Fred, 1899–1987, U.S. dancer and actor.
Partly because Ben was as naturally and effortlessly impeccable as Astaire or Cary Grant, or any other mythic style-setter.
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A modern-day Astaire or Crosby, the well-wardrobed Wes Anderson exhibits style and grace, both personally and in his filmmaking.
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Fred, real name Frederick Austerlitz. 1899–1987, US dancer, singer, and actor, whose films include Top Hat (1935), Swing Time (1936), and The Band Wagon (1953)
adjective not stable (electronics) capable of oscillating between two states
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astaire, fred A twentieth-century American entertainer who danced in many film musicals with partners such as Ginger Rogers. He was admired for his speed and grace and for his apparently effortless approach to dancing.
an ancient Semitic deity, goddess of fertility and reproduction worshiped by the Phoenicians and Canaanites. (lowercase). Also called chestnut clam. any of several marine bivalve mollusks of the genus Astarte, having a somewhat triangular, chestnut-brown shell. Historical Examples The careful study of antiquarians points to the fact of its having been formerly the temple of […]
inability to stand due to a limitation or absence of muscular coordination. astasia a·sta·sia (ə-stā’zhə) n. The inability to stand due to muscular incoordination.
unstable; unsteady. Physics. having no tendency to take a definite position or direction. Historical Examples This magnet is capable of rendering the needle less sensitive or of making it astatic. Scientific American Supplement, No. 421, January 26, 1884 Various By arranging two magnetized needles with their poles opposite each other, Fig. 92, an astatic needle […]