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Hilaire Germain Edgar . 1834-- 1917, French impressionist painter and sculptor, noted for his brilliant draughtsmanship and ability to convey movement, esp in his studies of horse racing and ballet dancers
To drive out and exhaust the gases occluded in the internal parts of an electron tube or other gastight apparatus, generally by heating during evacuation.
To remove gas from a liquid or solid.
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I had to summon a good deal of courage to take a student who had been studying cube root and "banking and discount
," and explain to him that the wisest thing for him to do first was thoroughly master the multiplication table.
I actually entreated her to let me be of some use--as if I had been an old friend, with money enough in my pocket to discount
the note myself.
I told you we were doing a good thing in buying up all des Lupeaulx's paper from his creditors at sixty per cent discount