• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Brog brŏg A pointed instrument, as a joiner's awl, a brad awl, a needle, or a small sharp stick.
    • v. t Brog To prod with a pointed instrument, as a lance; also, to broggle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n brog A pointed instrument, as a shoemakers' awl; a joiners' awl.
    • n brog A small stick used in catching eels.
    • n brog A jab with a sharp instrument.
    • brog To prick with an awl or other sharp-pointed instrument; push or thrust, as an instrument: as, to brog leather.
    • brog To catch (eels) by means of small sticks called brogs.
    • n brog A trick.
    • n brog A swampy or bushy place.
    • n brog A variant of brogue.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Brog brog a pointed steel instrument used for piercing holes:
    • v.t Brog to prick
    • n Brog brog (Scot.) an awl
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gael. Cf. Brob
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ety. dub.; the Gael. brog; an awl, is prob. borrowed.


In literature:

Off, ye too-loyal Broglies, Polignacs, and Princes of the Blood; off while it is yet time!
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
A wee bit clamsheuchar wi' my Lochaper axe, or a brog wi' my skean-dhu, will make them quate aneuch, my letty.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, XXII" by various
There were speeches and champagne, and the Dane-brog was hoisted amid hurrahs of our compatriots.
"The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912" by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
But the De Broglies are a serious family, as their record in history proves.
"The Living Present" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Not a word is said about his triumph even in the certificate of the two de Broglies which d'Eon published in 1764.
"Historical Mysteries" by Andrew Lang
A north-country method of catching eels, by means of small sticks called brogs.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth

In news:

Though 41 acres of the former Brogli farm is cropland, around 30%, or 12 acres , are previously drained wetland and could be restored in the future.
Julia Brogli a pediatrician at Cottonwood Pediatrics agrees that taking a preemptive approach could reduce the number of teen pregnancies.
On Aug 30, an email went out to supporters from Evangelist John Hagee and David Brog asking those supporters to advocate keeping the focus on Israel during the 2012 Presidential election season.

In science:

Despite fierce resistance of Einstein, Schr¨odinger and De Brogli, Born expressed the new quantum canon, repeated by the “mainstream” ever after , as follows (cf.
Indeterminism and Randomness Through Physics
The linear quantum approach is defined in terms of de Broglie’s plane waves and free-particle Schr¨odinger equation.
Adaptive Wave Models for Option Pricing Evolution: Nonlinear and Quantum Schr\"odinger Approaches
It is defined by a continuous superposition of de Broglie’s plane waves, ‘physically’ associated with a free quantum particle of unit mass.
Adaptive Wave Models for Option Pricing Evolution: Nonlinear and Quantum Schr\"odinger Approaches
Thus, we consider the ψ−function describing a single de Broglie’s plane wave, with the wave number k , linear momentum p = σk , wavelength λk = 2π/k , angular frequency ωk = σk2 /2, and oscillation period Tk = 2π/ωk = 4π/σk2 .
Adaptive Wave Models for Option Pricing Evolution: Nonlinear and Quantum Schr\"odinger Approaches
Their work was a landmark result in the the development of quantum theory as it provided the critical confirmation of Louis de Broglie’s hypothesis.
Quantum interference of molecules -- probing the wave nature of matter
Clinton Davission and Lester Germer performed the conclusive experimental test of Louis de Broglie’s hypothesis in 1927 at Bell Labs.
Quantum interference of molecules -- probing the wave nature of matter
This approach coinsides in general with de Broglie’s idea . I will build our model in the spirit of two main approaches: 1.
Quantum theory requires gravity and superrelativity
Therefore one has not only the contraction of de Broglie’s wave length but to the increasing dimensionality of a configuration space.
Underlying Field Structure of Matter
For a detailed analysis of de Broglie’s construction of pilot-wave theory, as well as for a full discussion of the respective contributions of de Broglie and Bohm, see ref. (which also includes an English translation of de Broglie’s 1927 Solvay report).
Astrophysical and Cosmological Tests of Quantum Theory
We can mention De Broglies’ theory of double solution which was later elaborated in Bohmian mechanics, stochastic electrodynamics (SED), semiclassical model for quantum optics, Nelson’s stochastic QM and its generalization by Davidson and, recently, ‘t Hooft’s model, see, e.g., –, , , also cf. V. I.
Detection model based on representation of quantum particles by classical random fields: Born's rule and beyond
F |t|ν d , where λF is de Broglie’s wave length at the Fermi level.
On the Possibility of Experimental Verification of the Some Localization Theory Predictions
According to the de Brogli hypothesis it will effectively behave as a wave with the de Brogli wave length λ = h/p, p being the impulse of the particle.
Uncertainty relations on the slit and Fisher information
According to the standard interpretation, this improvement is viewed as the effect of a rescaling of the de Brogli wavelength due to the n times greater mass of interfering “quasi” particles6,7,8 .
Uncertainty relations on the slit and Fisher information
De Broglie’s theory was then independently rediscovered in 1952 by David Bohm, and clarified and elaborated in the 60’s and 70’s by John Bell.
Intelligent Design in the Physics Classroom?
Schrödinger ’s equation and the wave in de Broglie’s relation are not the same “wave”.
Similarity Mechanics