Friday, May 11, 2007

  • LAWTON ×., see Louton Hours.
  • "LOTUS" ("Lotus"), a quarterly literary magazine of Association of writers of Asia and Africa in the English, Arabian and French tongues; issued with 1968 in Cairo, with 1979 in Beirut, with 1983 in Tunis. Up to N 6 called " the Afro-Asian literatures ".
  • LOTUS, stem of amphibian perennial herbaceous plants of a set lotosovyh. Flowers large, a diameter up to 30 see 2 kinds, in moderate and tropical belts of both hemispheres. In JUgo-Vost. Asia, Severo-Vost. Australia and in the south of Europe, including in delta of Volga, Vost. Transcaucasia and on the Far East, meets a lotus orehonosnyj, a relict kind. All parts of a plant contain redoxon and rubber, stakes and sprouts - a toxic agent. Seeds and use rootstocks in I peep and on a forage agricultural animal. A lotus yellow - on a shore the Sowing. And Center. America and on a number of islands. Both kinds from an antiquity cultivate as alimentary, medicinal and cult (sacred) plants. Ò. n. An egyptian lotus - a plant from a stem kuvshinka.
  • LOTOFAGI (grech. Eating a lotus), in the Grecian mythology the fantastic people lived in Libya. In "Odissee" Gomera in country lotofagov people which have tasted a lotus, overlook past.
  • LOTREAMON (an ice-film. A name and fam. Izidor Djukas, Ducasse) (1846-70), the French poet. In the collection of verses in prose " Songs Maldorora " (1868-69) with romantic and grotesque - irrational modes at refined literary technique and the collection of "Poem" (1870) defending a principle of utility in poetry, are foreseen discordant tendencies of development of Western-European poetry of 20 century.
  • LOTSI (Lotsy) JAn Paulus (1867-1931), Netherlands botanik. Transactionses on phylogenesis of plants and floristics. Considered, that kinds are constant and invariable, t. To. Genes are constant and invariable. Has put forward a conception " evolution by a hybridization " (1916).
  • LOTTO (Lotto) Lorentso (ok. 1480-1556), the italian painter. In religious compositions and portraits (an altar over. Luchii, 1532, "Young man", ok. 1506-08) combined a sharpness of performances with emotional intensity.
  • LOTTSE (Lotze) Rudolf Hermann (1817-81), the german philosopher, the doctor, the scientist. Developed ideas, close to monadologii G.Lejbnitsa ("Microcosm". t. 1-3, 1856-1864), has entered philosophical concept of "value".
  • LOTJANU (Loteanu) Emil (r. 1936), the Moldavian writer and the film director, the national actor of Russia (1980). Collections of verses "Disarray" (1956), "Rhythms" (1965), "Double helix" (1976), etc.; stories and stories. Films, including "Lautary" (1973; on natural. To the script), " the Camp leaves in the root " (1976), "Anna Pavlova" (1983).
  • LAW (Leve) (Loewe) Frederik (1901-88), the American composer. By origin the Austrian. With 1924 in the USA. Mjuzikly " Washing perfect lady " (on "Pigmalionu" Dzh. B.Shou, 1956), "Kamelot" (1960), music to movies, songs.
  • LAWRENCE (Lawrence) Thomas Edward (a nickname Lawrence Aravijsky) (1888-1935), the English scout on the Arabian Orient, translator Gomera, the writer of memoirs of " Seven columns of wisdom " (1926).
  • LAWRENCE (Lawrence) Ernest Orlando (1901-58), American physics, foreign honorary member AN the USSR (1942). Has put forward idea (1930) and has constructed the first cyclotron. Transactionses after a nuclear physics and its application in biology and medicine. The participant of building of an atomic bomb. The Nobel Prize (1939).
  • LOWRENCIUM (an armour. Lawrencium), Lr, the chemical element of III group of a periodic system, atomic number 103, atomic weight 260, 1054, falls into to actinoids. It is radioactive, most stable isotope 26 °Lr (a half - life of 3 mines). It is received artificially in 60th of 20 century. It is called named E.O.Lawrence.
  • LAWSON (Lawson) Henry Archibald (1867-1922), the australian writer. Verses spirit of folk songs (the collection " Riders on horizon ", 1910), collections of stories " Pokuda will begin to boil a bowl " (1896), " the Cap on a circle " (1907) of life of workers.
  • LAWSON CRITERION: n?> 1014 sm3. with, where-? A holding time of a high-temperature plasma in system, n - firmness of its particles. At fulfilment of criterion of Lawson the power secreted at steered thermonuclear fusion, exceeds the power introduced into system. It is established by American physicist Dzh. D.Lawson (J. D. Lawson, 1957).
  • LOUTON (Lauton, Lawton) (Laughton) CHarlz (1899-1962), the Anglo-American actor. It was taken out in films: " Private life Genriha VIII ", "Rembrandt", "Witness for the prosecution", etc.
  • LOUCH (Loach) Ken (r. 1936), the English film director. In 1960th worked on a television. At kino uses resistant reputation ostrosotsialnogo the producer who has perceived stylistics of the French political kino " new wave ". Has delivered films: " Views and smiles " (1981), "Rabble" (1993), etc.
  • LOWELL (Lowell), city on north-east the USA, pieces. Massachusetts. 103 thousand inhabitants (1990, with suburbs of 250 thousand inhabitants), is included into B.Boston. One of the oldest (since 19 century) the centres of a textile industry. Radio electronics, the electrical engineer, polygraphic, a food-processing industry.
  • LOWELL (Lowell) James Rassell (1819-91), the American poet, the publicist - abolitionist. Romantik. Satirical epistoljarnye the dialogues combining poetry and prose (" Note Biglou ", 1848-67). The serotinal poetry (odes, poems, ballads) is noted by solemnity, filosofichnostju, the composite modes (poems: " Under elms ", 1869; "Cathedral", 1870).
  • LOWELL Robert (1917-77), the American poet. "Confessional" lyrics (sb.: " the Clasp of lord Uiri ", 1946; " Zoetic etudes ", 1959; "Mimesises", 1961; " Gorged for Soyuz ", 1964; "Notepads", 1970; "History", 1973). Combines avtobiografizm, interest to "family" subjects and tendency to interpret a national history, a self-flagellation, despair and religious belief in a moral recovery.
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