Walter

Definitions

  • Walter learns why Sidney is upset
    Walter learns why Sidney is upset
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Walter German conductor (1876-1962)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

WALTER CLEVERLEY WALTER CLEVERLEY
Walter Camp Walter Camp
Hobey Baker; Walter Camp, Jr.; Snake Ames, Jr Hobey Baker; Walter Camp, Jr.; Snake Ames, Jr
Sir Walter Raleigh Sir Walter Raleigh

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1982, Larry Walters tied 24 weather balloons to his lawn chair in Los Angeles and climbed to an altitude of 16,000 feet
    • v. i Walter To roll or wallow; to welter.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1968, "Apollo Seven," the first manned Apollo mission, was launched with astronauts Wally Schirra, Donn Fulton Eisele and R. Walter Cunningham aboard.
    • Walter To roll: welter.
    • Walter To waver; totter; be unsteady; hence, to fall, or be overturned.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Welter

Usage

In literature:

You remember when Walter was in Court, with my Lord Oxford?
"It Might Have Been" by Emily Sarah Holt
Walter comes in upon the cry.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
First Karstens killed a caribou and then Walter a mountain-sheep.
"The Ascent of Denali (Mount McKinley)" by Hudson Stuck
No one would be more pleased than I to see Walter laid by the heels.
"A Coin of Edward VII" by Fergus Hume
An almost exact parallel may be found in the efforts and aims of Sir Walter Scott.
"Shakespeare's Family" by Mrs. C. C. Stopes
I remember there was a Walter when I was at Dunripple.
"The Vicar of Bullhampton" by Anthony Trollope
But not only as a warrior was Walter Espec known to fame.
"The Boy Crusaders" by John G. Edgar
She grew more attached to Sir Walter Raleigh every day.
"Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea" by Charles H. L. Johnston
Walter's horse had reared back upon his haunches with a snort of terror.
"The Boy Chums in the Forest" by Wilmer M. Ely
Already, in 1583, Walter Raleigh began to be the recipient of the Queen's gifts.
"Raleigh" by Edmund Gosse
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In poetry:

Ah then it was to me an added sorrow,
To hear his brother moan,
Where's little Walter, will he come to morrow
I cannot play alone?
"Lamentation" by Nora Pembroke
And the first Leaf, when it was opened,
Sang: 'I am Walter the page,
And the songs I sing 'neath thy window
Are my only heritage.'
"The Singing Leaves" by James Russell Lowell
Bitter for sweet no human hand can alter
Nor bid one sorrow pass,
With sudden stroke our darling little Walter
Was laid beneath the grass
"Lamentation" by Nora Pembroke
"But never again shall he gladden her eyes,
And haste her fond blessing to crave!
O Walter! I tremble lest you in return
Be doomed to the sorrow you gave!
"The Warrior's Return" by Amelia Opie
"But surely, my Walter, the daring bespoke
A soul nobly eager for fame:
So many your laurels, that one you could spare,….
O tell me you granted his claim !"
"The Warrior's Return" by Amelia Opie
"I told him, my Walter, what armour was yours,
And what the device on your shield,
In hopes of your meeting."…."Alas!" he returned:
"My armour I changed on the field!
"The Warrior's Return" by Amelia Opie

In news:

A candid Mike Nichols sat down with Jason Reitman on Sunday night at the Walter Reade Theater during a weekend of free events at the Film Society.
Johnson, owner of Jordandal Farms (along with her husband, Eric, and business partner Matthew Walter), knows most farmers don't set up a storefront for selling frozen meats 30 miles from the farm.
Little Walter my babe juke.
Walter Cronkite in a reduced-gravity environment in 1964.
An Interview with iTerra's Peter Walters.
Peter Walters is president and CEO of iTerra Communications (Palo Alto, CA).
Oprah's much-hyped interview with Barbara Walters about her new memoir, Audition, aired today.
Fantasy Drama Directed by: William Dieterle Starring: Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, James Craig, Anne Shirley, Jane Darwell.
Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images.
View the on-demand webinar "inMotion" by Walter Grinders, "How & Why You Should Consider CNC Tool Grinding.
The man makes Walter Mitty look like a realist.
Walters' Defense Lawyer Will Urge for 15 Years in Prison.
Walter Mencken, December 21, 2011.
Gen Walter E Gaskin (Photo courtesy of Lt Gen. Gen Walter E Gaskin has held several leadership positions during his nearly 40 years in the US Marines.
Patricia Ward Kelly will be speaking at Walter Reade Theater.
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In science:

Dirac, Oskar Klein, Walter Gordan and others.
Gauge Theory of Gravity
The representation is provided by Walter Kim, U.
Towards a practical, theoretically sound algorithm for random generation in finite groups
In the case of Z4 , we recover Walters’ result that the crossed product is AF for a dense Gδ -set of rotation numbers.
Crossed products by finite cyclic group actions with the tracial Rokhlin property
This will be done elsewhere, in joint work with Wolfgang L¨uck and Sam Walters.
Crossed products by finite cyclic group actions with the tracial Rokhlin property
Much of the following proof is due to Walters.
Crossed products by finite cyclic group actions with the tracial Rokhlin property
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