• WordNet 3.6
    • n foreman a person who exercises control over workers "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
    • n foreman a man who is foreperson of a jury
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Foreman The first or chief man
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n foreman The first or chief man, or leader; one who is appointed to preside over a number of others.
    • n foreman Specifically— The chief man of a jury, who acts as the spokesman.
    • n foreman The chief or superintendent of a set of operatives or work-people employed in a shop or on work of any kind; an overseer of work: as, the foreman of a composing-room in a printing-office.
    • n foreman An ancestor.
    • foreman To direct or oversee as a foreman.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Foreman fōr′man the first or chief man, one appointed to preside over, or act as spokesman for, others: an overseer
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In literature:

It wasn't that he minded work really, but the foreman had it in for him.
"The Man Who Hated Mars" by Gordon Randall Garrett
That is, Andy gave the treat, but his foreman was host; he never came himself.
"The Transformation of Job" by Frederick Vining Fisher
There Casey lived with Tom McHale, his right-hand man and foreman.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
I'm King Randerson, foreman of the Diamond H, up the crick a ways.
"The Range Boss" by Charles Alden Seltzer
In a corner of the room the foreman greeted him.
"The Story of Leather" by Sara Ware Bassett
He said you'd kept order for him ever since, were better than a foreman.
"The Branding Iron" by Katharine Newlin Burt
The foreman will let Shoolbred know when the feat is accomplished.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
If he could only reach the barn and free the foreman!
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
This, however, did not content the foreman.
"Prescott of Saskatchewan" by Harold Bindloss
The foreman's name was Green, and he occupied the big room with the gable window.
"Nancy McVeigh of the Monk Road" by R. Henry Mainer

In poetry:

We seek to injure no man;
We ask but for our right;
We hold out to the foreman
The hand that he would smite!
"Our Warning" by Ernest Jones
When I struck out from the bunkhouse, for my first day on the range,
I thought the tracks we follered was peculiar like and strange,
And when I asked about it, the roundup foreman sez:
"You ain't a-punchin' cattle, but are herdin' ostriches."
"The Ostrich-Punching of Arroyo Al" by Arthur Chapman
Orchards in the Spring-time! The clean white and pink of them
Lifting and drifting with all the winds that blow.
Orchards in the Spring-time! Thank God I still can think of them!
You're not docked for thinking, — if the foreman doesn't know.
"Orchards" by Theodosia Garrison
Well, we chased a bunch of critters on the hot and sandy plain,
Though 't was like a purp a-racin' with a U. S. A. mail train;
But at last we got 'em herded in a wire fence corral,
And the foreman sez, off-hand like: "Jest go in and rope one, Al."
"The Ostrich-Punching of Arroyo Al" by Arthur Chapman

In news:

Maryland suspends LB Lukas Foreman for one year.
Baby Kate jury foreman .
Jacob Lokers, who served as jury foreman in the trial of Sean Phillips.
Jury foreman in ex-Bronco Cox's trial: No evidence presented on accuser's condition.
Bowser, Foreman get second interviews for West Brook job.
BROOKVILLE — A Punxsutawney man who served as the jury foreman in the Steven Rebert double-homicide trial, which concluded late Friday, said the jury became deadlocked while deliberating whether or not Rebert should be put to death.
George Foreman 's Knockout Success.
George Foreman Photo By Paul Dickover (Flickr) via Wikimedia Commons.
I got Yuri Foreman on the phone Tuesday afternoon and said, "Hello to the junior middleweight champion of Park Slope, Brooklyn.".
Joe Frazier tried again against George Foreman on June 15, 1976, in Long Island.
The 2012 FourTrax Foreman Rubicon ATV is the latest addition to the Honda lineup.
CSX general car foreman Jerrod Cavanaugh was recently honored with a Patriot Award.
Investigators say 56-year-old Hester Jackson was shot Saturday night at his home on the 2700 block of Willis Foreman Road in Hephzibah.
He was a US Army veteran of World War II, an Ameican Legion member and retired construction foreman for the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Councilmen Bob Merriman, Jason Mattern and Phyllis Foreman along with Mayor Bob Gale endorsed the levy after hearing from JVS Secretary Karen Spoonemore.

In science:

This answers a question of Foreman and Todorˇcevi´c who gets such conclusion from the simultaneous reflection of four stationary sets.
Reflection implies the SCH
A new L¨owenheimMatthew Foreman and Stevo Todorˇcevi´c.
Reflection implies the SCH
They argued that this was surprisingly low if one assumes that most luminous AGN are triggered by mergers and that fueling of one black hole is often accompanied by fueling of the other. A similar conclusion was reached for spatially resolved dual AGN in a theoretical study by Foreman et al. (2009).
LBQS 0103-2753: A Binary Quasar in a Major Merger
To illustrate this problem and motivate why we want to bring out a certain class of erasure coding scheme inside a multimedia congestion control protocol such as TFRC , we propose this simple simulation scenario: we encode a CIF ’Foreman’ sequence of 300 frames with two values of Quantization Parameter (QP).
Erasure Coding and Congestion Control for Interactive Real-Time Communication
However, Foreman, Magidor and Shelah, in , showed that supercompact cardinals imply that there is no Σ1 n wellordering of the reals.
Descriptive inner model theory