Luz

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Luz lŭz A bone of the human body which was supposed by certain Rabbinical writers to be indestructible. Its location was a matter of dispute.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Luz luz a bone supposed by Rabbinical writers to be indestructible, probably the sacrum.
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Usage

In literature:

And he called the name of that place Beth-el: but the name of the city was Luz at the first.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
One of the most curious of the Arab monuments of Toledo, is the church called the Christo de la Luz, formerly a mosque.
"The Pictureque Antiquities of Spain;" by Nathaniel Armstrong Wells
Sao Felippe or Nossa Senhora da Luz (3000), on the west coast, is the capital.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
He found them on the bridge of the La Luz sallyport.
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
Well, he has come to live in St. Jean de Luz, the all-knowing Brown tells me.
"The Lightning Conductor" by C. N. Williamson
When she was stronger, we moved to Argeles, a beautiful upland valley, whence excursions are very easy to Cauterets and Luz.
"Story of My Life, volumes 1-3" by Augustus J. C. Hare
St. Jean de Luz was for a time his headquarters, the house he occupied being still in existence.
"France" by Gordon Cochrane Home
It was Paz and Luz, the mules the senors were riding!
"The Mystery of The Barranca" by Herman Whitaker
The said port of St. Jean de Luz is fully four hundred leagues from Porto-rico.
"Narrative of a Voyage to the West Indies and Mexico" by Samuel de Champlain
I will be at St. Jean-de-Luz by the middle of next week at the latest.
"Fordham's Feud" by Bertram Mitford
On the other hand, the golf at Nivelle by St. Jean-de-Luz and Pau is among the winter's best in Europe.
"The Happy Golfer" by Henry Leach
That was not what I wanted, so I left the place and went on to Luz, hoping to find solitude there.
"Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories" by Ouida
There was, obviously, in the Hotel de Luz nothing intrinsically terrifying, strange.
"San Cristóbal de la Habana" by Joseph Hergesheimer
He died at St Jean de Luz in the Pyrenees on the 28th of December 1903.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1" by Various
And when he abode for the night at the city of Luz, he put a stone under his head, and there rested.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)" by Max Duncker
An honest yeoman, yclept John de Luz, and his two sons, were ploughing in a field hard by the scene of action.
"The Curiosities of Heraldry" by Mark Antony Lower
Luz; but no one capital city of the race is clearly indicated.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 5" by Various
Tarbes, Lourdes, Bagneres-de-Bigorre and Luz-St Sauveur are the principal towns.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 1" by Various
Luz, identification of, 12.
"The Hittites" by A. H. Sayce
On our way we again crossed the dusty road which led to La Luz.
"Poor Folk in Spain" by Jan Gordon
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In poetry:

Mientras las ondas de la luz al beso
Palpiten encendidas;
Mientras el sol las desgarradas nubes
De fuego y oro vista;
"Rimas IV" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
Deje la luz a un lado, y en el borde
De la revuelta cama me sente,
Mudo, sombrio, la pupila inmovil
Clavada en la pared.
"Rimas XLIII" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
?Que tiempo estuve asi-? No se: al dejarme
La embriaguez horrible del dolor,
Expiraba la luz, y en mis balcones
Reia el sol.
"Rimas XLIII" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
Tu pupila es azul, y si en su fondo
Como un punto de luz radia una idea,
Me parece en el cielo de la tarde
iUna perdida estrella!
"Rimas XIII" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
Cendal flotante de leve bruma,
Rizada cinta de blanca espuma,
Rumor sonoro
De arpa de oro,
Beso del aura, onda de luz,
Eso eres tu.
"Rimas XV" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
Al traves de tus parpados, dormida,
Tranquilo fulgor viertes,
Cual derrama de luz templado rayo
Lampara transparente ...
--iDuerme!
"Rimas XXVII" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

In news:

Jesus Luz 's Latest Spread.
Jesus Luz appears shirtless on the cover of the new L'Officiel Hommes.
Jesus Luz Used to Be Cheap (Updated).
Jesus Luz Won't Appear in the Louis Vuitton Campaign, Enjoys Dinner Dates With Marc Jacobs's Fiancé.
Contrary to rumor, Jesus Luz won't appear in Louis Vuitton's fall 2009 ad campaign with Madonna, Vuitton designer Marc Jacobs told us at Cipriani Wall Street during the 2009 Parsons Fashion Spring Benefit last night.
Jesus Luz 's lucky star may have blasted him to instant fame, but his colleagues are over him.
Jesus Luz walked in a charity fashion show put on by Jeffrey boutique in New York.
Is model Jesus Luz worth six figures.
Jesus Luz may be the Material Girl's latest squeeze (inset).
Madonna's Steamy W Spread With Jesus Luz Is Out.
Luz Cazares tells her story about the Beacon Center.
Luz Maria Covarrubias, 88.
Luz Maria L Covarrubias, 88, of Mountain Home, died Wednesday, May 16, 2007, at a local care center.
Studio Luz Architects—Hansy Better Barraza, Anthony J Piermarini (project designers).
Proudly proclaims the faded black and white poster outside the Quinta Luz Museum here.
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In science:

Debido a esto, la aceleraci´on an´omala del Pioneer ha motivado el inter´es de los investigadores por encontrar explicaciones que puedan echar luz sobre las fuerzas que act´uan en el Sistema Solar exterior o una pista para descubrir nuevas leyes naturales.
The Anomalous Acceleration of the Pioneer Spacecrafts
Como estamos interesados en esta tesis en los aspectos cuánticos y gravitacionales, usaremos unidades apropiadas, en las que la velocidad de la luz es c = 1, pero la constante de Planck ¯h y la constante Gravitacional de Newton G conservan sus dimensiones.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
El radio de Hubble representa la distancia a la cual la velocidad de recesión de una galaxia es igual a la velocidad de la luz 14 .
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Este horizonte separa a aquellos objetos que podremos observar en el futuro de aquellos que jamás podrán ser observados por hallarse fuera del cono de luz futuro del observador.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Es importante recordar que estos horizontes aparecen como resultado de dos factores: (a) la velocidad finita de la luz, y (b) la edad finita del universo.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Puntos diametralmente opuestos del LSS (en la figura P y Q) no han estado en contacto causal (i.e. sus conos de luz pasados no tienen puntos en común) y aún así tienen propiedades similares.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Los conos de luz pasados de estos eventos, son completamente disjuntos, ya que la singularidad inicial limita la extensión del espacio-tiempo hacia el pasado.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
La escala en la cual pudieron haber interactuado está dada por los conos de luz pasados, pero esta escala no nos dice nada sobre si interactuaron de una manera significativa.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
FL [183], que una vez que dos eventos entren en contacto causal (i.e. , que el evento Q entre al cono de luz pasado de P ), no perderán este contacto causal conforme pase el tiempo (i.e. , Q saldrá del cono de luz pasado de P).
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Esto permite que algunas partes de los conos pasados de luz de los puntos P y Q hayan estado en contacto causal.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Catalan, M. G. E. da Luz, Necessary criterion for distinguishing true superdiffusion from correlated random walk processes, Phys.
Scaling laws in the diffusion limited aggregation of persistent random walkers
An explicit example (see ) of a non-expander family of Cayley graphs of special linear groups was given by Luz.
Non-expander Cayley graphs of simple groups
The diameter of the graphs given by Luz was investigated by Kassabov an Riley and it was proved in that there exists c ∈ R such that the diameter of the graphs is smaller than c log (|SL(n, p)|).
Non-expander Cayley graphs of simple groups
However, the topology of the brain – whether at the level of neurons and synapses, cortical areas or functional connections – is obviously far from trivial (Amaral et al., 2000; Sporns et al., 2004; Egu´ıluz et al., 2005; Arenas et al., 2008b; Bullmore and Sporns, 2009; Johnson et al., 2010a).
Interplay between Network Topology and Dynamics in Neural Systems
Luz & Berry have modeled the interaction between a plerion and its surrounding shell SNR.
Plerions and pulsar-powered nebulae
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