• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cheng A chinese reed instrument, with tubes, blown by the mouth.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cheng Same as săng.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary


In literature:

There, throwing off all restraint, he declared his errand to Ko'en Cheng.
"Kai Lung's Golden Hours" by Ernest Bramah
This was given by the Chinese administrators, General Cheng Yi and General Chu Chi-hsiang.
"Beasts, Men and Gods" by Ferdinand Ossendowski
The fourth son of K`ang Hsi came to the throne under the year-title of Yung Cheng (harmonious rectitude).
"China and the Manchus" by Herbert A. Giles
Our first halt was at Hai-Cheng, in the same compound in which for many days with the others we had been imprisoned.
"Notes of a War Correspondent" by Richard Harding Davis
There were three of them: Mantar Falusaine at Hesperidum, Pietro Corrallani at Mars City and Cheng I K'an at Ophir.
"Rebels of the Red Planet" by Charles Louis Fontenay
Banish the strains of Cheng and flee men that are glib; for the strains of Cheng are wanton and glib speakers are dangerous.
"The Sayings Of Confucius" by Confucius
That day we were on the road twenty hours, reaching Fan Cheng at midnight.
"How I Know God Answers Prayer" by Rosalind Goforth
It was that of Wo Cheng, the Chinese costumer.
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell
She, with Miss Jacobsen, travelled from village to village with the evangelist Cheng Hsiu-chi, and preached the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
"The Fulfilment of a Dream of Pastor Hsi's" by A. Mildred Cable
The cheng resembles a tea-pot filled with bamboo pipes of graduated lengths.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
Westward from Cheng-ting Fu a line financed by the Russo-Chinese Bank runs to T'ai-yuen Fu in Shan-si.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
During the reign of Yung-Cheng (1723-1735) the diverse styles seem to have been finally struggling for mastery.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
Around Chao Cheng, especially, they grow opium to a large extent just beside the rivers, where they can get plenty of water.
"Drugging a Nation" by Samuel Merwin
The slopes north of Chinlien-Cheng were generously timbered that morning.
"The Tempering" by Charles Neville Buck
A work known today as the Cheng-fa-yen-tsang.
"The Zen Experience" by Thomas Hoover
Hsu Shu-cheng, with four thousand troops, occupied Urga.
"Caravans By Night" by Harry Hervey
When we got to Shanghai she sold me to Lee Tai Cheng for two thousand dollars.
"East of Suez" by William Somerset Maugham
The son of Li Cheng Ying, he succeeded his brother, Li Ping, in 1864.
"Empires and Emperors of Russia, China, Korea, and Japan" by Péter Vay
Cheng, Chinese organ, with seventeen bamboo tubes, containing vibrating tongues of metal, like our harmonium.
"Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)" by Carl Engel
The chief towns besides the capital are Kwang-cheng-tsze, 80 m. N.W.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various

In poetry:

And his best friend General Vang Pao
Ran the Meo army like a sacred cow
Helicopter smugglers filled Long Cheng's bars
In Xieng Quang province on the Plain of Jars
"CIA Dope Calypso" by Allen Ginsberg

In news:

Li Cheng, Jun Zhou, Walter Bischof.
Cheng uses a $199 device that connects to a wall jack and a telephone , much as an answering machine does.
China's Cheng Siwei Says Foreign-Currency Reserves Are Too Large .
Long Jiang, Ming Zhou, Lee-Feng Chien, Cheng Niu.
Jenny Diamond Cheng is a lecturer in law at Vanderbilt Law School.
Zephyr Ventilation announced it will partner with Fu-Tung Cheng of Cheng Design to offer an exclusive line of high-end ventilation hoods.
Menno Goedhart took up residence in the city after his retirement, and did research at National Cheng Kung University.
Cheng has been in a semi-comatose state for more than four years after being seriously injured in a car accident in November 2008.
He studied Hydraulic Engineering at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan.
"They never told the community," says Tony Cheng, owner of the seafood more.
In other news, the ARB is waiting for Yummylicious owner Danny Cheng to return and discuss lighting inside the Main Street frozen yogurt and ice cream shop.
Maria Cheng, AP Medical Writer.
Microsoft researcher Lili Cheng has been instrumental in shaping the company's direction on social networking.
Check out this amazing concrete fireplace design by architect and master San Francisco-area concrete builder Fu-Tung Cheng.
Jennifer Chen and ex-husband Chi Cheng "Curtis" Gung.

In science:

Cheng, S.-J., Kac, V.G.: A new N=6 superconformal algebra.
Algebraic structures on quasi-primary states in superconformal algebras
Cheng and Kac [CK] classified Z-graded simple Lie superalgebras.
Nongraded Infinite-Dimensional Simple Lie Algebras
Beneke et al question short-distance dominance on the basis of the size of J/ψ , while Cheng and Yang actually find a large correction to factorization from a higher twist in the case of B → J/ψK .
Final-state interaction and s-quark helicity conservation in B -> J/psi K*
Combining all this, we argue that the system fails to show scaling not only at λ(β , σ) < 0, as was reported by Cheng and Redner , but also at λ(β , σ) = 0.
Transition from random to ordered fractals in fragmentation of particles in an open system
The analytical expression for the probability distribution of matrix elements of Ω in this ‘Anti-Wishart’ case (this name was coined by Yi-Cheng Zhang) remained, however, unknown.
Wishart and Anti-Wishart random matrices
M.A.N. thanks Sergey Maslov and Yi-Cheng Zhang for discussions on the Wishart-type matrices in relation to the redundant information problem, and for informing about the ongoing work on on real Anti-Wishart distribution .
Wishart and Anti-Wishart random matrices
Yi-Kuo Yu and Yi-Cheng Zhang, On the Anti-Wishart distribution, e-print cond-mat/0112497.
Wishart and Anti-Wishart random matrices
Cheng, K. S., Ho, C., and Ruderman, M., Energetic Radiation from Rapid ly Spinning Pulsars. I.
A Search for Gamma-Ray Bursts and Pulsars, and the Application of Kalman Filters to Gamma-Ray Reconstruction
One leading model is the uniform jet one (e.g., Rhoads 1997; Sari, Piran, & Halpern 1999; Frail et al. 2001; Dai & Cheng 2001 ), in which the angular energy distribution within the jet is uniform while the nearly constant total energy is collimated into different opening angles.
Testing Gamma-Ray Burst Jet Structure with the Distribution of Gamma-Ray Energy Release
Part II] Alg`ebre, syst`emes diff´erentiels et probl`emes d’´equivalence. [Algebra, differential systems and problems of equivalence] Second edition. ´Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, 1984. [CK6] Cheng, Shun-Jen; Kac, V. A new N = 6 superconformal algebra.
How to realize Lie algebras by vector fields
Press, Beijing, 2002 Cheng, Shun-Jen; Kac, V., Addendum: “Generalized Spencer cohomology and filtered deformations of Zgraded Lie superalgebras” [Adv.
Simple Lie superalgebras and nonintegrable distributions in characteristic p
It is shown in , that J P (1, 3)∼ contains a “half size” exceptional Jordan superalgebra J CK ∼ , whose TKK construction is the exceptional Lie superalgebra CK6 , discovered by Cheng and Kac .
Classification of linearly compact simple Jordan and generalized Poisson superalgebras
Cheng, Shun-Jen; Kac, V., Addendum: “Generalized Spencer cohomology and filtered deformations of Z-graded Lie superalgebras” [Adv.
Towards classification of simple finite dimensional modular Lie superalgebras
Ta-Pei Cheng and Ling-Fong Li, “Gauge theory of elementary particle physics”, (Oxford University Press, New York USA, 1984).
Higher-Order Theories of Gravitation
Such solutions were first found by Shu (1977) in the isothermal case, and were generalized to the conventional polytropic case (Cheng 1978; Lou & Gao 2006; Lou & Wang 2006) and to the general polytropic case with a random magnetic field by Wang & Lou (2008).
Self-Similar Polytropic Champagne Flows in H II Regions