• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Avital av′i-tal of a grandfather: ancestral.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. avitus, pertaining to a grandfather (avus).


In literature:

The former exalts the merit and importance of Avitus; orbis, Avite, salus, &c.!
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 3" by Edward Gibbon
I had not heard Saint-Avit mentioned since.
"Atlantida" by Pierre Benoit
Avit, St., bishop of Vienna, 75.
"A Literary History of the English People" by Jean Jules Jusserand
You may tell aunty to 'avite them to her house that day, mamma, and let me have my own party; else I won't have it at all.
"The Man with the Pan Pipes" by Mrs. (Mary Louisa) Molesworth

In news:

Avital Norman Nathman A former teacher and a lifelong learner, Avital Norman Nathman is a writer whose work has appeared in Bitch Magazine, Mothering Magazine, and more.
Omer Avital 's Band Of The East: Live From 92Y Tribeca.
Omer Avital & Gregory Tardy.
WBGO's The Checkout is proud to present bassist Omer Avital 's Band of the East, and tenor saxophonist Gregory Tardy's quintet live from the 92Y Tribeca tonight at 8 pm, hosted by Josh Jackson.
Nas, Gaslight Anthem, Audrey Assad and Avi Avital .
Avital tours Mission District food hotspots.
A Conversation With Avital Binshtock, Sierra's Lifestyle Editor.
Omer Avital Group Think With Your Heart Fresh Sound New Talent.
Greg Tardy + Omer Avital : Live From 92Y Tribeca.
Israeli mandolinist Avi Avital makes his Deutsche Grammophon debut with his own arrangements of works by Bach.
Samuel Avital celebrates 40 years of practicing his craft in Boulder.
Greg Tardy + Omer Avital: Live From 92Y Tribeca.
Omer Avital's Band Of The East: Live From 92Y Tribeca.
How Frank Met Esther Avital.
Nas, Gaslight Anthem, Audrey Assad and Avi Avital.

In science:

The present clustering pattern of large scale structures on cosmological scales is generally interpreted as the growth of primordial density fluctuations mainly through gr avitation instability of the dark matter which dominates the matter content of the Universe.
Influence of baryons on spatial distribution of matter: higher order correlation functions
Lichnerowicz. L’integration des ´equations de la gr avitation relativiste et le probl `eme des n corps. J.
Local Convergence of Adaptive Methods for Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
As a proposed design task it deviates from what Avital et. al. in have proposed under the name “design with a positive lens”.
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Avital, M., Lyytinen, K.J., Boland Jr, R., Butler, B.S., Dougherty, D.: Design with a positive lens: an affirmative approach to designing information and organizations.
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Avital, M., Te’eni, D.: From generative fit to generative capacity: exploring an emerging dimension of information systems design and task performance.
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