• Barrett on one of his famous dashes
    Barrett on one of his famous dashes
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n barretter a resistor inserted into a circuit to compensate for changes (as those arising from temperature fluctuations)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • barretter (Electronics) a resistor inserted into a circuit to compensate for changes (such as those arising from temperature fluctuations); a thermal cymoscope.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n barretter A receiving device used in wireless telegraphy, in which the electric wave is caused to vary the current in a local electric circuit.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. bareter, to exchange. Cf. Barter


In literature:

Barrett and Taylor were thundering against them, but there were more cannon replying from the Rebel side.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Barrett, J., 186, 401.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
Barrett, John, director of the Pan American Union, 153, 232.
"Latin America and the United States" by Elihu Root
A. S. BARRETT, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.
"Harper's Young People, October 19, 1880" by Various
CLARK, BARRETT H. The British and American Drama of Today.
"Representative Plays by American Dramatists" by Various
JULIUS A. BARRETT, private, mustered in Aug. 14, 1862; discharged on surgeon's certificate Jan. 31, 1863.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
Miss Barrett and Mr. Tennyson were then the most accepted poets.
"Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 8 (of 8)" by Various
Barrett, Elizabeth B., review of the poems of, 621.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 350, December 1844" by Various
P. C. Barrett said that he saw the prisoner in the butcher's market.
"Anecdotes & Incidents of the Deaf and Dumb" by W. R. Roe
Major Buttrick with the minute-men and Colonel Barrett with the militia formed in line by the liberty pole.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin

In news:

The Best of Neal Barrett, Jr.
Wade Barrett News Archive from WWE Superstars.
He received nine times the funds that Barrett did.
District 17B Rep Bob Barrett and District 52A Rep Bob Dettmer assumed their elective positions last week.
Dettmer is back for his third two-year term while Barrett is a freshman lawmaker.
Barrett, Talent Scout And Entertainment Agent, 93.
Kay Brown Barrett, who bought "Gone With the Wind" for the movie producer David O Selznick after discovering the novel as his New York representative, died yesterday at the Meadow Lakes retirement community in Hightstown, N.J.
From left, school nurse Ann O'Hara, gang expert Ron Barrett and hospital nurse Nancy Barth-Miller.
OXFORD TOWN – Young Buffalo, the former-moniker of the solo work of Jim Barrett (pictured here), was born in the summer of 2009.
Barrett Nash, who bears an eerie resemblance to Corrie, drives this short piece with tremendous energy that always feels natural, unforced.
They are principals of Barrett and Greene, Inc.
Barrett supports MPD response- time policy .
Alabama's Barrett Jones is named the Capital One Academic All-America of the Year.
Be sure to catch our Fourth and State interview with local developer Rick Barrett, responsible for the Moderne in the Park East corridor.
But on the day after Walker soundly defeated Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D), the union's president downplayed the results and distanced the national organization from the recall effort.

In science:

This definition is the one used in Barrett and Westbury [1993].
The equality of 3-manifold invariants
Barrett for supporting MR’s and KN’s work as part of the traffic simulation efforts in Cologne (“Forschungsverbund Verkehr und Umwelteinwirkungen NRW” ) and Los Alamos (TRANSIMS).
Experiences with a simplified microsimulation for the Dallas/Fort Worth area
I would like to thank Richard Barrett, Martin Hendry, Gilles Theureau and David Valls-Gabaud for fruitful discussions. I acknowledges the support of the PPARC and the use of the STARLINK computer node at Glasgow University.
A simple tool for assessing the completeness in apparent magnitude of magnitude-redshift samples
Clear experimental evidence for finite-size Skyrmions was provided by the pioneering nuclear magnetic resonance measurements of Barrett et al. .
Flatland Electrons in High Magnetic Fields
A Lorentzian version of the non-commutative geometry of the standard model of particle physics” was worked out by Barrett [LNG] and similarly by Connes [SNM] in 2006.
Finite temperature corrections and embedded strings in noncommutative geometry and the standard model with neutrino mixing