holder

Definitions

  • Holder for Grinding Chisels or Plane-Bits
    Holder for Grinding Chisels or Plane-Bits
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n holder a holding device "a towel holder","a cigarette holder","an umbrella holder"
    • n holder the person who is in possession of a check or note or bond or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever holds it "the bond was marked `payable to bearer'"
    • n holder a person who holds something "they held two hostages","he holds the trophy","she holds a United States passport"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Robert Goddard a scientist and holder of 214 patents fired the first rocket using liquid propellant in 1926.
    • Holder One who holds land, etc., under another; a tenant.
    • n Holder One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.
    • Holder One who, or that which, holds.
    • Holder (Com) The payee of a bill of exchange or a promissory note, or the one who owns or holds it.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The first credit card, issued in 1950, was Diner's Club. Frank X. McNamara started the company with 200 card holders.
    • n holder One who or that which holds, in any sense of that word. Specifically— In common law, any one in actual or constructive possession of a bill or note, whether as payee, indorsee, or bearer, and entitled, or claiming to be entitled, to recover or receive payment of it.
    • n holder Nautical, one who is employed in the hold.
    • n holder plural The fangs of a dog.
    • n holder plural Sheaves placed as ridges on corn-stacks to hold the corn down before the thatching takes place.
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Quotations

  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Beauty is in the eye of the Beer holder!”
  • Immermann
    Immermann
    “Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.”

Usage

In literature:

See how you threw away Vane's pen-holder that he invented, and in quite a passion, too.
"The Weathercock" by George Manville Fenn
Are you the mysterious holder of the option?
"Little Miss Grouch" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
The logic of events was drawing these holders of personal property together.
"Union and Democracy" by Allen Johnson
Their shibboleth was hostility to a slave-holder, or one who would vote for a slave-holder.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
In this way the editor intimidates the office-holder.
"As A Chinaman Saw Us" by Anonymous
There is a group of candlesticks, light-holders, made of gold.
"Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation" by S. D. Gordon
And he knew that there was a Duncan ghost attached to the person of the holder of the title of Baron Duncan of Duncan.
"Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes" by Various
And he knew that there was a Duncan ghost attached to the person of the holder of the title of Baron Duncan of Duncan.
"Tales of Fantasy and Fact" by Brander Matthews
Birney was a southerner by birth, and had been a slave-holder, but had freed his slaves.
"History of the United States, Volume 3 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Calhoun is to be regarded as a typical slave-holder of the better class.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
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In poetry:

Groom and jade
Whom I found here, moulder;
Strange the tavern-holder,
Strange the tap-maid.
"St Launce's Revisited" by Thomas Hardy
Your face from my face slips, Lover of my lips.
Holder of my heart,
For all our close companionships, We are apart.
Apart, apart, we are apart.
"Married" by Genevieve Taggard
Revolutionary war was fought
With the British, this we hear,
To make this an independent nation;
We, the independent men,
We will not be a slave,
To bond-holders in our nation.
"Hurrah for Cooper and Cary" by Julia A Moore

In news:

Attorney General Eric Holder's people have no shame.
A storefront in a bustling strip mall just west of the Palmetto Expressway on Flagler Street, Don Toston y Doña Arepa is a cute little eatery with rubber banana leaves for napkin holders and tropically painted walls.
Supreme Court Unanimously Reverses Federal Circuit In LG Electronics Case And Limits A Patent Holder's Ability To Demand Downstream Royalties On The Use Of A Product.
Hopeful ticket holders waited out the rain under tents and ponchos at Treasure on the Mountain.
In a bid to hold on to summer, I've had a rotating cup of Toddy coffee in my car's cup holder for the last three days — the finest one coming courtesy of the Broadway Cafe.
The prizes will have each ticket holder holding her breath.
Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer Browns President Mike Holmgren answers questions from season-ticket holders during a conference call Thursday.
According to digital-rights activists, the holders wielding those notices often take a dim view of fair-use doctrine.
Rights holders shouldn't have the ability to control how their works are interpreted.
The Fair Use Doctrine is one of the most important limitations on the exclusive rights of the copyright holder.
Earlier this week Red Sox season-ticket holder Mitt Romney gave a national network interview at Fenway Park.
'Fire Holder' protesters miffed after demonstration cut short over unattended bag.
All lifetime license holders have to buy the additional deer stamps and the antlerless deer stamp.
Birds use pot-holders to pull worms out of the ground.
House seeks answers from Holder on "Gunwalking".
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In science:

Guillemin, A Jordan-H¨older decomposition for a certain class of infinite dimensional Lie algebras, J.
Classification of finite simple Lie conformal superalgebras
The first of these functionals is the H¨older constant with the exponent α < 1, while the second one for each finite nonnegative value of the parameter a is the norm in the Banach space of α-H¨older functions on X , which we shall denote by Cα .
Perron-Frobenius spectrum for random maps and its approximation
Normally (compare to ) this value is equal to 1 which is unavailable since we consider only H¨older continuous test functions.
Perron-Frobenius spectrum for random maps and its approximation
Note that we already have introduced the restriction on the distance between the points in the definition of the H¨older constant needing to be content with the domain of definition of the exponential map.
Perron-Frobenius spectrum for random maps and its approximation
For generic potential v such that v′ (x) is H¨older continuous1 the solution, σ , of the singular integral equation (4), which is bounded at the end points of J , is necessarily zero there , i.e.
Eigenvalue correlations on Hyperelliptic Riemann surfaces
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