Elvis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Elvis street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
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Quotations

  • John Lennon
    John%20Lennon
    “I've had the boyhood thing of being Elvis. Now I want to be with my best friend, and my best friend's my wife. Who could ask for anything more?”
  • Johnny Carson
    Johnny Carson
    “If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.”
  • Buddy Holly
    Buddy Holly
    “Without Elvis, none of us could have made it.”
  • Irv Kupcinet
    Irv Kupcinet
    “What can you say about a society that says God is dead and Elvis is alive?”

Usage

In literature:

AR'TURO (lord Arthur Talbot), a cavalier affianced to Elvi'ra "the puritan," daughter of lord Walton.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Piney'll be home for vacation and Elvy and Sylvy can help you.
"Kit of Greenacre Farm" by Izola Forrester
O. crispus and elvis Macgillivray.
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
Elvi'ra, mistress of Pizarro, vainly endeavored to soften his cruel heart.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
Lennon won't survive the Elvis Beatle syndrome.
"Sympathetic Magic" by Paul Cameron Brown
Elvis Presley, a blimp at forty, missed the sixties or rather failed to live them down.
"Coming to Grips with White Knuckles" by Paul Cameron Brown
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In news:

Elvis the Crocodile Steals Lawnmower From Terrified Park Keeper.
Mark is made up to look like Elvis in the picture.
The roller coaster was running until 11:00pm to mark the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley's last ride on his favorite roller coaster.
WHETHER it's "Everything She Wants" by Wham or George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" or Elvis Presley crooning "Love Me Tender," it's all music to Freddy Bienstock's ears.
The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis by Barbara O'Connor.
What do library professionals and Elvis fans have in common.
The author of Velvet Elvis and Sex God teams up with fellow pastor Golden to write a manifesto that packs as much sociopolitical zing as rhetorical punch.
Think of how people refer to "Elvis on velvet" or "dogs playing poker".
Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil (92) gets to Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer (3) the 4th quarter at the O.co Coliseum in Oakland, CA.
Inside Elvis' home in Memphis, TN.
More than 7,000 people jammed Ellis Auditorium on the night of May 15 to stomp, shudder, shriek and sigh as a young Elvis Presley writhed his way through a rock and roll repertoire .
He fitted Elvis in gold lamé.
Naples Players stage Elvis-inspired rock concert with 'All Shook Up'.
"All Shook Up," a jukebox musical inspired by the tunes of Elvis Presley, runs through July 29 at the Naples Players.
New books, from Alan Jackson's affairs and a roughneck 's views to Elvis' "addiction" to gospel.
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In science:

The spectral index curves slowly from αopt = 0 in the optical, through αuv = 1 near the peak, and finally steepening to αf uv = 1.8 in the far-UV and onwards through the soft X-ray excess. (Elvis et al 1994).
The Ghost in the Machine
Elvis, M., et al., Atlas of quasar energy distributions, Astron. J.
Cosmic Hydrogen Was Significantly Neutral a Billion Years After the Big Bang
The exact structure and physics of the BELR remain controversial (Elvis; Richards).
Conference Summary: AGN Physics with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
There is also evidence to suggest not only that the BELR is stratified in ionization but that the high-ionization BELR comes from a disk-wind, while the low-ionization BELR comes from the disk (Snedden; Elvis), and furthermore that very low luminosity/accretion-rate AGN may not have a BELR at all (Nicastro; Laor).
Conference Summary: AGN Physics with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
According to one model (Elvis 2000), the obscuration is provided by a conical outflow of the material from the accretion disk.
External Compton Radiation from Rapid Nonthermal Flares in Blazars
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