• Stella's Cottage
    Stella's Cottage
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Stella United States minimalist painter (born in 1936)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Poland's Stella Walsh (Stanislawa Walasiewicz)-won the women's 100-meter race at the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, becoming the first woman to break the 12-second barrier. When she was killed in 1980 as an innocent victim in a robbery attempt, an autopsy declared her to be a male.
    • n Stella A stellate sponge-spicule; an aster; a stellate.
    • n Stella A cross-shaped bandage.
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In literature:

He had one habit which both Swift and Stella applauded, and which we hardly know how to blame.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
It really would be nice to be like Stella, even though one hadn't Madeline's dignity.
"'Lizbeth of the Dale" by Marian Keith
Stella suggested Tiny, on account of his size.
"Scally" by Ian Hay
In a soft, musical voice, he said: "Glad to see you, Stella; walk in," giving her his hand, and Stella was shown in to the library.
"A California Girl" by Edward Eldridge
Stella Clackmannan's had a fortnight's training as a nurse and is off.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 11, 1914" by Various
Stella was there now, with a well-thumbed copy of "Pride and Prejudice" in her hand.
"The First Violin" by Jessie Fothergill
For the first two hours the voyage was uneventful, but at about 1.30 the Stella ran into a dense fog.
"Noble Deeds of the World's Heroines" by Henry Charles Moore
They were intimate with Stella's brother, who was one of their kind also.
"Kristy's Rainy Day Picnic" by Olive Thorne Miller
And Stella Summersley Satchel like a Fury of denunciation.
"The Passionate Friends" by Herbert George Wells
The next flame of the Dean's was the well-known Miss Esther Johnson, whom he fancifully called Stella.
"Books and Authors" by Anonymous

In poetry:

At dawn poor Stella danced and sung,
The amorous youth around her bow'd;
At night her fatal knell was rung;
I saw and kiss'd her in her shroud.
"The Garland" by Matthew Prior
Let me when Nature calls to rest,
And blushing skies the morn foretell,
Sink on the down of Stella's breast,
And bid the waking world farewell.
"Summer" by Samuel Johnson
Aloud the driving tempest roars;
Congeal'd impetuous showers descend;
Haste, close the window, bar the doors,
Fate leaves me Stella, and a friend.
"Winter" by Samuel Johnson
Still - still the jocund train shall flow,
The pulse with vigorous rapture beat;
My Stella with new charms shall glow,
And every bliss in wine shall meet.
"Autumn" by Samuel Johnson
Yet time life's dreary winter brings,
When mirth's gay tale shall please no more;
Nor music charm, though Stella sings;
Nor love, nor wine the spring restore.
"Winter" by Samuel Johnson
Yet Nature's charms allure my eyes,
And knowledge, wealth, and fame I prize;
Fame, wealth, and knowledge I obtain,
Nor seek I Nature's charms in vain;
In lovely Stella all combine,
And, lovely Stella! thou art mine.
"Song" by Samuel Johnson

In news:

From left, Chloé, Lanvin, Stella McCartney.
He was born July 28, 1942, in Detroit, Mich. A child of Ronald and Stella (Casper) Pomeroy .
He was born on July 28, 1942 in Detroit, MI, a child of Ronald and Stella (Casper) Pomeroy .
Recher was born to Arthur and Stella Olson at Greenville, Ia.
Stella Tucker carries on a Tohono O'odham tradition.
Dozens of NYSUT activists attended a massive rally in the Bronx for striking Stella Doro workers in late May.
She was born April 16, 1920, in Sunbury, Pa. She was the daughter of Roy and Stella Culp.
See All the Spandex That Stella McCartney Designed for the British Olympic Team.
Stella McCartney on How Women Do It All.
Carolyn Murphy's Cute Campaign, Stella McCartney to the Ballet Plus More.
She was born May 14, 1933, in Stigler to the late Adelbert Jones and Stella Shaver.
The kids' collection Stella McCartney designed for Gap hits stores November 2.
Stella McCartney designed these Birkenstock-esque sandals for $625.
"This is my first solo release and my first electric performance in too many years to recall," Hull wrote in a Facebook post about the Stella event.
Stella Harville and her fiancé, Ticha Chikuni, pose for a picture in Richmond, Ky.

In science:

C low-frequency QPOs are observed (see Casella, Belloni & Stella 2005 and references therein for a definition of these QPO types).
High-frequency Quasi-Periodic Oscillations from GRS 1915+105 in its C state
The gravitomagnetic force may have strong consequences in many astrophysical and astronomical scenarios involving, e.g., accreting disks around black holes (Stella et al., 2003), gravitational lensing and time delay (Sereno 2003; 2005a; 2005b).
An assessment of the measurement of the Lense-Thirring effect in the Earth gravity field, in reply to: ``On the measurement of the Lense-Thirring effect using the nodes of the LAGEOS satellites, in reply to ``On the reliability of the so far performed tests for measuring the Lense-Thirring effect with the LAGEOS satellites'' by L. Iorio,'' by I. Ciufolini and E. Pavlis
The core-collapse supernova rate as a function of redshift is RSN (z ) = ζRSF (z ), while the fraction of stellar mass ending as supernovae, ζ = 0.0132/M⊙ (for the Baldry –Glazebrook IMF ), depends on the stella r mass function.
Neutrino Spectrum from SN 1987A and from Cosmic Supernovae
The stella r designations are provided at the bottom and are organized by increasing gravity similar.
Resolving the pulsations of subdwarf B stars: HS 0039+4302, HS 0444+0458, and an examination of the group properties of resolved pulsators
Stella, L. and Vietri, M., “Lense-Thirring Precession and Quasi-periodic Oscillations in Low-Mass X-Ray Binaries”, Astrophys. J.
Foundations of Black Hole Accretion Disk Theory