• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Palma the palm: the enlarged proximal joint of the fore tarsus of a bee
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. paume—L. palma, the palm of the hand; Gr. palamē.


In literature:

Palma: the basal segment of the anterior tarsus when it is broadened or specifically modified.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
We were steaming slowly past the village of La Palma along a precipitous shore heavily timbered.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
He had been one of the first to visit the Duchess of Palma.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851" by Various
By Father Luis de la Palma, of the Society of Jesus.
"The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI" by Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
Palma the young, and Palma the old, born in 1548, and the Bassanos, who died near 1627.
"Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 8 (of 8)" by Various
The enemy were again met most advantageously posted in the ravine of RESACA DE LA PALMA within three miles of Fort Brown.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 3, August, 1850." by Various
Palma Vecchio and Pordenone also competed, but Titian carried off the prize.
"The Venetian School of Painting" by Evelyn March Phillipps
Then, next day, instead of going on with his journey, he complained of a cough, and stayed at Las Palmas.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
I went round to Barcelona, and crossed to Palma.
"The Recipe for Diamonds" by Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne
Hazlitt probably refers to the Portrait of a Poet in the National Gallery, now ascribed to Palma.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
Palma-Cayet, P. V. (1525-1610), historian, 255.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
In Michoacan this species is found from sea level to 1350 meters in the Sierra de Coalcoman and to 1300 meters at La Palma on Lago de Chapala.
"The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacán, México" by William E. Duellman
A small door opened on a private stairway communicating with the rooms of the Duchess of Palma.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 4, July, 1851" by Various
The first land we made was Cape Palmas.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
The theory advanced to account for the configuration of Palma, commonly called the "elevation crater theory," is this.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
From Madeira they went on to Teneriffe, Palma, and the Grand Canary.
"Charles Lyell and Modern Geology" by Thomas George Bonney
He approaches nearest to Paul in the church of San Raffaello; in other places he resembles Palma.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 3 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
Still, the people of Palma adhered to their favorite chimera.
"The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 2 of 2)" by George Warburton

In news:

Rancho Las Palmas has a " Dreaming of a Desert Christmas" package on now.
However, the Falcons figure to be in a little stiffer game today against Palma of Salinas who defeated Sequoia of Redwood City, 61-43, in the other tournament game.
Ciro Reyes-Palma, the 41-year-old man on trial for child rape, has fled to Mexico, according to authorities, but that didn't stop a jury from convicting him Wednesday in his absence.
The Brian De Palma-directed thriller stars Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams.
IFC Films is in negotiations to acquire domestic distribution rights for the Brian De Palma-directed thriller Passion.
Ignatius 's Elijah Dale runs the ball against Palma during CCS Open Division playoff football at the Salinas Sport Complex.
Man's body found in vehicle at La Palma apartment complex.
Authorities investigate at an apartment complex in La Palma, where a man's body was found inside a car on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012.
Police in La Palma are investigating a man's death at an apartment complex.
She was a member of Palma United Methodist Church.
Liz Palma of Downey plays a flute during a previous year s Native America n service at Trinity Episcopal Church in Redlands.
Biergarten (309 Via de Palmas, Boca Raton, 561/395-7462).
EOne nabs De Palma 's 'Passion': Company plans an early 2013 release in the US and Canada.
Entertainment One has nabbed North American distribution rights in all media to writer-director Brian De Palma 's thriller "Passion," the company announced Friday.
"Passion" seems like the kind of movie Alfred Hitchcock would make, and for much of De Palma 's career, there's been a comparison between the two directors.

In science:

William Herschel Telescope on La Palma, across a number of observing runs spanning 2007 to 2009.
Forty seven new T dwarfs from the UKIDSS Large Area Survey
Universidad Politecnica de Las Palmas, 1982 .
Random Generation and Approximate Counting of Combinatorial Structures
More detailed treatments of decoherence in quantum computers are given by Unruh (1995), Palma et. al. (1996) and Chuang et. al. (1995).
Quantum Computing
Palma G M, Suominen K-A & Ekert A K 1996 Quantum computers and dissipation, Proc.
Quantum Computing
The white part is not visible from La Palma; the band surrounding that region can only be observed under restricted conditions.
HEGRA Observations of Galactic Sources
The stereoscopic configuration of the four sytem telescopes CT 3-6, used for these observations, was different for the second 1997 period due to the fire on La Palma that hit CT 4.
HEGRA Observations of Galactic Sources
Palma, 1992, “Practical quantum cryptography based on two-photon interferometry”, Phys.
Quantum Cryptography
Our group has obtained and analysed deep radio (VLA), optical/nearIR (ESO; La Palma, including Carlsberg Meridian Circle astrometry), as well as improved IRAS data for a sample of 16 Seyfert galaxies having z < 0.02, and 27 radio-quiet PG QSOs having 0.02 < z < 0.4.
Star-Forming AGN Host Galaxies
It is a pleasure to thank the ING staff for enthusiasAcknowledgments. tic and competent support on La Palma.
SAURON: An Innovative Look at Early-Type Galaxies
Alfaro, J., and Palma, G., “Loop quantum gravity and ultra high energy cosmic rays”, Phys.
Modern tests of Lorentz invariance
Alfaro, J., and Palma, G.A., “Loop quantum gravity effects on the high energy cosmic ray spectrum”, (2005).
Modern tests of Lorentz invariance
Guti´errez with the INT in Las Palmas. A redshift of z = .431 was derived for this very radio bright and, very interestingly, a barely resolved triple radio source (FIRST).
X-ray Bright QSO's around NGC 3079
Macchiavello, C., Palma, G.M., Zeilinger, A. (eds.) (2001).
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
The GF components are set to the values for the location of the MAGIC telescope (La Palma, 28.8◦ N, 17.9◦ W) which are provided by the IGRF model .
Monte Carlo Studies of Geomagnetic Field Effects on the Imaging Air Cherenkov Technique for the MAGIC Telescope Site
The isoplanatic angle is typically 1′ at i -band on a site such as La Palma; the expectation is that it should be a factor 2–3 larger at Dome C.
The Science Case for PILOT I: Summary and Overview