• WordNet 3.6
    • n Aaron (Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf
    • n Aaron United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Elvis had a twin brother named Aaron, who died at birth, which is why Elvis' middle name was spelled Aron: in honor of his brother. It is also misspelled on his tomb stone.
    • n Aaron The plant Arum maculatum. See Arum.
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  • Curt Simmons
    Curt Simmons
    “Trying to get a fast ball past Hank Aaron is like trying to get the sun past a rooster.”


In literature:

But Aaron is always subject to Moses.
"On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John Ruskin
Boss called, 'Aaron, come here, your daddy wants you.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
He was mortally wounded in a duel by Aaron Burr in 1804.
"Immortal Memories" by Clement Shorter
And their contributions ranged all the way from Aaron to Xury.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Moses and Aaron in the chief room of a Roman senator, and he, a Piso!
"Aurelian" by William Ware
On the 20th, Aaron B. Quincy, a young soldier, beloved by all who knew him, was shot through the breast, and died in a few minutes.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
At this juncture, Major Aaron Burr, Putnam's aid, rode up to the fort with orders to retreat.
"The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn" by Henry P. Johnston
Dishonour is like the Aaron's Beard in the hedgerows, it can only poison if it be plucked.
"Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida" by Ouida
Julius and Aaron, MM.
"Apologia Pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
In the morning we advanced upwards towards Aaron's tomb.
"Byeways in Palestine" by James Finn
Aaron of old was thus unreservedly laid upon the altar as a living sacrifice for Jehovah.
"Gathering Jewels" by James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
Besides Benjamin's immediate family there was one other man slave, named Aaron.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
For Aaron Dirke's failure had involved moral as well as financial ruin.
"Peak and Prairie" by Anna Fuller
No such solemnity of affirmation attended Aaron's investiture.
"Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews" by Handley C.G. Moule
Miriam was the oldest of the family, Moses and Aaron, her brothers, are younger.
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
The commitment, indictment, and trial of Aaron Burr form a fittingly inconclusive sequel to a strange tale of intrigue and misadventure.
"Union and Democracy" by Allen Johnson
There's a blacksmith in the next town, Aaron Bickford, who has agreed to take you as an apprentice.
"The Young Acrobat of the Great North American Circus" by Horatio Alger Jr.
His wife, Elisabeth, was also of a priestly family, being numbered among the descendants of Aaron.
"Jesus the Christ" by James Edward Talmage
Aaron Burr was the brilliant grandson of President Edwards.
"History of the United States, Volume 2 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Aaron had set the bolt; and Aaron had cut his bonds.
"All the Brothers Were Valiant" by Ben Ames Williams

In poetry:

Offerin and Aaron,
Ye burn hert and brain;
And dertin and daurin,
Flee back to yer ain!
"The Laverock" by George MacDonald
As unlike BERNARD as could be
Was poor old AARON WOOD
(Disgraceful BERNARD'S curate he):
He was extremely good.
"First Love" by William Schwenck Gilbert
And NELL began to sleepy feel,
Poor AARON then would come,
And underneath her window wheel
His plain harmonium.
"First Love" by William Schwenck Gilbert
He woke her every morn at two,
And having gained her ear,
In vivid colours AARON drew
The sluggard's grim career.
"First Love" by William Schwenck Gilbert
When Isr'el was his church,
When Aaron was his priest,
When Moses cried, when Samuel prayed,
He gave his people rest.
"Psalm 99 part 2" by Isaac Watts
God hath pronounced a firm decree,
Nor changes what he swore:
"Eternal shall thy priesthood be,
When Aaron is no more.
"Psalm 110" by Isaac Watts

In news:

On Monday, Anonymous posted 40,000 emails hacked from the account of Aaron Barr, a computer security expert who'd tried to infiltrate the well-known hactivist group and sell his findings to the FBI.
Since coaxing their trumpeter-father Dennis Gonzalez out of musical retirement a decade ago and forming Yells at Eels, brothers Aaron (bass) and Stefan Gonzalez (drums) have been performing ever more impressively.
Lions CB Aaron Berry to enter diversionary program following DUI charge.
For his latest album, Aaron Neville, left, drew on the guidance of producer Don Was, center, and fellow doo-wop fan Keith Richards.
For his latest album, legendary singer Aaron Neville dug as deep as he could into his own considerable musical history, which started with doo-wop .
Grandsons Joshua Marlin, Taylor and Aaron Harrelson.
Kanisha Larry and Aaron Dorn announce engagement, forthcoming marriage.
Aaron Johnson says he missed his grandmother Laurie Williams while away at camp for a week.
SEBRING Giovanni Burgos, 20, of Orlando, has been arrested for concealing two men later charged with the murder of Aaron Doty .
I try to post entertaining marketing initiatives from NFC North players where appropriate, and the run of State Farm advertisements from Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers always fits that mission.
Is Aaron Rodgers the next Peyton Manning.
Aaron Rodgers gets no respect from people in State Farm ads that portray residents of Green Bay.
Marshall County's (from left to right) Aaron Thomason, Brandon Bush, Cody Vernon, J.B. Reese, Matt Sharp, Dylan McKnight, and Morgan Reese were selected to the All-District 12-AA baseball team.
Brett Davis/US PresswireAfter last week, Aaron Rodgers (left) and Jordy Nelson appear to be back on the same page.
AP Photo/Mike RoemerThings have not been looking up of late for Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.

In science:

See also the papers by Hannay [Han] and Mesincescu, Bessis, Fournier, Mantica, and Aaron [M-A], and section 2 below.
Correlations between zeros of a random polynomial
Aaron et al. (H1 Collaboration), submitted to Phys.
Summary of the Electroweak and Beyond the Standard Model Working Group
Aaron et al. (H1 Collaboration), submitted to Phys.
Summary of the Electroweak and Beyond the Standard Model Working Group
Aaron et al. [H1 Collaboration], submitted to Phys.
New Results from the H1 Collaboration
Jeff Aaron Sherman was born to Elaine and James Sherman—an English teacher and jazz musician, who aren’t at all sure how their son got interested in science—in the city of bright lights and big buffets, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Single barium ion spectroscopy: light shifts, hyperfine structure, and progress on an optical frequency standard and atomic parity violation
We thank Xylar Asay-Davis, Joe Barranco, Jeff Cuzzi, Josh Eisner, Anders Johansen, Aaron Lee, and Paolo Padoan for discussions. J¨urgen Blum, Anders Johansen, Alessandro Morbidelli, Gordon Ogilvie, and Jeff Oishi provided helpful and encouraging remarks on draft versions of this manuscript.
Forming Planetesimals in Solar and Extrasolar Nebulae
We thank A´ethalie Chabriol for assistance with data acquisition, Kristin Peterson for helpful discussions of curve-fitting methods, and Aaron Clauset, Kingshuk Ghosh, Sergei Maslov, Mark Newman, and Sid Redner for feedback on the manuscript.
Nonuniversal power law scaling in the probability distribution of scientific citations
I would like to thank Jim Amundson, Isi Dunietz, Aaron Grant, Michael Gronau, Oscar Hern´andez, Nahmin Horowitz, Mike Kelly, David London, Alex Nippe, Sheldon Stone, Tatsu Takeuchi, and Mihir Worah for enjoyable collaborations on some of the topics mentioned in these lectures.
Present and Future Aspects of CP Violation
In [BCT06] with Aaron Bertram and Gueorgui Todorov, we provide a new proof of (2) relying only on Hurwitz theory and essentially exploiting the structure exhibited in Theorem 1.
Generating Functions for Hurwitz-Hodge Integrals
The authors wish to thank Marc Chamberland for information on the 3x+1 problem and Aaron Jaggard for identifying our data with the composition sequence.
The 2-adic valuation of a sequence arising from a rational integral
We thank Aaron Clauset and Mark Newman for providing code and data for our preliminary study.
Community Detection via Facility Location
Mihalcea, and Nicolas Perrin, Finiteness of cominuscule quantum k-theory, 2010. [Ber00a] Aaron Bertram, Another way to enumerate rational curves with torus actions, Invent.
K-theoretic J-functions of type A flag varieties
We would like to thank Guy Rothblum, Kobbi Nissim, and Aaron Roth for helpful discussions, and the anonymous reviewers for useful suggestions and corrections.
Optimal Private Halfspace Counting via Discrepancy
Avrim Blum, Katrina Ligett, and Aaron Roth. A learning theory approach to non-interactive database privacy.
Optimal Private Halfspace Counting via Discrepancy
Anupam Gupta, Moritz Hardt, Aaron Roth, and Jonathan Ullman.
Optimal Private Halfspace Counting via Discrepancy