• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hausse (Gun) A kind of graduated breech sight for a small arm, or a cannon.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hausse In gunnery, a brass scale used in aiming, attached to the barrel of a gun, near the breech, just behind the breech-ring, and giving the series of quarter-angles for a radius equal to the distance from the muzzle-sight to the axis about which the scale turns. The pendulum-hausse is so constructed as to retain a vertical position when the wheels of the gun-carriage are not on a level.
    • n hausse The nut of a violin-bow.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary


In literature:

One in a large black habit, a napkin on his knee, a hausse-col of iron, and a linen scarf and collar.
"Roundabout Papers" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Hausse are at present on a system of war without quarter.
"Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle" by Clement K. Shorter
Rear sight La hausse.
"Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Cavalry of the Army" by U. S. War Department
Hausse are at present on a system of war without quarter.
"The Secret of Charlotte Brontë" by Frederika Macdonald

In news:

He's the fourth member of the Redskins ' Ring of Fame to sue, joining Len Hauss, Billy Kilmer and Art Monk, among over 200 ex- Redskins in the lawsuits.
( Debra Hauss-DeJesse, courtesy / November 19, 2012 ).
Nurse Debra Hauss-DeJesse, Coral Springs Fire Rescue Capt.

In science:

Previous well-known extensions of Stirling numbers due to Riordan, Carlitz, Howard, Charalambides-Koutras, Gould-Hopper, Hsu-Shiue, Tsylova Todorov, AhujaEnneking, and Stirling functions introduced by Butzer and Hauss, Butzer, Kilbas, and Trujilloet and others are included as particular cases of our generalization.
Generalized Stirling Numbers and Generalized Stirling Functions