• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tron See 3d Trone, 2.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tron A wooden pillar or post set up in a market-place and supporting a horizontal beam on which were hung the town scales for weighing wool and other articles: hence the phrases tron weight, tron stone, tron pound, etc. Also trone.
    • n tron A wooden air-shaft in a mine.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tron tron or trōn the most ancient system of weight used in Scotland, the Tron or Trone being a heavy beam or balance set up in the market-place, and employed for the weighing of heavy wares
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. trone—L. trutina, a pair of scales.


In literature:

TRON, a labourer in the farm of La Borderie.
"A Zola Dictionary" by J. G. Patterson
We saw the Tron steeple, and the statue of King William III., and searched for the Old Tolbooth.
"Passages From the English Notebooks, Volume 2" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
In the afternoon to the Tron Church.
"From John O'Groats to Land's End" by Robert Naylor and John Naylor
The Waldensean Church naturally looks to Dr. Tron and Dr. Prochet for counsel and direction.
"The American Missionary -- Vol. 48, No. 10, October, 1894" by Various
When we got to the top of the street, and turned north, we espied a crowd at the Tron Church.
"Famous Stories Every Child Should Know" by Various
The other Doge here, who has the more ambitious tomb, is Niccolo Tron (1471-1473) who was before all a successful merchant.
"A Wanderer in Venice" by E.V. Lucas
Captain Tron bought an Iron Cross of the second class for the equivalent of thirty cents.
"The New Frontiers of Freedom from the Alps to the Ægean" by Edward Alexander Powell
A movement was set on foot about the year 1855 to change the sphere of Dr. Buchanan's labours from the Free Tron to the West-End of the city.
"Western Worthies" by J. Stephen Jeans
When we got to the top of the street, and turned north, we espied a crowd at the Tron-church.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 6" by Charles H. Sylvester
Alexandro Tron worked the big guns of the castle with terrible precision.
"The Story of the Barbary Corsairs" by Stanley Lane-Poole

In poetry:

Tron dock ej, att I med feghet kunnen köpa edra liv!
Björnjakt är en bragd för goten, harjakt är hans tidsfördriv.
Allt för tungt det är att bida under suckan sådan gäst;
nej, gör livets dag, den sista, till en korybantisk fest!
"Dexippos" by Abraham Viktor Rydberg

In news:

Jeff Bridges stars in ' Tron : Legacy': movie review.
Tron Steven Lisberger, 1982 USA Format: 70mm 96 minutes.
Prepare yourself for a great show inspired by the movie Tron .
A real-life--and more importantly, street-legal--version of the iconic Lightcycle from the Tron movies can now be yours for a cool $55,000, thanks to a Florida-based motocycle shop.
Tron fans are gonna lose their mind when they find out that Parker Brothers Choppers made a real life Lightcycle.
Fan of Tron or not you have to admit this bike is way to damn cool.
The Tron is a user-friendly model with a relaxed rocker for easy paddling and speed.
The special effects are award-caliber in this sequel to the 1982 Tron , the pioneering cult film in computer technology.
) that TRON —the 1982 SciFi flick about a computer engineer (Jeff Bridges) who enters his own video game—was inspired by the Atari game Pong.
I talked my wife into going to see TRON in 3-D this weekend.
Items tagged with TRON .
"How Do You Know" and " Tron .
' Tron ' for the iPhone delivers cool neon tanks.
The first official " Tron " iPhone game is superb and especially so if you like pretty neon tanks.
" TRON ", the next generation.

In science:

The elec tron diffusion coefficient is then the same as in the static-field case.
Thermal conduction and particle transport in strong MHD turbulence, with application to galaxy-cluster plasmas
Zero overlap between ground states of surface vibrations: e.g. the original state and charge induced configurations, where phonons are shifted by the tunneling elec tron.
Broken Symmetry and Coherence of Molecular Vibrations in Tunnel Transitions
In the case of neu tron stars, dipoletype magnetic fields of very high strength often arise.
Transition from regular to chaotic motion in black hole magnetospheres
Chemical doping that affec ts e lec tron occupancy (charge dop ing) produces superconductivity in many materials, including diamond.
Assembling the puzzle of superconducting elements: A Review
Tron Gauge theory of gravitation: electro-gravity mixing. E.
Practical cosmology and cosmological physics