Peirce

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Peirce United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
    • n Peirce United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)
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Usage

In literature:

She gave me a very peircing Glance, but said nothing and at the next opportunity I threw it out of a window, concealed in a newspaper.
"Bab: A Sub-Deb" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Hall of the Greenfield Gazette and Courier, Secretary of State Henry B. Peirce of Abington, Rev.
"The Bay State Monthly, Vol. II, No. 6, March, 1885" by Various
Mr. Peirce, especially, was one of the oldest, ablest and most faithful lawyers to the slave of the Philadelphia Bar.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
Professor Peirce showed it could not be fluid, and continue.
"Recreations in Astronomy" by Henry Warren
PEIRCE and H.F. GOFFE, in memory of E.W.
"American Missionary, Volume 50, No. 8, August, 1896" by Various
King Peirce, who was killed early in the war fighting with his old regiment, the Manchesters.
"The Fifth Leicestershire" by J.D. Hills
So far as insulation is concerned, Mr. Peirce's experiments show that it is far below most kinds of wood.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
William Peirce, captain of the Governor's guard, had a plantation project on Mulberry Island while he and Mrs. Peirce lived at Jamestown.
"Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century" by Annie Lash Jester
I am grateful to Professor Peirce for giving me an opportunity of exercising it so agreeably.
"Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville" by Mary Somerville
How surprised she'll be when Mr. and Mrs. Philip Peirce sail in!
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905" by Various
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In poetry:

Quid non speramus amantes. Peirce was espoused ere he went a wooing,
What should such fooles as he be long a dooing?
His wife (the wiser) thought to saue that paine,
By getting her a cloake fit for the raine.
"Epigram 35" by Henry Parrot

In news:

Kimberly Peirce tells soldiers' untold story.
Eighth grade: Alyssa Bartlett, Doris Beachy, Jon Hornbaker, Zoe McKinnis, Cameron Miller, Tasha Miller, Kai Peirce, Aaron Yoder, Victoria Yoder.
Carter, McCormic & Peirce , Inc.
Peirce Island closed, police searching for body.
Police closed Peirce Island Friday night while they searched for a body.
A recovery effort is underway in the area of Peirce Island, and police expect to find a body.
Police searching for body at Peirce Island.
Peirce marks official opening of outdoor classroom.
Semsick and Gretchen L Peirce .
Announcement is made of the engagement and upcoming wedding of Gretchen L Peirce to Joshua M Semsick, both of Broken Arrow, Okla.
Peirce attached to 'Friend Like Harry' remake.
Fair fowl will appear on Peirce Hall's fall menu.
Olive Peirce Middle School not only hosted the 10-school meet but also won the eighth-grade boys race.
Peirce Colleges Laptop Labs Give Students Servers to Go.
MARY LOU PEIRCE CHAMBERLAIN 1917-2003.
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In science:

Allison gave the Peirce decomposition for the structurable algebra defined by a hermitian idempotent satisfying one additional relation.
A Peirce decomposition for generalized Jordan triple systems of second order
In §2 we give several examples of the Peirce decomposition.
A Peirce decomposition for generalized Jordan triple systems of second order
We shall call the direct sum (1.50) the Peirce decomposition defined by a tripotent e.
A Peirce decomposition for generalized Jordan triple systems of second order
In this section, we will give several examples of the Peirce decomposition for generalized Jordan triple systems of second order. 1.
A Peirce decomposition for generalized Jordan triple systems of second order
In the next example we consider a tripotent, such that all ten components in the Peirce decomposition are nonzero.
A Peirce decomposition for generalized Jordan triple systems of second order
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