• WordNet 3.6
    • n Fleming a native of Flanders or a Flemish-speaking Belgian
    • n Fleming Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955)
    • n Fleming British writer famous for writing spy novels about secret agent James Bond (1908-1964)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Ian Fleming named his character "James Bond" after real-life ornithologist and author
    • n Fleming A native or inhabitant of Flanders.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Fleming A native of Flanders, an ancient countship now divided between Belgium, France, and the Netherlands; specifically, a member of the Flemish race, nearly allied to the Dutch both in blood and in language.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Fleming a native of Flanders
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dut. Vlaamsch.


In literature:

The loudest grumbler at anything new introduced on board was old Fleming the boatswain.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
It was a serene evening when, the day after her landing, Lady Carse approached Widow Fleming's abode.
"The Billow and the Rock" by Harriet Martineau
We then went to the Inlander, the landlord of which was a Fleming, and a Papist, but not the worst one.
"Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680" by Jasper Danckaerts
I recall the thanksgiving prayer of Brother Billy Fleming in this connection.
"A Circuit Rider's Wife" by Corra Harris
The first scene develops the situation by a conversation between Fleming and his family physician.
"The Arena" by Various
Old Brotteaux who piqued himself on imitating the Flemings, was drawing a cow with infinite care.
"The Gods are Athirst" by Anatole France
Mercator, of map projection fame, was a Fleming named Kremer, i.e.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
This message dispatched, Captain Fuller and two of his men, Fleming Cox and Alonzo Martin, ran into the woods after the fleeing raiders.
"Stories Of Georgia" by Joel Chandler Harris
The Flemings were drawn up behind a canal, flowing between high banks, and hidden from view.
"A Treatise on the Tactical Use of the Three Arms: Infantry, Artillery, and Cavalry" by Francis J. Lippitt
He was turning the corner of a street, and came suddenly on one of the groups of discontented Flemings of whom I have spoken.
"Curious, if True" by Elizabeth Gaskell
Forsythe, do you remember a little girl at home named Florrie Fleming?
"The Wreck of the Titan" by Morgan Robertson
Mrs. Fleming folded up the letter and put it back into her bag.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
The old offence was not yet forgiven, and after a tedious delay, the office was given, in October 1595, to Serjeant Thomas Fleming.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
In 1297 Philip invaded Flanders and gained several successes against the Flemings, who were feebly aided by King Edward.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
The squire and Mrs Fleming had most of it to themselves, Mr Fleming putting in a word now and then.
"David Fleming's Forgiveness" by Margaret Murray Robertson
Grant the Clyde, Blower Fleming drew the Heart of Midlothian, and Bill Fairfield the Hibernian.
"Scottish Football Reminiscences and Sketches" by David Drummond Bone
The Flemings have the proverbial long noses, sharp features and have fair complexions.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
Fleming, John, Henry's assistant in introducing the Virginia Resolves, 69.
"Patrick Henry" by Moses Coit Tyler
Stone of Mississippi and Fleming of West Virginia answered "no".
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Fleming, Stephen B, 713.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"

In poetry:

Nor be the Fleming’s pride forgot,
With swinging drops and drooping bells,
Freckled and splashed with streak and spot,
On the warm-breasted, sloping swells;
"The New Eden" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge Tracey Flemings-Davillier announced on Wednesday that she will run for the criminal court bench in November.
Here's the question we received from Gerard Fleming of Orland Hills.
The Aggies meet Idaho, Thursday, Feb 9 at 9 pm in Moscow, Idaho, and Utah State, Saturday, Feb 11 at 1 pm in Logan, Utah on ESPN2 with Dave Fleming and Miles Simon.
Photo by Kathleen Fleming, using a digital point and shoot camera.
Deborah " Dynamite " Fleming, 57, of 19 Goss Terrace, Lewistown, formerly of Mount Union, died unexpectedly at 9:23 pm Tuesday, Aug 7, 2012, after an auto accident near Orbisonia.
Born May 29, 1955, she was the daughter of Mary (Fleming) Himes, of Orbisonia, and the late Arthur Fisher.
Bruce J Fleming voted in 2 states.
Courtesy of Barn Theatre Emily Fleming, center, stars in the Barn Theatre's production of "The Wedding Singer," which opened Tuesday.
Johan Botha sings the title role opposite the acclaimed Desdemona of star soprano Renée Fleming, with Falk Struckmann as Iago and Semyon Bychkov conducting.
In a letter approving the project, Gwen Keyes Fleming, the EPA 's regional administrator, said she believed the plan would satisfy judges as a remedy to the lawsuits.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. FLEMING COUNTY, Ky. Thousands, including friends, family, and community members, said goodbye to a teenager who investigators say died after falling into a rock quarry.
Search crews found 15-year old Ricky Hamilton, Jr.'s body Tuesday in Fleming County.
The Youngstown State University Concert Band and Wind Ensemble and Dana School of Music alumni will honor the late Robert E Fleming at a concert at 8 pm Monday at Stambaugh Auditorium.
Funeral services for Kathryn A Fleming , 66, of New Albany, will be at 1 pm Friday, Nov 16, at Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes, Market Street Chapel, New Albany, with burial in Indiana Veteran's Cemetery, Madison.
Fleming 's Prime Steakhouse.

In science:

Greven, Hierarchically interacting Fleming-Viot processes with selection and mutation: Multiple space-time scale analysis and quasi-equilibria, Electr. J.
Renormalisation of hierarchically interacting Cannings processes
Vaillancourt, Equilibria and quasi-equilibria for infinite systems of Fleming-Viot processes, Trans.
Renormalisation of hierarchically interacting Cannings processes
Braaten, Eric and Cheung, King-man and Fleming, Sean and Yuan, Tzu Chiang, Phys.
Heavy Quarks: Summary Report
For example, in survival analysis Harrington and Fleming introduced a family of statistics Gρ .
Comparison of robust tests for genetic association using case-control studies
Resistivity effects alone have also been introduced by Fleming et al. (2000), but viscous effects were still neglected.
Impact of dimensionless numbers on the efficiency of MRI-induced turbulent transport
We did observe this behavior close the low Reynolds threshold, as did Fleming et al. (2000) but in an indirect way (see Figs. 2 and 4 of their paper ), and one can conclude that these bursts are characteristic of a marginally unstable MRI.
Impact of dimensionless numbers on the efficiency of MRI-induced turbulent transport
Fleming, W.H., Soner, H.M. (1992) Control led Markov Processes and Viscosity Solutions.
G-Brownian Motion and Dynamic Risk Measure under Volatility Uncertainty
During the compilation of the HD catalog, Fleming (1912) noted T Tauri as a long period variable with an Ma? spectral type.
Low Mass Star Formation in the Taurus-Auriga Clouds
Our α scalings may not apply to the weak motions possibly excited by MRI-active surface layers (Gammie 1996, Fleming & Stone 2003, Oishi et al. 2007; see also Bai & Goodman 2009 for detailed estimates of the active layer thickness).
Forming Planetesimals in Solar and Extrasolar Nebulae
The definition of residuals for spatial point processes is a natural generalization of the wellknown residuals for point processes in one-dimensional time, used in survival analysis (see Fleming and Harrington (1991) or Andersen et al. (1993) for an overview).
Residuals and goodness-of-fit tests for stationary marked Gibbs point processes
On the other hand, rapid density waves, stimulated by the turbulence, may also interact with the instability (Fleming and Stone 2003, Heinemann and Papaloizou 2009a,b).
Resistive double-diffusive instability in the dead-zones of protostellar disks
The simplest situation is when there is no censoring, in which case it is known that Cox’s partial likelihood for the proportional hazard model is also a genuine likelihood based on part of the data, that is, on the ranks of all the observed failure times (Fleming and Harrington (1991), Chapter 4).
Rejoinder: Quantifying the Fraction of Missing Information for Hypothesis Testing in Statistical and Genetic Studies
When there is censoring, the discussion in Fleming and Harrington (1991) shows that a further sacrifice of efficiency is needed in order to arrive at Cox’s partial likelihood via the rank-data formulation.
Rejoinder: Quantifying the Fraction of Missing Information for Hypothesis Testing in Statistical and Genetic Studies
Fleming, T. R. and Harrington, D. P. (1991).
Rejoinder: Quantifying the Fraction of Missing Information for Hypothesis Testing in Statistical and Genetic Studies
Keywords: Interacting Fleming-Viot processes, duality, mutation, selection, ergodic theorems.
Duality for spatially interacting Fleming-Viot processes with mutation and selection