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Lambert

Constant. 1905--51, English composer and conductor. His works include much ballet music and The Rio Grande (1929), a work for chorus, orchestra, and piano, using jazz idioms

Lambert

 

a subsidiary unit of luminance, used mostly in the USA; named in honor of J. Lambert. Abbreviated notation: in Russian, lb; in international usage, la. One lambert is equal to the luminance of a surface exhibiting uniform diffusion in all directions and having a luminosity of 1 radphot (1 lumen/ cm2); 1 lambert = 3.20 × 103 nit = l/π stilb = 10-4 apostilb.


Lambert

 

the world’s largest glacier, located in eastern Antarctica. The Lambert Glacier begins in the northern part of IGY Valley and merges with the Amery ice shelf. The Lambert Glacier is 700 km long and 30–40 km wide. Expeditionary investigations of the Lambert Glacier have been conducted mainly by the Commonwealth of Australia and the USSR.

lambert

[′lam·bərt]
(optics)
A unit of luminance (photometric brightness) that is equal to 1/π candela per square centimeter, or to the uniform luminance of a perfectly diffusing surface emitting or reflecting light at the rate of 1 lumen per square centimeter. Abbreviated L.

lambert

A unit of luminance equal to (1/p) candela per sq cm; equal to the uniform luminance of a perfectly diffusing surface emitting or reflecting light at the rate of 1 lumen per sq cm. Abbr. L.
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Living by the winning philosophy of "what doesn't kill you only makes you blonder,'' Lambert is at her wisecracking, blond-bombshell best on the title track, "Platinum.
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But Ben Jones, prosecuting, challenged Lambert saying: "Is this a very devious manipulation to derail this whole trial?
And Lambert said: "I'm not tempted to wear my Champions League medal.
Everyone knows the end is near with Karch here, and people can come out and see the God of our sport come out and play once again,'' Lambert said.