eugenic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj eugenic pertaining to or causing improvement in the offspring produced
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: December 1972 U.S. astronaut Eugene Cernan becomes the last person to set foot on the moon.
    • a Eugenic (Chem) Pertaining to, or derived from, cloves; as, eugenic acid.
    • a Eugenic Well-born; of high birth.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1920, Eugene Debs, a Socialist, received 920,000 votes for president of the United States even though he ran his entire campaign from prison.
    • eugenic Of or pertaining to race-culture.
    • eugenic Pertaining to or derived from cloves.
    • n eugenic The science which deals with the means of cultivating and improving the innate good qualities of man. Also eugenics.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The final resting-place for Dr. Eugene Shoemaker - the Moon. The famed U.S. Geological Survey astronomer, trained the Apollo astronauts about craters, but never made it into space. Mr. Shoemaker had wanted to be an astronaut but was rejected because of a medical problem. His ashes were placed on board the Lunar Prospector spacecraft before it was launched on January 6, 1998. NASA crashed the probe into a crater on the moon in an attempt to learn if there is water on the moon.
    • adj Eugenic ū-jen′ik pertaining to race culture
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. e'ygenh`s

Usage

In literature:

GAND, Charles Nicholas Eugene, Paris, brother of C. Adolphe Gand, was a connoisseur of much experience and reputation.
"The Violin" by George Hart
Eugene Alexander, of Moorefield, had his thigh-bone broken and was incapacitated for service.
"The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson" by Edward A. Moore
It wears a very different aspect nowadays, in the light of Eugenics.
"The Task of Social Hygiene" by Havelock Ellis
At eighteen Eugene entered the Polytechnic School.
"Edmond Dantès" by Edmund Flagg
She thought Mr. Eugene very flattering.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Eugene Clerrimount was a handsome young man, though apparently troubled with pimples.
"Eliza" by Barry Pain
The business is left to Eugene.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Eugene sent Therese with her, and bade the maid take the Countess to Mme.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I" by Various
Eugene d'Albert 417 Ernani .
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
Eugene caught the contagion, and by his tears and affecting caresses added to this domestic scene of love and woe.
"Hortense, Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
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In poetry:

I am the worm who never turned,
The eunuch without a harem;
Between the priest and the commissar
I walk like Eugene Aram;
"A Little Poem" by George Orwell
"Great praise the Duke of Marlbro' won,
And our good Prince Eugene."
"Why, 'twas a very wicked thing!"
Said little Wilhelmine.
"Nay… nay… my little girl," quoth he,
"It was a famous victory.
"After Blenheim" by Robert Southey

In news:

Gov Bev Perdue announced Wednesday that she will include $10.3 million in her budget proposal this year for eugenics -related efforts.
A state task force is recommending $50,000 be given to every victim of North Carolina's eugenics program.
Panel Recommends Paying Eugenics Victims $50,000.
In North Carolina Tuesday, a state eugenics task force has recommended paying $50,000 to people the state sterilized against their will.
"I mean in the larger scheme of things, of running the department of public welfare in Mecklenburg County, reading the petitions for eugenic sterilizations probably was a relatively small thing," she says.
Catholic Church for opposing eugenic legislation and ideology.
The Nazi eugenic idea involved naturally into the eventual Holocaust and the deaths of 6 million Jews, as well as millions of other innocent people.
Eugenic schemes included immigration restriction, laws against interracial marriage, and sterilization of those considered "defective.".
In all, more than 30 states passed legislation supporting sterilization as part of a eugenic program.
Haunting Echoes of Eugenics .
In 1933, Whitney offered lavish praise of Hitler's eugenic programs in Margaret Sanger's Birth Control Review (deal with that, Gloria Steinem).
Some money for schools, none for eugenics victims.
Evert Eugene Swanson, 87, formerly of 345 E Hemlock St, died Thursday, Dec 23, 2010, at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Cleveland schools' ex-official , Daniel Burns, ordered secret probes of administrators, CEO Eugene Sanders says.
(July 7, 2011) Among the many acts playing this weekend's Oregon Country Fair outside of Eugene is a band called 7 Walkers, which actually owes its existence to that venerable hippie festival.
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In science:

The authors wish to thank Mateusz Ruszkowski and Eugene Churazov for many helpful suggestions and Sebastian Heinz for his early involvement in the pro ject.
Feedback in AGN heating of galaxy clusters
Pais, The Early History of the Theory of the Electron: 1897–1947, edited by Abdus Salam and Eugene P.
Nature and Quantization of the Proton Mass: An Electromagnetic Model
In Eugene Asarin and Patricia Bouyer, editors, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on the Formal Modeling and Analysis of Timed Systems (FORMATS’06), Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
Modeling Time in Computing: A Taxonomy and a Comparative Survey
Eugene et al. defined the beta normal (BN) distribution by taking G(x) in (2) to be the cdf of the normal distribution and derived some first moments.
The Beta Generalized Exponential Distribution
Gernot Akemann, Yan Fyodorov, Eugene Kanzieper and Dmitry Savin are thanked for helpful comments on earlier versions of this manuscript.
Non-Hermitian Random Matrix Ensembles
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