How to use Thompson in a sentence
No, I was able to get you in at the Thompson's.
Mrs. Thompson loves an excuse to eat cake.
She'll be living here, Mrs. Thompson said.
We walked into the kitchen where Mrs. Thompson was pulling out a ham.
Mrs. Thompson led me in to the office where she sat down and filled out a bunch of papers.Advertisement
Back in the car, Mrs. Thompson asked, "Was that necklace from your family?"
Mrs. Thompson checked on me a few times.
Thompson proved a worthy successor to Whewell; the twenty years of his mastership were years of progress, and he himself took an active part in the abolition of tests and the reform of university studies and of the college statutes.
After Newton's time the first vigorous effort to restore the universality of the doctrine of energy was made by Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, and was published in the Phil.
Memoirs of Lord Anglesey were published by Sir P. Pett in 1693, but contain little biographical information and were repudiated as a mere imposture by Sir John Thompson (Lord Haversham), his son-in-law, in his preface to Lord Anglesey's State of the Government in 1694.Advertisement
Thompson, From the Cotton Field to the Cotton Mill, a Study of the Industrial Transition in North Carolina (New York, 1906), contains some interesting observations on the changes in social conditions resulting from the growth of the cotton-manufacturing industry.
Thompson (1823-1873), widely known in his day as a poet and as the editor of the Southern Literary Messenger in 1847-59.
Standing in the public green, in the centre of the city, is the original statue (by Launt Thompson) of the "Massachusetts Color Bearer," which has been reproduced on the battlefield of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
The Thompson family had been settled in New England since the middle of the previous century, and belonged to the class of moderately wealthy farmers.
He now formed the design of joining the Austrian army, for the purpose of campaigning against the Turks, and so crossed over from Dover to Calais with Gibbon, who, writing to his friend Lord Sheffield, calls his fellow-passenger "Mr SecretaryColonel-Admiral-Philosopher Thompson."Advertisement
Whether the national hieroglyphic system of the Hittites expressed the same Indo-European language as, according to Hrozny, their cuneiform does, we do not know, as further attempts to elucidate it made by Campbell Thompson 11 and Cowley," while in themselves very interesting experiments, do not seem to take us further than previous attempts by Sayce and others.
C. Thompson in 1918 17 and by Hall in 1919, and at El `Obeid by Hall in the latter year," have shown us that the painted ware of Susa and Musyan, discovered by de Morgan was not confined to Persia, but was the ordinary pottery of Babylonia in the prehistoric (chalcolithic) period.
Father Fitzherbert, who is described as "a person of excellent parts, a notable politician, and of graceful behaviour and generous spirit," wrote many controversial works, a list of which is given in the article on him by Mr Thompson Cooper in the Dictionary of National Biography, together with authorities for his life.
The instrument exhibited by Thompson would, without undue heating, take a current of 30 amperes, which was sufficient to produce a magnetizing force of woo units.
Thompson made three great discoveries, which seem to have fallen in his way in the most natural and simple manner, but must be regarded really as the outcome of extraordinary genius.Advertisement
Mailer's studies on the larval forms of Echinoderms and the discoveries of Vaughan Thompson were appreciated.
It was proposed in 1838 by Lewis Thompson, but it was only applied commercially after Miller's improvements in 1867, when it was adopted at the Sydney mint.
David Thompson (1770-1857), an employee at different times of the Hudson's Bay and North-West Fur companies, explored the region of the Missouri river in 1797-1798, and thus anticipated the work of Lewis and Clark, who entered the present limits of the state in 1804 and wintered among the Mandans,constructingFortMandan in what is nowMcLean county.
The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry and David Thompson, 1799-1814, edited by Elliot Coues (3 vols., New York, 1897).
Of these, Dr Thompson and Dr Newman declined to serve.Advertisement
The British arbitrators were Lord Hannen and Sir John Thompson.
In most cases they reach the coast through deep valleys or profound canyons, and the transcontinental railways find their way beside them, the Canadian Pacific following at first tributaries of the Columbia near its great bend, and afterwards Thompson river and the Fraser; while the Grand Trunk Pacific makes use of the valley of the Skeena and its tributaries.
To carry out Lord Durham's policy the British government passed in 1840 an Act of Union joining Upper and Lower Canada, and sent out as governor Charles Poulett Thompson, who was made Baron Sydenham and Toronto.
His successor, Sir John Thompson, after a successful leadership of about two years, died suddenly of heart disease at Windsor Castle, immediately after being sworn of the imperial privy council.
The dispute was finally referred to a court of arbitration, on which Sir John Thompson, premier of the Dominion, sat as one of the British arbitrators.Advertisement
In The Far West, However, A Little Group Of Adventurous Fur Traders, Of Whom Sir Alexander Mackenzie, David Thompson, Alexander Henry And Daniel Williams Harmon May Be Taken As Conspicuous Types, Were Unfolding The Vast Expanse Of The Future Dominion.
He was consecrated on the 1st of May at Westminster Abbey by Archbishop Thompson (of York), Hort being the preacher, and enthroned at Durham cathedral on the 15th of May.
Vaughan Thompson, of Cork, which decided their position as Crustacea.
Vaughan Thompson is again that which is primarily connected with the history of a Molluscan class.
Vaughan Thompson, Zoological Researches (Cork, 1830); memoir iv., " On the Cirripedes or Barnacles, demonstrating their deceptive character."Advertisement
Thompson and others have shown however that they contain both neutral and charged molecules in a relative proportion which adjusts itself continuously, so that even neutral molecules may partake of the translatory motion which they gained while carrying a charge.
The first signature to this circular was that of William Thompson who was afterwards elected as the first president.
Collier was appointed to Manchester and the Rev. Peter Thompson was sent to work in the East End.
Thompson, trained Philip Quaque, said to be " the first convert who ever received ordination since the Reformation in the Reformed Church."
P. Thompson's paper (loc. cit.), represents a view of the distribution of these charges on the front and back plates respectively.Advertisement
The "Bellona" (74), commanded by Captain Thompson, and the "Russel" (74), commanded by Captain Cuming, ran ashore on the Middle Ground, but within range though at too great a distance for fully effective fire.
Captain Thompson lost his leg in the battle.
Here, for some years before the War of American Independence, lived Benjamin Thompson, later Count Rumford.
Garrison's visit to England enraged the pro-slavery people and press of the United States at the outset, and when he returned home in September with the "protest" against the Colonization Society, and announced that he had engaged the services of George Thompson as a lecturer against American slavery, there were fresh outbursts of rage on every hand.
This added fresh fuel to the public excitement, and when Thompson came over in the next spring, the hostility to the cause began to manifest itself in mobs organized to suppress the discussion of the slavery question.Advertisement
In the autumn of 1835 Thompson was compelled, in order to save his life, to embark secretly for England.
Under the influence of Howell Cobb of Georgia, secretary of the treasury, and Jacob Thompson of Mississippi, secretary of the interior, the president was convinced that it was the only way to avoid civil war.
Halos was added to the number of Early Iron Age sites in Thessaly in 1912 (Wace and Thompson).
From 1878 till 1891 he was minister of customs in the cabinet of Sir John Macdonald; then minister of militia; and under the premiership of Sir John Thompson, minister of trade and commerce.
C. Thompson, who published their results in 1907 under the title, The Inscription of Darius the Great at Behistun, including a full illustrated account of the sculptures and the inscription, and a complete collation of the text.Advertisement
It was not until a much later period that he became intimate with Richard Thompson and other Englishmen.
See Silvanus Phillips Thompson, D.Sc., LL.D., F.R.S., by his wife and daughter (1920).
P. Thompson, was issued by the Gilbert Club of London in 1900.
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Benjamin Thompson (Count Rumford) occupied the village and built a British fort here near the close of the American War of Independence.
Vaughan Thompson demonstrated the existence of metamorphosis in the development of the higher Crustacea.
It was not till Vaughan Thompson demonstrated, in 1830, their development from a free-swimming and typically Crustacean larva that it came to be recognized that, in Huxley's graphic phrase, "a barnacle may be said to be a Crustacean fixed by its head and kicking the food into its mouth with its legs."
With this object George Thompson (a merchant who had traded with Barbary) was sent out in the "Catherine," and ascended the Gambia in his ship to Kassan, a Portuguese trading town, thence continuing his journey in small boats.
In his absence the "Catherine" was seized and the crew murdered by Portuguese and half-castes, and Thompson himself was later on murdered by natives.
P. Thompson, Life of Lord Kelvin (1910), which contains a full bibliography of his writings.
In all, four Thompson brothers served in the British army during the Great War.
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My friend, Ron Chappell once came ' under the wrath ' of John Thompson for damaging Basil's school blazer.
Rising deputy characters include Nicholas Lea as the perfidious Krycek and Brian Thompson as the shapeshifting alien bounty hunters.
In a rare breakaway Thompson had the ball in the Cardiff net, but it was disallowed for a foul on Warner.
Andrew Harrison and Kevin Thompson investigate the benefits of sodium bicarbonate and sodium citrate.
National Judges by Philippa Thompson When is a Collected trot not a collected trot not a Collected Trot?
In addition, the Vosper built corvettes will fitted with French built Thompson CFS combat systems.
The story by Tok Thompson, Dublin, shows just how much can be packed into a few lines; it's powerfully evocative.
The 1960s excavator Hugh Thompson admitted that the techniques used then were ' brutal ' .
Thompson, who lives in a cottage in a Cumbrian village dwarfed by surrounding fells, will not reveal what his check was worth.
David Thompson David Thompson began his career at the BBC as a documentary filmmaker.
The BBC director general, Mark Thompson, is also talking to staff today about the wider implications of the Creative Future review.
Inheritance shoots out What we have here is a Thompson submachine gun.
Henry Lloyd Thompson rubs salt between his fingers, feeling the texture of the crystals and squeezes handfuls together to judge the moisture content.
Kata based sparring An interview with Iain Abernethy - Geoff Thompson A brief history of Kata The Bubishi - Karate's Most Important Text?
A driving lineout minutes later from Filton College saw hooker Alex Thompson score out wide.
Thompson, so effective going forward looked leaden footed as Clayton Hook tore past him and half the length of the pitch.
Stephen Donnelly replaces Brian Thompson on lead guitar and also adds another mandolin to the bands line-up.
Thompson, by now unhappily plagued by injury, could finish only ninth in the 1987 world championships.
After being routed by troops loyal to the republic, Thompson and about 12 companions were isolated and eventually overrun by army regiments.
Keith Thompson is an award-winning wedding photographer with more than fifteen years experience.
Welcome to Laura James, as our temporary receptionist when Elizabeth Thompson leaves at the end of June.
Mayo Thompson produced 1987's Poem of the River EP, while Guthrie returned to man the spartan mini-album The final resting of the Ark.
The frustration was clear to all when Thompson was on the wrong end of a forearm smash that laid him out in midfield.
Former chairman Clive Thompson earned the sobriquet Mr 20% for the regularity with which the company met this earnings target during the nineties.
Unlike other European Social Democrats, complains Thompson, Labor has learned to love the market without reserve.
Smith gave the Gazette to his new son-in-law, which Thompson converted in sympathy from Conservative to Liberal.
Supermarine looked statuesque in defense, and this was apparent in the opening minutes as Harris, Thompson and Cox had strong early runs.
To grow succulents from seed, try the Thompson and Morgan range.
Tony Thompson has cleverly blended their individual accounts into a gripping tale.
However, Thompson has proved unbeatable in the ladies game.
The central character is nicely underplayed by Emma Thompson - who also did the screenplay - despite a grotesque disguise.
Halfway through the second half, John Hughes sent another big kick upfield, this time finding Daniel Thompson on the right.
Doug in this shot has a bit o ' the the " little waster ", Bobby Thompson about him.
Working for Muskie, Thompson wrote, " was something like being locked in a rolling box car with a vicious 200-pound water rat.
Frank Thompson had seen 14 waxwings near Sainsbury's and a similar number on West Park Avenue, Newby in December.
The Thompson Puma is a double capstan winch used for hauling and lifting.
Besides recitation and residence halls, it has the Lawrence Hall Library (1846), containing (1910) 68,000 volumes, the Thompson Memorial Chapel (1904), the Lasell Gymnasium (1886), an infirmary (1895), the Hopkins Observatory (1837) and the Field Memorial Observatory (1882), the Thompson Chemical Laboratory (1892), the Thompson Biological Laboratory (1893) and the Thompson Physical Laboratory (1893).
In 1850 a reception was given in Faneuil Hall in honour of the English anti-slavery leader, George Thompson, whose reported intention to address Bostonians in 1835 precipitated the riot of that year.
In science the state can boast of John Winthrop, the most eminent of colonial scientists; Benjamin Thompson (Count Rumford); Nathaniel Bowditch, the translator of Laplace; Benjamin Peirce and Morse the electrician; not to include an adopted citizen in Louis Agassiz.
Mrs. Thompson's chickens killed Leila's chickens.
This morning Lucien Thompson sent me a beautiful bouquet of violets and crocuses and jonquils.
Lucien Thompson is sick.
Welcome to Laura James, as our temporary Receptionist when Elizabeth Thompson leaves at the end of June.
More Information Prof Alan Thompson, MS Society Medical advisor, talks about relapsing remitting MS.
Mayo Thompson produced 1987's Poem of the River EP, while Guthrie returned to man the spartan mini-album The Final Resting of the Ark.
Peel clears up the loose ball, but Thompson is penalized for coming into a ruck from the side.
Mere Knolls is the final resting place of several war casualties too, as well as pitman and Sunderland shipyard owner Robert Thompson.
Unlike other European social democrats, complains Thompson, Labor has learned to love the market without reserve.
On Thompson, the high trees were filled with birds, and their chatter sounded like squalls of hail and glass.
Working for Muskie, Thompson wrote, was something like being locked in a rolling box car with a vicious 200-pound water rat.
Frank Thompson had seen 14 waxwings near Sainsbury 's and a similar number on West Park Avenue, Newby in December.
The rockers may be hidden beneath an armchair style like the Thompson Glider by Dwell Studio, or they may be a part of the design in a sleeker, European style like the Nurseryworks Storetime Rocker.
The three partners collaborated on all aspects of the firm, with Thompson running the business, Ventulett designing and Stainback taking care of the technical side of thing.
Game Rooms to Go- Featuring games from Thompson's sporting goods and game room furniture, lighting, wall decor and retro accents.
Hand crafted by Scott Walker in Thompson Falls, Montana, the tin chandeliers of One Guy Light Co. are simple but beautiful.
Aspen Colorado is an exciting cultural destination which has been home to writers such as Hunter Thompson and musicians such as John Denver.
Thompson claims to have purchased the house as a favor to Smith, and she would in turn take over the mortgage.
Thompson claims it's not his intention to embarrass or humiliate Smith.
Lea Thompson, Carly Patterson, Cheech Marin, and Jai Rodriguez soon followed.
Thompson. Depp has contributed a forward to one of Thompson's books, narrated his biography, and, when the author died in 2005, Depp paid for his extravagant funeral.
Lili St. Cyr did interpretive striptease based on Salome, Carmen, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and Sadie Thompson.
Tim Thompson, a veteran session player and live jazz musician, was awarded second place in the 2008 Fingerstyle Championship and has been featured in magazines like Mel Bay's Guitar Sessions, Wood and Steel, and Just Jazz Guitar.
Developed by Dr. Jeffrey Thompson, an expert in brainwave frequencies and sleep for health and well-being, this musical program is a natural sleep aid that does not involve a high cost, taking medication, or time commitment.
I have been waiting a long time for a game I can make a pun to in my little heading of "Thompson's Two Cents".
First the sex scene mods, then Jack Thompson cries out in protest, and now this.
Jack Thompson is a Miami-based attorney at law who is an outspoken opponent against violence and sex in video games.
Thompson has also attempted to link violent crimes with video games, claiming they are "murder simulations" on which people train to kill.
Thompson has had several rather caustic e-mail exchanges with well-known video game writers.
In these, Thompson often makes vague legal threats and slanders his recipients.
Such interchanges have spurred many parodies of Mr. Thompson and his methods of persuasion.
His reputation with gamers notwithstanding, Thompson has contacted numerous political and legal figures in an attempt to keep young children (and in some cases, everyone) from playing violent or otherwise graphic video games.
In 1999, Thompson filed a $33 million lawsuit against a number of companies, including Time Warner Inc., Atari Corp.
The father then hits the road and assaults various other targets before ending at E³ with, as Thompson said, a "monstrously delicious rampage".
Several homebrew efforts were made in response to Mr. Thompson's proposal.
However, upon their release, Thompson retracted his offer, claiming it was an obvious satire.
Shortly after Thompson refused to donate the money, Penny Arcade's Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins made an out-of-pocket donation to the ESA Foundation in the amount of $10,000.
The donation was made under Jack Thompson's name.
One day later, Thompson claims he faxed a letter to the Seattle Police Department, the city of Holkins and Krahulik, with claims he was being harassed by the two gentlemen.
A post on Penny Arcade's website announces Jack Thompson's attempt to contact federal agents to arrest the authors.
Kotaku says the Florida Bar Association may or may not be conducting an ethics review of Thompson.
According to games.slashdot.org, Jack Thompson may be under investigation by the Florida Bar Assocation after his attempt to have the Penny Arcade writers arrested.
Critics such as the unfortunately famous Jack Thompson have gained press by saying video games train people to kill.
B-Movie martial arts star Brian Thompson is cheeserific.
With proponents like Jack Thompson constantly decrying the violent and sometimes unsavory aspects of many games on the market today, we also have to take note of the positive effects as well.
One of the most public figures who has been attacking the video game industry for its apparent irresponsibility and over-the-top violence is Jack Thompson.
Thompson is an American attorney and activist, and in addition to attacking the video game industry, he has also spoken out against the sex and violence shown in movies, rap music, and other forms of entertainment.
Many die-hard supporters of the video game industry see Jack Thompson as an enemy and an opponent to their hobby.
They have proclaimed that many of the things Jack Thompson says are unfounded, citing that Thompson jumps to conclusions without any substantial evidence.
With the Virginia Tech massacre, for example, Thompson was quick to say that the murderer probably played video games, particularly Counter-Strike.
Unfortunately, this did nothing to mar Thompson's reputation in the eyes of his supporters.
Even though we now have a standardized video games rating system, there are still individuals like Jack Thompson who decry the violence and mature themes found in many video games.
While gamers sit eagerly in their rooms making space for the gaming beast, retail stores around the country get ready for the boom.Our very own Gregory Thompson happens to work in the electronics department of a retail store.
For example, if you are unsure whether your ancestor will be listed as Thompson or Thomson, you can search "Thom*son" using the asterisk as a wildcard.
This will yield results for both the Thompson and Thomson surnames.
He made a cameo appearance in Legally Blonde II and counts Hilary Clinton, Emma Thompson, Sharon Stone, Heidi Klum and Liv Tyler among his A-list clients.
The first recorded sighting was in 1811 when fur trader David Thompson reported discovering large, strange footprints in the snow.
Viewers were quickly brought up to date with the goings on in the doctor's life after he left the show, with information provided by both Dr. Drake and his son, Dr. Patrick Drake, played by actor Jason Thompson.
The series boasted many familiar faces from soap operas past and present including Marcy Walker, A Martinez, Nancy Grahn, Gordon Thompson, Robin Wright Penn, Justin Deas, Sydney Penny, Kim Zimmer, Lane Davies and Robin Mattson.
Thompson book Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas invariably remember the "bat country" scene.
The tenth season was won by Whitney Thompson, who was the first plus-size model of the America's Next Top Model winners.
Denslow, the book spawned another thirteen books by Baum, and another nineteen books after his death by another author, Ruth Plumly Thompson, brought in to continue the 'franchise'.
A fairy demon, similar to the Nix, is featured in the Patricia Briggs Mercy Thompson series.
Mercedes Thompson is the main character in Patricia Briggs' series beginning with the novel Moon Called.
Another series that incorporates dark fairies are Patricia Briggs Mercedes Thompson novels.