Danzig

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Danzig a port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea; a member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century
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Usage

In literature:

On going home at night, Paccard tippled the liquid gold poured into small glasses out of a pot-bellied stone jar from Danzig.
"Scenes from a Courtesan's Life" by Honore de Balzac
He died of the pestilence in Danzig in 1639.
"The Story of Our Hymns" by Ernest Edwin Ryden
The principal Hanse towns are Hamburg, Lubeck and Danzig.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various
Koenigsberg, Danzig and Stettin; they are smaller and apparently later; the best, that of Broesen, was destroyed.
"Beowulf" by R. W. Chambers
He owed a clerk called Danziger fifteen marks.
"The Undying Past" by Hermann Sudermann
Danzig and the territory near it is constituted a free city under guaranty of the League of Nations.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII)" by various
My (and Danziger's) book, "The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter," is to be out next month.
"The Letters of Ambrose Bierce" by Ambrose Bierce
Danzig on the 14th of May 1686.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
Danzig (West Prussia); XVIII.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 7" by Various
HIRSCH, Theodor, born 1806 in Altschottland, near Danzig, embraced Christianity through the influence of Schleiermacher.
"Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ" by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
A great pine forest bound with its roots the dune sand and the heath uninterruptedly from Danzig to Pillau.
"Man and Nature" by George P. Marsh
In 1811 he was chosen to inspect and report on the fortifications of Danzig.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 3" by Various
At Danzig in the Marienkirche are some fine examples in brass.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 5" by Various
Communications between Danzig and the sea were cut off by the erection of the first of Gustavus's famous entrenched camps at Dirschau.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
Danzig almost alone of larger German cities still preserves its picturesque medieval aspect.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9" by Various
On March 1st he was again sent away from Berlin, this time to Danzig, and was ordered to be sworn in as a soldier.
"The Future Belongs to the People" by Karl Liebknecht
It was a dispute concerning this question that Halley was sent over from London to Danzig to arbitrate.
"Astronomy" by David Todd
His mother was the daughter of a rich English merchant at Danzig.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 1" by Various
English crossbowmen received all the wood for their bows from Austria by way of Danzig.
"The Hansa Towns" by Helen Zimmern
The Mamur of this place was a certain Emiliani dei Danziger, of a Venetian family of Austrian origin.
"Fire and Sword in the Sudan" by Rudolf C. Slatin
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In poetry:

To a tailor's forehead clapping
Three long tubes, he smacks his nose
Thrice, and at his sudden tapping,
Out the Danzig vodka flows.
"Twardowski's Wife" by Adam Mickiewicz
"I've brought thee home the best i' the world,
A shipful of Danzig corn!"
She stared at him long; her red lips curled,
Her blue eyes filled with scorn.
"The Proud Lady" by Henry Van Dyke

In news:

Danzig St shooting survivor turns 2.
Bob Danzig was cornerstone of Hearst Corporation.
Bob Danzig, now retired, was a cornerstone of Hearst Corporation for decades.
"I had no idea that I'd have the privilege of impacting other peoples' lives," Danzig said.
Notable deaths in sports, A to M. Charges in Danzig Shooting.
Danzig grandson Headturner proved himself the best 3-year-old stayer in the country April 15 with a decisive win in the Australian Derby (Aust-I).
Family finally gets closure in Danziger case.
Glenn Danzig, "Deth Red Sabaoth ".
Danzig has been confirmed by the Senate as the next Secretary of the Navy , succeeding John H Dalton, who has announced his retirement at the end of this year.
Party Posse Drop Da Bomb (From The Simpsons Dr. Danziger Edit) n/a.
What better evening for the renowned dark metal master Danzig to play Dallas than Halloween.
Wye Oak Kills Danzig's "Mother".
All Together Danzig Northern Dancer.
Misfits' Only Original Member Talks Reuniting With Glenn Danzig and Being an Angry, Middle-Aged Dude.
Every semi-obsessive music nerd contemplates his or her fantasy band at least once, and with fair reason: Consider the possibilities of Danzig and Rob Zombie trading vocals.
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In science:

We thank John Danziger and C´eline P´eroux for a very careful reading of the manuscript and for very useful comments, and A.
The cosmic evolution of the galaxy luminosity density
Gerardy et al. (2004) described the evolution of NIR spectra, which were dominated by lines of intermediate-mass elements (see also Danziger et al. 2002).
The Optical/Near-Infrared Light Curves of SN 2002ap for the First 1.5 Years after Discovery
In Danzig, Johannes Hevelius (1611-1687) continued to use the slits-and-plate sighting device until his observatory was destroyed by fire in 1679.
Astrometry during the past 2000 years
In figure 1 we show as an example the light curve of the Hα line compared to data by Danziger et al.(1991) and the SINS/HST collaboration (Wang et al.1996; Chugai et al.1997).
Radioactivities and nucleosynthesis in SN 1987A
Left panel: Evolution of Hα from Danziger et al. and from SINS/HST observations together with model calculations.
Radioactivities and nucleosynthesis in SN 1987A
The observations come from CTIO data by Suntzeff et al. (1992), and ESO data by Danziger & Bouchet (1993).
Radioactivities and nucleosynthesis in SN 1987A
Data are from Danziger & Bouchet (1993) (dots) and from Suntzeff et al.(1992) (triangles).
Radioactivities and nucleosynthesis in SN 1987A
Lucy, L.B., Danziger, I.J., Gouiffes, C., and Bouchet, P. 1991, in Supernovae, Proc. of the Tenth Santa Cruz Summer Workshop in Astronomy and Astrophysics, ed. S.E.
Radioactivities and nucleosynthesis in SN 1987A
For the first relatively bright counterpart discovered, that of PSR J0437−4715, the result was disappointing: the spectrum was featureless (Danziger et al. 1993).
Optical studies of companions to millisecond pulsars
Astrophys., 489, 403 Pace, G., Melendez, J., Pasquini, L., Carraro, G., Danziger, J., Fran¸cois, P., Matteucci, F., & Santos, N. C. 2009, Astron.
The discontinuous nature of chromospheric activity evolution
Dwek, E., Arendt, R. G., Bouchet, P., Burrows, D. N., Challis, P., Danziger, I. J., De Buizer, J. M., Gehrz, R. D., et al., Infrared and X-Ray Evidence for Circumstellar Grain Destruction by the Blast Wave of Supernova 1987A, Astrophys. J., 676, 1029–1039, 2008.
The origin of dust in galaxies revisited: the mechanism determining dust content
Lucy, L. B., Danziger, I. J., Gouiffes, C., & Bouchet, P. 1989, in Lecture Notes in Physics, Berlin Springer Verlag, Vol. 350, IAU Colloq. 120: Structure and Dynamics of the Interstellar Medium, ed. G.
Late Spectral Evolution of the Ejecta and Reverse Shock in SN1987A
The external parts can be probed, for instance, by exploiting the presence of gas in some ellipticals (see, e.g., Danziger 1996).
The Cosmological Mass Function
For oxygen, since our spectral coverage of the nebula did not allow the derivation of an O+ abundance, we made use of the CEL ratio O+ /O2+ from Liu & Danziger (1993; from their 270 deg. slit), along with our O2+ abundance to estimate O+ /H+ = 2.76 × 10−5 .
A deep survey of heavy element lines in planetary nebulae - I. Observations and forbidden-line densities, temperatures and abundances
Some of the earliest examples can be found in Danzig and Beale .
Convex duality in stochastic programming and mathematical finance
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