Mirza

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mirza The common title of honor in Persia, prefixed to the surname of an individual. When appended to the surname, it signifies Prince.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mirza A Persian title. When placed after the name of a person it designates him as a royal prince; when before the name it is the title for a scholar.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mirza mir′za a Persian title, equivalent to 'Prince' when following the surname—a common title of respect, like 'Mr,' when preceding it.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Per. mīrzā, abbrev. fr. mīrzādeh, son of the prince; mīr, prince (Ar. amīr, emīr,) + zādeh, son

Usage

In literature:

It was finished; Mirza was tamed.
"The Conspirators" by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
In 1408 the Mirza Edigei ravaged Muscovite territory, but was unable to take Moscow.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
However, Mirza Shaffy admitted that some of his poems had substance in them.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851" by Various
In the court where he received me, Mirza Ibraheem was lecturing.
"Life of Henry Martyn, Missionary to India and Persia, 1781 to 1812" by Sarah J. Rhea
Mirza lived with Hussain for some years before she bore him a daughter.
"Tales from the German" by Various
I go to summon the illustrious prince, Mirza Mogul, to attend the general.
"Barclay of the Guides" by Herbert Strang
Tharsis, daughter of Menes, who is believed by all, even her father, to be dead, has been brought up by Mirza under the name of Sais.
"The Standard Cantatas" by George P. Upton
This Mirza is the son of my deadly enemy, the mighty magician Kaschnur, who in an evil moment vowed vengeance on me.
"The Green Fairy Book" by Various
Mirza Mulla Rahmat, of Kashgar, who arrived at Peshawur lately, on his way to Mecca, has told what he knows about events in Kashgar.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
AHMED MIRZA, Shah of Persia, born in 1898.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
Mirza Ali Beg was no coward, but this new frenzy almost overcame him.
"The Great Mogul" by Louis Tracy
By that time the wooden-headed idiot understood, and Mirza got her drink.
"The Wood Fire in No. 3" by F. Hopkinson Smith
And for the first time Mirza Nuruddin could remember, he had smelled fear.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
Mirza Abubekr's chosen horsemen no longer keep to their own colours.
"In Love With the Czarina and Other Stories" by Mór Jókai
Mirza was the name, I think?
"A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)" by Frances Eleanor Trollope
He was the only son of a Mirza of that country.
"Voltaire's Romances" by François-Marie Arouet
This irritated the Arab; but Mirza's purpose was not answered.
"Henry Martyn Saint and Scholar" by George Smith
If the King did not come back to her by noon, she must lure the Mirza to her side.
"On the Face of the Waters" by Flora Annie Steel
Sultan Murad Mirza, surnamed "The Sword of the Empire," was governor of the province at the time I set out for Teheran.
"Árminius Vambéry, his life and adventures" by Árminius Vambéry
It has a yearly revenue of about L1200, and is held in fief by the family of Bahram Mirza, Muizz ed Dowleh (d. 1882).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5" by Various
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In news:

BOSTON — Mirza Teletovic made a foul shot with 4.1 seconds left and the Brooklyn Nets reserves rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 97-96 in a preseason game Tuesday night.
India's Sania Mirza 's request for equal prize money at the ongoing Fenesta Open (India's National Championships) was granted.
Mirza is not playing the ITF tournament—she is playing Moscow this week—but attended the tournament's opening ceremonies.
Owner Yasser Mirza , Sound Bites, Boston.
The Nets will fete stars Joe Johnson and Deron Williams today in Brooklyn, but introduced Mirza Teletovic and Reggie Evans yesterday in East Rutherford.
The Associated Press Sania Mirza announces her engagement at a press conference in Hyderabad.
Have you ever considered what it's like to be Indian star Sania Mirza .
The Brooklyn Nets reached a verbal commitment with Bosnian forward Mirza Teletovic, 26, on a three-year deal worth $15.675 million, according to sources close to the process.
But Mirza Teletovic's role with the Nets is a simple.
In 1842 the 11 year-old heir to the Persian throne, Nasseredin Mirza, received a photographic camera from Queen Victoria of England.
Nofsfinger YC, Mirza N, Rowan PT, et al.
India's Sania Mirza's request for equal prize money at the ongoing Fenesta Open (India's National Championships) was granted.
Mirza is not playing the ITF tournament—she is playing Moscow this week—but attended the tournament's opening ceremonies.
Photo by Mirza Kurspahic/The Connection.
There is a Persian dish (Mirza Ghasemi) made from roasted eggplants , turmeric and lots of garlic that is so incredible, I have found myself sneaking velvety, creamy spoonfuls straight from the fridge in the middle of the night.
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In science:

Mirza, Ramakrishnan, and Keller identify a ‘minimum rating constraint’ required to sustain a system and predict values for it based on various experimental rating datasets .
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
Jumping Connections Mirza, Keller, and Ramakrishnan developed a graph-theoretic model to design and evaluate recommender systems .
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
Mirza et al. induced various social networks by applying various ‘jump’ specifications of how individuals in the affiliation network representatio n of R are to be connected in the resulting social network graph Gs (Fig. 4b). A jump is a function J : R 7→ S , where S ⊆ P × P .
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
Mirza et al. also propose the number of people connected by a jump as an evaluation metric for recommender systems (see Section 5).
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
After applying a jump, Mirza et al. attempt to identify structural properties in Gs and Gr .
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
While both data sets studied by Mirza et al. are extremely sparse (≥93%), both are connected.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
Mirza et al. refer to this process as ‘shattering’ the graph.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
Mirza et al. contend that in other domains, such as books and music, small communities representing the many diverse genres (e.g., country or jazz) in such domains will arise as w is increased.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
Mirza et al. also would like to formally test their hypothesis that jumps (i.e., recommendation algorithms) never bring disconnected components of the recommender dataset graph together.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
In part to reconcile these two extreme approaches toward evaluation, A Hybrid Approach Mirza, Keller, and Ramakrishnan developed the Jumping Connections model to evaluate recommendation algorithms based on the number of people they connect.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
We also thank Padmapriya Kandhadai, Batul Mirza, Cal Ribbens, and Chad Wingrave at Virginia Tech for providing constructive comments.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
They were apparently not aware of the data by Butement and Mirza, however they refer to a conference contribution by Charoenkwan et al. as the first observation of 101Ag .
Discovery of the Silver Isotopes
Ben Lee showed me the manuscript of his article with Mirza B´eg and Abraham Pais which derived the ratio of the magnetic moments of the proton and neutron, the famous µp/µn = −3/2, which is accurate to 3%.
Color, from baryon spectroscopy to qcd
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