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  • Yanks with French Type of Anti-Aircraft
    Yanks with French Type of Anti-Aircraft
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj anti not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)
    • n anti a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.) "the antis smelled victory after a long battle"
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Anti-Semitic anti-Roosevelt handbill issued by the American White Guard in California Anti-Semitic anti-Roosevelt handbill issued by the American White Guard in California
Letter showing contact between Peter V. Armstrong and German publishers of anti-Semitic literature Letter showing contact between Peter V. Armstrong and German publishers of anti-Semitic literature
Examples of American Anti-Semetic material Examples of American Anti-Semetic material

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Some arthritis medications contain gold salts, which is used as an anti-inflammatory
    • Anti A prefix meaning against opposite or opposed to contrary, or in place of; -- used in composition in many English words. It is often shortened to ant-; as, antacid, antarctic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The anti-malarial drug quinine is taken from the bark of the Andean cinchona tree.
    • n anti A prefix of Greek origin: originally only in compounds or derivatives taken from the Greek or formed of Greek elements, as in antipathy, antinomy, etc. (the earliest example in English being antichrist, which see), but now a familiar English formative, meaning primarily against, opposed to. It forms — Compound nouns (with the accent on the prefix), in which anti- has the attributive force of opposed to, opponent, opposite, counter, as in antichrist, antipope, antichorus, anticyclone, antipole, etc.
    • n anti One who is opposed to some proposed or undertaken course of action, policy, measure, movement, or enactment, as, for example, to imperialism.
    • n anti In chem., a prefix used to indicate that two groups or two atoms which might react with each other are so separated in space that they do not readily do this. It is contrasted with the prefix syn-. Thus in antibenzaldoxime, the H and OH do not readily combine to form water, while in synbenzaldoxime, such a combination takes place easily.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first anti-lynching law in the United States was passed in Georgia in 1893, but it only made the violation punishable by four years in prison. (11-1-04)
    • pfx Anti ant′i against, in opposition to, rivalling, simulating. It forms numerous derivatives, alike nouns and adjectives, as antichrist, antipope, anticlimax, anti-tobacconist; anti-Ritualistic, anti-Semite.
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  • Source Unknown
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    “One of those men who reach such an acute limited excellence at twenty-one that everything afterward savors of anti-climax.”
  • Albert Camus
    “The most eloquent eulogy of capitalism was made by its greatest enemy. Marx is only anti-capitalist in so far as capitalism is out of date.”
  • Patrick Buchanan
    Patrick Buchanan
    “Anti-Catholicism is the anti-Semitism of the intellectual.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Our fear that Communism might some day take over most of the world blinds us to the fact that anti-communism already has.”
  • William Vanderbilt
    William Vanderbilt
    “When I want to buy up any politician I always find the anti-monopolists the most purchasable -- they don't come so high.”
  • Andrea Dworkin
    “Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. against. See Ante
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. anti, against, instead of, &c.


In literature:

The anti-suffrage attitude of mind is not so much a belief as a disease.
"In Times Like These" by Nellie L. McClung
This is not an anti-man movement, but an effort toward the highest good of the race.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
He paid a sarcastic tribute to the assistance of the women anti-suffragists.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
Anti-utilitarian justice tolerates no such intestine disorder.
"Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics" by William Thomas Thornton
John Bright's speech reflected the anti-Imperial spirit of the time.
"The Fathers of Confederation" by A. H. U. Colquhoun
Some brief attention may here be given to the various types of anti-aircraft guns.
"Aircraft and Submarines" by Willis J. Abbot
The Anti-Suffrage organization of women for the first time maintained a lobby at the Capitol.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Rousseau was less anti-social than his disciple.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
There the Anti-Socialist would join issue with a lesser advantage.
"New Worlds For Old" by Herbert George Wells
It is a well known fact that we are faced here with an anti-German ring of great influence.
"My Three Years in America" by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
The anti-socialist law was intended to cut off every legal and peaceable means of advancing the socialist cause.
"Violence and the Labor Movement" by Robert Hunter
Francis M. Scott, whose wife was one of the leading "Antis" in New York, made the principal address.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
We find it equally in the anti-Semitic, in the anti-Russian, in the anti-French propaganda.
"German Problems and Personalities" by Charles Sarolea
Nor is it an apology for anti-rentism, in any of its aspects, to say that leasehold tenures are inexpedient.
"The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin, Volume 1." by James Fenimore Cooper
Henceforth her time was largely devoted to the anti-slavery cause.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
From the very outset religion in social fetichism is anti-social.
"An Introduction to the Study of Comparative Religion" by Frank Byron Jevons
In the Anti-Slavery agitation he took a conspicuous part.
"The London Pulpit" by J. Ewing Ritchie
And he was not susceptible to the protective, anti-interrogatory drugs.
"Evil Out of Onzar" by Mark Ganes
Sometimes anti-cigarette laws are resented as infringements on personal liberty.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3" by Various
Julian Hibbert inserted his name in his Chronological Tables of Anti-Superstitionists, with the date of death 1792.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler

In poetry:

Thus, on a just anti-slavery plan
Let each do well, as well as he can,
And all will go better with Master and Man!
"A Dozen Ballads About White Slavery. II. The Factory Slave" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
With the dawn of great inventions,
Came the anti-warring days.
Men are sick of armed contentions,
God be thanked with heart-felt praise.
"The Boys' And Girls' Thanksgiving of 1892" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
And - ah - sir. I think I can
Say this meeting to a man
Is distinctly Anti-Sosh and - er - and sensible;
And holds that Labor aims
And Socialistic claims
Are visionary and - um - reprehensible.
"The Logic Of Anti-Sosh" by C J Dennis
As an Anti-Socialist,
Mister Chairman, I insist - (If that gentleman who interjected recently
Will endeavour to restrain
His impatience, I'll explain.
I'd remind him we conduct these meetings decently).
"The Logic Of Anti-Sosh" by C J Dennis
and I'll run blood, horrible on the floor
the streaming blood reminds me of my love.
Wolves run in & out
take wolves, but terrible enough
I am dreaming of my love's hair & all her front teeth are false
as were my anti-hopes.
"Dream Song 176: All that hair flashing over" by John Berryman
The more proud nature bears a legal sway,
The more should preachers bend the gospel-way:
Oft in the church arise destructive schisms
From anti-evangelic aphorisms;
A legal spirit may be justly nam'd
The fertile womb of ev'ry error damn'd.
"The Believer's Espousals : Chapter V." by Ralph Erskine

In news:

Anti-doping chief: Armstrong knows truth, sticking to ' baseless soundbites'.
Anti-Doping Chief: Armstrong Knows Truth, Sticking To ' Baseless Soundbites'.
Why Is Ireland Such a Bastion of Anti-Israel Feeling.
Reed's Inc has inked a distribution deal with CVS Caremark Corp. To carry its Reed's Rx anti-nausea remedy in the retailer's drug stores nationwide.
The fallout from an anti-Islam film made here in the United States continues, as anti-western protests sweep across the Middle East, Asia, and North Africa – including Malaysia, Bangladesh, and Iraq.
Convergence of banks' anti-money-laundering and anti-fraud efforts would pay off in numerable ways.
President Bush and other national Republican leaders are pushing an anti-labor, anti-public school agenda under the guise of hurricane relief and reconstruction, union leaders charge.
I stood on the sidewalk in London the other day and watched thousands of antiwar, anti-George Bush, anti-Tony Blair protesters pass by.
Anti-Islamic vs Anti-Fascist: Europe's Clashing Protest Movements.
Andrew Vitt, assistant chief of the Department of Pharmacy at Womack, said anti-psychotics and anti- depressants are commonly used to treat conditions other than psychosis or depression, such as insomnia.
Warner Bros, 1985 Mark Knopfler started writing Money for Nothing when he overheard a New York appliance salesman's anti-rock-star, anti-MTV rant.
Anti- Europeanism is a bad response to anti-Americanism.
In what could be regarded as a controversial test of anti-malware effectiveness, the influential Consumer Reports publication in its June issue gives its main recommendation to anti-malware freeware for protecting Windows and Mac computers.
All Thales systems on board of the ship as well as the functional chains for Anti Air Warfare, Anti Surface Warfare and Electronic Warfare performed flawlessly.
I am disappointed that Clear Channel in Stoneham is providing the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) with 100 free billboards across the commonwealth to advance the group's so-called anti-bullying program.

In science:

Nuclear power reactors are abundant source of electron anti-neutrinos ( ¯νe) at the MeV range.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
Witten, “Anti-de Sitter space and holography,” Adv.
AdS/CFT Correspondence and Type 0 String Theory
Witten, “Anti-de Sitter space, thermal phase transition, and confinement in gauge theories,” Adv.
AdS/CFT Correspondence and Type 0 String Theory
H[AB ] and H, while the scalars ϕ and η and their ′′conjugates′′, which break SU (7) to SU (5), are fundamental septets and anti-septets, respectively.
From Prototype SU(5) to Realistic SU(7) SUSY GUT
The hni products are (anti-)commutative, but may not be associative.
Algebraic structures on quasi-primary states in superconformal algebras
At a nonzero density of the liquid of instantons and anti-instantons, the zero eigenvalues are distributed over a band because of interactions that lift the degeneracy of the eigenvalues .
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
Third, we consider the anti-unitary symmetries of the Dirac operator.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
According to a fundamental theorem by Wigner, a symmetry in quantum mechanics is either unitary or anti-unitary.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
An anti-unitary symmetry operator A can always be written as A = U K, where U is a unitary operator and K is the complex conjugation operator.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
If A = U K is an anti-unitary symmetry of the Dirac operator, then the symmetry operator A2 = (U K )2 = U U ∗ is unitary, and in an irreducible subspace it is necessarily a multiple of the identity, U U ∗ = λ1.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
Therefore, the anti-unitary symmetries can be classified according to the sign of A2 .
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
For QCD with Nc ≥ 3 and fermions in the fundamental representation of the gauge group, there are no anti-unitary operators that commute with the Dirac operator.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
There are two cases with nontrivial anti-unitary symmetries: QCD with two colors and fermions in the fundamental representation, and QCD with any number of colors and adjoint fermions.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
As mentioned in Sec. 2.2.3, there may be cases in which the anti-unitary symmetries of the various lattice discretizations of the Dirac operator differ from those of the continuum operator.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
Random Matrix Triality at µ 6= 0 In previous sections, we have shown that the pattern of chiral symmetry breaking and the correlations of the Dirac eigenvalues are related to the anti-unitary symmetries of the Dirac operator.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD