatomic fluids, in: E.
Diagrammatic analysis of correlations in polymer fluids: Cluster diagrams via Edwards' field theory
Chandler, Solution of a new integral equation for the pair correlation function in molecular liquids, J.
Diagrammatic analysis of correlations in polymer fluids: Cluster diagrams via Edwards' field theory
When I is an homogeneous ideal in a polynomial ring R over a field such that dim R/I is of dimension at most 1, it has been proved by Chandler and Geramita, Gimigliano and Pitteloud in [Chan] and [GGP] that reg(I j ) ≤ j reg(I ) for any j .
On the behavior of Castelnuovo-Mumford regularity with respect to some functors