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a female given name, Irish form of Catherine.
Contemporary Examples

Cathleen McGuigan is an architecture critic and cultural journalist.
Frank Gehry Sings a New Tune Cathleen McGuigan January 25, 2011

Photographer Cathleen Naundorff photographed Stella Tennant in the legendary residence, wearing designs by Chanel and Erdem.
Rihanna Visits Coco Chanel’s Paris Apartment; Lindsay Vonn Reportedly Drug Tested at CFDA’s The Fashion Beast Team June 4, 2013

Cathleen Alexis and everybody else has cause to give thanks that the wounded officer, Scott Williams, is on the mend.
Inside the Washington Navy Yard’s Building 197 During Alexis’s Rampage Michael Daly September 18, 2013

The Three Weissmanns of Westportby Cathleen Schine A Jane Austen-inspired story of Connecticut in this charming new novel.
This Week’s Hot Reads The Daily Beast February 17, 2010

Historical Examples

The door opened—it was but Cathleen, with her lady’s excuse, and wishes for Captain Waverley’s health and happiness.
Waverley Sir Walter Scott

Where is the bit of new rope, Cathleen, was bought in Connemara?
Riders to the Sea J. M. Synge

Next day Cathleen called together all the people in the village, her own tribesmen and strangers.
Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race Maud Isabel Ebbutt

The first play produced by this organization was Yeats’s Countess Cathleen.
One-Act Plays Various

Cathleen laughed, blushed, and sheltered herself behind her companion.
Waverley Sir Walter Scott

What does the Countess Cathleen wish to obtain from two poor stranger merchants?
Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race Maud Isabel Ebbutt


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  • Cathode

    the electrode or terminal by which current leaves an electrolytic cell, voltaic cell, battery, etc. the positive terminal of a voltaic cell or battery. the negative terminal, electrode, or element of an electron tube or electrolytic cell. Historical Examples He disconnected one of the room’s tube-lights and contacted with the cathode. Wandl the Invader Raymond […]

  • Cathode-dark-space

    Crookes dark space.

  • Cathode-glow

    a luminous region between the Aston dark space and the Crookes dark space in a vacuum tube, occurring when the pressure is low.

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