Academy Award

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Academy Award an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance
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Usage

In literature:

In 1844 the Swedish Academy awarded her its great gold medal of merit.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6" by Various
In 1768, Bailly obtained the award of the prize of eloquence proposed by the Academy of Rouen.
"Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men" by Francois Arago
There was at Aix an academy which awarded prizes to the best writers upon given subjects.
"Paris: With Pen and Pencil" by David W. Bartlett
At the age of 20 he was awarded the Swedish Academy's first prize for a patriotical poem.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Gegner prize from the French Academy of Sciences awarded to Mme.
"Woman in Science" by John Augustine Zahm
A prize was awarded by the French Academy of Sciences, in 1752, for the best essay on the manner of impelling vessels without wind.
"A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine" by Robert H. Thurston
Bressa Prize, award of the, by the Royal Academy of Turin, 293.
"Charles Darwin: His Life in an Autobiographical Chapter, and in a Selected Series of His Published Letters" by Charles Darwin
ALL ABOUT EVE took the Academy Award in 1950.
"Checklist" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
The awards made by the French Academy up to the present day to virtuous actions give an average of about eighteen per annum.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur
In 1852 Jasmin's works were crowned by the Academie Francaise, and a pension was awarded him.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 3" by Various
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In news:

A legendary producer, director and impresario of the Geffen Playhouse, Gil Cates restored the luster to the Academy Awards telecasts, recruiting hosts such as Billy Crystal and Steve Martin.
In 1963, Poitier became the first Black person to win an Academy Award.
Producer Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of The Weinstein Company, speaks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about making the silent, black-and-white movie "The Artists," and how he makes a good movie into an Academy Award winner.
At 74 years old, two-time Academy Award winner Jane Fonda is in her prime.
The Academy Award winner, 36, shares the cover of W 's August issue with her Prometheus costar Michael Fassbender, 35.
Academy-Award winning actor Sean Penn, 50.
Just weeks after announcing her split with hubby Ryan Reynolds, Scarlett Johansson, 26, has a new leading man in her life — Academy-Award winning actor Sean Penn, 50.
Sophia Loren is an Italian beauty and the first actress to win an Academy Award for a non-English speaking movie role.
1929 – "Wings" wins Best Picture at the First Academy Awards.
Dev Patel and Freida Pinto star in SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including best picture and best director (Danny Boyle).
Hedges is an Academy Award-nominated director and writer.
Terrill The Associated Press Actress Helen Mirren presents the Oscar for best actor at the 80th Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, Sunday.
The best word to describe the red-carpet fashion at the Academy Awards: red.
Oklahomans in the movie biz share who they'll be rooting for during the Academy Awards on Sunday night.
Writer Michael Arndt with his Academy Award for 'Little Miss Sunshine' on February 25th, 2007 in California.
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In science:

Bhatnagar Award (1997), a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Bangalore) and of the Indian National Science Academy (New Delhi).
Fifteen Years of Econophysics Research
It won the 2002 Academy Award European software (EASA) in the category of Mathematics and since then, using the word of mouth and Internet, its use spread rapidly throughout the world.
Automatic Deduction in Dynamic Geometry using Sage
PG thanks the National Academy of Sciences, India for the award of a Senior Scientist Platinum Jubilee Fellowship which allowed this work to be undertaken.
Novel States of Classical Light and Noncontextuality
China by Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, and Postdoctoral Research Award of Jiangsu Province.
Diffuse high energy neutrinos and cosmic rays from hyperflares of soft-gamma repeaters
Support from the Arnow Chair of Physics and an Adler Fellowship awarded by the Israel Academy of Sciences is acknowledged with gratitude.
Coherent Emission from Magnetars
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