Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- [capitalized] A division of the Paleozoic strata in Pennsylvania, according to the nomenclature suggested by H. D. Rogers: it corresponds to the Catskill group of the New York survey, forming one of the divisions of the Upper Devonian.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. rare Western; occidental.
- From Italian ponente ("west"), ultimately from Latin ponent-, ponens, present participle of ponere ("to place"). (Wiktionary)
“És el que estem fent ara: ens ha fallat el primer ponent de la tarda, i ens hem empescat una petita ronda de presentacions de les entitats que hem organitzat tota aquesta gran festa.”
“A spokesman for his successful op ponent in the Sept. 14 Democratic primary, Vincent Gray, said voters rarely mentioned the issue.”
“Fortunately his op - ponent was a child, and a childish example would suffice.”
“She was a girl of about his size, which meant also his age, because the werewolves matured at the rate of their slow com - ponent, the human one.”
“But per capita expenditures for this program com - ponent, as for HI, are projected to grow in line with per capita health care costs over the long run.”
“He really hadn't expected the luck of a full strike, but his op-ponent had evidently anticipated a blow to the head rather than the hand.”
“He stored it in a far recess of his mind and moved on, concentrating on his work and his career, which by all ac-counts were far more successful than any selective com-ponent of his personal life.”
“The quick retreat caught Flint off guard, and he instantly crouched, watching his op - ponent warily.”
“Finding his op-ponent helpless, Emien crossed his dagger over his quillon and bore down with both hands.”
“The Sathid had spoken the truth; the op-ponent she faced was herself.”
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