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  • Siemens's electric railway
    Siemens's electric railway
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Siemens German electrical engineer (1816-1892)
    • n Siemens engineer who was a brother of Ernst Werner von Siemens and who moved to England (1823-1883)
    • n siemens a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
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Siemens regenerative furnace Siemens regenerative furnace


In literature:

Another favorite scheme is that embodied in the Siemens electrical railway.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 303" by Various
Dr Werner Siemens was, therefore, led recently to investigate whether highly-heated pure gases really emit light.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883" by Various
It will be seen that the Thury armature resembles, in the system of winding, those of the Siemens machines and their derivatives.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884" by Various
Sir William Siemens's name is popularly associated with electric light.
"Brave Men and Women" by O.E. Fuller
"Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XV., No. 388, June 9, 1883" by Various
Siemens employed a similar system, only substituting steam for air.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 508, September 26, 1885" by Various
Fahr., except those near the mouthpiece, which were taken by a Siemens water pyrometer.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 611, September 17, 1887" by Various
They use the Siemens-Martin process and melt about seventy-five to eighty per cent.
"A Journey Through France in War Time" by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
Gaslight (Siemens burner) Nearly white, faint yellow tinge.
"Color Value" by C. R. Clifford
SIEMENS, W.L.K.D., p. 47.
"Gems (?) of German Thought" by Various
Gwinner, Bleichroeder, Siemens, etc.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
Soon after, an English lady was cremated in a closed apparatus (Siemens) at Dresden.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
Among percussion rock-drills operated by electricity are the Bladray, Box, Durkee, Marvin and Siemens-Halske.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
BATHOM'ETER, an instrument, invented by C. Williams Siemens, for measuring the depth of sea beneath a vessel without casting a line.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Edison and Siemens are the spiritual fathers of Bellamy and Bebel.
"Socialism and the Social Movement in the 19th Century" by Werner Sombart
More exact results could not have been obtained even had Mr. Siemens's apparatus been on board.
"A Treatise on Meteorological Instruments" by Henry Negretti
The Le Sueur, Gibbs, Crocker, Billiter-Siemens, Nelson, and Hargreaves-Bird cells are of the submerged diaphragm variety.
"Chlorination of Water" by Joseph Race
"The Romance of Industry and Invention"
Quite recently Siemens performed some experiments in which fine effects were obtained, which were seen by many with interest.
"The inventions, researches and writings of Nikola Tesla" by Thomas Commerford Martin
The principle of regeneration was adopted in a number of lamps, the best of which was brought out by Friedrich Siemens in 1879.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6" by Various

In poetry:

“Corruptio optimi pessima!”
Grinned Sir Henry Bessemer.
“Judicio vulgi demens!”
Snorted Sir William Siemens
"Clerihew – Bessemer" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley

In news:

The Plansee Group of Reutte, Austria, has agreed to purchase the Global Tungsten & Powders (GTP) business unit from OSRAM GmbH, a Siemens company.
Siemens Makes Unconvincing Catch-Up Case.
Enhancements to Siemens Sinumerik Operate user interface add convenience, features.
Siemens has agreed to supply 10 vertical motors for the Mekorot National Water Company in Israel to help with the country's water demand.
Siemens Gets Wind Power Orders Worth Over EUR880M Since July.
Siemens Helps Chicago Reduce Its Energy Costs by $7.5 Million Annually .
Siemens Industry USA, Solutions, Automation & Drive Technologies.
Frank Buschmann, Siemens Corporate Technology.
The main guest was George Siemens who, with Stephen Downes, helped pioneer these courses in Canada.
Siemens is working on the same technology, a company spokesman said.
Siemens to Divest Baggage Handling, Postal/Parcel Sorting Activities.
Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, and operates in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors.
Issaquah's Siemens Building sells for almost $20 million.
Siemens property is up for sale.
Wen Chyan, winner of the top prize awarded by the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology is shown talking to the media.

In science:

This pro ject aimed at developing a metropolitan-size QKD network implemented on preinstalled optical fibres, and led to a real-size demonstration of such a network in October 2008, on the Siemens fibre network of Vienna.
Field test of a continuous-variable quantum key distribution prototype
Brain MR images of six volunteers were acquired on a Siemens Vision, 1.5 Tesla.
Markov Random Field Segmentation of Brain MR Images
We first introduce our architectural philosophy before informing the reader about the Siemens Four View Model, an architectural methodology for the conception of large-scale software systems.
On Implementation of a Safer C Library, ISO/IEC TR 24731
We decided to use the Siemens Four View Model for our architectural description, mostly due to previous experience using the technology. A detailed description with case studies can be found in [HNS00].
On Implementation of a Safer C Library, ISO/IEC TR 24731
This methodology is introduced by scientists of Siemens Corporate Research and has been successfully applied to a variety of systems, many of which with real-time and embedded requirements.
On Implementation of a Safer C Library, ISO/IEC TR 24731
The Scala programming language is used by many companies [163] to develop commercial software and production system, such as EDFT, Twitter, Xebia, Xerox, FourSquare, Sony, Siemens, GridGain, AppJet, Reaktor and many others.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio Base Station, Huawei Green Base Station and Flexenclosure Esite solutions are examples of such recent efforts,, .
Green Cellular Networks: A Survey, Some Research Issues and Challenges
He joined in Siemens (now Nokia Siemens Networks) since 2004 as senior specialist of radio technology, participated LTE and LTE-Advanced standardization work in 3GPP RAN1; working area included heterogeneous networks and TD-LTE.
Enhanced Inter-cell Interference Coordination for Heterogeneous Networks in LTE-Advanced: A Survey
The long term testing will continually monitor cooling water flow rates to the ferro-fluidic seal and Siemens motor.
Prototyping of the ILC Baseline Positron Target
However, according to scholars (Siemens, 2005), the efficacy of social learning is severely impeded by the amount of available information within the learning community, which is one of the major restraints.
In the Face (book) of Social Learning
Siemens, G. (2005) ‗Connectivism: learning as network-creation‘, Elearnspace.
In the Face (book) of Social Learning
To illustrate the emission from a boosted thermal source we use the “blast-wave” model of Siemens and Rasmussen 54 where thermalized matter of temperature Tf, approximated by a boosted Boltzmann distribution, freezes out on a thin cylindrical shell.
Hydrodynamical description of collective flow
In a simple model where the transverse velocity profile is replaced by its average value, as in the blast wave model of Siemens and Rasmussen 54 and its derivatives 26,43, v2 increases with pT and approaches an asymptotic value of one.
Hydrodynamical description of collective flow
Siemens/m as it would be the case for a 3D system.
Mesophases in Nearly 2D Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids
George Siemens contends that variety is a central requirement for learning, and that media choices should be made according to desired learning outcomes.
Graphically E-Learning introduction and its benefits in Virtual Learning