brant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n brant small dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Brant brănt (Zoöl) A species of wild goose (Branta bernicla) -- called also brent and brand goose. The name is also applied to other related species.
    • Brant Smooth; unwrinkled. "Your bonnie brow was brent ."
    • a Brant Steep.
    • Brant Steep; high. "Grapes grow on the brant rocks so wonderfully that ye will marvel how any man dare climb up to them."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • brant Steep; precipitous.
    • n brant Same as brent-goose.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. brant,; akin to Dan. brat, Icel. brattr, steep

Usage

In literature:

Through his agency, the famous Mohawk, Joseph Brant, was sent to Mr. Wheelock's school.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
Hartson Brant detached a key from his chain and handed it to Steve with a flourish.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
In the kitchen, Mrs. Brant was rolling out piecrust.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
In the home stretch the pace began to tell on Baron Brant, and he faded.
"Old Man Curry" by Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
Brant, Joseph, Indian chief, 254.
"Chronicles of Border Warfare" by Alexander Scott Withers
Finally Mrs. Brant came to her son's rescue.
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
He had set out at top speed to catch a ghost, but the ghost had caught Richard Brant.
"The Blue Ghost Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
If you are Mr. Brant from America, I have been expecting you.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Ordinarily, Hartson Brant would have taken the boys by commercial air, but he wanted Rick's plane on hand.
"The Flaming Mountain" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The Hindu boy's boss, Carl Bradley, was an old friend of Hartson Brant.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
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In poetry:

Finnd me a track to t' girt Moor o' Time,
Up by a brant moon-ray,
Ride wi' me ower breet hedges o' Heaven,
Richard Ryder, for aye!
"Richard Ryder" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
What of our duck? He has some high-bred cousins,—
His Grace the Canvas-back, My Lord the Brant,—
Anas and Anser,— both served up by dozens,
At Boston's Rocher, half-way to Nahant.
"My Aviary" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Planet X and On-One co-founder Brant Richards has rejoined the company to head up Titus.
His grandparents are Aprel Brant of Ravenna and David Walton of Sandusky.
Brant Allen, a researcher with UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, surfaces near the mouth of Emerald Bay on Tuesday with a handful of Asian clams.
Donna Lewis Stalnaker Brant, 75, a resident of Elkins, departed this life Tuesday morning, Nov 20, 2012, at her home, following an extended illness.
Donna Lewis Stalnaker Brant, 75, a resident of Elkins, departed this life Tuesday morning, Nov 20, 2012, at her home, following an extended illness.
Obituaries for Hamburg, Boston, Eden , Evans, Brant and Farnham for the Week of Nov 22, 2012.
BRANT (AP) — The Seneca Nation says it will evict around 80 families living on its territory in western New York because the residents aren't members of the tribe.
Lindsay Lohan plays "Elizabeth Taylor"opposite Brant Bowler as Richard Burton in Lifetime's "Liz and Dick".
LSU-BR's Department of Theatre Mainstage will begin its 2012-13 season with performances of "Elephant's Graveyard ," written by George Brant and directed by Joanna Battles, November 7-18 at the Reilly Theatre, located on Tower Drive.
Obituaries for Hamburg , Boston, Eden, Evans, Brant and Farnham for the Week of Nov 22, 2012.
Photo: Brant Ward, San Francisco Chronicle.
According to court documents, on Thanksgiving evening the homeowner , Brant Geersten, responded to a burglar alarm inside his garage.
Meet Pennsylvania's Alternate Dairy Princess Courtney Brant.
Arkansas State Police Lt Brant Tosh says 28-year-old John Arnoult was arrested Sunday.
Brant, Haer at Meyersdale Lions Club .
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In science:

In such a context, a cofibrant chain complex with a weak equivalence to a trivial complex, is exactly a pro jective resolution ([DS], p.113).
The nonabelian bar resolution
We show that the model category of diagrams of spaces generated by a proper class of orbits is not cofibrantly generated.
An example of a non-cofibrantly generated model category
In particular the category of maps between spaces may be given a non-cofibrantly generated model structure.
An example of a non-cofibrantly generated model category
Several examples of non-cofibrantly generated model categories have appeared recently (see , , ) in response to a question stated by Mark Hovey on his home page.
An example of a non-cofibrantly generated model category
Some of them are cofibrantly generated, e.g. for weak equivalences and fibrations being ob jectwise and cofibrations obtained by the left lifting property with respect to trivial fibrations, the corresponding model category is cofibrantly generated.
An example of a non-cofibrantly generated model category
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