Oken

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Oken German naturalist whose speculations that plants and animals are made up of tiny living `infusoria' led to the cell theory (1779-1851)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • oken A Middle English form of oaken.
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Usage

In literature:

Similar views have, as is well known, been maintained by Oken in his mystical "Natur-Philosophie".
"On the Origin of Species" by Charles Darwin
Goethe and Oken discovered at the same time the vertebral system.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
The dinner consisted only of potatoes, boiled and roasted; but it was the best dinner I ever ate; for there was Oken.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
According to Oken, the Radiates, the lowest type of the Animal Kingdom, embody digestion.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. IX., March, 1862., No. LIII." by Various
Commencing with those which may be soonest disposed of, let us notice first the arrangement propounded by Oken.
"Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects" by Herbert Spencer
These were essentially identical with the centra of the four vertebrae of Oken.
"Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work" by P. Chalmers Mitchell
After Oken's work the vertebral theory was taken up generally by both the German and the French anatomists.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
An American was once invited to dine with Oken, the famous German naturalist.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
Oken and Goethe amplified it towards the end of the last, and at the beginning of the present century.
"Mystic London:" by Charles Maurice Davies
On February 17, 1587, he was in receipt of Thomas Oken's money, and in 1588 became guardian to Thomas Roberts's sons.
"Shakespeare's Family" by Mrs. C. C. Stopes
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In news:

Middle, Molly Dischner and Kiva Oken show off their fancy pants for the 25K.
The Oken-Nighbert family has delivered educational programs, which increase a child's self-worth and confidence, using the various camp activities as tools to facilitate such learning.
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In science:

First, we show that it is non-increasing, and then that, if it is greater than 0, then it eventually decreases. R3 and R4 do not affect T okenγ , and in consequence inc(γ ). R2 creates a new empty token t.
Universal adaptive self-stabilizing traversal scheme: random walk and reloading wave
Consider a configuration γ such that T okenγ (cid:54)=
Universal adaptive self-stabilizing traversal scheme: random walk and reloading wave
Now, if |T okenγ | > 1, meeting property of random walks ensure that at some configuration γ (cid:48) ∈ Eγ , several tokens are headed toward a same node.
Universal adaptive self-stabilizing traversal scheme: random walk and reloading wave
Finally, eventually, a configuration δ is reached with |T okenδ | = 1.
Universal adaptive self-stabilizing traversal scheme: random walk and reloading wave
Tn are the tokens of a document D and T oken distribution is their derived distribution.
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