• WordNet 3.6
    • n ALT angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a. & n Alt (Mus) The higher part of the scale. See Alto.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • alt In music, an abbreviation of alto, high: much used in compound words, as alt-horn, alt-clarinet.
    • alt An abbreviation of altitude.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Alt alt high tone, in voice or instrument
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Alto


In literature:

Alte u. neue Quellen zur Gesch.
"History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)" by Adolph Harnack
At night the body was conveyed to Berlin for interment in the family burial-place in the Alte Dreifaltigkeits Kirch-hof.
"Story-Lives of Great Musicians" by Francis Jameson Rowbotham
He was not beautiful, and his voice was three octaves above F in alt.
""Wee Tim'rous Beasties"" by Douglas English
My second source of diversion was found in my future brother-in-law, William Adolphus, of Alt-Gronenstahl.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope
I have alluded to the three grand compartments into which Prague is divided, namely, the Kleinseite, the Alt Stadt, and the Neu Stadt.
"Germany, Bohemia, and Hungary, Visited in 1837. Vol. II" by G. R. Gleig
Alte und neue Aufsaetze von Felix Liebrecht.
"The Science of Fairy Tales" by Edwin Sidney Hartland
Not alt'gether sadly, though.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
You vill say how to you are to dem alt Oom Morgenstern.
"Diamond Dyke" by George Manville Fenn
You should hear die alte Grossmutter talk about him; she can't begin to say flattering things enough.
"Shapes that Haunt the Dusk" by Various
On the high crest back of the station (about 10 M. from the river) the Mountain House (Alt.
"The Greatest Highway in the World" by Anonymous

In poetry:

Alter, tanze, trotz den Jahren!
Welche Freude, wenn es heisst:
Alter, du bist alt an Haaren,
Bluehend aber ist dein Geist!
"Die 47ste Ode Anakreons" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Rennt dem scheuen Gluecke nach!
Freunde, rennt euch alt und schwach!
Ich nehm teil an eurer Mueh:
Die Natur gebietet sie.
Ich, damit ich auch was tu,--
Seh euch in dem Lehnstuhl zu.
"Der Faule" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
He turns at the handle, with feelings of joy –
And as he put through the last leg,
Quoth he, “this is how I shall treat any boy,
Who dares hang his hat (alt: to lay hands) on my peg –”
"To A Hatpeg" by Barcroft Henry Boake

In news:

The American and West Virginia Farm Bureaus have already intervened in Lois Alt's case against the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Canadian artist Feist visits KEXP for a live set of intimate alt-pop originals.
Alt-J, the Zombies, Thurston Moore, WHY.
Alt-J are ascending, catch them at SXSW 2013 / Photo by Jork Cordy.
Des McAnuff and the cast in rehearsal for La Jolla Playhouse's world-premiere production of "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots" based on the album by alt-rockers The Flaming Lips.
Alt said she and her organizing team knew of Flick 's condition but were asked to keep it confidential as he decided the best way to make it public knowledge.
You can call it alt-country.
The Newark alt-rap crew (MC Dälek raps while Oktopus handles production) backpacked into the hearts and minds of the indie-rock set primarily by teaming up with noisy rock bands.
"There's a real hunger to when you're on the road," says Ritzy Bryan, frontwoman for storm-brewing Welsh alt-rockers The Joy Formidable .
's "Blue" didn't seem like a song in need of additional artiness when it closed the veteran alt-rock band's 2011 swan song, "Collapse Into Now.
What's Eating the Small, Loud Band of Alt-Med Critics.
Groupe Germain Hospitalité plans to bring its ALT Hotel brand to downtown Ottawa, Canada.
7 pm Friday, ALT, 104.3 FM, 950 AM.
That'd be Johnny Rzeznik, the lead singer of alt rock hitsmiths Goo Goo Dolls.
German producer reinterprets Portland alt-poppers' club cut.

In science:

Moreover, if |Γ| > 3 then W is primitive on Ω , and if |Γ| > 5 then W is a maximal subgroup of Sym Ω or Alt Ω .
Transitive simple subgroups of wreath products in product action
They form one of several classes of primitive maximal subgroups of Sym Ω and Alt Ω , identified by the O’Nan–Scott Theorem; see [LPS87].
Transitive simple subgroups of wreath products in product action
Then |E | = 2 , W is a maximal subgroup of Sym Ω or Alt Ω , and G , T , W , the subgroups K ∈ Kω (E ) , and |Ω| are as in Table 3 .
Transitive simple subgroups of wreath products in product action
This says that H alt should be able to tell for what values in C the computation halts.
A Universal Approach to Self-Referential Paradoxes, Incompleteness and Fixed Points
We conclude by showing that H alt is not total because it is not defined at pgq.
A Universal Approach to Self-Referential Paradoxes, Incompleteness and Fixed Points