from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pear-shaped vessel, or cylinder tapered at one end, of glass or clay ware, open at both ends, used in the condensation of iodine vapor in the industrial preparation of iodine, the vapor being carried through several series of such vessels, which fit into one another successively in each series. See aludel.


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  • Jon Udell is leaving Infoworld to work for Microsoft.

    Scripting News for 12/8/2006 « Scripting News Annex

  • Dick's whistle stopped instantly and his face flushed like a school girl as he gave her a chair and went to call Udell, who was in the other room trying to convince the boy that the stove needed a bucket of coal.

    That Printer of Udell's

  • His lawyer, Jeffrey Udell, declined to comment, as did Jay Musoff, an attorney for the Believe network.

    Charter Network Facing Closure

  • Andrew Louis also blogged (part of) it, and has some great photos; Joey DeVilla has detailed blog posts on several of the speakers; Titus reflects on his own participation; and Jon Udell has a more detailed write up of the polymath project.

    2009 July | Serendipity

  • Now Jon Udell joins the dots and points out that we have an equivalent problem in environmentalism: Carbon Theatre.

    2010 January 25 | Serendipity

  • Seattle also signed offensive tackle Joe Toledo, cornerbacks Chris Richards and Marcus Udell and receivers Chris Duvalt and Victor James, all tryout players who participated in the team's three-day minicamp last week.

    Seattle Seahawks Team Report

  • David X Prutting/Billy Farrell Agency David Yurman and Candy Udell "I figured a lot of people would be wearing jewelry and there would be a lot of diamonds, so I kept it low-key," Ms. Lakshmi said.

    Not-so-Hidden Gems

  • "Dogs and human-raised wolves are capable of distinguishing between a person looking at them, someone who's paying attention and someone who's not," said Monique A.R. Udell, lead author of a study published recently in the journal Learning & Behavior.

    Dogs adept at reading people's minds

  • The findings, said Udell, are important because previous research suggested that something happened to dogs during genetic domestication that made them begin to think like humans.

    Dogs adept at reading people's minds

  • Over the last five years or so, we've been trying to understand how dogs and relatives of dogs such as wolves respond to social companions," explained Udell, who was a researcher at the University of Florida in Gainesville when the study was conducted."

    Dogs adept at reading people's minds


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