the univalent group H 2 As−.
Music. the upward stroke in conducting; upbeat. Compare (def 4). Prosody. the part of a metrical foot that bears the ictus or stress. (less commonly) a part of a metrical foot that does not bear the ictus. Compare (def 5). Historical Examples Of the whole number, nine begin on the full bar, eleven on the […]
- Ali pasha
(Arslan) 1741–1822, Turkish pasha and ruler of Albania 1787?–1820. Historical Examples Now Omar was at one time one of the best of Ali Pasha’s lieutenants. The Lion of Janina Mr Jkai The 25,000 fighting-men of Ali Pasha’s fleet were chiefly militia. Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale This was Ali Pasha, the slave-dealer, as I […]
abbreviation (in Britain) Associate of the Royal School of Mines
Law. the malicious burning of another’s house or property, or in some statutes, the burning of one’s own house or property, as to collect insurance. Contemporary Examples But no one went through with the arson threats that were bandied about back then, says Cummins. Cleveland Wants to Burn Down Ariel Castro’s House. Should It Be? […]