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- abbr. Physics lumen
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- n. Symbol for the lumen, the SI unit of luminous flux.
- n. A Roman numeral representing nine hundred and fifty (950).
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- n. a unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions
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"Young gen'lm'n, Rugby; three parcels, Leicester; hamper o 'game, Rugby," answers hostler.
Tom and the rest rushed into bed and finished their unrobing there, and the old verger, as punctual as the clock, had put out the candle in another minute, and toddled on to the next room, shutting their door with his usual "Good-night, gen'lm'n."
"I'm afeerd there's an orkard gen'lm'n in 'em, sir," replied Sam.
'Ere, JEWLS, ole feller, show the gen'lm'n' ow yer can do a swear.
"I want to see her, young 'ooman, so you'd better cut away up an' tell her a gen'lm'n requests a few words private conversation with her."
So then he turns found to me, and says, "Ikey, put two mould candles in the back parlour, and charge 'em to this gen'lm'n's account," vich I did.
'Now, gen'lm'n,' cries the guard, with the waybill in his hand.
You see it's a mere trifle; and, unless the gen'lm'n means to go up afore the court, it's hardly worth while waiting for detainers, you know.
-- "He just is," ses the other gen'lm'n, ven bump they cums agin the post, and out flies the fare like bricks. '
The place, which a few minutes ago was so still and quiet, is now all bustle; the early vendors of the morning papers have arrived, and you are assailed on all sides with shouts of 'Times, gen'lm'n, Times,' 'Here's Chron --