• Ink impressions of leaves: White oak. Linden
    Ink impressions of leaves: White oak. Linden
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n linden any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber
    • n linden soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Linden (Bot) A handsome tree (Tilia Europæa), having cymes of light yellow flowers, and large cordate leaves. The tree is common in Europe.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • linden Of the linden.
    • n linden A tree of the genus Tilia; the limetree. The common European linden is T. Europæa. An oil, used by perfumers, is distilled from its flowers. The American linden is T. Americana, and is also called basswood, bee-tree, etc.
    • n linden A shield made of linden-wood; any shield: a modern use, translating the Anglo-Saxon lind, used poetically for a shield. See shield.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Linden lin′den the lime-tree.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Orig. an adj. from lind, linden tree, AS. lind,; akin to D. & G. linde, OHG. linta, Icel., Sw., & Dan. lind,. Cf. Lime linden
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. lindenlind; cf. Ice. lind, Ger. linde.


In literature:

It was entirely circled by lindens.
"Eyes Like the Sea" by Mór Jókai
Skin-linn Fork is where the bast was peeled from young lindens.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart
I noticed as I approached the chateau through the great bare avenue of frosted lindens, that the windows were not, as usual, lighted up.
"Francezka" by Molly Elliot Seawell
Arrived at Markham's Station, on the Manassas Gap Railroad, by three o'clock P. M. Passed Linden at five.
"Diary of Battery A, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery" by Theodore Reichardt
One day, worn out with his long journey, he threw himself down in the shade of a wide-spreading linden tree.
"Czechoslovak Fairy Tales" by Parker Fillmore
One was an oak, and the other a linden-tree.
"A Wonder Book for Girls & Boys" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Even you, Linden, Cutter thought, we might even improve you.
"Confidence Game" by James McKimmey
Silently as they had come they got the ticket and had the baggage weighed, and Linden did not speak till they reached the platform.
"Gertrude's Marriage" by W. Heimburg
It went to my heart to sacrifice, for this purpose, several of my beautiful lindens; but it was no time for aesthetics.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 95, September 1865" by Various
Said to be Louis van der Linden.
"Great Masters in Painting: Rembrandt van Rijn" by Malcolm Bell
The sun flashed on Little Lindens' windows, and the cloudless sky grew stiller and hotter in the valley.
"Rewards and Fairies" by Rudyard Kipling
He learned to love her as he loved the beautiful linden in his neighbor's garden or the stars in heaven.
"Edelweiss" by Berthold Auerbach
In the summer garden of the Sword Inn, the linden trees were in full bloom.
"Landolin" by Berthold Auerbach
A woman nursing her child was sitting under a linden tree near by.
"On the Heights" by Berthold Auerbach
Do you know that Baron Linden is engaged?
"The Progressionists, and Angela." by Conrad von Bolanden
He has left us his card: 'Unter den Linden, No.
"The Children of the World" by Paul Heyse
Do you know whom I met yesterday "Unter den Linden," sunburned and scarcely recognizable?
"A Sister's Love" by W. Heimburg
John Castlemaine had acted wisely in buying Vale Linden.
"The Man Who Rose Again" by Joseph Hocking
That shady alley under the linden-trees was a very favorite walk with Peter Barrington.
"Barrington Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
The Judge was sipping his coffee and smoking his long cigar at the round table beneath the spreading linden.
"The Lonely House" by Adolph Streckfuss

In poetry:

Some day, if I should ever lose you,
will you be able then to go to sleep
without me softly whispering above you
like night air stirring in the linden tree?
"Slumber Song" by Rainer Maria Rilke
Wenn ich, Augenlust zu finden,
Unter schatticht kuehlen Linden
Schielend auf und nieder gehe,
Und ein haesslich Maedchen sehe,
Wuensch ich ploetzlich blind zu sein.
"Der Wunsch" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Look! a new crescent bends its silver bow;
A new-lit star has fired the eastern sky;
Hark! by the river where the lindens blow
A waiting household hears an infant's cry.
"Humboldt’s Birthday" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Then, as he mused, he heard along his path
A sound as of an old man's staff among
The dry, dead linden-leaves; and, looking up,
He saw a stranger, weak, and poor, and old.
"Tauler" by John Greenleaf Whittier
You only need to close your eyes
And go within your secret mind,
And you'll be into paradise:
I've learnt quite easily to find
Some linden trees and drowsy bees,
A tall sweet hedge with the corn behind.
"Real Property" by Harold Monro
And here he paused, and against the trunk
Of a tall gray linden leant,
When the broad clear orb of the sun had sunk
From his path in the frosty firmament,
And over the round dark edge of the hill
A cold green light was quivering still.
"Catterskill Falls" by William Cullen Bryant

In news:

Police are searching for a suspect who shot a Linden man in the foot and fled the scene with the victim's phone.
Linden police are investigating an armed robbery of a T-Mobile store on West Edgar Road.
Dana DeFever Ribbon cutting ceremony for Linden Mercantile.
LINDEN , MI – There's a new store in Linden that features local crafts and Michigan-made products.
Linden String Quartet At Russell Library.
Max Linden -Levy, son of Ernst and Esther Levy of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2012.
Linden Mayor Mitzi Gates says trees fell in residents yards and in the streets.
Michael Vander Linden drove the wrong way on I-94 in Northwest Ind.
Articles By Jan Van der Linden and Naveen Jain.
As director of the medical and science journalism program, Dr Linden administers one of the nation's first master's programs in medical journalism.
The Trussville City Council tonight approved a contract to make drainage improvements along Linden Street.
Authorities are investigating a body found in a pickup with a Tennessee license plate that was parked in a Linden shopping center.
A Sam's Club employee in Linden called police Monday after a shopper described a foul odor in the parking lot early Monday night.
A body was found in a pickup truck in the parking lot of a Sam's Club in Linden on Monday night.
Enlarge Saed Hindash/The Star-Ledger Linden Police investigate a grey Dodge truck with Tennessee plates in the Sam's Club parking lot July 16, 2012 in Linden .

In science:

Isham and Linden give examples to show that, in standard quantum theory, with the standard decoherence functional, inconsistent histories do not necessarily respect these inequalities either.
Quantum Histories and Their Implications
Isham and Linden with which the same points about information in a evaporating black-hole spacetime could be made.
Generalized Quantum Theory and Black Hole Evaporation
Quantitative relations are given, for instance, by Fuchs & von Linden (1998).
The evolution of the Milky Way monitored in the solar neighbourhood
Fuchs & von Linden (1998) have carried out numerical simulations of the dynamical evolution of such an unstable compound stellar and interstellar gas disk.
The evolution of the Milky Way monitored in the solar neighbourhood
Using the criterion of Fuchs & von Linden (1998) one can show that the compound star and gas disks were dynamically unstable until t = 6 Gyrs (Q∗ = 2, Qg = 1.4).
The evolution of the Milky Way monitored in the solar neighbourhood
Linden et al. then asked the question if it is possible to obtain singlets out of mixed states by allowing only local operations on each copy separately.
Local filtering operations on two qubits
For historical review one may be referred to the paper by Linden-Bell and Nouri-Zonoz .
Dynamics of Gravitomagnetic Charge
This Bell function is equivalent to that found by Collins-Gisin-Linden-Massar-Popescu .
D-outcome measurement for a nonlocality test
Richter and H.B. van Linden van den Heuvell for sharing computer facilities for the highest q results, F.
Robust quantum searching with spontaneously decaying qubits
Bhattacharya, H. B. van Linden van den Heuvell, and R. J. C.
Robust quantum searching with spontaneously decaying qubits
Isham C., Linden N., Savvidou K., Schreckenberg S. (1998).
Non-Commutative Geometry, Categories and Quantum Physics
Moreover, Linden et al. showed that isotropic PR boxes allow for non-local computation, a task for which quantum correlations offer no advantage compared to classical correlations.
Couplers for Non-Locality Swapping
EoS has a functional form significantly different from a CPL parametrization, the computed constraints may be biased (Linden & Virey 2008).
Parameters and pitfalls in dark energy models with time varying equation of state
Recently, methods of controlling content balance for the a-stratified method were proposed [see, e.g., van der Linden and Chang (2003), Yi and Chang (2003) and Cheng, Chang and Yi (2007)].
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
Institut f¨ur Mathematik, Humboldt Universit¨at zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, D-10099 Berlin, Germany E-mail address, J.
The equivariant index theorem for transversally elliptic operators and the basic index theorem for Riemannian foliations