Za

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Za (Min) An old solfeggio name for B flat; the seventh harmonic, as heard in the or æolian string; -- so called by Tartini. It was long considered a false, but is the true note of the chord of the flat seventh.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n za In solmization, a syllable once used for Bь.
    • n za An intensive or augmentative prefix sometimes used in forming modern scientific words to emphasize the character or quality noted by the element to which it is prefixed (like E. very, a.), as in zalambdodont, having teeth with a very V-shaped ridge, Zalophus, Zamelodia, Zapus, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

Braganza (bra-gan'za), a reigning family of Portugal.
"Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four." by William H. Elson
Old boss sitting on de pi-za.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
I zee so many nice ladies, so many beautiful ladies, all my friends; and za make me so many compliments.
"The Von Toodleburgs" by F. Colburn Adams
That of a za^{n}zi wegasapi was made of Osage orange wood, which is very hard.
"Omaha Dwellings, Furniture and Implements" by James Owen Dorsey,
Habitue of the gallery of this Morita-za was a man named Tsutaya no Yoshi, commonly known as Tsutayoshi.
"The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari" by James S. De Benneville
He-o-pu-za, his x mark, Lousy.
"Three Years on the Plains" by Edmund B. Tuttle
ZA = Zeitschrift fuer Assyriologie.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
The salmon is a species of Za or Fish, a particular kind of fish called N, namely, the Squameous river fish.
"The Life and Times of John Wilkins" by Patrick A. Wright-Henderson
The sounds sa and za are allied.
"A Handbook of the English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
ALBERT NYAN'ZA, a lake of Africa, one of the headwaters of the Nile, lying (approximately) between lat.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
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In poetry:

"Tell me a 'tory, mamma,"
The blue-eyed baby said,
"About some itty birdie
In za itty birdie bed.
"A Regret" by Madge Morris Wagner
Sonce je jesensko pokojno,
Tako, kakor bi zalovalo;
Za vitkimi cipresami
Za belim zidom pokopalisca.
"Jesenska Pokrajina" by Srecko Kosovel
"'Bout fen oo was itty
An'ze mens was walkin' hay
An' found free ittie birdies
Wiz za muzzer don away."
"A Regret" by Madge Morris Wagner

In news:

' Hoop -A-Pa-Loo-Za' descends of Florin Elementary.
On Wednesday, September 19th, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Za Restaurant in Pennington, New Jersey, will host an opening reception for a solo exhibition of oil paintings by award winning Philadelphia impressionist Lauren Acton.
Za'atar adds bit of spice to several dishes.
One of the world's only Aero Vodochody L-39 ZA Czechoslovakian fighter jets will take to the skies this week in Casa Grande, Ariz. At the 40th annual COPPERSTATE Fly-In & Aviation Expo.
Tay Za is the outside face of capitalism in a strange land.
It was a clear morning last February when Tay Za boarded his private helicopter to tour a frozen lake in the far north of Burma, where he owns a luxury mountain lodge.
That got bent to mean wall ( da?za) in an ancient Iranian language, including the walls that surrounded gardens ( pairida?za).
Zanzibari legend Bi Kidude bint Baraka, over 100, performs at the Sauti za Busara Music Festival in Zanzibar .
Du Plessis recovering in Lima / courtesy worldwonderer.co.za courtesy worldwonderer.co.za.
Du Plessis recovering in Lima / courtesy worldwonderer.co.za.
Leah Hogsten The Salt Lake Tribune Utah's Freedom Conference speaker Richard Mack, retired sheriff of Graham County, ZA talks about states rights.
Ryder Cup team members (front, L-R) Phil Mickelson, Matt Kuchar, captain Davis Love III, Tiger Woods, Keegan Bradley and (back, L-R) Za.
Roasted peaches with honey, za'atar and noyaux ice cream.
Za'tar: Jo Ann's Favorite Pita .
Imam baylidi, a Turkish eggplant dish, is served with warm pita bread sprinkled with Za'atar, a blend of Middle Eastern spices.
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In science:

Given a Seifert matrix A, we define ZA = A(A − A′ )−1 and SA = A − A′ (or simply, Z and S in case A is clear), following Seifert.
Analytic invariants of boundary links
Thus, the action of the multilayer can be seen as a function za = f (zs ) that can be appropriately called the multilayer transfer function [3, 10].
Simple trace criterion for classification of multilayers
The map s 7→ {(sda), (s za )} gives a bijection from the set of G1 conjugacy classes of semisimple elements in G(K ) × {τ } to the set of equivalence classes in D , because (m, k) = 1.
Induced and simple modules of double affine Hecke algebras
In quantum gravity, the bulk conformal weight ∆A of operator ΦA is then defined by the scaling of the two-point function ZA , properly normalized, with respect to the average size of the lattice: ] × |G|−2∆A .
Conformal Fractal Geometry and Boundary Quantum Gravity
From definition (C.35) we also have the simple rule for ratios: ˜Z• # = h ˜ZA i − h ˜Z• i .
Conformal Fractal Geometry and Boundary Quantum Gravity
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