Hector

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v hector be bossy towards "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young"
    • n Hector (Greek mythology) a mythical Trojan who was killed by Achilles during the Trojan War
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Chef Boyardee is actually a real person. His real name is Hector Boiardi and he was born in northern Italy in 1898
    • n Hector A bully; a blustering, turbulent, insolent, fellow; one who vexes or provokes.
    • v. i Hector To play the bully; to bluster; to be turbulent or insolent.
    • v. t Hector To treat with insolence; to threaten; to bully; hence, to torment by words; to tease; to taunt; to worry or irritate by bullying.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: A Hawaiian stamp of 1851 with a face value of 2 cents was the sole reason Gaston Leroux, a Parisian philatelist, murdered its owner, Hector Giroux.
    • n hector A bully; a blustering, turbulent, noisy fellow.
    • n hector One who teases or vexes.
    • hector To treat with insolence; threaten; bully.
    • hector To find fault with; fret at; chide; scold.
    • hector Synonyms To fret, worry, annoy, beset, provoke, irritate.
    • hector To play the bully; bluster; be turbulent or insolent.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hector hek′tor a bully, a street brawler: one who annoys
    • v.t Hector to treat insolently: to annoy
    • v.i Hector to play the bully
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From the Trojan warrior Hector, the son of Priam

Usage

In literature:

She bequeathed, as a restitution, 300,000 francs to Hector Hulot.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe
Zeyneb hectors Omar and I cannot persuade him to check her.
"Letters from Egypt" by Lucie Duff Gordon
Where is Hector, Troy's stoutest knight?
"Wine, Women, and Song" by Various
Hector Cowan, who was captain of the Princeton '88 team was another rough player.
"Football Days" by William H. Edwards
He did very wrong to annoy her in this way; and she was foolish to take so much notice of his hectoring.
"Oscar" by Walter Aimwell
Baxter, Hector 4200 Park Blvd., Mpls.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
Not e'en, were Hector here, my Hector's aid Could save us.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
I'm sorry Benjamin's shoulders should hector him so.
"Flood Tide" by Sara Ware Bassett
Robin was St. George, Nicholas the Valiant Slasher, Dora the Doctor, and the other two Hector and the King of Egypt.
"In the Yule-Log Glow, Book II" by Various
Proud as Master Hector was, she might have trodden on his neck; cool as Master Hector seems to others, he was fire to her.
"Girlhood and Womanhood" by Sarah Tytler
And to the company of such works of art, the grand Mass for the Dead of Hector Berlioz belongs.
"Musical Portraits" by Paul Rosenfeld
The response came that Hector was to live and George to die for him.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
With noble Hector and many thousandes mo.
"The Ship of Fools, Volume 1" by Sebastian Brandt
Robin was St. George, Nicholas the Valiant Slasher, Dora the Doctor, and the other two Hector and the King of Egypt.
"The Peace Egg and Other tales" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
Meanwhile there came a vision to AEneas, who now, Hector being dead, was the chief hope and stay of the men of Troy.
"Myths and Legends of All Nations" by Various
We could meet Hector as a friend.
"Short Studies on Great Subjects" by James Anthony Froude
We shall hear of Hector again.
"The Right Stuff" by Ian Hay
Hector, who was reported to be worth thirty guineas?
"Tom, Dick and Harry" by Talbot Baines Reed
Meanwhile there came a vision to AEneas, who now, Hector being dead, was the chief hope and stay of the men of Troy.
"Famous Tales of Fact and Fancy" by Various
Hector O'Brien was born in the deeps of a Congo forest.
"Tam O' The Scoots" by Edgar Wallace
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In poetry:

Ne'er had Hector press'd the plain
By a trick of Pallas slain,
Nor the Chief to Jove allied
By Achilles' phantom died.
"On The Death Of The Vice-Chancellor, A Physician (Translated From Milton)" by William Cowper
Proud chiefs of pageant armies led
To fame and death their followers forth,
Ere Helen sinned and Hector bled,
Or Odin ruled the rugged North.
"Fame" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
These are the ghosts of invisible things;
There is no Lapland, no Helen and no Hector,
And the Reindeer is a darkening of the brain,
And Oleander is but Oleander.
"Talking With Soldiers" by Walter James Turner
His was a Trajan's goodness, his
A Titus' noble charities
And righteous laws;
The arm of Hector, and the might
Of Tully, to maintain the right
In truth's just cause;
"Coplas De Manrique (From The Spanish)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We should be hidden from their eyes,
Being but holy shows
And bodies broken like a thorn
Whereon the bleak north blows,
To think of buried Hector
And that none living knows.
"A Man Young And Old: VI. His Memories" by William Butler Yeats
The shafts they cease, & straight the Darts no ma doth see to flie,
The Campe was stil as possible might in twinckling of an eye.
Hector seeing such silence made between the hostes, began,
These were the words among them all of that most worthy man.
"Book III" by Arthur Hall

In news:

PORTERVILLE, Calif.—Hector Celaya had the name of his 8-year-old daughter, Alyssa, tattooed on his right leg.
Hector Celaya had the name of his 8-year-old daughter, Alyssa, tattooed on his right leg.
Hector Amezcua / Bee file, 2010.
PORTERVILLE, Calif .—Hector Celaya had the name of his 8-year-old daughter, Alyssa, tattooed on his right leg.
PORTERVILLE, Calif. —Hector Celaya had the name of his 8-year-old daughter, Alyssa, tattooed on his right leg.
Hector Villegas capped a 77-yard drive with a 5-yard touchdown run in the final 23 seconds, and Kyle Bippert added a sack on the final play of the game for a 24-21 victory over Harlandale at Eschenburg Stadium.
TellTale launches second episode of Hector: Badge of Carnage .
Hector returns in the second episode of Telltale and Straandlooper's three game series, Hector: Badge of Carnage .
Famed boxer Hector Camacho died after he was taken off life support early Saturday, a hospital spokeswoman in Puerto Rico told CNN.
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO—Former world boxing champion Hector (Macho) Camacho was shot in the face as he sat in a car outside the Puerto Rican capital Tuesday, and doctors said he was in serious condition but expected to survive.
Former world boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho was shot in the face as he sat in a car outside the Puerto Rican capital Tuesday, and doctors said he was in serious condition but expected to survive.
Todd Foster Remembers the Late Hector "Macho" Camacho.
Enzo Mutiuzabal, Mathias Porcal and Hector Porcal celebrate Leominster's first goal with fans.
With five minutes remaining, the Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart senior leader returned just in time to lead Mustangs to a 68-63 victory over Minnesota Valley Lutheran.
Hector Amezcua / Bee file, 2011.
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In science:

Pearl and Geffner, 1990] Judea Pearl and Hector Geffner. A framework for reasoning with defaults.
Evaluating Defaults
Kennicutt, Lisa Kewley, Hong Wu, Licai Deng, Bo Zhang, and Hector Flores for valuable discussions related to this study, and thank Ruixiang Chang, Shiying Shen, Caina Hao, Jing Wang, and Chen Cao for helpful discussions about the SDSS database.
Checking the reliability of equivalent width R23 for estimating metallicities of galaxies
Bart Selman, Hector Levesque, and David Mitchell. A new method for solving hard satisfiability problems.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
The history of the issue is very briefly reviewed, and answers to five questions raised by Hector Zenil are presented.
Indeterminism and Randomness Through Physics
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, second edition, 2006. H´ector J.
Invariant densities for dynamical systems with random switching
Jean-Paul Brasselet, Gilbert Hector, and Martin Saralegi, Th´eor`eme de de Rham pour les vari´et´es stratifi´ees, Ann.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
Bohumil Cenkl, Gilbert Hector, and Martin Saralegi, Cohomologie d’intersection mod´er´ee.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
John Collins, Alejandro Perez, Daniel Sudarsky, Luis Urrutia, and H´ector Vucetich.
The experimental status of Special and General Relativity
To take into account possible effects of the photoperiod on prolactin secretion and nest abandonment (Hector and Goldsmith, 1985; Bluhm, 1992; Lormée et al., 1999; Sockman et al., 2004) the present study was undertaken over spring and summer.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
Analysis of ultra-low frequency electromagnetic field measurements associated with the 1999 M 7.1 Hector Mine earthquake sequence.
Skopje and Sofia 2005 Earthquake and Geomagnetic data and the Geomagnetic Quake as Imminent Reliable Earthquakes Precursor
Hector, D´ecomposition de Hodge basique pour un feuil letage riemannien, Ann.
Tenseness of Riemannian flows
Zolt´an Gy¨ongyi, Hector Garcia-Molina, and Jan Pedersen.
A Dynamical System for PageRank with Time-Dependent Teleportation
While we were completing our work, Pedro Federman, Hector Rubinstein and Igal Talmi published a paper on the baryons in the (56, 0+ ) from a similar point of view.
Color, from baryon spectroscopy to qcd
We describe several numerical results for radiative corrections for deep inelastic ep scattering at HERA which are calculated using the HECTOR package.
Recent Developments in Radiative Corrections at HERA
Abstract: We describe several numerical results for radiative corrections for deep inelastic ep scattering at HERA which are calculated using the HECTOR package.
Recent Developments in Radiative Corrections at HERA
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