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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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After completing a PS4million move to the club he's supported since boyhood last June, Lambert, who took a tough career path to the Premier League via Blackpool, Macclesfield, Stockport, Rochdale and Bristol Rovers - famously working in a beetroot bottling factory during his early years - showed that good things come to those who wait.
Living by the winning philosophy of "what doesn't kill you only makes you blonder,'' Lambert was at her wisecracking best.
"No progress has been made under Lambert. In fact, this once mighty club is now staring relegation in the face." Lambert's exit will prove costly for Lerner, with the Scot having penned a new fouryear contract last September worth PS3million a year.
With many using this as an opportunity to visit the bathroom, the greatest relief of all came when the amazing Lambert returned to the stage.
When the referee stood them up, the Kirkheaton boy's momentary lack of concentration was ruthlessly punished by Hayes with a Tsuri Komi, injuring Lambert's shoulder and ultimately securing the win.
A residential real estate specialist, Lambert is available to assist Western Massachusetts homeowners with selling their homes or buying a home.
With Manchester City up next today, Lambert acknowledged: "You need to win your home games.
"It's been a special day and I'm trying to absorb what's happened," Lambert said.
Building off the success of that first store, Lambert and his brother Jim - his business partner since 1992 - expanded the operation.
Lambert became Villa's top target the moment Ole Gunnar Solskjaer - the only other serious contender - pulled out and has been promised funds to add depth to the squad.
Should he join Villa, Lambert would leave the club in a much healthier state then when he take over three seasons ago.
For years, Purity Castings consisted of Lambert's grandfather and one other employee manufacturing zinc and aluminum die casting alloys, tin-based babbitts and low-melting fusible alloys.