Lester

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lester (Meteor) A dry sirocco in the Madeira Islands.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pg., prob. fr. Fr. l'est, the east

Usage

In literature:

Illustrated by Lester Ralph.
"Rim o' the World" by B. M. Bower
They also did their best to locate Uncle Lester.
"Dave Porter At Bear Camp" by Edward Stratemeyer
Senators Armstrong, Coggeshall and Lester H. Humphrey spoke in favor, Senator Grady against.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Lester H. Humphrey and Mrs. Hannah L. Howland of New York; Dr. Marie Zakrzewska of Massachusetts and other workers in the cause.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
It is quoted by Professor Lester Ward.
"The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
And you can count on Mrs. Lester giving us a lot of things for very small children.
"The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan" by Lizette M. Edholm
Her husband works two days a week at Mrs. Lester's, and Mrs. Lester told him her very own self.
"The Making of Mona" by Mabel Quiller-Couch
Lester Adams 20.00 Morristown.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 39, No. 03, March, 1885" by Various
Then Lester threw the tiller to port.
"The Rushton Boys at Treasure Cove" by Spencer Davenport
The other is Lester Lee from somewhere down on the coast of Maine.
"The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall" by Spencer Davenport
Wonderful Adventures of Phra the Edwin Lester Arnold.
"Timar's Two Worlds" by Mór Jókai
The Duke of Lester was soon there.
"A Mad Love" by Bertha M. Clay
The man obeyed, and a thrill went through the group as they recognized it as having belonged to Lester Parmalee.
"Doubloons--and the Girl" by John Maxwell Forbes
The text of the Lester and Wilson History is reprinted without change.
"Ku Klux Klan" by J. C. Lester
No doubt Lester or Masten was telegraphed for later.
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
See Lester sewing machine, figure 109 on page 102.
"The Invention of the Sewing Machine" by Grace Rogers Cooper
Miss Lester's explanation was tense but straightforward.
"Sube Cane" by Edward Bellamy Partridge
Lester took up the sample swatches again and his eyes rested lovingly on a delicate shade of pink.
"The Competitive Nephew" by Montague Glass
Mr. Lester brought Nashville papers of to-day into camp, the first we have seen since the 22nd of last month.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
He held Mr. Lester Wingfield responsible for the changed plans, and was irritably resentful.
"The King of Arcadia" by Francis Lynde
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In poetry:

I do not doubt it could be so,
For Lester did not long survive.
But for mishap, I think with woe
My hubby might still be alive.
And while they praise the surgeon's skill,
My home I've sold—to pay his bill.
"The Widow" by Robert W Service

In news:

Vicar David Erbel will bring a lifetime of experience as a teacher and peace officer to his new assignment at St Peter Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie.
PSYCHOTIC REACTIONS AND CARBURETOR DUNG By Lester Bangs.
Winsted-Lester Prairie Journal, Nov 25, 2002.
Winsted-Lester Prairie Journal, Feb 11, 2002.
After taking two decades off to raise a family, Lester Prairie resident Sandie Adams is back on stage singing her favorite songs.
Meet Lester Smith, Houston's wildcatter of philanthropy.
Winsted-Lester Prairie Journal, April 20, 1998.
Winsted-Lester Prairie Journal, Aug 12, 2002.
Defensive end Lester Archambeau of the Atlanta Falcons is usually a calm man.
Articles by Karl Lester M Yap .
Jean Lester was in the class as well and the two struck up a friendship.
Bill Lester's #88 team was running steadily in the top 10 after starting 28th.
Alabama defensive back Robert Lester (37) returns an interception during the first half of Saturday's Iron Bowl as Auburn offensive lineman Chad Slade (62) pursues at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa.
Pat was born on Nov 20, 1940, in Wellersburg, Pa. To Lester Emerick and Florence (Lowery) Emerick.
Marc Lester — Anchorage Daily News Buy Photo.
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In science:

Secondly, Reiter and Callaway & Lester focus on a single type of constraint.
Dialogue as Discourse: Controlling Global Properties of Scripted Dialogue
Lester (1997). ‘Dynamically Improving Explanations: a Revision-Based Approach to Explanation Generation’.
Dialogue as Discourse: Controlling Global Properties of Scripted Dialogue
Neilson & Lester (2008, 2009) developed a prescription for pulsation-enhanced mass loss during the Cepheid stage of evolution and found that the predicted Cepheid mass-loss rates are large enough to contribute to the mass discrepancy.
Convective Core Overshoot & Mass Loss in Classical Cepheids: A Solution to the Mass Discrepancy?
This is consistent with the results of Neilson & Lester (2009).
Convective Core Overshoot & Mass Loss in Classical Cepheids: A Solution to the Mass Discrepancy?
The results of this work suggest that the Cepheid mass discrepancy can be resolved by the combination of pulsation-enhanced mass loss (Neilson & Lester 2008) on the Cepheid Instability Strip and convective core overshoot in the main sequence progenitors.
Convective Core Overshoot & Mass Loss in Classical Cepheids: A Solution to the Mass Discrepancy?
It was suggested to be a SB by Lester (1973).
The Galactic O-Star Spectroscopic Survey. I. Classification System and Bright Northern Stars in the Blue-Violet at R~2500
In addition, I’ve learned a lot through discussions with members of the Cambridge Supersymmetry Group, such as Ben Allanach, Andy Parker, Chris Lester and Are Raklev.
Phenomenological aspects of new physics at high energy hadron colliders
Lester, “A Review of the Mass Measurement Techniques proposed for the Large Hadron Collider,” J.
Phenomenological aspects of new physics at high energy hadron colliders
Lester, “Multi-dimensional mSUGRA likelihood maps,” Phys.
The Muon Magnetic Moment and Supersymmetry
Patterson, William Lester Plishker, John Shalf, Samuel Webb Williams, and Katherine A.
The Multi-Core Era - Trends and Challenges
Lester, Re-weighing the evidence for a Higgs boson in dileptonic W-boson decays, 1108.3468. 17. A. J.
Tools for extracting new physics in events with missing transverse momentum
Lester, Speedy Higgs boson discovery in decays to tau lepton pairs : h → τ τ , 1106.2322. 19. R.
Tools for extracting new physics in events with missing transverse momentum
Lester, A Review of the Mass Measurement Techniques proposed for the Large Hadron Col lider, J.
Tools for extracting new physics in events with missing transverse momentum
Lester, 1962), for instance, as a result of autohypnosis.
Influence of Alcohol Smell and Imagination on the Condition of the Human Organism and Subjective Human Experience
C.B. was supported by the Lester Deutsch Fund and by the Institute of Theoretical Physics at the Department of Physics at the Technion. A.M. was supported by the Fund for Promotion of Research at the Technion and by the Technion VPR Fund.
Testing Bell's inequality with two-level atoms via population spectroscopy
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