from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of central Honshu, Japan, north-northwest of Nagoyo. A major textile center since the tenth century, it was rebuilt after a disastrous earthquake in June 1948. Population: 269,000.
- Fukui, Kenichi 1918-1998. Japanese chemist. He shared a 1981 Nobel Prize for applying quantum-mechanics theories to the analysis of chemical reactions.
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- proper n. Fukui Prefecture of Central Japan
- proper n. a city in Fukui Prefecture
- proper n. A surname.
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FUKUI — The motorcade of the all-white Panawave cult returned to its Fukui headquarters Friday, a day after their predicted — then postponed — doomsday passed without incident.
The university in Fukui has come up with a solution -- bluegill burgers.
Orbital interaction and symmetry relations between molecules or parts of molecules are fundamental concepts in Fukui's and Hoffmann's theories.
Proud to be a busybody matchmaker, Juryo belongs to a 200-member women’s group in Fukui which makes door-to-door visits to single people’s homes in a bid to marry them off and raise the birth rate of the sleepy prefecture in western Japan.
But as it happened, that is just a layover town to our going to Kanazawa, so we just have to leave Tokyo a little earlier and go up the line to the next available hotel….which is 90 minutes up the line at the town of Fukui which is famous for…..having a nuclear power plant.
I was born in 1921 in Tokyo and grew up in the provincial city of Fukui.
She then came into contact with professional paper artisans in the washi-making town of Imadate in Fukui Prefecture.
Perhaps someone at Drawn and Quarterly or some intrepid soul on the Internet can put up an online appendix that sheds a little more light on authors like Eiichi Fukui and Masahiko Matsumoto.
The problem at the Tsuruga plant was the first of its kind there, according to the spokesman, although another nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture, run by Kansai Electric Power Co., had a similar incident in April 2010 where radioactivity in cooling water increased.
A spokesman for the Japan Atomic Power Co. said the discovery at the Tsuruga Nuclear Power plant, in Fukui prefecture in central Japan, came in weekly tests on the water at the No. 2 reactor.