• WordNet 3.6
    • n Dix United States social reformer who pioneered in the reform of prisons and in the treatment of the mentally ill; superintended women army nurses during the American Civil War (1802-1887)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Dix The lowest trump in games such as penuchle, bezique, sixty-six, etc. It can be exchanged for the turned-up trump at any time, the holder of it scoring ten points.
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In literature:

Of course I replied that I would if I could; but that Jerry Dix had not left me any address, and it might be a hard matter to find him.
"The Loss of the Royal George" by W.H.G. Kingston
Dix, John A., 150, 157.
"Expansion and Conflict" by William E. Dodd
Dix, Maj.-Gen. John A., proclamation protecting slave property, 246.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
Dorothea L. Dix is a native of Worcester, Mass.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
On the same day the financial condition of the United States was much improved by the appointment of John A. Dix as Secretary of the Treasury.
"Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61" by Abner Doubleday
The house of Dr. Dix in Boston, called the "Dix Mansion," was on Washington St., corner of Dix Place, then Orange Court.
"Daughters of the Puritans" by Seth Curtis Beach
John A. Dix, then Secretary of the Treasury, suspected that Capt.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
This, known as the college of the Dix-huit, was afterwards absorbed in the Sorbonne.
"The Story of Paris" by Thomas Okey
Appert, B. Dix ans a la Cour du Roi Louis Philippe, review of, 1.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
Il y avoit dix ou douzes personnes.
"Travels in France during the years 1814-1815" by Archibald Alison

In news:

Judge Denies Bail to Men Accused of Plot Against Fort Dix .
6 In Fort Dix Case Plead Not Guilty.
Six men accused of plotting to attack soldiers at Fort Dix pleaded not guilty Thursday as a federal judge promised to have the trial wrapped up by the end of the year.
War on Terror Suspect in Fort Dix case denied bail, tells magistrate he's 'not really a bad guy'.
A man charged with helping five men plot a terrorist attack on Fort Dix will not be freed on bail, a judge ruled Thursday.
Entrapment defense may be presented in court for alleged plot against U.S. Did informant's actions aid Fort Dix plotters.
Six suspected Islamic radicals were arrested on charges of plotting an attack on New Jersey's Fort Dix Army base.
Religion Guided 3 Held in Fort Dix Plot.
Israa, left, and Lamese Shnewer, whose brother is one of the men charged in a plot to kill Fort Dix soldiers.
Find out all you need to know about Fort Dix Six on CBS News' Who's Who, complete photos, historical and background info, and much more.
View an interactive timeline of Fort Dix Plot Unravels on CBS News, complete with photos, historical facts, and much more.
Foiling Attack at Fort Dix Started with Tip from Retail Employee.
Fort Dix Terror Suspects' Lives Gave Few Clues About Alleged Plot.
MT VERNON — Donna Jo Shirrell, 68, of Dix and formerly of Benton, died at 11:25 am Thursday, Nov 29, 2012, at the St Mary's Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt Vernon.
They are leaving Philip for Nick's new post of Fort Dix, New Jersey.

In science:

In Dix, J.; Fari˜nas del Cerro, L.; and Furbach, U., eds., Logics in Artificial Intel ligence, 1–16.
The integration of planning algorithms in the IMPACT framework is discussed in (Dix et al. 2003).
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
This weighted Dynkin diagram is equal to D if and only if [h, xαi ] = Dixαi for 1 ≤ i ≤ l.
Computing with nilpotent orbits in simple Lie algebras of exceptional type
Any simple g-module affords a central character [Dix].
A geometric approach to (g, k)-modules of finite type
Dix] Jacques Dixmier, Algebres Enveloppantes, Gauthier-Villars, 1974. [F] Suren Fernando, Lie algebra modules with finite dimensional weight spaces. I, Trans.
A geometric approach to (g, k)-modules of finite type