eugenics

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n eugenics the study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Boiled grape juice was the fluid used as a lubricant for the first contact lenses. Eugene Flick, who invented contact lenses in 1887, chose boiled grape juice over sugar water to lubricate the thick glass lenses that covered the entire eye.
    • n Eugenics The science of improving stock, whether human or animal.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: December 1972 U.S. astronaut Eugene Cernan becomes the last person to set foot on the moon.
    • n eugenics The science of generative or procreative development; the doctrine of progress or evolution, especially in the human race, through improved conditions in the relations of the sexes.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • 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.
    • n.pl Eugenics the science of such
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Usage

In literature:

It is not quite like you, Eugene.
"Double Trouble" by Herbert Quick
He had come over from Paris to see his family, who lived at St. Eugene.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
The eugenic point of view that we have here taken is becoming rather widespread, although it is often not recognized as eugenic.
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
Eugenic clubs, mother's, I, 54.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
C. B. DAVENPORT, Director Carnegie Station for Experimental Evolution; Director Eugenics Record Office.
"How to Live" by Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
Eugene had passed his examination, and promised them a visit to show them his epaulettes.
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
BURNOUF, EUGENE (1801-1852), French orientalist, was born in Paris on the 8th of April 1801.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
The eugenic criterion no longer applies.
"Woman and Womanhood" by C. W. Saleeby
The dynasty of the Schneiders continued for four generations; the last one, Charles Eugene Schneider, was born in 1868.
"A Journey Through France in War Time" by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
The farmer's brother was called Eugene.
"Marie Claire" by Marguerite Audoux
But my present business with you, Monsieur Eugene de Veron, relates to a different and much more important matter.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 447" by Various
And his name was Eugene Warringford.
"The Saddle Boys in the Grand Canyon" by James Carson
Eugene Fort remarked that he looked like a man whose vital organs had turned to gold and were giving him trouble.
"The Californians" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Do let me and Eugene stay here; Eugene needn't be told about it at all.
"Robin Redbreast" by Mary Louisa Molesworth
Eugene Miller had the unfearing frankness of Aristide Pujol.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
His second son was General Eugene Cavaignac (q.v.).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
Eugene said that she would have a different expression from her sister.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein
Marlborough and Eugene on their part were to attack respectively Tallard and Marsin.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
The Eugene Field Book.
"Special Method in Primary Reading and Oral Work with Stories" by Charles Alexander McMurry
Cousin Eugene is coming out on it.
"The Reclaimers" by Margaret Hill McCarter
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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:

I came across a plaque at the base of a skyscraper at 43rd and Broadway in Times Square that indicated that Eugene O'Neill was born on that site.
Like Elaine, tens of thousands of people across the country were victims of eugenic sterilizations.
Most of the states with eugenic sterilization programs dismantled them after World War II when the horrors of the Holocaust were uncovered.
Beverly Perdue should use her remaining tenure to provide a measure of justice for victims of the state’s eugenics program.
Payments for Victims of Eugenics Are Shelved.
Eugenics , Past and Future.
House Committee Passes Eugenics Compensation Bill.
The House Judiciary Committee has passed a eugenics compensation bill that would pay money to victims and the families.
Eugenics in America's past.
Perdue proposes $10.3 million for eugenics efforts.
Francis Galton —polymath, obsessive measurer, founder of meteorology, fingerprinting, eugenics, and Charles Darwin's cousin—died just 100 years ago.
Robert Eugene Frazer was born in Tecumeseh, Neb.
The Square Pizza shop on Hylan Blvd in Staten Island, owned by Eugene.
Director, Eugene & Marilyn Glick Family Foundation.
The new home for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute that's rising from the ground at IUPUI must do a lot of things well.
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In science:

However, in 1934 Eugene Wigner predicted in that an electron gas of low enough density, moving in a uniform background of positive charge, should crystallize.
Quantum Phenomena in Low-Dimensional Systems
I have benefited from discussions and collaborations with many physicists: here I would like to especially thank Gabriel Aeppli, Henri Alloul, Robert Birgeneau, Andrey Chubukov, Seamus Davis, Eugene Demler, Matthew Fisher, Aharon Kapitulnik, Steve Kivelson, Christos Panagopoulos, Kwon Park, Anatoli Polkovnikov, T.
Order and quantum phase transitions in the cuprate superconductors
In fact, this result extends to the arts and humanities as well.) The first serious work on citation patterns was conducted in the 1960s as large citation databases became available through the work of Eugene Garfield and other pioneers in the field of bibliometrics.
The structure and function of complex networks
Cronin (eds.), The Web of Know ledge: A Festschrift in Honor of Eugene Garfield, Information Today, Medford, NJ (2000). Bornholdt, S. and Ebel, H., World Wide Web scaling exponent from Simon’s 1955 model, Phys.
The structure and function of complex networks
VA would like to aknowledge the advices from Eugene Churazov and Marat Gilfanov.
Fast X-ray Transients and Their Connection to Gamma-Ray Bursts
Part of this research was performed by TM as Eugene P.
Quantum Cluster Theories
Acknowledgments. I greatfully acknowledge very extensive and very useful discussions with my colleagues Sheldon Goldstein and Eugene Speer. I also thank Giovanni Gallavotti, Oliver Penrose and David Ruelle for many enlightening discussions and arguments. I am also much indebted to S.
From Time-symmetric Microscopic Dynamics to Time-asymmetric Macroscopic Behavior: An Overview
Rev. 132, 2194 (1963); “The electric dipole moment of the electron: An intuitive explanation for the evasion of Schiff ’s theorem”, Eugene D.
Preparation and manipulation of molecules for fundamental physics tests
Wüster, Eugen. 1991. Einführung in die allgemeine Terminologielehre und terminologische Lexikographie, Würzburg: Ergon.
Stabilizing knowledge through standards - A perspective for the humanities
Figure 1: Eugene Wigner and Albert Einstein.
Wigner's Last Papers on Spacetime Symmetries
Eugene Stanley, ”Introduction to Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena”, (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1971). 4 K.P.
The re-examined phenomenological phase transitions theory for ferromagnets
This class of generalized distributions has been receiving increased attention over the last years, in particular after the recent works of Eugene et al. (2002) and Jones (2004).
Explicit expressions for moments of the beta Weibull distribution
IEEE Computer Society Press. Mehmet Spahinoglu and Eugene H. Spafford. A Sequential Statistical Procedure in Mutation-Based Testing. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Spring Reliability Seminar, pages 127{148, Boston, MA, April 19 1990. Central New England Council of IEEE. Y. S.
Test Case Generation using Mutation Operators and Fault Classification
The author is grateful to Dan Kleppner, Andrej Afanasev, Vladimir Korobov, Masaki Hori, Astrid Lambrecht, Dmitry Toporkov, Eugene Korzinin, Simon Eidelman, and Maxim Pospelov for useful and stimulating discussions.
Constraints on a long-range spin-independent interaction from precision atomic physics
Thanks to Eugene Eisenstein and Lars Halvard Halle for their comments, and to Burt Totaro for suggesting the proof presented here.
The cone conjecture for abelian varieties
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