• WordNet 3.6
    • n kohl a cosmetic preparation used by women in Egypt and Arabia to darken the edges of their eyelids
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Kohl A mixture of soot and other ingredients, used by Egyptian and other Eastern women to darken the edges of the eyelids.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kohl A powder used in the East from time immemorial in the toilet, to darken the orbits of the eyes, etc., properly consisting of finely comminuted antimony.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Kohl kōl a fine powder of antimony used in the East for staining the eyes.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

I knew that Rama would not want me to talk with Mr. Kohl.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
Even in the gloom he caught the steady-lidded arrogance of her kohl-darkened eyes and the bold insolence of a high cheek bone.
"The Fortieth Door" by Mary Hastings Bradley
The KOHL RABI is also cultivated to a considerable extent in this country for the purpose of feeding stock.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
Desire slowly turned her lovely eyes to me, eyes that looked by gift of nature as if their long corners had been brushed with kohl.
"The Thing from the Lake" by Eleanor M. Ingram
I ran my forefinger over the departures from Kohl to Carlsruhe.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 12, No. 32, November, 1873" by Various
Jim Thornton was playing his first engagement for Kohl & Castle in Chicago.
"Continuous Vaudeville" by Will M. Cressy
Sparks flashed from her slanting eyes, painted with black rings of kohl.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Kohl rabi are not so much used in the feeding of pigs as would be advisable.
"The Pig" by Sanders Spencer
As an example of Red Indian picture-writing we publish a scroll from Kohl's book on the natives of North America.
"Custom and Myth" by Andrew Lang
Kohle begged the loan of the manuscript, as he wished to illustrate it in a series of sketches.
"In Paradise" by Paul Heyse

In poetry:

And rend la flamme',
you know the deathless verses.
I search the features, the avaricious features
Pulled by the kohl and rouge out of resemblance
Six pence the object for a change of passion.
"To A Friend Writing On Cabaret Dancers" by Ezra Pound

In news:

Kohl's Kicking Camp in Toledo.
Kohl, Baldwin, Kind , Moore and Pocan Encourage Governor Walker to Implement State-Based Health Insurance Exchange.
Kohl 's 'dream receipt' pays $1,600 shopping bill for credit union's Toys for Tots gifts.
Kohl Wholesale annual food show.
Ottumwa Kohl 's on schedule to open in September.
Kohl 's is on schedule to open in September in Ottumwa.
Construction on the soon-to-be Kohl 's building in Ottumwa is so far on schedule and rapidly progressing.
S&P lowers Kohl 's outlook to negative.
Kohl 's anticipates hiring an average of 41 associates per store, an increase of four percent over 2011, to provide shoppers with excellent customer service throughout the holiday season at its 1,146 stores in 49 states.
Kohl 's Kicking Camp in Toledo.
Hundreds in need of cash apply for jobs at Kohl 's.
Kohl 's, ITW, Hospital Stocks.
Kohl , Baldwin, Kind, Moore and Pocan Encourage Governor Walker to Implement State-Based Health Insurance Exchange.
Wal-Mart, Target, Kohl 's and what constitutes a living wage.
Classic children's stories available through Kohl 's Cares.

In science:

Abstract: A simple discrete model for magnetic structures of chromium nanoclusters, found with the help of local-spin DFT by Kohl and Bertsch, still confirms their conclusion that in most of the clusters the magnetic moments are not collinear; instead, in most of the cases they are oriented within one plane.
Simple Simulation of Magnetic Structure for Nanoclusters
This work is based on a simple discrete model of the problem known as non-collinear magnetic ordering , and studied by Kohl and Bertsch in the frame of a general rotationally invariant form of local spin-density theory.
Simple Simulation of Magnetic Structure for Nanoclusters
Most of the cluster configurations are shown in Figs. 1 and 3 of Kohl and Bertsch and are defined in our table caption.
Simple Simulation of Magnetic Structure for Nanoclusters
Despite this simplification, we confirmed the trend of Kohl and Bertsch that clusters of ∼ 10 atoms in general have no collinear spins even though both the smallest cluster (pair) and the infinite bcc lattice have collinear spins, see the Table.
Simple Simulation of Magnetic Structure for Nanoclusters
EF = (cid:18) 3π2 The experimental investigation of the Fermi surface in a 3D optical lattice was carried out by K¨ohl et al. (2005), who observed the transition from the spherical to the cubic shape by increasing the intensity of the laser generating the optical lattice (see Fig. 32).
Theory of ultracold Fermi gases