Taft

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Taft 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
    • n Taft United States sculptor (1860-1936)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: William Taft who was the U.S. president between 1909-1913 once got stuck in the White House bathtub
    • Taft In plumbing, to turn outwardly at a sharp angle and expand (the extremity of a lead pipe) into a wide edge or fastening flange.
    • n Taft In plumbing, that modification of the end of a lead pipe by which it is turned sharply outward into a broad flat rim.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The heaviest United States President was William Howard Taft who weighed 332 pounds
    • v.t Taft taft in plumbing, to spread the end of a lead pipe outward so as to form a wide thin flange.
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Usage

In literature:

Dr. Taft was Dean of the College from 1875 to the time of his death in 1903.
"The University of Michigan" by Wilfred Shaw
A. Taft 5.00 Guildhall.
"American Missionary - Volume 50, No. 2, February, 1896" by Various
Such a representative and judicial mind as that of ex-President Taft favored cool consideration and careful action.
"Woodrow Wilson and the World War" by Charles Seymour
The nomination was made unanimous on motion of Judge Taft's son.
"The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes" by James Quay Howard
Why don't you quote Helen Taft to us instead of Queen Mary?
"Peggy Stewart at School" by Gabrielle E. Jackson
On the sheet of paper which had been thrown to me was the simple word 'Taft.
"The Shadow World" by Hamlin Garland
THE INAUGURATION OF GOVERNOR TAFT, MANILA, JULY 4, 1901.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The municipality at present existing is that established by the Taft Commission.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
Sergeant Taft, with a shattered arm, was carried off the field by his lieutenant.
"The Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion" by George P. Bissell
Pretty soon that big chump Teddy Taft came up and put in his say, and, as I couldn't stand up against three, I took my leave.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
H. Taft was a Freshman, you think you are qualified to toss in a few hoots about co-education.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
Miss Vincent had once shaken hands with Judge Taft, and she occasionally referred to the incident.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
E. STARK, FRED S. CUTTER, MRS. E. F. TAFT, MISS LUCY WHIPPLE and F. G. COOKE, L. M's, 183.08.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 3, September, 1898" by Various
A. Taft 8.00 Manchester.
"The American Missionary--Volume 49, No. 02, February, 1895" by Various
Inspired and encouraged by repeated visits from Taft, the work now made rapid progress toward completion.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
Then Alphonso Taft, an Ohio judge, was made Secretary of War.
"Ulysses S. Grant" by Walter Allen
Russell S. Taft, Burlington; Hon.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
I was the only American woman there until Mrs. Taft and other ladies with the peace commission arrived.
"An Ohio Woman in the Philippines" by Emily Bronson Conger
Mr. Taft shrugged his shoulders helplessly.
"Tales of the Fish Patrol" by Jack London
Rufus M. Taft, Worcester, Mass.
"The American Missionary--Volume 39, No. 02, February, 1885" by Various
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In news:

Taft said it expects the sale to make little difference in its earnings.
Articles Related to Taft .
A pickup truck smashed into two children in Taft , Calif on Sunday.
A fire at a vacant home in Taft , Calif on Sunday is still under investigation.
A 25-year-old man was arrested after he rolled a stolen truck near Taft , Calif on Monday.
Boys' basketball: Derrick Taylor is leaving Taft for St John Bosco.
Inmate leaves Taft Correction Institute.
Taft High School Overview.
Taft High School 6530 WEST BRYN MAWR AVE CHICAGO, IL 60631.
Taft High School is ranked 70th within Illinois.
The former Billerica quarterback, now a wide receiver at the Taft School in Watertown, Conn. Made a leaping 17-yard touchdown grab in the final minute of Taft 's 41-36 victory at the Kent School last Saturday.
Veronica Taft Found Guilty of Murder.
Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A jury finds Veronica Taft guilty of second degree murder for the death of her two-year-old son in Binghamton in 2010.
The Blackland Musuem of Taft , Texas.
The Blackland Museum of Taft , Texas occupies the last headquarters of the Coleman-Fulton Pasture Company.
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In science:

Taft, Distributed PCA and network anomaly detection, Technical report No.
Analysis of Inter-Domain Traffic Correlations: Random Matrix Theory Approach
Note that H is a Taft algebra with parameters r2 and n = |r | as n is assumed to be an odd integer. H is also a rank 1 Hopf algebra with the group of grouplikes G = hK i and the datum (G, K, χ) where χ : G → k• , χ(K ) = r2 .
Trace-like invariant for representations of nilpotent liftings of quantum planes
This research was partially supported by NSF grant #DMS-0904720, and by the Taft Research Center.
Quadratic harnesses from generalized beta integrals
Zhang was supported by a Taft Center Travel Grant when the article was presented in Beijing, China in the summer of 2010.
Finite sums of projections in purely infinite simple C*-algebras with torsion K_0
Medina, A., Taft, N., Salamatian, K., Bhattacharyya, S., and Diot, C. 2002.
Certainty Closure: Reliable Constraint Reasoning with Incomplete or Erroneous Data
Taft, Witt and Virasoro algebras as Lie bialgebras, J. P.
Quantization of generalized Virasoro-like algebras
Taft, ‘Some quantum-like Hopf algebras which remain noncommutative when q = 1’, Lett.
A class of left quantum groups modeled after SL_q(n)
Peligrad was supported by a Taft Travel Grant. B.
Automorphisms Inner in the Local Multiplier Algebra and Connes Spectrum
Visinescu was supported by a Taft Enhancement Fellowship.
Automorphisms Inner in the Local Multiplier Algebra and Connes Spectrum
Taft, Witt and Virasoro algebras as Lie bialgebras, J.
Lie bialgebra structures on the Schr\"{o}dinger-Virasoro Lie algebra
If the dimension is the square of a prime then the Hopf algebra is a group algebra or a Taft Hopf algebra.
Techniques for classifying Hopf algebras and applications to dimension p^3
Hopf algebras of dimension p2 are either pointed, and then they are Taft Hopf algebras, or they are semisimple and are group algebras [Ng], [Mk2], [AS1].
Techniques for classifying Hopf algebras and applications to dimension p^3
We denote by Tq the Taft Hopf algebra which is generated as an algebra by elements g and x satisfying the relations xN = 0 = 1 − gN , gx = qxg .
Techniques for classifying Hopf algebras and applications to dimension p^3
Then D must generate all of H since any proper sub-Hopf algebra of H is a group algebra or a Taft Hopf algebra.
Techniques for classifying Hopf algebras and applications to dimension p^3
We denote by Tq the Taft Hopf algebra of dimension p2 for q some primitive p-th root of unity.
Techniques for classifying Hopf algebras and applications to dimension p^3
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