Kindler

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Kindler One who, or that which, kindles, stirs up, or sets on fire. "Kindlers of riot."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kindler One who or that which kindles or animates.
    • n kindler A device attached to a stove for the purpose of bringing in contact with the fuel a mass of easily lighted material, to kindle the fire.
    • n kindler A piece of kindling-wood.
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Usage

In literature:

She laughed and talked, and the kindler made a dim light compared to her eyes.
"Heart of the West" by O. Henry
A wood-fire on the hearth is a kindler of the domestic virtues.
"Backlog Studies" by Charles Dudley Warner
What a kindler of war, if he had with him any one!
"A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihád'" by Moulavi Gerágh Ali
In this cave he wrote his book, called Zendavesta, or Zend, meaning "fire-kindler," or "tinder-box.
"Mysticism and its Results" by John Delafield
Kindlers of riot, enemies of sleep.
"The Buccaneer" by Mrs. S. C. Hall
When he was thirteen the greatest kindler of his early powers, John Murdoch, became teacher of English in the Ayr High School.
"The Real Robert Burns" by J. L. Hughes
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In poetry:

I am no thankless ingrate,
Kindler of my life's flame!
I own thee king of bounty,
Thy lavish gifts acclaim.
"The Eternal Infant" by Manmohan Ghose

In news:

Andy Kindler at Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club.
Pfizer announced on Sunday that CEO Jeff Kindler has retired from the company, and that Ian Read, Pfizer's head of biopharmaceutical operations, will.
MMM > News > Pfizer CEO Jeff Kindler steps down, biopharma head Ian Read steps up.
Jeffrey Kindler , chairman and chief executive officer of Pfizer Inc, has been elected chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).
Pfizer CEO Jeffrey Kindler said all aspects Pfizer's business would be open to reductions under an ongoing company wide cost-cutting initiative.
Lowered volumes are only the beginning of a shift toward kindler, friendlier commercials.
A Kindler, Gentler Era Of Sports Talk.
Joining Robinson as judges are respected comedians Greg Giraldo, Andy Kindler and Natasha Leggero.
Thomas Kindler as Nick Burns and Tom Klubertanz as Murray Burns.
Mark Lennihan Associated Press Jeffrey Kindler, left, chairman and CEO of Pfizer, and Bernard Poussot, president, chairman and CEO of Wyeth , react to a question at a news conference Monday, Jan 26, 2009 in New York.
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In science:

We are grateful to Gil Kalai, Guy Kindler, and Elchanan Mossel for fruitful discussions, and to an anonymous referee for suggesting a significant simplification of the proof of Proposition 2.1.
A simple reduction from a biased measure on the discrete cube to the uniform measure
Kindler, and R. O’Donnell, On the Fourier Tails of Bounded Functions Over the Discrete Cube, Israel J.
A simple reduction from a biased measure on the discrete cube to the uniform measure
We note that generalizations to a biased measure of this bound for Boolean functions were obtained by Kindler and by Hatami by adapting the proof to the biased measure.
A simple reduction from a biased measure on the discrete cube to the uniform measure
Kindler, Quantitative Relation Between Influences and Noise Sensitivity, preprint, 2010.
A simple reduction from a biased measure on the discrete cube to the uniform measure
Additionally, Khot, Kindler, Mossel, and O’Donnell proved that the approximation guarantees obtained in cannot be improved if UGC is true (except possibly for lower order terms).
How to Play Unique Games against a Semi-Random Adversary
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