Appel

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Appel (Fencing) A tap or stamp of the foot as a warning of intent to attack; -- called also attack.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n appel In fencing, a smart stroke with the blade on the sword of an antagonist on the opposite side to that which he engaged, generally accompanied with a stamp of the foot, used for the purpose of procuring an opening.
    • n appel A stroke on the opponent's foil or sword designed to notify him that the bout is to begin.
    • n appel The stamping of the foot during ceremonial salutes prior to the bout. See salute.
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Quotations

  • George Washington
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    “True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., prop., a call. See Appeal (n.)

Usage

In literature:

By what appellation was he distinguished, and why?
"Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome" by Oliver Goldsmith
The old Montrose road was now dignified by the appellation of Montrose Avenue.
"Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks" by Charles Felton Pidgin
Suza shewed nothing that I took much interest in, except its name; and nobody tells me why it is honoured with that old Asiatick appellation.
"Observations and Reflections Made in the Course of a Journey through France, Italy, and Germany, Vol. I" by Hester Lynch Piozzi
Now I am afraid that all the Mahommedan world would agree in reciprocating that appellation to Dr. Wace himself.
"Lectures and Essays" by Thomas Henry Huxley
These Danes, however, though generally designated by that appellation in history, were not exclusively the natives of Denmark.
"King Alfred of England" by Jacob Abbott
With the utmost gravity Van introduced her by old Dave's appellation, Miss Laughing Water.
"The Furnace of Gold" by Philip Verrill Mighels
The seeds are always eaten fried or parched, from whence they obtain their common appellation of kachang goring.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
She received the appellation there of Assistant Astronomer, with a moderate salary.
"Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men" by Francois Arago
It remains to see whether they will leave to the nobility any thing but their titulary appellations.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
To many a mother the term "mother-in-law" is a much-dreaded appellation.
"The Secret of a Happy Home (1896)" by Marion Harland
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In poetry:

"Our Father,"—the same appellation is given
To a parent on earth, and the Parent of all—
O gracious permission! the God that's in heaven
Allows his poor creatures him Father to call.
"On The Lord's Prayer" by Charles Lamb
Another name his boyhood knew,
So seldom heard that lapse of years
Had made it seem a thing untrue,
Unmusical to friendly ears;
And thus his appellation odd
His passport was where'er he trod.
"Honest John" by Hattie Howard
THE painter was alone with Alice left,
A country belle, of beauty not bereft:
Slight, nicely made, with rather pretty face,
She thought herself possessed of ev'ry grace,
And, in a country town, she well might get
The appellation of a gay coquette.
"The Rhemese" by Jean de La Fontaine

In news:

A poll of Florida Bar members regarding the retention of three justices and 15 appellate court judges indicates very strong support for all to be retained.
Appellate Court Weighing Case Against DeKalb Landfill Expansion.
Bar announces ratings for appellate court judges.
All four appellate court judges appearing on the Nov 6 ballot in Boone County should be retained in their jobs, the Missouri Bar recommended this morning.
Appellate judges reassigned to state Supreme Court to cover shortage.
Amazon.com's Anti-Counterfeiting Efforts Blessed by California Appellate Court.
Appellate court denies councilman Parks' new trial in $60,425 automated calls case.
Judge William Crain moving up to appellate court.
Appellate judge upholds voter ID law.
URGENT ALERT Appellate Court Restrains COAH from demanding or receiving housing trust funds.
We just received a copy of the Appellate Division order, issued today, which granted the motion of the Fair Share Housing Center to enforce litigant's rights.
Appellate Court panel rejects Sicklerville man's claim someone else was driving when his car crashed into pole.
Sean Goldman's Grandmother Wants to See Her Grandson – NJ Appellate Panel Allows Her to Make a Case.
Phoebe Putney and Hospital Authority file positions with Appellate Court .
Appellate court denies injunction in Westchester child care case, voids restraining order.
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In science:

The Appel’s energy of acceleration plays fundamental role in Appel’s approach to classical mechanics .
Canonical superenergy tensors in general relativity: a reappraisal
Appel, et al., “Quantum memories - A review based on the European integrated pro ject Qubit Applications (QAP)”, Eur.
Feedback control in quantum optics: an overview of experimental breakthroughs and areas of application
Even after it was answered affirmatively (by Kenneth Appel and Wolfgang Haken in 1976-1977, with heavy assistance from computers) and finally became transformed into the Four Color Theorem, it has continued to be of substantial mathematical interest.
Snarks from a Kaszonyi perspective: a survey
By Appel and Haken’s above-mentioned result, every planar graph is four-colorable.
A Note on the Complexity of Computing the Smallest Four-Coloring of Planar Graphs
In the massless case, the domain is a simplex on which Appell polynomials and generalized mappings of orthogonal polynomials from the n-ball to the n-simplex form a multi-dimensional basis.
Three particle states and t-exchanges
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