Picard Sentence Examples
The micrometer of Auzout and Picard was provided with silk fibres or silver wires instead of the edges of Gascoigne, but one of the silk fibres remained fixed while the other was moved by a screw.
Gascoigne was killed at the battle of Marston Moor on the 2nd of July 1644, in the twenty-fourth year of his age, and his untimely death was doubtless the cause that delayed the publication of a discovery which anticipated, by twenty years, the combined work of Huygens, Malvaison, Auzout and Picard in the same direction.
Picard, were published in 1897 at Paris.
In October, on his return to Roye, he founded the Correspondant Picard, the violent character of which cost him another arrest.
In France, in the meantime, an arc of the meridian had been measured (1669-1670) by Jean Picard, numerous longitudes had been observed between 1672 and 1680 by the same, and by Phil.Advertisement
The other islands are West Island or Ile Picard, Polymnie and Middle Island.
In 1680 Jean Picard, in his Voyage d'Uranibourg, stated, as a result of ten years' observations, that Polaris, or the Pole Star, exhibited variations in its position amounting to 40" annually; some astronomers endeavoured to explain this by parallax, but these attempts were futile, for the motion was at variance with that which parallax would occasion.
L'Art moderne was founded in 1882 by Edmond Picard, who had as his chief supporters Victor Arnould and Octave Maus.
On the night of the first representation, which was warmly received, Picard, the manager, threw himself into the arms of his elated friend, exclaiming, "You have saved us!
Besides writing Tell, Schiller had found time in 1803 and 1804 to translate two French comedies by Picard, and to prepare a German version of Racine's Phedre; and in the last months of his life he began a new tragedy, Demetrius, which gave every promise of being another step forward in his poetic achievement.Advertisement
Calvin, a French student of Picard origin, created the type of Protestantism to which the majority of French Huguenots adhered.
But as 0111vier approximated to the government standpoint, Picard, one of the members of the group known as Les Cinq, veered more to the left.
At a meeting of the Royal Society on the 11th of January 1672, Oldenburg the secretary read a letter from Paris describing the method followed by Picard in measuring a degree, and specifically stating the precise length that he calculated it to be.
It is probable that Newton had become acquainted with this measurement of Picard's, and that he was therefore led to make use of it when his thoughts were redirected to the subject.
His son and heir-apparent, Maurice of Berkeley, was the hero of a misadventure recorded by Froissart, who tells how a young English knight, displaying his banner for the first time on the day of Poitiers, rode after a flying Picard squire, by whom he was grievously wounded and held to ransom.Advertisement
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Or shave it all off and go for the Captain Picard look -- anything but the dreaded comb-over.
The company was founded by one Raphael Picard and remained a family run firm for well over a century.
In 1837, Raphael Picard founded Invicta in La Chaux-de-fonds, Switzerland upon his belief that fine Swiss watches could sell at affordable prices.
Captain Picard's deep, sharp voice lends well to the atmosphere by hitting you with the mood of the album that is following.Advertisement
She is the unofficial counselor aboard the ship and frequently gives sage advice to many of the crew members, especially Captain Jean Luc Picard.
In 2365, she received a personal invitation to serve aboard the Enterprise-D by her long-time friend Captain Jean Luc Picard.
Captain Picard taught her to fence, though after losing a few matches she proclaimed she didn't like the sport very much.
Picard has also remarked that Guinan is "very selective about whom she calls a friend".
But it is always Picard he appears to love to torment the most.Advertisement
In 2364, at age 36, he transferred to the USS Enterprise-D to serve under Captain Jean-Luc Picard.
Wesley was the son of Jack Crusher, a friend of Captain Picard's, now deceased, and Picard took a fatherly interest in him for his old friend's sake.
Captain Picard and his crew follow the Borg ship back to the time of first contact, when the first earth vessel encounters an alien life form.
Also, the leader of the Romulans appears to be human, and looks like Captain Picard.
Picard is created by Patrick Stewart, a veteran of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
His regal portrayal of Picard is of a man in control of himself, his subordinates and his environment.
One of Picard's best friends was Lt. Jack Crusher, who dies while serving with Picard on the USS Stargazer.
There are hints of romantic attachment between Dr. Crusher and Picard, but these remain unresolved.
Picard also has a mentor relationship with android officer Data, the only android serving in Star Fleet, whose express desire is to become more human.
Picard's nemesis is Q, the omnipotent entity we meet in the series premier.
First putting the human race on trial for its existence, Q ultimately becomes fascinated with humanity, and with Picard in particular, often interfering with the running of the starship for his own amusement.
These implacable overlords assimilate everything their path into their hiveminded hegemony, and all the deadliest battles Picard will experience will be against the Borg.
Picard's leisure pursuits are somewhat sedate.
Married to Jack Crusher, Captain Picard's closest friend, who died under his command, she is mother to Wesley Crusher, Picard's young acolyte.
She also bears a torch for Picard that flies almost, but not quite, under his radar.
It's unclear if Picard's feelings for Crusher are kept sublimated by the fact that she is his best friend's widow, that she's within his chain of command, or perhaps he just doesn't 'think about her that way'.
In an alternate timeline created by the trouble-making Q, Crusher and Picard have been married and divorced, with Beverly moving on to command a medical ship.
In a quaint bit of Twentieth Century sensibility, she apparently took his surname when they married, so that fun could be had with the two of them both answering to the query "Captain Picard?"
He is the forerunner of more familiar Starfleet captains such as Kirk, Picard, Sisko and Janeway.
For example the Ressikan flute played by Jean Luc Picard in three episodes of TNG sold for $48,000 at the 40th Anniversary Star Trek auction.
She's the widow of Jack Crusher who served with Jean-Luc Picard when they were younger.
The Next Generation list is lacking, but the famous lines of "Engage," "Make it so Number one," and "Computer, status report" from Picard are there.
There is also a clip of Picard playing the flute and Data's lifeform song.
Picard's Starfleet uniform is replaced by a Robin Hood costume.
Played by Gates McFadden, Dr. Crusher served as chief medical officer and surgeon on the Enterprise 1701-D under the command of Jean-Luc Picard.
Guinan - An alien and one of the last of her kind, Guinan shared a unique relationship with Picard and worked as a bartender in Ten-Forward.
Picard is an old school Captain, a classic explorer and diplomat.
What would work for Captain Kirk would not work for Picard or Janeway, but would be ideal for Sisko and Archer.
In this movie, Captain Jean Luc Picard is surprised to learn that the new praetor, Shinzon, is a human.
Shinzon acts strangely and offers a knife with his own blood, which confirms he is a Picard clone.
Like Kirk, Picard, Sisko and Janeway, Archer directly influenced the times that his show covered.