Friday, May 18, 2007

  • VERIKOVSKY Michael Ivanovich (1896-1962), the Ukrainian composer and the conductor, the honored worker of arts of Ukraine (1944). The first Ukrainian ballet - " Pan Kanevsky " (1931); cantatas, suites. The professor of the Kiev conservatory (with 1946).
  • VERISIMU (Verissimo) to Eric (1905-75), the Brazilian writer. Social - psychologic novels (" the Crossed ways ", 1935), historical dilogija " Time and a wind " (1949-62). In novels " Mister a salting " (1965), "Captive" (1967) unmasks expansionist policy the USA in Latin America and Asia. The grotesque novel " Incident in Antarese " (1971) from the modern life.
  • The LETTER OF CREDENCE (frants. lettre de creance), the document certifying destination of a face by the diplomatic representative in other country; it is handed at the introduction into the position to the chapter of a foreign state.
  • VERIFICATION (from an armour. verus - true and facio - I put aside money), check, empirical acknowledgement of theoretical rules of science by their comparison to observable objects, sensual data, experiment. A principle of verification (or verifitsiruemosti) - one of the main concepts of a logic positivism.
  • BULLION (from a nem. Werk - an item and Blei - lead) (lead bullion), lead with an impurity of other metals (primarily Cu, Sb; in the sum of 2-3 %, less often up to 10 %) - a product swim pants of leaden ores or agglomerates. A refining of a bullion receive clear lead.
  • "VERKBUND" (a nem. Werkbund - the industrial union), association of architects, masters of an ornamental art and industrialists. German "Verkbund" it is based in 1907 in Munich, in 1933 it is abolished by fascists, in 1947 it is recreated in Dusseldorf. Austrian "Verkbund" it is based in 1912 in Vienna. "Verkbundy" promoted a becoming of design of reorganization of the architecture and art handcrafts on the modern industrial basis.
  • VERKOR (Vercors) (an ice-film. A name and fam. Jean Brjuller, Bruller) (1902-91), the French writer. The story " Silence starving " (1942) and the book of memoirs " Battle of silence " (1967) about Resistance movement; morally - philosophical problems in the novel " People or animal? " (1952). A social parable " As the brother " (1973), the novel " Tender downfall " (1974), sketches.
  • VERLEN (Verlaine) Pol (1844-96), the French poet - symbolist. Has entered into lyrical poetry the composite world of feelings and experiences, has given a verse the thin musicality (collections " Gallant festivals ", 1869; " Romances without words ", 1874; "Wisdom", 1881). The book of literary - critiques " the Damned poets " (1884). Autobiographical "Confession" (1895).
  • FREE VERSE, see. A loose verse.
  • VERLGOFA DISEASE, the same, that purpura trombotsitopenicheskaja.
  • VERMAHT (a nem. Wehrmacht), the title of armed forces of fascist Germany in 1935-45.
  • VERMER DELFTSKY (Vermeer van Delft) JAn (1632-75), the Dutch painter, worked in Delft. Small intimal patterns from life of town-dwellers (" the Girl with the letter ", " the Wine glass of wine "), landscapes (" the Kind of Delft ", "Ulichka") differ poetic perception of daily life, classical clearness of a composition, oof and thinness of colour, alive vibration of light and air.
  • VERMEHO, see. Bermeho.
  • VERMICULITE, mineral of group of hydromicas of subclass of layered silikates with the approximate formula (Mg, Fe2 +, Fe3 +) 3 (OH) 2 [(Si, Al) 4O10] 4H2O. Impurity Ca, Ni. Golden yellow or brown scutal units, less often crystals. Hardness 1-1,5; firmness of 2,4-2,7 g / sm3. At calefaction up to 900-1000 °S swells up, expanding at 20-30 time. Hydrothermal and hypergenic. Heat-insulating, a sound-absorbing material, filler of light betons, etc.
  • VERMIPSILLEZY, invazionnye diseases animal, called by fleas - vermipsillami. Symptoms: a dermal itch, education of woolless epines of a leather, an emaciation.
  • VERMONT (Vermont), staff on north-east the USA. 24,9 thousand êì2. The population of 576 thousand person (1993). Adm. ts. - Montpiljer.
  • VERN (Verne) ZHjul (1828-1905), the French writer, one of creators of a genre of science fiction. The writer mnogochislenyh (ok. 70) sci-fi, prikljuchenchesko-geographycal and social - Utopian products, including novels " From the Earth to moon " (1865), " Children of the captain of the Underback " (1867-68), " 20000 lje underwater " (1869-70), " the Mysterious island " (1875). Some scientific ideas It is correct have appeared afterwards embodied in a real. The writer - humanist, in many products (the novel " the Lord of the world ", 1904, etc.) opposed uses of science in criminal purposes.
  • VERNADSKY Ivan Vasiljevich (1821-84), the Russian economist, the professor of the Kiev and Moscow universities (1846-56). The main transactionses on political economy, histories of economic idea, statistics and customs - tariff policy.
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