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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
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Mr and Mrs Lambert claim the stress from the harassment campaign resulted in their ill health and the subsequent collapse of Mr Lambert's taxi business.
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At Cardiff's Civil Justice Centre, they claimed the campaign resulted in their ill health and the subsequent collapse of Mr Lambert's taxi business.
Richard Pickering: Well that's two gone, come on lets see Lambert on his bike followed by Faulkner.
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Lambert shared the news about her new husband on Saturday by sharing (https://www.instagram.com/p/Bt9bYU5gOa2/) two Instagram photos of herself and McLoughlin on their wedding day.
In her latest song, Lambert talks about "heartbreak" and being "numb" and "lonely."
"Maybe I'm addicted to goodbyes," Lambert says in the track.
In her Tuesday's Instagram post, Lambert spoke of finding peace in "dark places" and called music a "medicine."
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