Steven

Definitions

  • Stevens Rail
    Stevens Rail
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Steven An outcry; a loud call; a clamor. "They setten steven for to meet
      To playen at the dice."
    • Steven Voice; speech; language. "Ye have as merry a steven As any angel hath that is in heaven."
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Stevens's Engine, Boiler, Screw-Propeller Stevens's Engine, Boiler, Screw-Propeller
Stevens's Screw Steamer Stevens's Screw Steamer
Stevens's Twin-Screw Steamer Stevens's Twin-Screw Steamer
R. L. Stevens R. L. Stevens
"STEVENS CAME DOWN ONCE WITH A PARACHUTE TWO MILES OUT IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN—AND WAS PROMPTLY RESCUED." "STEVENS CAME DOWN ONCE WITH A PARACHUTE TWO MILES OUT IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN—AND WAS PROMPTLY RESCUED."

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Gweneth Paltrow's nickname for Steven Speilberg is "Uncle Morty."
    • n steven Voice; the voice.
    • n steven Speech; speaking; crying out.
    • n steven That which is uttered; a speech or cry; prayer.
    • n steven Word; bidding; command; direction.
    • n steven One's word or promise; an agreement; an appointment; hence, anything fixed by appointment.
    • steven To speak; utter; tell of; name.
    • steven To call; summon; command; appoint.
    • steven To bespeak.
    • steven To talk; call out; shout; make a noise.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Steven Speilberg calls Gweneth Paltrow "Gwynnie the pooh."
    • n Steven stē′vn (Spens.) a cry, a loud clamour.
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Idioms

Even Stevens - If everything is equal between people, they are even Stevens.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. stefn, stemn, voice; akin to D. stem, G. stimme, Goth. stibna,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. stefn, the voice.

Usage

In literature:

In July, Mr. Stevens, and his interesting family, took possession of the mission house.
"Among the Sioux" by R. J. Creswell
The route surveyed by Governor Stevens runs north of the Missouri River, and crosses the mountains through Clark's Pass.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866" by Various
Then there was Stevens!
"Patience Wins" by George Manville Fenn
Mason, Stevens T., 2, 13.
"The University of Michigan" by Wilfred Shaw
Winnebago 970 tons, 4 guns, Commander Thomas H. Stevens.
"The Gulf and Inland Waters" by A. T. Mahan
W. G. Olinger, Prof. Charles M. Stevens, Rev.
"American Missionary - Volume 50, No. 2, February, 1896" by Various
Tom Stevens he said war his name, an' he come From a town they call Bosting, in old Yankeedom.
"Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp" by Various
Stevens, Miss Gertrude, 537.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
STEVENS, ISAAC I., 317, 323, 325, 334.
"The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876" by J. F. Loubat
Thaddeus Stevens moved that the resolutions of Mr. Conkling, making inquiry, be referred to the Military Committee of the House.
"A Military Genius" by Sarah Ellen Blackwell
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In poetry:

"Let us some other masteryes make,
And wee will walke in the woods even;
Wee may chance meet with Robin Hoode
Att some unsett steven."
"Robin Hood And Guy Of Gisborne" by Anonymous British
But Litle John heard his master speake,
Well he knew that was his steven;
"now shall I be loset," quoth Litle John,
"With Christs might in heaven."
"Robin Hood And Guy Of Gisborne" by Anonymous British
A Lay of the Loamshire Hunt Cup
"Aye, squire," said Stevens, "they back him at evens;
The race is all over, bar shouting, they say;
The Clown ought to beat her; Dick Neville is sweeter
Than ever — he swears he can win all the way.
"How We Beat The Favourite" by Adam Lindsay Gordon

In news:

Kellie Adams lives with Steven Ogle II and their two dogs in Lumpkin, Ga.
Damon Guerrasio (left) and Steven J Burge in Love Child.
Steven Udvar-Hazy, founder and chief executive officer of Air Lease Corp. Talks about the company's aircraft orders and product development at Boeing Co.
National Standard 9 of the Magnuson-Stevens Act mandates that we do that and I compliment them for taking action on this agenda item.
36 Steven Cohen 8.0 52 Greenwich, CT hedge funds.
Telecommunications professor Steven Grant of the Missouri University of Science and Technology has built a soundstage in a warehouse that accurately replicates the sound of a battlefield.
For the past 40 years, thousands have come to Stevens Point on one weekend for one thing - the world's largest trivia contest.
Mark Stevens closing is retail calamity .
The Mark Stevens (CVS) outlet store will close its doors in January.
Calumet County District Attorney Kenneth Kratz gives his closing argument in the 2007 trial of Steven Avery.
A Steven Soderbergh-directed film about the life of Liberace, starring Michael Douglas as the flamboyant paino player and Matt Damon as his live in lover, will air on HBO.
One man, one woman: master percussionist Steven Schick take center stage in the Paul Drescher Ensemble's Schick Machine.
Capita Scott Stevens Pro Model.
Steven Lawton / Stuart Wilson, Getty Images.
If you want to catch the Steven Spielberg movie-turned-musical "Catch Me If You Can," you should proceed directly to the Neil Simon Theatre.
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In science:

Section 7 concludes the paper with a comparison of our formulas to the Steven’s formula (1.1).
Random coverings of 1-complexes and the Euler characteristic
We also note that a similar effect was observed by Stevens & Kallman (1990) and Stevens (1991).
Dynamics of line-driven disk winds in Active Galactic Nuclei
They calculated the detailed photoionization structure of the line-driven wind for various X-ray luminosities without optical depth effects (Stevens & Kallman 1990) and with optical depth effects (Stevens 1991).
Dynamics of line-driven disk winds in Active Galactic Nuclei
The X-ray emission from superbubbles arise from two different physical regions: the dense outer shell of accelerated ISM and the hot superbubble interior (Suchkov et al. 1994, Silich & Tenorio-Tagle 1998, Strickland & Stevens 1998, D’Ercole & Brighenti 1999).
Evolution of the X-ray luminosity and metallicity of starburst blown superbubbles
Steven Vickers, Topology via logic, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1989.
Sequence of dualizations of topological spaces is finite
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