• WordNet 3.6
    • n Luther German theologian who led the Reformation; believed that salvation is granted on the basis of faith rather than deeds (1483-1546)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Julius Caesar, Martin Luther and Jonathan Swift all suffered from Ménièr's disease. It is a disorder of the hearing and balance senses causing hissing, roaring or whistling sounds to be perceived.
    • Luther A Middle English form of lither .
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In literature:

WILLIAM WRIGHT and LUTHER K. SNELL L. M's 45.00 North Brookfield.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 39, No. 03, March, 1885" by Various
It was Scriver, Johan Arndt, Luther, or some such other.
"Skipper Worse" by Alexander Lange Kielland
Luther then appealed to the pope, and when the pope issued a bull approving of the sale of indulgences, Luther appealed to the council.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
The healthy sensualism of the Middle Ages found in Luther its classic interpreter.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
Martin Luther is the protagonist of the first of the four great dramas that follow.
"The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain" by J. A. Cramb
It was almost unrecognizable, so excited and hoarse, but it was Luther Ward's.
"The Wishing Moon" by Louise Elizabeth Dutton
CALVIN, less tolerant than Luther in controversy, i.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
Just as Zwingli began his reformation in Switzerland, Martin Luther made his appearance in the German Empire.
"The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli" by Johann Hottinger
Luther claimed to be the first divine who did justice to the civil power.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

In poetry:

``Only, beware relapse!''
The Abbot hung his head.
This beggar might be perhaps
An angel, Luther said.
"The Twins" by Robert Browning
He is gone, gone, gone with Martin Luther
(Never say I didn't give you warning)
In Seventeen Ninety-five he was, (rest his soul!) alive.
But he's not in Philadelphia this morning.
"Philadelphia" by Rudyard Kipling
From Zurich with advices for the ear
Of Luther, now at Wittenberg—(you know,
I make no doubt, the differences of late
With Carolostadius)—and returning sought
Basil and . . .
"Paracelsus: Part III: Paracelsus" by Robert Browning
Ye renegade churchmen, O ill be yer speed!
Ye've murdered auld Luther, an' stickit the creed;
Wi' Pusey for leader, ye'r marchin' on Rome,
Is "the wee bit endoomintie" yours whan ye come?
"Rhymes For The Times: III" by Janet Hamilton
What! shall one monk, scarce known beyond his cell,
Front Rome's far-reaching bolts, and scorn her frown?
Brave Luther answered YES; that thunder's swell
Rocked Europe, and discharmed the triple crown.
"To W.L. Garrison" by James Russell Lowell
For the Greeks the love of beauty, for Rome of ruling; for the
present age the passionate love of discovery;
But in one noble passion we are one; and Washington, Luther,
Tacitus, Aeschylus, one kind of man.
"Shine, Republic" by Robinson Jeffers

In news:

At the University of Alaska Museum of the North, the music-and-light installation by John Luther Adams, left, changes with the weather, the seasons and seismic activity.
Martin Luther King, Jr in Chicago.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says a key quote on the Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial must be changed.
Stuart Police Department, 830 S E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
The crash is blocking the intersection at Martin Luther King Way South and South Holly Street.
Martin Luther King Jr is seen on the left in this undated photograph.
Reinhold Niebuhr 's ideas have influenced leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr and President Barack Obama.
Of Prophets, Militancy, and Martin Luther King.
The "Mystery Science Theater 3000" veterans of RiffTrax rip into 1962's "Jack the Giant Killer" live at 7 pm tonight at Cinemark Tinseltown, 6001 N Martin Luther King.
Prepared by Arash Anavim, MD, from Martin Luther King Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.
The Marshall County Tigers (24-6) kept their season alive Saturday night by defeating Martin Luther King Magnet School 64-58 at home in the first round of the Region 5-AA tournament.
Sample a few of Key & Peele 's Luther sketches.
Key & Peele 's Luther finds hilarious anger behind Obama's calm demeanor.
Critic's Notebook: Comedy Central's sketch comedy 'Key & Peele ' finds comic resonance in an election year with Luther, President Obama's profane Anger Translator.
You may know Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele best for their famous sketch: Obama and Luther.

In science:

The presence of phonons in a Luttinger liquid affects dramatically the long-range behavior of the correlation functions, fixed by the dimensionless parameter η = 2kF /mc (Luther and Peschel, 1974; Haldane, 1981).
Theory of ultracold Fermi gases
In the case of attractive interactions, γ < 0, the spin-wave spectrum exhibits a gap ∆gap (Luther and Emery, 1974).
Theory of ultracold Fermi gases
See also Rickard and Luther (2007) for an analysis of the reducing power of FeS for synthesizing organics in this proposed scenario.
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life
The three ma jor lines were opened at once: Bethe Anzatz exact solutions – Gaudin, Lieb & Wu; Bosonization – Luttinger, Mattis & Lieb, Luther & Emery; Parquet Equations (an old form for the later renormalization group RG) – from Bychkov, Gor’kov & Dzyaloshinskii till Dzyaloshinskii & Larkin and Solyom et al.
Topological Character of Excitations in Strongly Correlated Electronic Systems: Confinement and Dimensional Crossover
The most powerful tool became the Bosonization, see e.g. the recent book , especially after the Luther & Emery work.
Topological Character of Excitations in Strongly Correlated Electronic Systems: Confinement and Dimensional Crossover