maxwell

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Maxwell Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)
    • n maxwell a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1 square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Coca-cola used to use the slogan "Good to the last drop," in 1908. This slogan was later used by Maxwell House
    • n maxwell The c. g. s. unit of magnetic flux; the flux which, acting upon a unit magnet-pole, will repel it with a force of one dyne; the flux per square centimeter of cross-section in a field of unit flux density.
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Usage

In literature:

Here about Oct. 15, 1863, the battery received a recruit in the person of James R. Maxwell.
"A History of Lumsden's Battery, C.S.A." by George Little
Smith and Maxwell, Printers.
"The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor" by Samuel James Arnold
Why wasn't E. Maxwell Snurge president of the United States?
"Terribly Intimate Portraits" by Noël Coward
My name is Eugene Maxwell.
"A Woman at Bay" by Nicholas Carter
L. B. Maxwell, Rev.
"The American Missionary--Volume 49, No. 02, February, 1895" by Various
Maxwell, Mr. D. A., 35.
"Prisoners Their Own Warders" by J. F. A. McNair
Maxwell, Capt., observations of Sir J. Saumarez respecting, i.
"Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II" by Sir John Ross
There's no such word as fail; that's a what d'ye call it, a maxwell.
"Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Maxwell rode till his horse was white with sweat, and the rubies in his nostrils red as fire.
"Border Ghost Stories" by Howard Pease
SCOTLAND (COLLECTION OF SIR JOHN STIRLING MAXWELL, POLLOCK HOUSE).
"Luca Signorelli" by Maud Cruttwell
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In poetry:

And the Lord Maxwell in like case
With Douglas he did die;
Of twenty hundred Scottish spears,
Scarce fifty-five did fly.
"Chevy Chase" by Henry Morley
And the Lord Maxwell in like case
Did with Erle Douglas dye;
Of twenty hundred Scottish speres,
Scarce fifty-five did flye.
"The More Modern Ballad of Chevy Chace" by Anonymous British
The main attack was made by General Gatacre's British Brigade,
And a heroic display they really made;
And General Macdonald's and General Maxwell's Brigade looked very fine,
And the Cameron Highlanders were extended along the line.
"The Battle of Atbara" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Hoboken's Nipsey will bring their bluesy Southern rock to Maxwell's as part of May 24's Mixed Bag Variety Show.
"Just taking a walk around the block," Simpson, who welcomed daughter Maxwell Drew on May 1, wrote.
Lyle Hysen first discovered Hoboken as a teenager, trekking from his Long Island home to Maxwell's for punk rock shows by the Replacements, Husker Du, and the Minutemen.
But in the fall of 2012, it has been Maxwell Field, and not Morey's Pier, that has been the scene of Wildwood's wildest thrill ride.
A four-day exhibit celebrating Tennessee State's 1957-59 NAIA men's basketball championships will be held at the Millennium Maxwell House hotel, beginning on Wednesday.
Southern's Eric Maxwell gets 300th coaching win.
Southern coach Eric Maxwell got his 300th win on Friday.
Eric Johnson holds his and Jessica Simpson's daughter, Maxwell.
Eric Johnson celebrated his birthday with two very special girls this year -- fiancee Jessica Simpson and their daughter Maxwell.
James Maxwell pleads guilty to kidnapping, rape.
Alan Jones sentenced on reduced conviction in Erin Maxwell's death.
Scott Maxwell, TAKING NAMES 9:32 pm EST, September 25, 2012.
The roots of my Maxwell ancestors won't leave me alone and that's a pretty cool thing.
Anger over reduced conviction for Erin Maxwell's murderer.
The Maxwell Football Club has announced the 50 finalists for the 2012 New Jersey Mini Max High School Award.
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In science:

There exists the standard action (25) invariant w.r.t. equivalence transformations of background fields which appear to describe (at general values of dilaton) Maxwell + Einstein gravity system.
Point particle in general background fields and generalized equivalence principle
It is shown that second order Hamiltonians which saturate the quadratic ansatz in momenta correspond to general gravitational+Maxwel l+dilaton background.
Point particle in general background fields and generalized equivalence principle
Detailed calculations to solve the Maxwell equations are given in §2.
General Relativistic Modification of a Pulsar Electromagnetic Field
We solve the Maxwell equations in a fixed metric, assuming that the field is in a vacuum.
General Relativistic Modification of a Pulsar Electromagnetic Field
Physicists however use a single notion of an ensemble, introduced by Maxwell and denoted by ΩE .
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
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