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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rincon An interior corner; a nook; hence, an angular recess or hollow bend in a mountain, river, cliff, or the like.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rincon In physical geography, a reëntrant corner in an escarpment; an alcove.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp. rincón,


In literature:

With both our selections, once they were settled, were Sharon and Rincon satisfied.
"The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories" by Owen Wister
Riding at night towards the mine, it would meet him at the edge of a little wood just beyond Rincon.
"Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard" by Joseph Conrad
I then rode up to Hammond's house, on Rincon Hill, and found him there.
"The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman, Complete" by William T. Sherman
I then rode up to Hammond's house, on Rincon Hill, and found him there.
"Memoirs of Three Civil War Generals, Complete" by U. S. Grant, W. T. Sherman, P. H. Sheridan
I then rode up to Hammond's house, on Rincon Hill, and found him there.
"The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman, Vol. I., Part 1" by William T. Sherman
Rincon Point, on Telegraph Hill, was the spot where ships and steamers were signalled.
"The Adventures of a Forty-niner" by Daniel Knower
First the word "squatters" reached him, several times repeated; then, "at Rincon.
"Port O' Gold" by Louis John Stellman
Others of the same character took place at El Rincon del Toro, and other places.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 366" by Various
Rincon was an honorable soldier and kind-hearted.
"France in the Nineteenth Century" by Elizabeth Latimer
Do you take it, Rincon, for fear of what may follow.
"The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes" by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
The first painter of importance in the school seems to have been Antonio Rincon (1446?-1500?).
"A Text-Book of the History of Painting" by John C. Van Dyke
In this castle he was imprisoned by Rincon, in 1845, after his capture at Xico.
"Mexico and its Religion" by Robert A. Wilson
ANTONIO DEL RINCON (1446-1500) was the first Spanish painter of whom we know.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture" by Clara Erskine Clement
Telegraph Hill and Rincon Hill, these are the two dozing quarters that I recommend to the city dilettante.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition" by Robert Louis Stevenson
He must not be confounded with a soldier of the same name, who married Dona Maria de Rincon.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
Then they either come through by MacCleod's and cross the river here again, or they keep on down below Rincon to Barela Bosque.
"Stepsons of Light" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
We stopped for luncheon at a village called, I think, Rincon, where there is a regular Cuban buffet.
"Cuba Past and Present" by Richard Davey
S Rincon, USC 7235; 1.6 km.
"Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca" by William E. Duellman
Smaller lakes are Rincon and Miragoane.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7" by Various
Telegraph Hill, the old observation station, rose on the north of it, and Rincon Hill was off toward the south.
"Historic Towns of the Western States" by Various

In news:

An attorney representing the developers of the proposed Rincon Del Rio senior living project, in the south county has sent a letter to neighbors to take down their signs of objection.
Staff photographer Morgan Maassen's Rincon biopic more.
Rincon Scouts assist in bike ride.
Member of the Boy Scout Troop 165 of Rincon assisted during Monday's Savannah Century Bike Ride by manning a rest stop on Blue Jay at Hodgeville roads in Effingham County.
Rincon replaces injured Daley in Rockies' bullpen.
La Perla Del Rincon Del Mar.
BUILDING A HIGH-RISE / One in an occasional series on the construction of One Rincon Hill Rising skyscraper already shaping future of Rincon Hill neighborhood.
The all-new 675cc Rincon AT2/4WD, launched in January 2006, is Honda's largest ATV to date, replacing the 649cc model introduced in 2003.
Rincon Hill's huge towers put on hold / S.F.
Twins' Rincon suspended for drugs.
At the 2002 Baja 1000, the world's most famous off-road race, the winning ATV looked a lot like a Honda Rincon with some number plates slapped on because that's exactly what the winning machine was.
Marmol Radziner's Rincon 5 Live in LA.
A snapshot of two days in California, at reeling Rincon and firing Mavericks more.
The KARE Crisis Nursery is hosting its third annual KARE Affaire at 5 pm Oct 6 at the 200-acre Rincon Del Rio Estate on the Bear River.
People walk past Rincon Designs Surf Shop in Carpinteria.

In science:

One could imagine the electrons being effectively adiabatic if (or in the regions where) the plasma instabilities give rise to large fluctuati ons of the magnetic field ( δB/B0 ∼ 1) at the ion gyroscale reducing the mean free path to λmfpi ∼ ρi (Schekochihin et al. 2008a; Rosin et al. 2009; Rincon et al. 2009).
Astrophysical gyrokinetics: kinetic and fluid turbulent cascades in magnetized weakly collisional plasmas
We are trying to develop a way to estimate corrections at first order (work in progress in collaboration with Juan Torres Rinc´on and Ignazio Scimemi).
Charmed Exotics
Possible extensions of the results in the paper include several financial and actuarial applications, such as contribution and portfolio selection in pension funding (see, e.g., Josa-Fombellida and Rinc´on-Zapatero (2008) and references therein).
Consumption and Portfolio Rules for Time-Inconsistent Investors
Josa-Fombellida, R. and Rinc´on-Zapatero, J.P. (2008).
Consumption and Portfolio Rules for Time-Inconsistent Investors