luger

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Luger a German semiautomatic pistol
    • n luger someone who races the luge
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Usage

In literature:

He nodded to Cheyenne, but his interest was centered on Bartley and the Luger.
"Partners of Chance" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Ed Brevoort had always used a Luger.
"The Ridin' Kid from Powder River" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
The Luger hung on the wall over his father's bed.
"Time and Time Again" by Henry Beam Piper
U. S. ARMY LUGER AUTOMATIC.
"A Catalogue of Early Pennsylvania and Other Firearms and Edged Weapons at "Restless Oaks"" by Henry W. Shoemaker
Simply permission to go at once and to take a box of ammunition specially placed on board for my Luger automatic pistol.
"Gold Out of Celebes" by Aylward Edward Dingle
The quiet was shattered by the roar of two Luger pistols.
"The Solar Magnet" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
He relaxed his grip upon the heavy Luger, which, in his big hands, looked like a cap pistol, and rubbed his eyes.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930" by Various
Did he explain why he carries a Luger?
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
It turned out to be a Luger bullet.
"Dave Dawson at Casablanca" by Robert Sydney Bowen
And hand me that Luger.
"A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F." by Rutherford G. Montgomery
He kept one hand on his holstered Luger automatic and came up to Dave and Freddy.
"Dave Dawson at Dunkirk" by Robert Sydney Bowen
They also cover their hall carpetings with canvas to protect them from the lugers' ponderous hobnailed shoes.
"The Car That Went Abroad" by Albert Bigelow Paine
Figures 49 and 50 are the well known Luger and Mauser cartridges adapted to the pistols of that name.
"Pistol and Revolver Shooting" by A. L. A. Himmelwright
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In poetry:

Not light from the shrine at Weimar beyond the hill
Nor light from heaven appeared. But he did refuse.
A Luger settled back deeply in its glove.
He was ordered to change places with the Jews.
"More Light! More Light!" by Anthony Hecht
No light, no light in the blue Polish eye.
When he finished a riding boot packed down the earth.
The Luger hovered lightly in its glove.
He was shot in the belly and in three hours bled to death.
"More Light! More Light!" by Anthony Hecht

In news:

Those numbers are similar to speeds posted by lugers .
The women's and doubles lugers will begin from the junior start.
Canadian officials denied extra training runs to US lugers but gave extra track time to Russian lugers in exchange for extra runs at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
Olympic luger thrown from sled, dies.
This YouTube video shows the fatal crash of a men's luger from the country of Georgia Friday during training at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia.
Georgian Luger Dies in Practice Run in Vancouver.
The 9x19mm Parabellum, also known as the 9mm Luger , is a pistol cartridge introduced in 1902 by the German weapons manufacturer Deutsche Waffen and Munitionsfabriken (DWM).
George Luger developed this cartridge from the earlier 7.65 mm pistol cartridge.
But the softness of the meat reveals Peter Luger 's essential failure: the meat is missing an essential beefiness.
In the last Zagat Survey, Luger 's received a 28-out-of-30 score, with reviewers touting its "matchless marbled beef" and "juicy perfection.".
For many of us, the beefy heft of Luger 's fare, coupled with its location in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, casts this steakhouse as a place for dinner and nothing else.
I know there are a lot of these Lugers around.
In the match, Luger used the advice of Harley Race (who became Luger 's manager that night) to defeat Windham with a piledriver and finally claim the WCW Championship.
It marked Luger 's second reign as US Champion.
If a female luger from Tonga named Victoria Seacrett competes in the 2014 Olympics, be suspicious.
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In science:

More recently, Luger (2010) proposes a simulation-based test with power to detect unspecified forms of heteroscedasticity and two completely nonparametric regression model tests are studied respectively by Dette and Munk (1998) and Li et Al. (2006).
A longest run test for heteroscedasticity in univariate regression model
Luger, An operator theoretic interpretation of the generalized Titchmarsh–Weyl coefficient for a singular Sturm–Liouvil le problem, Math.
Uniqueness Results for Schroedinger Operators on the Line with Purely Discrete Spectra
Luger, Mark Krein’s method of directing functionals and singular potentials, Math.
Spectral Asymptotics for Perturbed Spherical Schroedinger Operators and Applications to Quantum Scattering
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