dura

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dura the outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meninges
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dura Short form for Dura mater.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dura Same as duramen.
    • n dura The dura mater (which see).
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Usage

In literature:

VII., Facial (portio dura).
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
He set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon.
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
Nebuchadnezzar soon forgot God, for he set up a great golden image on the plain of Dura, and called a feast of dedication.
"Child's Story of the Bible" by Mary A. Lathbury
An old Indiaman, the Duke de Duras, fell to the lot of Jones.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 of 8" by Various
Thenard had found a slight depression of the inner table of the skull, and some congestion and thickening of the dura mater.
"The Pools of Silence" by H. de Vere Stacpoole
But of all that company who had been present at the reading of the will, none experienced such painful emotions as Dr. Duras.
"Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf" by George W. M. Reynolds
The subject of it was a female who had lost a large portion of her scalp, skull-bone, and dura mater.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
I requested the Duke de Duras to demand for me a private audience of the King.
"Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time" by François Pierre Guillaume Guizot
The DURA MATER is a firm, fibrous membrane, which is exposed on the removal of a section of the skull-bones.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
Cela dura une quinzaine: puis il fut rappele en Angleterre.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 9" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Nuremberg, 1 Marshall, 2 Duras, 3 Schlechter and Fleischmann.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
Dura-ki, of the soft golden hair and bright lips.
"Bride of the Dark One" by Florence Verbell Brown
There is no fire in the Dura Mater.
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade
No ray-tubes or dura-steel armor.
"The Golden Amazons of Venus" by John Murray Reynolds
DURA DEN; OR, SECOND THOUGHTS ARE BEST.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. 9" by Various
Duras, Madame de (1778-1829), novelist, 434.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
Hence the dura mater is sometimes called a fibro-serous membrane.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
Impetrat facile quae postulat miserorum hominum dura fortuna.
"A History of the Gipsies" by Walter Simson
His golden image at Dura, 376.
"Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon" by Austen H. Layard
In 508 the Emperor Anastasius removed his relics to the city of Duras, in Mesopotamia.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James
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In poetry:

Al brillar un relampago nacemos,
Y aun dura su fulgor, cuando morimos:
iTan corto es el vivir!
La gloria y el amor tras que corremos,
Sombras de un sueno son que perseguimos:
iDespertar es morir!
"Rimas LXIX" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

In news:

In its time and place, the ancient city of Dura-Europos had much in common with today's most cosmopolitan urban landscapes.
Shimano Dura-Ace Goes to 11 in 2013.
Stories about Shimano's next-generation Dura-Ace group have been hitting the web, with rumors of Shimano joining Campagnolo in the 11-speed realm.
Wearbest Sil-Tex Mills, Inc, the makers of Bella-Dura performance fabrics, has increased its warranty to five years for all Bella-Dura residential fabrics.
In the sands of eastern Syria, they uncovered the remains of the ancient town of Dura-Europos.
Simpson Dura-Vent Co. Inc announced the company purchased 100 percent of the stock of Protech Systems, Inc, a N.Y. Protech Systems Inc is a leading manufacturer of special gas vents for residential, commercial and industrial applications.
As pointed out by Ajit Kashyap and colleagues, and alluded to by us in the Seminar, other disease processes involving the dura mater or subdural space can give a meningioma-like neuroradiological appearance, with or without a tail sign.
Capable of transferring loads safely from any truck bed to any dock height, and vice versa, without ramps or inclines, Southworth Dura-Dock Series locking dock lifts are available in 5,000- and 6,000-lb.
Moses at the Red Sea (detail ca 235) fresco at Dura Europos Synagogue Courtesy National Museum, Damascus, Syria.
Dura Foi um dia divertido.
Roving reporter Clark McPheeters goes "under water" to demonstrate the water-resistant Dura-Meter from Pump and Meter Solutions, Arcadia, Ind.
Wells Manufacturing has about 360 employees at its Dura-Bar facilities in Woodstock, Ill.
Dura Flame, $100, end table, $20.
Marcella Dura, 83, of Kewanee, died at 12:08 am Sunday, Dec 2, 2012, at Kewanee Care.
Dura-Bench plastic bench tops are engineered to replace wood, wire and expanded metal on greenhouse benches at a comparable price.
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In science:

Duras, Quantum fluctuations and random matrix theory, in: Fluctuations and Noise in Photonics and Quantum Optics”, D.
Maximum entropy principle and quantum statistical information functional in random matrix ensembles
Duras, Description of Quantum Systems by Random Matrix Ensembles of Large Dimensions, in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Squeezed States and Uncertainty Relations, 24 May-29 May 1999, Naples, Italy (NASA, Greenbelt, Maryland, at press 2000) [cond-mat/0211676].
Information functional for quantum random matrix ensembles
Duras, Description of Quantum Systems by Random Matrix Ensembles of Large Dimensions, in: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Squeezed States and Uncertainty Relations, 24 May-29 May 1999, Naples, Italy (NASA, Greenbelt, Maryland, at press 2000) (cond-mat/0211676).
Fluctuations of Quantum Statistical Two-Dimensional Systems of Electrons
Duras, Complex-valued second difference as a measure of stabilization of complex dissipative statistical systems: Girko ensemble, in: Space-time chaos: Characterization, control and synchronization; Proceedings of the International Interdisciplinary School, Pamplona, Spain, June 19-23, 2000; S.
Fluctuations of Quantum Statistical Two-Dimensional Systems of Electrons
Duras, Quantum fluctuations and random matrix theory, in: Fluctuations and Noise in Photonics and Quantum Optics, D.
Fluctuations of Quantum Statistical Two-Dimensional Systems of Electrons
Duras, Quantum statistical information functional for random matrix ensembles, in: Noise in Complex Systems and Stochastic Dynamics II, Z.
Fluctuations of Quantum Statistical Two-Dimensional Systems of Electrons
Duras, Description of Quantum Systems by Random Matrix Ensembles of Large Dimensions, in: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Squeezed States and Uncertainty Relations, 24 May-29 May 1999, Naples, Italy (NASA, Greenbelt, Maryland, at press 2000) (cond-mat/0211676).
Simulations of fluctuations of quantum statistical systems of electrons
Duras, Complex-valued second difference as a measure of stabilization of complex dissipative statistical systems: Girko ensemble, in: Space-time chaos: Characterization, control and synchronization; Proceedings of the International Interdisciplinary School, Pamplona, Spain, June 19-23, 2000; S.
Simulations of fluctuations of quantum statistical systems of electrons
Duras, Quantum fluctuations and random matrix theory, in: Fluctuations and Noise in Photonics and Quantum Optics, D.
Simulations of fluctuations of quantum statistical systems of electrons
Duras, Quantum statistical information functional for random matrix ensembles, in: Noise in Complex Systems and Stochastic Dynamics II, Z.
Simulations of fluctuations of quantum statistical systems of electrons
Duras, Description of Quantum Systems by Random Matrix Ensembles of Large Dimensions, in: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Squeezed States and Uncertainty Relations, 24 May-29 May 1999, Naples, Italy (NASA, Greenbelt, Maryland, at press 2000) (cond-mat/0211676).
Quantum fluctuations of systems of interacting electrons in two spatial dimensions
Duras, Complex-valued second difference as a measure of stabilization of complex dissipative statistical systems: Girko ensemble, in: Space-time chaos: Characterization, control and synchronization; Proceedings of the International Interdisciplinary School, Pamplona, Spain, June 19-23, 2000; S.
Quantum fluctuations of systems of interacting electrons in two spatial dimensions
Duras, Quantum fluctuations and random matrix theory, in: Fluctuations and Noise in Photonics and Quantum Optics, D.
Quantum fluctuations of systems of interacting electrons in two spatial dimensions
Duras, Quantum statistical information functional for random matrix ensembles, in: Noise in Complex Systems and Stochastic Dynamics II, Z.
Quantum fluctuations of systems of interacting electrons in two spatial dimensions
Duras, Random quantal fields and maximum entropy principle, in: Noise in Complex Systems and Stochastic Dynamics III, L. B.
Quantum fluctuations of systems of interacting electrons in two spatial dimensions
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