• Austin Dobson
    Austin Dobson
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Austin state capital of Texas on the Colorado River; site of the University of Texas
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The 1st unattended, 24-hour self-service laundromat in the United States was opened by Nelson Puett in 1949 on North Loop in Austin, Texas.
    • a Austin Augustinian; as, Austin friars.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: From Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me — In the U.S., "shag" is far less offensive than in other English-speaking countries. Singapore briefly forced a title change to "The Spy Who Shioked Me." ("Shioked" means "treated nicely.")
    • Austin Same as Augustinian: as, Austin friars. See Augustin.
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In literature:

A rivalship existed between the Austin-friars and the Jesuits.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
West Texas Conference Seminary Austin, Tex.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
Austin stared, with open mouth.
"The Daughters of Danaus" by Mona Caird
Mrs. Austin Adams, 2 Pkgs.
"American Missionary - Volume 50, No. 3, March, 1896" by Various
The "Ayenbite" is the work of Dan Michel, of Northgate, Kent, who belonged to "the bochouse of Saynt Austines of Canterberi.
"A Literary History of the English People" by Jean Jules Jusserand
Amos Radbury was no "fire-eater," and, like Austin, preferred a settlement without a passage at arms.
"For the Liberty of Texas" by Edward Stratemeyer
Austin shook his head.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
Forty Austin friars were to be sent at once to the Philippines, to be followed by missionaries from other corporations.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
Think of the good times we'd have, and of your getting into Austin's line of work and his patients.
"Mistress Anne" by Temple Bailey
There was no answer for a moment, and she called again, until Austin appeared in the porch.
"A Pair of Clogs" by Amy Walton
The belles of the evening were Miss Allers, the Widow Place, Miss Stewart, Miss Austin, and Miss Dodge, all of Minnesota.
"Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive" by Alf Burnett
Sir Austin sulked a week at the village inn.
"The Thing from the Lake" by Eleanor M. Ingram
You ask Peggy Austin.
"Blue Bonnet in Boston" by Caroline E. Jacobs
Austin, James T., 270.
"American Men of Mind" by Burton E. Stevenson
He brought with him a mulatto boy named Austin.
"Stories Of Georgia" by Joel Chandler Harris
The general experiences of Mr. Austin are very similar to those of Mr. O'Rorke.
"The Better Germany in War Time" by Harold Picton
Lock the book up again, Austin.
"The House of Souls" by Arthur Machen
I've been to San Felipe de Austin, to Anahuac, every where, but it's all no use.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 54, No. 338, December 1843" by Various
Austin and Gibson, and two other bombers.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
The ancient priory of Austin Friars was at Ludlow, but is obliterated.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook

In poetry:

That time when Lord Cecil
Induced Sir Austin to wrestle
Delegated rushed up in a fever
From all over Geneva
"Clerihew – Lord Cecil" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Victor stood still as a statue,
The door was just ajar:
One said, 'God, what fun I had with her
In that Baby Austin car.'
"Victor" by W H Auden
And the commissar is telling my fortune
While the radio plays,
But the priest has promised an Austin Seven,
For Duggie always pays.
"A Little Poem" by George Orwell
Dear Father, your trousers are torn at the back
You’ve been down in the mud and you’re sticky
We know Baby Austins have no seat behind
But you can’t run about with no dicky.
"Father Come Home" by Billy Bennett

In news:

Lance Armstrong speaks at the Livestrong Challenge Austin bike ride Sunday, Oct 21, 2012, in Austin, Texas.
KXAN, The CW Austin and KBVO, the LIN Media television stations in Austin, are searching for an energetic, team player who learns fast and wants to gain valuable experience working for a leader in local television.
Rides cars LETTERS_Grayling-Turner,-Austin-TX drawings art LETTERS_Grayling-Turner,-Austin-TX.
AUSTIN — An Austin man who allegedly broke into an apartment and stole a guinea pig pleaded not guilty to theft and trespassing charges in Mower County District Court.
AUSTIN, Texas — AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials are exploring the possibility of paroling the state's most infirm inmates to secure nursing homes to save on the high cost of meeting their medical needs.
Dulce Vida Tequila Austin, Texas-based Dulce Vida released its first batch of blanco, reposado and anejo tequilas for limited distribution in Austin.
Austin's Madison Overby heads to the finish for the win in the girls varsity race of the Austin Invitational Tuesday at River Oaks Golf Course.
Baazarvoice employees paddle along Lake Austin on Austin Paddle Sports' massive stand-up paddle board on Tuesday.
Members of this year's Pee-Wee League championship team are (from left): Austin Hay, Austin Bowman, Dylan Mason, Austin Erwin, Zachary Harrison, Zach Stinnet, Jarod Boyd and Jacob Reed.
AUSTIN — The Paoli Lady Rams scored early and often against the Austin Eagles Monday night, rolling to a 12-0 softball victory on the road.
Bush and NARAL, voters Web site, Kay Bailey Hutchison on abortion, Carole Keeton Rylander speaks to Austin Rotary and attacks AISD, Mike Levy for Mayor, Austin Police endorse Ronnie Earle.
New York Polyphony will bring its mix of early classical music and contemporary arrangements to Waco with a concert at 6 pm Sunday at Austin Avenue United Methodist Church, 1300 Austin Ave.
Jen Sorensen, the political cartoonist whose strip has been appearing every other week in The Austin Chronicle since May 2011, moved to Austin from Portland in June.
AUSTIN, Texas — Oct 24, 2012—KUT 90.5, community supported public radio, ended its fall membership drive by raising more than $700,000 to support the unique music, news and information programming that reflects Austin and Central Texas.
SMALL TIME HITS the big time in The Incredible Shrinking Character (Cyberdreams), a new CD-ROM written by Austin mystery novelist Jesse Sublett and designed by Go Go Studios of Austin.

In science:

Since October 2010, he has been a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Texas at Austin, TX.
Graph-Constrained Group Testing
The Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET) is a joint project of the University of Texas at Austin, the Pennsylvania State University, Stanford University, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit ¨at M ¨unchen, and Georg-August-Universit ¨at G ¨ottingen.
Red giants from the Pennsylvania - Torun Planet Search
The creative writing students were then shown twenty rare passages that they had not studied in class. A sample of one of the passages by well-known writers (in this case, Jane Austin) is provided in Table 2.
Recognizability of Individual Creative Style Within and Across Domains: Preliminary Studies
Since October 2010, he has been a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Texas at Austin, TX.
Group Testing with Probabilistic Tests: Theory, Design and Application
Tim Austin (see [Sha09]) conjectured that the result of [Sha09] for an arbitrary matrix M can be extended to show testability of (M , σ)-freeness for every vector σ .
A Unified Framework for Testing Linear-Invariant Properties
Now, the result of [AS08a] has been later extended to hypergraphs by Austin and Tao [AT08] and R¨odl and Schacht [RS09]; so, it is natural to expect that one could also handle an infinite number of forbidden induced systems of equations in the functional case as well.
A Unified Framework for Testing Linear-Invariant Properties
Department of Physics, University of Texas, Austin 78712.
Mutual Information as a Bayesian Measure of Independence
R. Bod, 1992b. "Mathematical Properties of the Data Oriented Parsing Model", Preprints Third Meeting on Mathematics of Language, Austin, Texas.
Efficient Algorithms for Parsing the DOP Model? A Reply to Joshua Goodman
K. Church, 1988. "A Stochastic Parts Program and Noun Phrase Parser for Unrestricted Text", Proceedings ANLP'88, Austin, Texas.
Two Questions about Data-Oriented Parsing
In 1993 I started working on a Big Bang Nucleosynthesis code once used by UT-Austin Professors Tony Rothman and Richard Matzner ( hereafter known as the Texas code ) for some papers between 1982 and 1984.1 Two years later Mr.
Comparison of Two Distinct BBN Codes
To Wittgenstein the question ’What is a word really?’ is analogous to ’What is a piece in chess?’ This led Austin to offer a systematic classification of the variety of speech acts.
Does Meaning Evolve?
According to Austin, to say something is to do something, and what one does in saying something is typically indicated by a particular performative verb prefixing a ”normal form” of the utterance.
Does Meaning Evolve?
Evans, PhD thesis, University of Texas at Austin (1984); A. M.
Implementing fully relativistic hydrodynamics in three dimensions
B T (cid:19) . (20) 2 exp (cid:18)− µH all ∝ T − 1 The relation between Hall and drift mobility is not simple, and the Hall mobility depends, e. g., on the interference between several hopping processes [see a comprehensive review by Austin and Mott (1969)].
York, Jr., J.W., and Piran, T., “The Initial Value Problem and Beyond”, in Matzner, R.A., and Shepley, L.C., eds., Spacetime and Geometry, 147– 176, (University of Texas, Austin, 1982).
Initial Data for Numerical Relativity