see: ounce of prevention
Anne Newport, 1769–1854, U.S. writer, newspaper publisher, and reformer. Historical Examples She heard Mr. Royall’s voice, low and peremptory, and opened the door, fearing an accident. Summer Edith Wharton With an exclamation of relief, Mrs. Royall hurried to meet her. The Torch Bearer I. T. Thurston It was true, he told Royall, that the Army’s […]
Aleksandr Nikolaevich [al-ig-zan-der nik-uh-lahy-uh-vich,, -zahn-;; Russian uh-lyi-ksahn-dr nyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər ˌnɪk əˈlaɪ ə vɪtʃ,, -ˈzɑn-;; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑn dr nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1872–1915, Russian composer and pianist. Historical Examples He evidently understands Scriabin, and is determined to make his audience understand him. The London Mercury, Vol. I, Nos. 1-6, November 1919 […]
Alexandr Nikolayevich [al-ig-zan-der nik-uh-lahy-uh-vich;; Russian uh-lyi-ksahndr nyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər ˌnɪk əˈlaɪ ə vɪtʃ;; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1918–1994, Soviet government official.
Andrei Nikolayevich [uhn-dryey nyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich] /ʌnˈdryeɪ nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1888–1972, Russian engineer and aircraft designer. noun Andrei Nikolaievich (unˈdrjeɪ njɪkəˈlɑjɪvjɪtʃ). 1888–1972, Soviet aircraft designer, who designed the first supersonic passenger aircraft, the TU-144 (tested 1969). He also designed supersonic bombers and the TU-104, one of the first passenger jet aircraft (1955)