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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bennet North American white-flowered avens
    • n bennet avens of Virginia having pale or greenish yellow flowers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: English novelist Arnold Bennet drank a glass of water in a Paris Hotel to prove it was safe. He died two months later of Typhoid
    • n Bennet (Bot) The common yellow-flowered avens of Europe (Geum urbanum); herb bennet. The name is sometimes given to other plants, as the hemlock, valerian, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bennet A grass-stalk; an old stalk of grass.
    • n bennet The herb-bennet, or common avens, Geum urbanum.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bennet ben′et the herb Bennet or common avens (Geum urbanum), a yellow-flowered wayside plant throughout Europe.
    • n Bennet ben′et the same as Bent, indeed an earlier form.
    • Bennet is a variant, a name applied to the wild barley-grass
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. benoîte, fr. L. benedicta, fem. of benedictus, p. p., blessed. See Benedict (a.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. beonet, found in place-names, as Beonetléah, Bentley; the history is obscure, but the word is doubtless Teut.; cf. Ger. binse.


In literature:

Yes, Bennet's his name.
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
Bingley met them with hopes that Mrs. Bennet had not found Miss Bennet worse than she expected.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
For instance, Mrs. Bennet is superior to Mrs. Fitzpatrick in her own way.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
SW of Barnston, Gage County, 1 (NGFPC); Bennet, 1 (NSM), 9 mi.
"Distribution of Some Nebraskan Mammals" by J. Knox Jones
Fanny Price, Elizabeth Bennet, and Anne (we forget her last name) are three of the dearest girls in fiction.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
In 1753, he became acquainted with Bennet Langton.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
How think ye, Bennet?
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 8 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
By Robert Ames Bennet.
"Vashti" by Augusta J. Evans Wilson
Elizabeth Bennet denied that she had had any hand in the bewitching to death Johnson or his wife, saying that the aforesaid Ales had done it all.
"Witch Stories" by E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton
Get in Sergeant Bennet's car and both of you join us up ahead.
"The Honored Prophet" by William E. Bentley
Mr. Richard Bennet expressed twenty butts of excellent cider from apples of his own orchard.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
N. Bennet, Esq., Glanyrafon, Trefeglwys.
"Some Specimens of the Poetry of the Ancient Welsh Bards" by Evan Evans
Now, what might you call a long shoot, Bennet Hatch?
"The Black Arrow" by Robert Louis Stevenson
She called Miss Bennet as soon as she reached home; but nothing more had been received.
"The Indian Drum" by William MacHarg
Bennet and O'Grady have disappointed us, it seems; but you are a host in yourself.
"Jack Hinton The Guardsman" by Charles James Lever
In the North Bennet Industrial School our Boston girl will make progress toward action.
"The Women of Tomorrow" by William Hard
The Indians called my father "Ol' Bennet," and he was known broadcast as a man whose doom was sealed when the redskins caught him.
"Last Words" by Stephen Crane
At Rothamsted in 1842, John Bennet Lawes obtained a patent on the manufacture of superphosphate.
"History of Phosphorus" by Eduard Farber
AR'LINGTON, Henry Bennet, Earl of, member of the Cabal ministry, and one of the scheming creatures of Charles II, born 1618, died 1685.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
I gave one to Mrs. Bennet.
"Sir James Young Simpson and Chloroform (1811-1870)" by Henry Laing Gordon

In poetry:

The thissledown by wind's a-roll'd
In Fall along the zunny plaïn,
Did catch the grass, but lose its hold,
Or cling to bennets, but in vaïn.
"Thissledown" by William Barnes
An' when at Fall the trees wer brown,
Above the bennet-bearèn land,
When beech-leaves slowly whiver'd down.
By evenèn winds a-fann'd;
The routs wer each a band o' red,
A-vill'd by drifted beech-leaves dead.
"The Wheel Routs" by William Barnes

In news:

Bennet Keeps Focus on Colorado's Clean Energy Economy, Wind Energy Tax Credit.
White House Accused of Federal Crime in Specter, Bennet Races.
Letter to Senators McCain (R-AZ) and Bennet (D-CO) Supporting their Troops to Teachers Enhancement Act.
DENVER — Michael Bennet LAW '93, the superintendent of Denver Public Schools, was named Jan 3 to the United States Senate seat vacated by Ken Salazar.
Bennet will become the eighth Yale graduate currently in the Senate, joining Joseph Lieberman '64 LAW '67, John Kerry '66 and Arlen Specter LAW '56, among others.
Atlantic's Bennet Does Have Telephone.
The Media Mob was incorrect in reporting earlier today that new Atlantic editor James Bennet does not have a phone.
Alex Bennet, co-founder of the Mountain Quest Institute in Frost, W.Va. Is a recognized expert in knowledge management.
Incumbent Michael Bennet (at left) was appointed to his Senate seat in January 2009 when then-Senator Ken Salazaar became Secretary of the Interior.
Sarah Jessup, James Bennet .
Was married in West Hartford yesterday to James Douglas Bennet, a son of Douglas J Bennet of Middletown, Conn.
Susan Daggett, Michael Bennet .
Was married yesterday to Michael Farrand Bennet, a son of Douglas J Bennet Jr of Middletown, Conn.
Bennet seeks bipartisan assurances in taking partisan job.
Michael Bennet plans to continue his centrist approach despite his new role as leader of a traditionally partisan committee.

In science:

Bennet, Efficient estimation of free energy difference from Monte Carlo data, J.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
When CMB measurements constrained the total energy density to ΩT = 1.02 ± 0.02 to a one sigma level (Spergel et al. (2003); Bennet et al. (2003)), it became generally more accepted that spatial curvature is negligible.
Probing decisive answers to dark energy questions from cosmic complementarity and lensing tomography
Bennet et al. studied an idealized model for solitons in the sine-Gordon model.
One-dimensional stochastic growth and Gaussian ensembles of random matrices
Rio, E. (2002). A Bennet type inequality for maxima of empirical processes.
About the constant in Talagrand's inequality for sums of bounded random variables
Bennet et. al. showed that there is no product state in the orthogonal complement of these states.
Extremal extensions of entanglement witnesses and their connection with UPB
The Sobol’ and Niederreiter programs were kindly provided by Paul Bratley and Bennet Fox.
Multidimensional sampling for simulation and integration: measures, discrepancies, and quasi-random numbers
We are grateful to Paul Bratley and Bennet Fox for supplying several programs for quasi-random number generation and for advice on their usage.
Multidimensional sampling for simulation and integration: measures, discrepancies, and quasi-random numbers
We compare the standard (uniform sampling) Bennet and Widom methods with the corresponding energy-biased versions of these methods.
Determination of the chemical potential using energy-biased sampling
The problem was solved by Bennet et al., who thought of a way for Alice and Bob to increase both entanglement and purity at cost of the number of their shared states.
Quantum Entanglement and Geometry
Significant improvement has been made with the ongoing NASA Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP, Bennet et al. 2003a), and with the Planck mission, launched in May 2009, it is expected that the sensitivity and angular resolution of the CMB maps will be improved by more than an order of magnitude.
Foreground removal from WMAP 5yr temperature maps using an MLP neural network
MR MR ( #) [] Richard Dedekind, Letter to Keferstein (a), From Frege to Gödel (Jean van Heijenoort, ed.), Harvard University Press, , pp. –. [] John Dyer-Bennet, A theorem on partitions of the set of positive integers, Amer.
Bennet’s remark has pushed me to reconsider the alleged possibility, which is at the very basis of the argument, that the dynamical reduction mechanism could actually work as I had assumed (without any detailed proof and resorting only to plausibility arguments).
Quantum superpositions and definite perceptions:envisaging new feasible experimental tests
Moreover, three of these are binary events (Afonso et al. 1988; Bennet et al. 1996; Alcock et al. 2001b) in the LMC or SMC.
Monte Carlo simulations of the halo white dwarf population
Rio, E.: 2001, Une ineqalit´e de Bennet pour les maxima de processus empirques, in D. D.
Monte Carlo Algorithms for Optimal Stopping and Statistical Learning
Statist., submitted. Bousquet, O. (2002). A Bennet concentration inequality and its application to suprema of empirical processes. C. R.
A new concentration result for regularized risk minimizers