Townsend

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Townsend United States social reformer who proposed an old-age pension sponsored by the federal government; his plan was a precursor to Social Security (1867-1960)
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Usage

In literature:

Why isn't Miss Townsend's school as good for me as it is for Patricia and David?
"Polly of Lady Gay Cottage" by Emma C. Dowd
H. S. Townsend, Inspector-General of Schools.
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
There was a certain Townsend who ran a hundred miles in twelve hours without stopping.
"The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras" by Jules Verne
Port Townsend lay some ten miles from our camp, but was shut out from view by an intervening headland.
"Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail" by Ezra Meeker
A. N. Townsend 1.00 Northwood.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 38, No. 06, June, 1884" by Various
Production of Mary Lawrence Townsend's "Serenade" by the Russian Symphony Orchestra, New York City.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
Townsend appeared to comprehend that his partner was but half in earnest, and smiled good-humoredly.
"The Plunderer" by Roy Norton
Mrs. Justine V. R. Townsend of New York is serving at present.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Scott, Mrs. Townsend, 585.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
Governor Townsend and Secretary Johnson were constantly helpful.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Bright and early that morning he sent a carriage for Miss Preston, and ordered the float to be at Townsend's curb by 9 o'clock.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories" by Charles Weathers Bump
TOWNSEND, HARRIET A., 741.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
Strong; "Lord Townsend," Capt.
"Glimpses of the Past" by W. O. Raymond
By Cyrus Townsend Brady.
"Vashti" by Augusta J. Evans Wilson
Townsend, August number, page 71.
"Godey's Lady's Book, Vol. XLII., May 1851" by Various
Edited by M. E. TOWNSEND.
"Left on the Prairie" by M. B. Cox
Translated from the French by JAMES TOWNSEND.
"A Cursory History of Swearing" by Julian Sharman
TOWNSEND, C. H. T. 1908.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
Well, mother, as Lem Townsend's comin' over to-night, you better have him fix them details.
"Lightnin'" by Frank Bacon
L. Howard-Flanders, Ltd., 31, Townsend Terrace, Richmond, Surrey.
"Jane's All the World's Aircraft" by Various
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In poetry:

More than a hundred years ago
    They raised for her this little stone;
"Miss Polly Townsend, aged nine,"
    It says, is sleeping here alone.
"A Child's Grave" by Sarah Orne Jewett
The harbor glistened in the sun;
    The bell in Christ Church steeple tolled;
And all her playmates cried for her—
    Miss Polly Townsend, nine years old.
"A Child's Grave" by Sarah Orne Jewett

In news:

Townsend, Cogen Lipton best Republican opponents.
Fort Worden State Park management could be shared by Washington State Parks, Port Townsend Lifelong Learning Center.
CNN's Townsend: FBI agents are in Tripoli, waiting for approval to go to Benghazi.
Sixteen-year-old Taylor Townsend is the world's top-ranked girl.
Born and raised in Townsend, Glenn Roberts, has been diagnosed with ALS .
Lighting designer Justin Townsend discusses his lighting for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson .
( Mike Townsend, Fox CT / December 7, 2012 ).
Geese flock to the Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park in Port Townsend.
Dixie Treichel & John Townsend.
Travis Shifflett and Blake Townsend just bought these clothes on Saturday.
Attempting to save $5 million, the state also proposes reduced use of two boats on the Port Townsend run.
Townsend 13 Pts, 8 Reb.
The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK. By Matt Townsend Bloomberg News.
Bertha Townsend Qualls, born August 8th, 1922, passed away on October 10, 2012.
A Townsend man was arrested Nov 29 after detectives from the Department of Justice found more than 25 files containing child pornography on his computers.
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In science:

He later thoroughly investigated key exchange with phase coding and improved the transmission distance (Marand and Townsend 1995, Townsend 1998b).
Quantum Cryptography
Townsend, “The eleven-dimensional supermembrane revisited”, Phys.
Issues on tadpoles and vacuum redefinitions in String Theory
Townsend, “Supersymmetry of Mbranes at angles”, Phys.
Issues on tadpoles and vacuum redefinitions in String Theory
Townsend and Wohlfarth circumvented the no–go theorem by relaxing its conditions to obtain time-dependent (cosmological) compactifications of pure Einstein gravity in arbitrary dimensions, with negatively curved internal space, which are made compact by topological identifications.
Cosmic Acceleration from M Theory on Twisted Spaces
In Ref. , Townsend and Wohlfarth studied Kasner type solutions of a pure gravitational theory in 4+n dimensions which avoids the no-go theorem of by introducing negatively curved (hyperbolic) extra dimensions with a timedependent metric.
Cosmic Acceleration from M Theory on Twisted Spaces
Townsend, “Supersymmetry and generalized calibrations,” Phys.
Flux compactifications in string theory: a comprehensive review
Townsend, “Supersymmetry and generalized calibrations,” Phys.
Review of SU(2)-Calibrations
Townsend, The eleven-dimensional supermemebrane revisited, Phys.
Supersymmetric Gauge Theories from String Theory
Hull C.M., Townsend P.K., Unity of superstring dualities, Nucl.
Duality-Symmetric Approach to General Relativity and Supergravity
Townsend P.K., The eleven-dimensional supermembrane revisited, Phys.
Duality-Symmetric Approach to General Relativity and Supergravity
Eqs. 5 and 6 constitute a generalization of the Townsend approach with a constant ionization coefficient α = const.
Electron Trapping by Electric Field Reversals in Glow Discharges
Townsend, Unity of superstring dualities, Nucl.
Dual Gauged Supergravities
Townsend, Antisymmetric Tensor Gauge Theories And Nonlinear Sigma Models, Nucl.
Dual Gauged Supergravities
Townsend, Black holes of d = 5 supergravity, Class.
First-order flow equations for extremal black holes in very special geometry
Townsend, The geometry of N = 2 Maxwel l-Einstein supergravity and Jordan algebras, Nucl.
First-order flow equations for extremal black holes in very special geometry
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