De-

Definitions

  • Francois Xavier de Laval
    Francois Xavier de Laval
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • De- A prefix from Latin de down, from, away; as in debark, decline, decease, deduct, decamp. In words from the French it is equivalent to Latin dis- apart, away; or sometimes to de. Cf. Dis-. It is negative and opposite in derange, deform, destroy, etc. It is intensive in deprave, despoil, declare, desolate, etc.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Marie de l'Incarnation Marie de l'Incarnation
Robert Cavelier de la Salle Robert Cavelier de la Salle
Notre Dame de la Victoire Notre Dame de la Victoire
de Bougainville de Bougainville
Baroness de Longueil Baroness de Longueil
de Levis de Levis
General the Marquis de Montcalm General the Marquis de Montcalm
de Salaberry de Salaberry

Quotations

  • John A. Lincoln
    John A. Lincoln
    “A cul-de-sac to which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.”
  • Barnett Cock
    Barnett Cock
    “A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.”
  • Renee Repound
    Renee Repound
    “We French found it and called it joie de vivre -- the joy of living.”
  • Lou Holtz
    Lou%20Holtz
    “It's not my job to motivate players. They bring extraordinary motivation to our program. It's my job not to de-motivate them.”

Idioms

Crème de la crème - The crème de la crème is the very best of something.
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Usage

In literature:

Massa 'Roney tole de missus to pack up and go to de North, de fust ting in de morning.
"The Expressman and the Detective" by Allan Pinkerton
Dey toted water to de big house and to de hands in de fields, fotched in chips and wood, and watched de cows.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
De Bailleul introduced Germain to Baron de Grancey and went away.
"The False Chevalier" by William Douw Lighthall
When dey fight de Norf wid de right hand, dey'll hev to hold de nigga wid de leff.
"Among the Pines" by James R. Gilmore
Down at de back of de garden behin' de row of lilac bushes wuz de two back houses, one for de mens an' one for de ladies.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
De Barral the convict took off the silk hat of the financier de Barral and deposited it on the front seat of the cab.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
One keenly bright October afternoon Richard Calmady called in the rue de Rennes.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
W'en de sun shine he'd go en lay off in de grass en kick at de gnats, en nibble at de mullen stalk en waller in de san'.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
Among the names were found those of the Marshal de Luxembourg, the Countess de Soissons, and the Duchess de Bouillon.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
The third Hotel de Ville was built when the old shops of the Rue de la Grosse Horloge began to tumble down.
"The Story of Rouen" by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
Yesterday, at the Chateau de Tremazan, I had a long interview with the Marquis de Fleury.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
He was mighty broke up at de fus', but he 'low now dat de house go on de same's ef mammy was a-livin'.
"The heart of happy hollow" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Old mars, he didn't have much to say 'bout de runnin' of de place or de handlin' of de niggers.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
But would it be prudent to put himself into de Verceuil's and de Gobignon's hands?
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
De la Durie, de Marion, de Puys, and ten more barons gathered around him.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
De wolf an' de dog is mix', lak de color een de hair.
"Connie Morgan in the Fur Country" by James B. Hendryx
De Legibus, De Natura Deorum, De Divinatione, and De Fato, in addition to the Academica.
"The Life of Cicero" by Anthony Trollope
Dey lays de brooms on de floor and de woman put her broom front de man and he put he broom front de woman.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Compare J. de Serres, De statu rel.
"History of the Rise of the Huguenots" by Henry Baird
De way us test de lye am drap de egg in it and if de egg float de lye ready to put in de grease for makin' de soap.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
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In poetry:

De fiel's 'll soon be hummin'
Roun' de country high en low;
De harves' is a-comin':
Hoe yo' row!
Hoe yo' row!
"Hoe Your Row" by Frank Lebby Stanton
De rozen glanzen zijig, 't is
Alsof zij zelve stralen,
Een teergeurende lichternis
Hoog in de zilvren zale....
"De Grootmoeder" by Carel Scharten
No time now fer de sleeper;
It's "Git up now, en go!"
It's de sower makes de reaper;
Hoe yo' row!
Hoe yo' row!
"Hoe Your Row" by Frank Lebby Stanton
Vleuglings vindt de gouden wegen
Waar uw aadmen juichen wordt,
Tot uw zang in vuren regen
Naar de koele vore stort;
"Leeuwerik" by Pieter Cornelis Boutens
Weary, weary,
Weary early in de morn.
Weary, weary,
Early, early in de morn.
I's so weary
I wish I'd never been born.
"Po' Boy Blues" by Langston Hughes
DALILAH DE DARDY was fat,
DALILAH DE DARDY was old -
(No doubt in the world about that)
But DALILAH DE DARDY had gold.
"Lorenzo De Lardy" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Enlarge The Birmingham News 'Portrait de Femme de Profil,' 1965, by Pablo Picasso is one part of the collection that once belonged to Richard Scrushy that will be auctioned on Sunday, May 15, 2011.
El presidente del Comité Olímpicoi Internacional Jacques Rogge espera por la apertura de una reunión de la junta ejecutiva del COI en Lausana, Suiza, el martes, 4 de dicoiembre del 2012.
Medialon Manager was the show-control system driving the Skoda booth at the Mondial de l' Automobile (Paris Motor Show), one of the most popular auto shows in the West, held at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles last fall.
Jugadores del Fútbl Club Barcelona entrenan en el centro deportivo Joan Gamper en San Joan Despi, España, el martes 4 de diciembre de 2012.
Gunmen shot at a Ford Expedition July 10 at the intersection of Batalla de Torreon and Batalla de Puebla streets in Juarez.
Camelot confirmed runner in Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.
Cooper Barrick just completed the trip of a lifetime — a 500-mile on-foot journey on Northern Spain's Camino de Santiago de Compostela (or Way of Saint James).
The Camino de Santiago is an 1100 year old pilgrimage with routes throughout Europe that end at Santiago de Compostela in Northwest Spain.
Era el día de Thanksgiving y como siempre, la primera cosa que la familia would do was to go a la misa en la iglesia de Arroyo Seco in the morning.
Les Joyaux De La Princesse 1 Croix De Bois Les Joyaux De La Princese.
Patricia Hernandez, Centro De Proteccion De Mujer a Mujer.
A Mostra Internacional de Cinema de Sao Paulo, Gullane Filmes, HBO Brazil production.
"We are like Paris," de la Rosa said, referring to the traditional finish of the Tour de France.
DE PERE, WI --Families are forced to find ways to stay safe outside as they battle the heat for the annual Pink Flamingo Softball Tournament in De Pere.
El Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez will debut a mariachi version of Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Suite" Saturday, Dec 15, at the California Theatre of the Performing Arts in San Bernardino.
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In science:

Observamos entonces que la pasar alrededor de un v´ertice, las geod´esicas sufren una desviaci´on que se manifiesta en una cambio en el ´angulo de convergencia de las geod´esicas ∆α , y este cambio corresponde al ´angulo de d´eficit asociado con el v´ertice, i.e.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
As´ı, no es posible encontrar una ecuaci´on de desviaci´on de geod´esicas que dependa de la segunda derivada del vector de separaci´on, tal como en el caso continuo.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Si tenemos una regi´on infinitesiomal con N tri´angulos, una geod´esica que se encuentre dentro de un plano ortogonal a uno de esos tri´angulos sufrir´a una desviaci´on igual a la magnitud del ´angulo de d´eficit correspondiente al tri´angulo.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
De esta manera recuperamos la definici´on del tensor de Riemann obtenida en la Ecuaci´on 2.5, es decir que en la formulaci´on de Regge esta representado por el ´angulo de d´eficit promedio efectivo por unidad de volumen.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Las civilizaciones t´ıpicas de las galaxias t´ıpicas estar´ıan cientos de miles, o millones, de a˜nos m´as evolucionadas que la nuestra y, consecuentemente, los observadores inteligentes t´ıpicos ser´ıan ´ordenes de magnitud m´as inteligentes que nosotros.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
La Conjetura de Indetectabilidad establece que, gen´ericamente, todas las civilizaciones avanzadas camuflan sus planetas por razones de seguridad, de manera que los observadores externos no puedan detectar se˜nal alguna de civilizaci´on y s´olo obtengan datos distorsionados con el prop´osito de disuasi´on.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
De hecho, incluso podr´ıan haber tra´ıdo muchas plantas y animales a la Tierra, incluyendo a nuestros ancestros, presumiblemente para mejorar sus condiciones de vida (pudieran haber estado en peligro de extinci´on en su planeta de origen, por ejemplo)7 .
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Las civilizaciones t´ıpicas de las galaxias t´ıpicas est´an cientos de miles, o millones, de a˜nos m´as evolucionadas que la nuestra y, consecuentemente, los observadores inteligentes t´ıpicos son ´ordenes de magnitud m´as inteligentes que nosotros.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Si el comienzo de la vida sobre la Tierra hubiera sucedido de esta manera, entonces todos los seres vivos terrestres tendr´ıamos bloques o bases de ADN comunes con los seres vivos de miles de otros planetas que hubiesen pasado por el mismo proceso de inseminaci´on con las mismas bacterias.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
La Conjetura de Indetectabilidad: Gen´ericamente, todas las civilizaciones suficientemente avanzadas camuflan sus planetas por razones de seguridad, de manera que ninguna se˜nal de civilizaci´on pueda ser detectada por observadores externos, quienes s´olo obtendr´ıan datos distorsionados con el prop´osito de disuasi´on.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Se utiliza como punto de partida la suposici´on, no probada, de que en el origen de las observaciones no hay seres inteligentes manipulando los datos que recibimos, y luego se concluye que no hay se˜nales de vida inteligente como prueban los datos.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
La raz´on es que, si existieran otros universos paralelos con las mismas leyes f´ısicas que el nuestro, podr´ıa ocurrir que algunas de sus civilizaciones avanzadas fueran t´ecnicamente capaces de ‘saltar’ a trav´es de las dimensiones extra a nuestra galaxia con el prop´osito de expansi´on y colonizaci´on.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
El que las correspondientes actividades de investigaci´on pudieran da˜nar a los individuos primitivos (f´ısica o mentalmente), depender´ıa de las regulaciones legales de las civilizaciones avanzadas con respecto al trato ´etico hacia individuos de civilizaciones primitivas.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
The main difference of this definition (macroscopically definable transformation) from the definition of the macroscopically definable ensembles is the absence of restriction on the initial state, one can start from arbitrary ensemble.
Geometry of irreversibility: The film of nonequilibrium states
We then define the twisted product structure on M × N to be the product of the GAC structures defined by ˜JM and JN . (We leave to the reader to define the notion of a product of GAC structures, which is, again, completely analogous to the notion of a direct sum of GC structures on vector spaces, defined in §3.4.
Submanifolds of generalized complex manifolds
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