Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The period beginning with the birth of Jesus.

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  • Mr. Brownridge is Senior Vice-President of I.G. Management Ltd.l. G. Management is the wholly owned subsidiary of Investors Group, Canada's largest mutual fund company, with assets under administration of $18 billion.

    Investment Forum—1996

  • Mr. Brownridge is responsible for overall development and co-ordination of strategies and policies pertaining to the management of over $3 billion of fixed-income assets managed by I.G. Investment Management.

    Investment Forum—1996

  • Doug Brownridge (left) had an amazing smallie spot; all of these fish were caught within 10 yards of 1 rock the size of a Volkswagen.

    Field & Stream

  • Brownridge then takes the sample with the higher natural freezing temperature and heats it to 80 degrees Celsius, warming the other only to room temperature.

    The Mpemba Effect

  • Over the past 10 years, James Brownridge, radiation safety officer for the State University of New York at Binghamton, has carried out hundreds of experiments on the Mpemba effect (in his spare time, not as part of his duties), and he believes he has the answer.

    The Mpemba Effect

  • In his experiments, Brownridge starts with two samples of water at the same temperature in covered test tubes.

    The Mpemba Effect

  • In his theory, heating raises the freezing point of water by driving off solutes such as carbon dioxide, which means heating water increases the chance that it will freeze first, rather than it being purely random as Brownridge suggests.

    The Mpemba Effect

  • According to Brownridge, the effect is based on another phenomenon called supercooling, the fact that even though we all know zero degrees Celsius is the freezing point of water, water hardly ever freezes right at zero degrees.

    The Mpemba Effect

  • On Tuesday, USA Today quoted Kent Brownridge, general manager of Wenner Media, as saying his staff first saw the ad copy last week, and "we are not in the business of publishing advertising for religious messages."

    Boing Boing: January 16, 2005 - January 22, 2005 Archives

  • Ladies and gentlemen, I ask you to please welcome our final speaker, Allan Brownridge, who will discuss interest rates and the prospects for the bond market.

    Investment Forum—1996

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