[lam-bert] /ˈlæm bərt/
the centimeter-gram-second unit of luminance or brightness, equivalent to 0.32 candles per square centimeter, and equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface emitting or reflecting one lumen per square centimeter.
[lam-bert; for 2 also German lahm-bert] /ˈlæm bərt; for 2 also German ˈlɑm bɛrt/
[kon-stuh nt] /ˈkɒn stənt/ (Show IPA), 1905–51, English composer and conductor.
[yoh-hahn hahyn-rikh] /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈhaɪn rɪx/ (Show IPA), 1728–77, German scientist and mathematician.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “land” and “bright.”.
the cgs unit of illumination, equal to 1 lumen per square centimetre L
Constant. 1905–51, English composer and conductor. His works include much ballet music and The Rio Grande (1929), a work for chorus, orchestra, and piano, using jazz idioms
masc. proper name, from French, from German Lambert, from Old High German Lambreht, from lant “land” + beraht “bright.” Old English cognate was Landbeorht. The popularity of the name from 12c. is probably due to immigration from Flanders, where St. Lambert of Maestricht was highly venerated. Attested as a surname from mid-12c.
A unit of luminance in the centimeter-gram-second system, equivalent to the luminance of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter. The lambert is named after the Swiss mathematician and physicist Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728-1777).
noun, Cartography. 1. a conformal projection in which meridians are represented as straight lines converging toward the nearest pole and parallels as arc segments of concentric circles.
- Lambert-eaton syndrome
Lambert-Eaton syndrome Lam·bert-Eaton syndrome (lām’bərt-) n. Progressive proximal muscle weakness in individuals with carcinoma, in the absence of dermatomyositis or polymyositis. Also called carcinomatous myopathy, Eaton-Lambert syndrome.
[lam-bith] /ˈlæm bɪθ/ noun 1. a borough of Greater London, England. /ˈlæmbəθ/ noun 1. a borough of S Greater London, on the Thames: contains Lambeth Palace (the London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury). Pop: 268 500 (2003 est). Area: 27 sq km (11 sq miles) 2. the Archbishop of Canterbury in his official capacity […]
noun 1. a convention of the bishops of the Anglican communion, held about every 10 years at Lambeth Palace to confer but not to define doctrine or to legislate on ecclesiastical matters. noun 1. the decennial conference of Anglican bishops, begun in 1867 See also Lambeth Quadrilateral