Kolinsky

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Kolinsky Among furriers, any of several Asiatic minks; esp., Putorius sibiricus, the yellowish brown pelt of which is valued, esp. for the tail, used for making artists' brushes. Trade names for the fur are red sable and Tatar sable.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kolinsky The chorok, red sable, or Siberian mink, Putorius sibiricus, about 15 inches long, with a bushy tail 8 or 10 inches long, the fur uniformly buff or tawny, somewhat paler below, varied with black and white on the head. The fur is known as Tatar sable; it is usually dyed to imitate other kinds. The tail is used for artists' pencils. The Tatar name is kulon.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Kolinsky ko-lin′ski the Siberian polecat or mink.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Russ. kolinski, of Kola, a district in northeasten Russia where the finest minks abound

Usage

In literature:

Cora had a Hudson seal coat now, with a great kolinsky collar.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
Finally in desperation the sub-chief had demanded that Kolinsky furnish a more practical scheme.
"Trusia" by Davis Brinton
Ruby cuddled down into her kolinsky wrap and give me the fish-eye, as she addressed me in her own sweet way as a woman to her best enemy.
"Believe You Me!" by Nina Wilcox Putnam
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In science:

We show that all three of these simple criteria may prompt one to declare folding even though fragments of the resulting conformations have a non-native sense of chirality – a point that has already been noted by Ortiz, Kolinski, and Skolnick7 .
Chirality and Protein Folding
Kolinski for letting us use his computer cluster.
Chirality and Protein Folding
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