Fred

Definitions

  • "Fred was the first to be operated on."
    "Fred was the first to be operated on."
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Fred frĕd Peace; -- a word used in composition, especially in proper names; as, Alfred; Frederic.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

"Fred took aim and fired." "Fred took aim and fired."
LITTLE FRED LITTLE FRED
hand-lettere by FRED GOUDY hand-lettere by FRED GOUDY
"FRED SUTHERLAND THEN EXPLAINED HIS STRANGE CONDUCT." "FRED SUTHERLAND THEN EXPLAINED HIS STRANGE CONDUCT."
FRED OUILLETTE, THE YOUNG PILOT FRED OUILLETTE, THE YOUNG PILOT

Quotations

  • Jean-Claude Van Damme
    Jean-Claude Van Damme
    “I am the Fred Astaire of karate.”
  • Bob Thaves
    Bob Thaves
    “Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and in high heels.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. frið, peace. See Frith inclosure

Usage

In literature:

I do not blame you, Fred.
"The Rider of Waroona" by Firth Scott
And still Fred Allerton lived with prodigal magnificence.
"The Explorer" by W. Somerset Maugham
Wise and the 'Supe' driving Mister Fred all over creation.
"Reels and Spindles" by Evelyn Raymond
De Vere saw plainly that, in spite of his endeavors to injure Fred, the latter was more of a favorite than himself.
"Under Fire" by Frank A. Munsey
Fred Holton watched her until she disappeared.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
You know that, Fred Hamilton.
"The End of the Rainbow" by Marian Keith
For Maudie was ear-marked, so to speak, as the property (when he could afford a place to put her in) of Fred Booty.
"The Combined Maze" by May Sinclair
He knew that if he examined carefully enough Fred Thurman's body he would find the mark of a bullet.
"Sawtooth Ranch" by B. M. Bower
I think I must have been setting the pace, because I had a great deal to say to Fred, and did not know exactly how to begin.
"Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate" by Charles Turley
Fred Porter was never a sneak or a coward.
"Ralph on the Overland Express" by Allen Chapman
The "gang," as Fred termed his enemies, gave no sign of carrying the threat previously made into execution.
"Down the Slope" by James Otis
Fred led the way to the pew, followed by the cousin, then Anna.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
Why, Fred, you resemble a man.
"They of the High Trails" by Hamlin Garland
Little Fred went to spend his long vacation with his grandpa and grandma in the country.
"Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad" by Various
We've chosen Fred our Colonel, and you must mind him.
"Red, White, Blue Socks. Part Second" by Sarah L. Barrow
Inez, this is Mr. Fred Sanders, who has come to take us off.
"Adrift on the Pacific" by Edward S. Ellis
Fred may not be very much to depend upon, you know, but still he is Fred.
"The Doctor's Family" by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
That's my cousin Fred Hicks!
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill
Fred, I'm in for trouble, and you'll have to stand by me.
"Captain Macedoine's Daughter" by William McFee
Fred and I contrived to stir up the ground about them with heavy rakes, though a harrow would have been more effective.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 94, August, 1865" by Various
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In poetry:

How they swim through the air, as we roll to the chair,
Stand, faces, and railings flit past;
Now I spring from my lair with a snort and a stare,
Rous'd by Fred with my supper at last.
"Hippodromania; Or, Whiffs From The Pipe" by Adam Lindsay Gordon
Take warning by Fred, and avoid for a friend
The man who would tempt you your savings to spend;
Don't waste your spare money in riotous pranks,
But put it in Penny, or Post-office Banks.
"Bedfordshire Ballad - III" by E W Bowling
Wire in and go ahead, for I'm Tomahawking Fred;
In a shearing shed, my lads, I cut a shine;
There is Roberts and Jack Gunn, shearing laurels they have won,
But my tally's never under ninety-nine.
"Tomahawking Fred" by Anonymous Oceania
Of me you might have read, for I'm Tomahawking Fred,
My shearing laurels are known both near and far;
I'm the don of Riverine, 'midst the shearers cut a shine
And our tar-boys say I never call for tar.
"Tomahawking Fred" by Anonymous Oceania
There was never a horse-race but Fred he was there;
He went to each meet, meeting, marker and fair;
In a few words, his candle he burnt to the socket,
Till he found one fine day not a rap in His pocket.
"Bedfordshire Ballad - III" by E W Bowling
Then his poor brother Bill came and lent him a hand;
Gave him work and a share of his own bit of land;
If he means to keep steady I cannot surmise--
Let us hope that at length Fred has learnt to be wise.
"Bedfordshire Ballad - III" by E W Bowling

In news:

Just before signing off his show today, New York Post State Editor Fred Dicker threw cold water on one of Andrew Cuomo's stated goals for this legislative year.
More about one of the most important relationships in Albany, between the hard-charging Governor Andrew Cuomo and indomitable New York Post state editor Fred Dicker .
Fred Dicker 's previous bouts: the scorecard (updated with video).
How does last night's Manhandling in Bolton Landing compare to previous political scuffles involving New York Post bureau chief Fred Dicker .
Deep discounter Fred's to begin accepting American Express.
Fred Goodman, the company's chief executive, estimated that, overall, there are no more than a few dozen vending machines now in operation.
Defense attorney Fred McCurry at left.
One might be inclined to think that Tim Hornick, and his father, Fred, are interested in the solid waste of Randolph County in terms of dollars and cents only.
And while Bush 41 and Clinton had some wise things to say, the wisest thing I've ever heard a presidential candidate say came from a character named Fred Picker.
Representative Robert Dold at Fred's Diner in Grayslake, Ill.
Representative Robert Dold at Fred's Diner in Grayslake, Ill. His district is the most Democratic currently held by a Republican.
Deal between hedge-fund manager David Einhorn (l.) and Mets owner Fred… (Kathy Kmonicek/AP ).
AMD's Fred Weber describe dual-core processors as the next natural evolutionary step for chips.
ARS photo by Fred Witt.
Engineering Project Supervisor Fred Bailik's savvy was second-to-none in the plant engineering department.
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In science:

First, the pixel position of 22 field stars and the supernova were measured from eight images obtained over four nights with the 1.2-m telescope at the Fred L.
A Light Echo from Type Ia Supernova 1995E?
Let fred be the radical of f , i.e. (fred ) = p(f ).
Homaloidal hypersurfaces and hypersurfaces with vanishing Hessian
Then δ(f ) = δ(fred ), i.e. the polar degree of V (f ) depends only on Supp(V (f )).
Homaloidal hypersurfaces and hypersurfaces with vanishing Hessian
However, as all who know him are aware, Fred’s interests are not limited to mainstream homotopy theory.
The work of Fred Cohen
This paper is not intended as a comprehensive summary of Fred’s mathematical contributions, but rather as a sampler of some of his many achievements.
The work of Fred Cohen
The mid to late 70s saw a collaboration between Fred, Joe Neisendorfer and John Moore, the results of which mark some of the most beautiful results in unstable homotopy theory ever achieved.
The work of Fred Cohen
In the 1983 International Congress of Mathematicians in Warsaw, Fred delivered an invited address where he reported on the Cohen–Moore–Neisendorfer project.
The work of Fred Cohen
In the 70’s between his thesis and the work he did with Moore and Neisendorfer, Fred wrote a number of papers where he applied his configuration spaces techniques to various problems – most notably a powerful generalization of the Borsuk–Ulam theorem.
The work of Fred Cohen
The contributions already mentioned above are among Fred’s greatest achievements.
The work of Fred Cohen
The title of this section is actually a quote of Fred in his 1990 algebraic topology class, which I was a part of.
The work of Fred Cohen
In , which is a textbook treatment of this and many other aspects of classical homotopy theory, Fred gives no less than 5 equivalent formulations of this question.
The work of Fred Cohen
For graduate students in Rochester Fred’s special “homework problems” are a familiar concept. I remember vividly how after proving the theorem above in class he suggested, “well, here is a homework problem for you.
The work of Fred Cohen
But Fred tends to be very serious about his homework assignments, and when the students are struggling he always tries to help.
The work of Fred Cohen
Fred’s work includes many computational results, some specific, and others very general.
The work of Fred Cohen
To do so in Fred Cohen’s case will be to miss out on what I think is a major aspect of his mathematical persona.
The work of Fred Cohen
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