peag

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n peag small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts; used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry or currency
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Peag pēg A kind of aboriginal shell money, or wampum, of the Atlantic coast of the United States; -- originally applied only to polished white cylindrical beads. See also wampum.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n peag Among the North American Indians, in colonial days, a sort of money consisting of beads made from the ends of shells, rubbed down and polished and strung into belts or necklaces, which were valued according to their length and the perfection of their workmanship. Black or purple peag was worth twice as much as white, length for length.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Peag pēg polished shell-beads used as money among the North American Indians
    • Peag Also Peak (pēk)
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Prob. of North American Indian origin, by shortening of wampumpeag,. RHUD

Usage

In literature:

Peages; peagers; French peage, peager.
"Game and Playe of the Chesse" by Caxton
During the rest of our day's journey, nothing occurred worthy of attention, until the descent into Peage de Rousillon, where we slept.
"Itinerary of Provence and the Rhone" by John Hughes
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In science:

PEAG model is able to describe experimental data fairly well in the T-P space [6, 7].
Can experiments select the configurational component of excess entropy?
In all panels, the solid lines represent the best fit with the PEAG equation Eq. (4).
Can experiments select the configurational component of excess entropy?
It is evident from Fig. 1a the high quality of the agreement between experimental relaxation time data for OTP (symbols) and calculated curves (solid lines) using the PEAG model in the form of Eq. (4).
Can experiments select the configurational component of excess entropy?
GPa (see Fig. 1d) excluding all isotherms at temperature higher than 247 K, in order to remain in the validity range of the PEAG model.
Can experiments select the configurational component of excess entropy?
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