Wilson

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  • Wilson's sewing machine
    Wilson's sewing machine
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Wilson a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high)
    • n Wilson 28th President of the United States; led the United States in World War I and secured the formation of the League of Nations (1856-1924)
    • n Wilson United States literary critic (1895-1972)
    • n Wilson Scottish physicist who invented the cloud chamber (1869-1959)
    • n Wilson United States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929)
    • n Wilson American Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798)
    • n Wilson Canadian geophysicist who was a pioneer in the study of plate tectonics (1908-1993)
    • n Wilson United States physicist honored for his work on cosmic microwave radiation (born in 1918)
    • n Wilson Scottish ornithologist in the United States (1766-1813)
    • n Wilson English writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991)
    • n Wilson author of the first novel by an African American that was published in the United States (1808-1870)
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Usage

In literature:

But Bishop Wilson set about his task with a strong heart, and a resolute hand.
"The Little Manx Nation - 1891" by Hall Caine
Mrs. Wilson smiled; but she went on imperturbably.
"The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch" by Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
Here, among the first, are Wilson and Robertson.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
Wilson, Alexander, messenger, Bank British North America.
"Some Reminiscences of old Victoria" by Edgar Fawcett
To Mr. Wilson, mother's lodger.
"A Coin of Edward VII" by Fergus Hume
When he swung Nebraska from Champ Clark to Wilson he had won, and thereafter Wilson's nomination was only a question of time.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
Six long years revolved, and still no word of Catherine Wilson.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 17" by Alexander Leighton
Doctor Wilson insisted on accompanying me on my reconnoitring trip.
"An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet" by A. Henry Savage Landor
The bird of which he speaks, Wilson's black-cap warbler, is one of the less common of our regular Massachusetts migrants.
"The Foot-path Way" by Bradford Torrey
REASONS FOR REMOVING FROM WILSON STREET.
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
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In poetry:

I turn'd me richt an' roun' aboot,
"Fareweel, fareweel for life!"
Said I: "Whan neist ye see me, Jock,
I'm Jamie Wilson's wife."
"Mary Lee: A Ballad" by Janet Hamilton
The anthem of loyal England
Ne'er rang more true and high
Than there 'mid the dead and dying,
Under an alien sky,
When the sun and the flowing river
Saw Wilson's patrol die.
"The Stand Of Wilson's Patrol" by Cicely Fox Smith
Traveling through the dark I found a deer
dead on the edge of the Wilson River road.
It is usually best to roll them into the canyon:
that road is narrow; to swerve might make more dead.
"Traveling Through The Dark" by William Stafford
There was WILSON, and PARKER, and TOMLINSON, too -
(The first was the captain, the others the crew) -
As lively and spry as a Malabar ape,
Quite pleased and surprised at their happy escape.
"Brave Alum Bey" by William Schwenck Gilbert
An' there was Tam Wilson, and Mysie his wife—
Wi' heids growin' grey, on the dounhill o' life;
They're the fifth an' the last that staun' on my leet;
An' wow but I'm tir'd till the count is complete.
"Sketches of Village Character In Days "O' Langsyne"" by Janet Hamilton
"There's WILSON who is dying - he has wealth from Stock and rent -
If I divert his riches from their natural descent,
I'm placed in a position to indulge each little whim."
So he diverted them - and they, in turn, diverted him.
"Mister William" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Gap Band member and Tulsan Robert Wilson died on Sunday at his home in Los Angeles.
Central York at Wilson WL.
There's one major asset for the former Wilson & Co.
Wilson will not pitch in the All-Star Game after blisters and cracked fingernails forced him to withdraw.
From left, Scott Wilson, Laura Noren and Mahree Skala cheer as the national election results roll in Tuesday night at the Boone County Democrat Watch Party at The Blue Note .
Zen Ramon, Lancey Wilson and Frederico Coleman.
Live chickens by the box in Wilson's Mills Between 800 and 1,000 animals get sold here each week.
Dingle is a member of the firm of Wilson, Brock & Irby, LLC.
D & L Energy Group asked Campbell City Council to consider a lease agreement for brownfield land off Wilson Avenue.
View full size Richard Read / The Oregonian Rachel Wilson, left, performs at a Cycle Oregon rest stop with her husband, Matt Wilson.
Pansy Frances Wilson, 87, of Leachville, widow of Mr Delmar Gene Wilson, died Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012, at St Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
For more information or to order, contact Wilson at 773-714-6400, or visit wilson.com/ redalert .
Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema sent Russell Wilson a text message Sunday night when he heard Wilson had won his first game as the starting quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks.
A Mookie Wilson update is always appreciated ("Mookie Wilson Says He Will Be Fine," The Times, March 8).
Wilson, Nicholas Wade describes Wilson's new fight.
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In science:

Spectral sum rules for Ginsparg-Wilson fermions on the lattice were considered in Ref. .
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
It follows from results of Wilson ( ) that possibility measures (Dubois & Prade,  ) can be represented using Bayesian networks.
Conditional Plausibility Measures and Bayesian Networks
As an application, generalized vertex algebras are constructed from Lepowsky-Wilson’s Z -algebras of any nonzero level.
Generalized vertex algebras generated by parafermion-like vertex operators
Wilson, A new family of algebras underlying the RogersRamanujan identities and generalization, Proc.
Generalized vertex algebras generated by parafermion-like vertex operators
Wilson, Construction of affine Lie algebra A(1) , Commun.
Simple Conformal Algebras Generated by Jordan Algebras
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