Hoover

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v hoover clean with a vacuum cleaner "vacuum the carpets"
    • n Hoover a kind of vacuum cleaner
    • n Hoover 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
    • n Hoover United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
    • n Hoover United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)
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Quotations

  • Germaine Greer
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    “I didn't fight to get women out from behind vacuum cleaners to get them onto the board of Hoover.”

Usage

In literature:

In the meantime Hoover appealed to the country to utilize every scrap of ground for the growing of food products.
"Woodrow Wilson and the World War" by Charles Seymour
A big merchant finds himself in Doc Hoover's fix pretty often.
"Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son" by George Horace Lorimer
Hoover, Professor Kellog, and I are all very much discouraged about Polish and other relief questions.
"Face to Face with Kaiserism" by James W. Gerard
And then, Maw Hoover and Jake Hoover were always picking at me about them.
"A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship" by Jane L. Stewart
A pleasant faced, clean-shaven man of fifty, dressed in blue serge and with a rose in his button-hole, such was Doctor Hoover.
"The Man Who Lost Himself" by H. De Vere Stacpoole
He was then taken to Lancaster jail, with Mr. Hoover.
"The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 2 of 2" by Edgerton Ryerson
Hoover and Young got in through a small hole at the top, Hoover about half an hour before Young.
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
Hoover and family then spent the rest of the day with Mr. Luther Armentrout and family.
"Continuous Vaudeville" by Will M. Cressy
GEORGE W. HOOVER, assistant surgeon (first lieutenant), mustered in Sept. 3, 1862; mustered out with regiment May 24, 1863.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
Paw Hoover was all broken up about it.
"The Camp Fire Girls in the Mountains" by Jane L. Stewart
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In poetry:

President Hoover
Felt in need of a soother
After his little tiff
With Governor Al Smith.
"Clerihew – Hoover" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley

In news:

Valid at Hoover and Homewood locations only.
Lauraine Leblanc & Kevin L Hoover.
Follow Brittany Hoover's tweets from the UMC board meeting.
Barbara Hoover, a math teacher at Dime Box Independent School District, will be presented the Texas A&M University Inspiration Award for Exceptional Education during Texas A&M University commencement ceremonies at 2 pm Friday (Aug 14).
Edgar': Hoover's Life, in a Dramatic Vacuum.
Obama Mirror Image of Hoover With Lessons From 1930s.
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov Mitt Romney (R) and his running mate Rep Paul Ryan (R-WI) wave during a campaign rally at Hoover High School on October 26, 2012 in Akron, Ohio.
HOOVER – The Hoover City Council renewed its mutual aid agreement with Shelby County law enforcement during an Oct 15 Council meeting.
Many cash-saving ideas won't pan out for state state, budget, brown, commission, save, proposals, ideas, money, recommendations, hoover.
Hoover's Purple Onion still a people pleaser .
But as Massachusetts' governor, he hoovered up federal dollars.
(left to right) Elizabeth Hoover of the Mohawk/Mikmaq tribe in a turquoise shawl.
Bill Hoover CEO and president American Systems June 1st, 2009.
Native American culture to be recreated in Hoover's Aldridge Gardens.
ARCATA – Some Zappa alums are headed to town, and soon-to-be-former Eye Editor Kevin Hoover is all jibbered up about it.
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In science:

Table 4: Number of contributing Ree-Hoover and Mayer diagrams as a function of order.
Negative virial coefficients and the dominance of loose packed diagrams for D-dimensional hard spheres
Close packed diagrams The ˜f graph form used by Ree and Hoover (e.g. in ) has the property that a single graph represents the sequence of diagrams Bk [m, i] with m fixed where the (k + 1)th order diagram is obtained from the kth by adding an additional point connected to all other points by an f bond.
Negative virial coefficients and the dominance of loose packed diagrams for D-dimensional hard spheres
McKay , and matched with the five and six point graphs of Ree and Hoover to find the star content.
Negative virial coefficients and the dominance of loose packed diagrams for D-dimensional hard spheres
Hence the Monte-Carlo procedure can simultaneously calculate the given Ree-Hoover diagram in an arbitrary set of dimensions, including non-integer values.
Negative virial coefficients and the dominance of loose packed diagrams for D-dimensional hard spheres
We believe that all Ree-Hoover diagrams are non-zero for D ≥ k − 1 as it is possible to obtain a configuration for any diagram.
Negative virial coefficients and the dominance of loose packed diagrams for D-dimensional hard spheres
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