• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Kish (Min) A workman's name for the graphite which forms incidentally in iron smelting.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Kish A large basket.
    • n Kish In metallurgy, a name given by furnacemen to the graphite which appears on the surface of the iron in the blast-furnace during the process of tapping.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. G. kies, gravel, pyrites


In literature:

The sons of Mahli; Eleazar, and Kish.
"The King James Bible"
Ether 1:18 18 And Lib was the son of Kish.
"The Book Of Mormon An Account Written By The Hand Of Mormon Upon Plates Taken From The Plates Of Nephi" by Anonymous
In the first two dynasties, which had their seats at the cities of Kish and Erech, we see gods mingling with men upon the earth.
"Legends Of Babylon And Egypt" by Leonard W. King
There was a rich Benjamite named Kish, who lived at Gibeah.
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
Kish-kau-ko presently raised a yell: the old man and four others answered it by a similar yell, and came running up.
"The True Story Book"
Asses were being sought by Saul, the son of Kish, when he found a kingdom of subjects instead.
"Bible Romances" by George W. Foote
Age itself had not bent his tall, majestic figure, which rose, like the form of the son of Kish, above all the people.
"Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion" by St. George Tucker
Timour was born in 1333 in the Shahrisebz suburb of Kish.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
Akkad embraced the city States of Agade, Babylon, Borsippa, Sippar, Kish, Opis, and Kutha.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Fancy a descendant of Kish called Marduk, and an "Agagite" called Hamman!
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
Drive, to, kish kish.
"Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon" by T. N. Hibben
There was then an abundance of "kego" (fish) and "wash-kish" (deer).
"Fifty Years In The Northwest" by William Henry Carman Folsom
And the asses of Kish, Saul's father, were lost.
"Heroes of Israel" by Theodore Gerald Soares
In page 21 of that elegant work, he classes the Moose with the We-was-kish, though it certainly has not any affinity to it.
"A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean in the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772" by Samuel Hearne
Here, at Gibeah, dwelt a man of the race of Matri, Saul the son of Kish, the grandson of Abiel.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)" by Max Duncker
The asses of Kish had strayed.
"The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Samuel" by W. G. Blaikie
Now there was a man whose name was Kish, and he had a son whose name was Saul, a tall young man of fine form and good looks.
"Young Folks' Bible in Words of Easy Reading" by Josephine Pollard
KISH, Asses of, I. Samuel, 127.
"Expositor's Bible: Index" by S. G. Ayres
There is no reason to say that another Kish may not have been found among the captives.
"Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther" by Walter Adeney
Like Saul, the son of Kish, we went out to seek our father's asses, and have found a kingdom.
"Christianity and Modern Thought" by Various

In news:

Arizona interim football head coach Tim Kish held his first weekly news conference with the local media Monday, and here are some highlights.
NAPLES — Russell Kish has thrown his hat in the race.
Frank Kish , of Sedona, recently died.
NAPLES — While Russell Kish , the Democratic candidate for Collier County Commission District 5, declined any outside contributions, incumbent Jim Coletta actively raised money.
Kish made several loans to himself, adding up to about $570.
DOLLS magazine has recognized the legen­dary Helen Kish this year with its 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Gala Awards Breakfast, where Kish was honored, was held Oct 2, 2010, in Winston-Salem, N.C. At the 2010 Doll Teddy & Bear EXPO.
She was born March 26, 1915, in Hammond, the daughter of Paul and Margaret Bagnor Kish, both of whom preceded her in death.
Sunburst Studio's group exhibit "Watercolor Visions 2012" fills the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House with a variety of subjects, but most of them involve nature in some way.
Along with her nursing degree, Kish has a bachelor's degree in business management and master's in health-care administration .
In her new role, Kish is overseeing the staff of about 170 employees and developing plans to add and improve services, particularly enhanced onsite rehabilitation.
Daniel Kish is the senior vice president for policy at the Institute for Energy Research.
Daniel Kish is senior vice president at the Institute for Energy Research.
Queenie Griffith Pennypacker, 92, formerly of Kish Apartments, died Monday, Oct 29, 2012, at Golden Living Center William Penn.
Monroe soccer coach Stuart Martin and Bedford coach Andrew Kish knew what was up each other's sleeves in Thursday's contest.

In science:

The ACS sample size is comparable to that of the Census Long Form; variability in the sampling error component of the ACS is partially reduced through a rolling sample [Kish (1981)].
Incompatibility of trends in multi-year estimates from the American Community Survey
Still rolling: Leslie Kish’s “rolling samples” and the American Community Survey.
Incompatibility of trends in multi-year estimates from the American Community Survey
The latter assumption is not essential but it streamlines a few definitions and it is standard in [ChaPi, Kik, KiShe].
Generic expansions of countable models
When L0 = L∪{f }, where f is a unary function symbol, and T0 says that f is an automorphism, the setting is as in [ChaPi, Kik, KiShe].
Generic expansions of countable models
The following corollary of the proof of Theorem 1.2 generalizes a result of Kitchloo and Shankar [KiSh].
A classification of $S^3$-bundles over $S^4$
We also discuss the case n = 10 which includes the seven dimensional Berger manifolds as shown in [KiSh].
A classification of $S^3$-bundles over $S^4$