Thursday, May 10, 2007

  • LEMMINKJAJNEN (Lemminkjajni), in the Finnish and Karelian epos the hero overcoming different barrier and tests for ways to fantastic country.
  • LEMNISCATE of Bernoulli (from an armour. lemniscatus, it is literally - decorated with tapes), a plane curve which is looking like an eight; point set M, product of distances r1 and r2 which points up to two data F1, F2 (locuses) equally to a square mezhdufokusnogo distances. An algebraic curve of 4-th order. J.Bernulli (1694) is considered.
  • LEMNOS, island in north Egejskogo in m., in structure of Greece. 482 êì2, an altitude up to 430 m. The Mediterranean landscapes.
  • LEMONE (Lemonnier) Kamil (1844-1913), the Belgian writer, the critic. Wrote in French. One of osnovatelej groups " Pullet Belgium ". Novels "Deadman" (1882), " the End of the bourgeois " (1892), "Uljulju" (1906). Memoirs (are issued 1945).
  • LEMOH Cyril Viktorovich (1841-1910), the Russian painter. The member of Artel of artists, peredvizhnik. Scenes of country life (" Without the family provider ", 1898).
  • LEMUAN (Le Muan) (Le Moin) ZHan-cambric (1704-78), the French sculptor, on advantage the portraitist. Pupils Lemuana were Falkone, to the Page, Pigal and Gudon.
  • LEMUAN (Le Muan) (Le Moin) Francois (1688-1737), the French painter. Contemporary Vatto, in 18 century he is a continuer of imposing style Lebrena. The decorative activities in Versailles. Pupil Lemuana was F.Bush.
  • LEMURS (lemurovye), a set poluobezjan order of primates. Length of a body from 13-25 sm (murine and nanous lemurs) up to 50 sm (polumaki), a tail 16-56 see 6 stems with 14 kinds, in tropical forests about. Madagascar. Wood, poludrevesnye and terraneous animal. Number is reduced. Almost all in the Red Data Book of the International union of nature protection and natural resources.
  • LEME (Lemieux) Mario (r. 1965), the canadian sportsman (ice hockey). One of the most successful assaulting in NHL (National hockey league). In structure " Pittsburgh Pingvinz " (with 1984) the owner of the Cup Stanley (1991 and 1992), a main prize of a season in NHL. The owner of the Cup of Canada (1987) in structure of a combined team of Canada.
  • FLUX, administrative and territorial unit in Sweden.
  • FLUX, stem one and perennial grasses and bushes of a set lnovyh, spinning and oil-yielding crop. St. 200 kinds. Cultivate basically a flux - dolgunets - in stalks of 20-28 % of a fiber, and a flux oil-yielding, or a flux - kudrjash, - in seeds of 35-52 % of a linseed oil. Some kinds are decorative. The greatest areas under crops of a flux - dolguntsa - in european countries, and also in Egypt, Turkey, etc., a flux oil-yielding - in India, Argentina, the USA.
  • FLUX (a nem. Lehn), in medieval Germany originally the same, that the benefice, then the same, that the feod. It is sometimes used and with reference to analogous institute of other countries.
  • FLUX (Lehn) Jean Mari (r. 1939), French chemists - organics. Transactionses on chemistry of heterogeneous ring compounds (vitamin Â12, t. n. kraunefirov). The Nobel Prize (1987, together with D.Dzh. Kramom and C.Pedersenem).
  • LENA, the river in Vost. Siberia. 4400 kms, the area of basin of 2490 thousand êì2. The beginning in Baikalsk hr., runs at-sea Laptevyh, derivating delta (the area ok. 30 thousand êì2). Bykovskoj protokoj it is bridged to a port of Tiksi. Up to a lockin of Vitim a valley fine-bored; up to Yakutsk coasts high, are lower - low. Average discharge of water 17000 m3 / with. Main inflow: Vilyui, Kirenga, Vitim, Olekma, Aldan. Regular navigation from Ust Kut. Main ports and landing stages - Osetrovo, Kirensk, Lensk, Olekminsk, Pokrovsk, Yakutsk, Sangar. Fishery.
  • LENARD (Lenard) Phillip Edward Anton (1862-1947), german physics. Probeed a nature and properties of cathode rays. The Nobel Prize (1905). The active nazi.
  • LENAU (Lenau) Nikolaus (an ice-film. Name Frants Nimbsh background SHtrelenau, Niembsch von Strehlenau) (1802-50), the Austrian poet. In romantic lyrics and poems ("Savonarola", 1837; " JAn Pyroligneous distillate ", 1837-42; "Albigenses", 1842, etc.) has reflected mood of revolutionary intelligency.
  • LENBAH (Lenbach) Frants a background (1836-1904), the german painter. In portraits of german aristocracy and persons prominent in cultural matters ("T.Mommzen") imitated technique of aged masters.
  • LENGER, city (with 1945) in Kazakhstan, the Southern - Kazakhstan region. A depot. 21,2 thousand inhabitants (1991). A machine industry, a light industry. Bliz Lengera - production of brown coal.
  • LENGLEND (Langland) William (ok. 1330 - ok. 1400), the English poet. The allegorical poem " Vision about Peter Pahare " (1362) has reflected mood of peasantry in the season of revolts of 14 century.
  • LENGLI (Lengli) (Langley) Semjuel (1834-1906), American astrophysicses, one of pioneers of aircraft. Was the architect, worked in the Harward observatory, taught mathematics in Marine academy. With 1867 director of an observatory in Allegejni, with 1887 director Smitsonovskogo of institute in Washington. Transactionses on study of the solar spectrum, numerous experiments with models of airplanes. In 1881 has invented the bolometer.
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