• WordNet 3.6
    • n Saxe an area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons
    • n Saxe a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Britain's present royal family was originally named Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. The name was changed in 1917, during WW1 because of German connotations. The name Windsor was suggested by one of the staff. At the same time the Battenberg family name of the cousins to the Windsors was changed into Mountbatten.
    • n Saxe A commercial name for a quality of albuminized paper exported from Germany (Dresden) for photographic purposes.
    • n Saxe An apparatus consisting of a series of rectangular boxes containing some mercury on the bottom and provided with agitating blades. These boxes are used for removing the slime from the gold amalgam.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Saxe saks (phot.) a German albuminised paper.
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In literature:

The Dukes of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha-Meiningen exchanged their respective possessions.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Prince Frederick of Wales (1707-1751), Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
Lord Saxe-Holt married her when he was hazy and is taming her.
"Aladdin of London" by Sir Max Pemberton
In 1869 Mc-Kin-ley was mar-ried to Miss I-da Sax-ton.
"Lives of the Presidents Told in Words of One Syllable" by Jean S. Remy
The PRINCE wore his saxe-blue full-dress tunic, his corn-gold moustache and his rather stout face, and was looking considerably depressed.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 4, 1914" by Various
Saxe, Dana, and Grace Greenwood, i, 828.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
Hereditary Princess of Saxe-Meiningen, was born on the 24th of July.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861" by Queen of Great Britain Victoria
We know something of Saxe-Coburg Square.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
She was to be, perhaps, a second John Saxe, possibly an Oliver Wendell Holmes, who could tell?
"Miss Ashton's New Pupil" by Mrs. S. S. Robbins

In poetry:

"There's naething left in the fair Dodhead,
But a greeting wife and bairnies three,
And sax poor ca's stand in the sta',
A' routing loud for their minnie."
"Jamie Telfer" by Andrew Lang
On a saxpence a day, in times o' dear meal,
Sax bodies, ye ken, coudna fen unco weel,
But the mither, the best an' the maist o't wad mak',
Tho' whiles the poor bairnies a mealtith wad lack.
"Grannie's Tale: A Ballad o'Memorie" by Janet Hamilton
An' syne my puir Mary, his heart-stricken wife,
Wha ance was the pleasure an' licht o' my life,
Sax months sin', wi' sorrow an' poortith oppressed,
Was laid on her mither's cauld bosom to rest.
"The Ballad O' Mary Muiren" by Janet Hamilton
We ha'e a bit mailin wi' whilk we can fen,
We've sax bonnie bairns grown to women an' men,—
My lassocks are winsome, an' warkrife, an' douce,
An' my callans, gude sain them, are stoops o' the hoose.
"Song--The Couthie Auld Man" by Janet Hamilton
Ilk sober brither sure has seen
The moon and seven stars at e'en
Glittering in spangled heaven;
What mean then sax? -- the meaning's clear.
Through a' your meetings in the year
Ye're fou sax times in seven.
"To The Members Of The Sober Society; Sent To The Same With An Engraving" by Hector MacNeill
Walie! walie! they're a' gane dead,
A' owre the seas an' awa'
The laird an' his men, the sax an' the ten,
They gaed to fight and to fa'.
An' walie, an' wae, an' hech! the weary day!
The laird is dead an' a'!
"The Gaberlunzie's Walk" by Sydney Thompson Dobell

In news:

"They seem to be real popular," said Sax Antiques owner Gary Sax, showing off one of his stuffed Santas at his shop in St Paul.
I want to thank Dr Leonard Sax for his comments in Patricia Sheridan's Oct 8 "Breakfast With" column, which makes it easy for everyone to determine whether a person is a Democrat or a Republican.
Sax Quartet Blows Up Christmas Joy.
South Jersey Area Wind ensemble sax quartet .
I hope you were listening to the Lite Rock Morning Show today to hear the very talented sax quartet from the South jersey Area Wind Ensemble.
Ben Flocks, 21-year-old sax extraordinaire, understands there is no place like home.
Get your news everyday from Frank Saxe and Paul Heine.
Sax trio albums don't promise easy listening.
Team of local blues all stars recording with sax man Eddie Shaw in Norfolk.
Hampton Roads native and Springsteen sax man Clarence Clemons suffers stroke.
It's not hard to figure out the Sax appeal By Tom Sietsema Wednesday, Sept 14, 2011.
David Sax is an author, blogger, and works as a freelance journalist in New York.
Articles by David Sax .
Sax Quartet Blows Up Christmas Joy.
Elliott Torn, sax player, died this week, his friends said.

In science:

This was also the case for the thirty-some cases measured by Beppo-SAX (e.g. [471]) in the previous seven years.
Gamma-Ray Bursts
Discoveries of several accretion-driven binary MSPs, first of all the famous pulsar SAX J1808.4–3658 with P ≃ 2.5 ms, support this hypothesis (see, e.g., Wijnands 2004 for a review on accreting MSPs).
Studying Millisecond Pulsars in X-rays
Properties of individual extragalactic ob jects and of Galactic pulsars are stored in databases (SEX, SAX, PUL), whereas morphologically complex structures such as the Global Sky Model (GSM) and the signals of the Epoch of Reionization (EOR) are available as images.
SKA HI end2end simulation
The semi-analytic simulation (SAX) provides the properties of neutral atomic (HI) and molecular (H2 ) hydrogen in galaxies and associated radio and sub-millimeter emission lines, i.e. the HI-line and various CO transition lines.
SKA HI end2end simulation
Small Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS) is essentially an experimental technique, based on the physical phenomenon of elastic scattering, used to derive the structure of various objects in the spatial range from 1 nm to 1000 nm.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS