Ægis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ægis A shield or protective armor; -- applied in mythology to the shield of Jupiter which he gave to Minerva. Also fig.: A shield; a protection.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ægis In Greek myth, originally the storm-cloud enveloping the thunderbolt, the especial weapon of Zeus; afterward considered as the skin of the goat Amalthea, the foster-mother of Zeus, which the latter took for defensive armor in his war with the Titans. According to another conception, it was a terrible and immortal arm wrought by Hephæstus after the fashion of a thunder-cloud fringed with lightning. It was intrusted by Zeus to Apollo and to Athena, and became a characteristic attribute of the latter.
    • n ægis In art, a representation of the ægis as a sort of mantle fringed with serpents, much more ample in archaic examples than later, generally worn covering the breast, but sometimes held extended over the left arm, or thrown over the arm to serve as a shield. The ægis of Athena, except in the most primitive representations, bears in the midst the head of the Gorgon Medusa, and is usually covered with scales like those of a serpent.
    • n ægis Hence, figuratively Any influence or power which protects: as, under the imperial ægis. Also spelled egis.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. aegis, fr. Gr. a goat skin, a shield, goat, or fr. to rush

Usage

In literature:

Two thousand soldiers of the Dakoon, under command of his nephew, Gis-yo-Bahim, were gathered there.
"Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
A`GIS, the name of several Spartan kings, of whom the most famous were Agis III.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Gis-amme ti, 6 years.
"Patriarchal Palestine" by Archibald Henry Sayce
By gis, and by Saint Charity, Hml.
"The Facts About Shakespeare" by William Allan Nielson
Chalymotta retirugis (Chal-y-mot'ta re-ti-ru'gis), 48.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
Gis-ukh was subdued and a priest named Illi was made its governor.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Compounds follow the quantity of their simple words, as from l{e}go l{e}gis, to read, comes perl{e}go, to read through.
"The Comic Latin Grammar" by Percival Leigh
He never goes by that name, but by the obsolete title linkister or link'ster, by some lin-gis-ter.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart
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In poetry:

Go, then, and build yourselves a hall,
To prove ye are not slaves, but men!
Write "Freedom," on its towering wall!
Baptize it in the name of Penn;
And give it to her holy cause,
Beneath the Ægis of her laws;—
"The Tocsin" by John Pierpont

In news:

Organization brings GIS users to Vancouver, B.C.
GIS improves department information accessibility , response time.
Currently, the assessor 's office cannot use the web GIS on a tablet.
Haestad Methods Releases Software that Integrates Independent CAD and GIS Software Systems.
Kptm.com GIS Hall of Fame Inducts Census Bureau .
GIs and smoking are about as American as apple pie.
Interactive location-mapping explored at GIS Day.
0Students and professionals explored the rapidly-expanding field of Geographical Information Systems on Wednesday at 2012 GIS Day.
Interactive location -mapping explored at GIS Day.
Interactive location- mapping explored at GIS Day.
Organizations across the Redlands area, including Redlands High School, the University of Redlands as well as the Redlands Daily Facts, gave presentations to 80 people on how they use GIS maps at A.K.
General Mills Reaches New 52-Week High (GIS).
After reading the wonderful Aug 6 article "Service animals helping troubled GIs adjust," in my favorite newspaper, the Times, I had to send in my opinion.
Many educational institutions and private vendors now offer GIS curricula on line.
Mississippi is moving ahead by marrying GIS data to a host of state and local social indicators.
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In science:

The SIS data were time filtered using the GIS good time intervals to directly compare the light curves from both instruments.
An Unusual X-ray Burst from the Globular Cluster M28
The results discussed here are identically reproduced by the GIS data.
An Unusual X-ray Burst from the Globular Cluster M28
The burst profile derived from the combined GIS data is shown in Fig. 3.
An Unusual X-ray Burst from the Globular Cluster M28
Good Time Interval, GTI) and total exposure time from both GIS sensors. b Total photons falling within a 6 arcmin radius aperture centered on the X-ray source (both GIS sensors). c Peak rate is 28 counts per sec.
An Unusual X-ray Burst from the Globular Cluster M28
These results are perfectly reproduced by the GIS data (not shown).
An Unusual X-ray Burst from the Globular Cluster M28
ASCA GIS observations by K97 discovered the localized character of the hard X-ray emission.
Hard X-ray emission from IC443: evidence for a shocked molecular clump?
The latter was reported as an elongated ridge by K97, but we note that the ASCA GIS pointing direction is such that the location of Src B is seen at large off-axis angle, which can account for most of source extension observed by ASCA.
Hard X-ray emission from IC443: evidence for a shocked molecular clump?
DEFINITION 4.2.1: Let G = (G1 ∪ G2 ∪ … ∪ GN; *1, …, *N) be a non empty set with N-binary operations. G is called the Ngroupoid if some of the Gi’s are groupoids and some of the Gj’s are semigroups, i ≠ j and G = G1 ∪ G2 ∪ … ∪ GN is the union of proper subsets of G.
N-Algebraic Structures and S-N-Algebraic Structures
DEFINITION 4.2.20: Let G = (G1 ∪ G2 ∪ … ∪ GN, *1, …, *N) be a non empty set with N-binary operations and each Gi is a proper subset of G; if some of the Gi’s are groups and the rest of them are groupoids, then we call G a N-quasi groupoid.
N-Algebraic Structures and S-N-Algebraic Structures
The next subsections discuss important features of the GIS bispectrum, including theoretical characteristics and observational constraints on the parameters in BGIS .
Large non-Gaussian Halo Bias from Single Field Inflation
Although several authors have looked at how the CMB might constrain the GIS bispectrum [24–28], the strong enhancement in the squeezed limit, Eq.(2.13) above, means that Large Scale Structure should already provide an excellent constraint.
Large non-Gaussian Halo Bias from Single Field Inflation
We also compute the total skewness, which gives a feeling for how non-Gaussian the GIS scenario is and how much the expected number density of galaxies and galaxy clusters is affected.
Large non-Gaussian Halo Bias from Single Field Inflation
The left hand panel shows the result from GIS bispectrum (upper, filled points) compared to the local ansatz with fN L = 1 (lower, open points).
Large non-Gaussian Halo Bias from Single Field Inflation
The right hand panel shows the result from GIS bispectrum evaluated at k = 0.001M pc−1 as a function of σR .
Large non-Gaussian Halo Bias from Single Field Inflation
GIS , the integration over all squeezed-flattened configurations vanishes, due to the presence of cos θ.
Large non-Gaussian Halo Bias from Single Field Inflation
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