Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A lentil.

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Examples

  • “Be it what it like, Mrs. Dods, ye are right heartily welcome here, and we have a’ the day to speak of the business in hand — festina lente, that is the true law language — hooly and fairly, as one may say — ill treating of business with an empty stomach — and here comes your tea, and I hope

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • L'ancien président américain Bill Clinton, émissaire spécial des Nations Unies en Haïti, a nié lundi à Port-au-Prince que l'aide humanitaire ait été trop "lente" à parvenir aux Haïtiens après le séisme de mardi.

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  • Incidentally, some years Great Basin bristlecone pines awaken in late June, discern (exactly how remains a mystery) that pending summer conditions will be inhospitable; drop back into dormancy drawing upon meager sugar reserves, enabling them to survive for another sleepy 12 months: Giving an entirely new meaning to Fastina lente or make haste slowly.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Saving the Ancient Pines by Reducing our Global Footprints

  • Rough translation of the most recent: Als de lente start verrijzen de crocussen.

    The Prime Minister's haiku

  • Previous Entry | Next Entry combustion lente/combustion lente

    combustion lente / combustion lente

  • As a solution I would draw your attention to ESA where a multi-governmental organisation is making slow but steady progress "festina lente"!

    Changing Course - AGAIN? - NASA Watch

  • Armado com uma lente de 28mm, JR fotografou imagens de rostos de jovens da vizinhança e do distrito próximo The Forestière (Clichy-sous-Bois, 93).

    JR- 28 millimeters/Face2Face projects

  • Ojalá usaste lente telescópico para tomar esa foto. doogie

    A recent trip / Viaje reciente

  • Ein Lichtspiel: Schwartz – Weiß – Grau Gioco di luce: Nero – Bianco – Grigio è un montaggio di parti meccaniche luccicanti, filmate con lente sfaccettata ed in esposizione multipla.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Ein Lichtspiel: Schwartz – Weiss – Grau

  • O telemóvel apenas propiciou o registo e divulgação do acontecido, o que levanta enormes questões éticas numa época em que a privacidade, em que os espaços que estão tradicionalmente mais protegidos agora se encontram por detrás de paredes de vidro mediadas pela lente da câmara que cabe nos bolsos.

    Panopticon

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  • In addition, lente is a substance, especially insulin, that is metabolized or absorbed solely gradually when introduced into the body (Oxford English Dictionary).

    August 29, 2011