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Synonyms for babbitt

an alloy of tin with some copper and antimony

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line with a Babbitt metal

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Babbitt was a harsh critic of all the excesses perpetrated by the "arch-apostle" of romanticism--Rousseau, whom he called "the great master of paradox" (Babbitt 1908: 238)--, but for whom he makes numerous concessions, as he likewise did for romanticism.
Irving Babbitt pioneered the study of comparative literature at Harvard in the early twentieth century.
With unerring practicality, CoinA[c] and Babbitt show why social media is neither fad nor trend but part of a transformational era driven by "engagement.
Andrew Mead, in his book An Introduction to the Music of Milton Babbitt, groups Babbitt's compositions into three distinct periods: 1947-1963, 1964-1980, and 1981-2011.
Babbitt will report directly to chief operating officer Mike Van de Ven and have responsibility for all negotiation, communication, and ongoing relationships between the company and the eleven organizations that represent 87 % of Southwest Employees.
Both Babbitt and Eliot spent the vast majority of their careers at Harvard (Eliot was appointed president in 1869).
Babbitt was known to his friends, lived in Pittsfield and Lanesboro before moving to Lenox in 1961, where they spent the rest of their days.
Espoused as his works were by many formidable musicians, from James Levine, who commissioned his last two orchestral scores (the Second Piano Concerto [1998] for the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Concern for Orchestra [2004] for the Boston Symphony), to the numerous younger pianists fascinated by the sparkle and strangeness the composer found in their instrument, Babbitt was the most neglected of the great pioneers of his generation.
Manley Babbitt and his secret team called themselves the BFD, and their existence was so classified no one knew what the initials stood for.
Irving Babbitt (1865-1933) is not much remembered today, except
Babbitt seeks cooperation in revamping airline schedules.
The boards of directors for Idaho Bancorp (OTCBB: IDBC) and its subsidiary, Idaho Banking Company, have elected V Dale Babbitt as the new Chairman of both boards effective May 4, 2009.
Babbitt is the full-cast audiobook production of Sinclair Lewis' classic satirical tale following real estate agent George F.
We see this style at work in Babbitt, a novel filled with motor cars and advertisements, slang vernacular and prohibition, and Rotary clubs and patriotic Boosterism.