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Quine

 (kwīn), Willard Van Orman 1908-2000.
American analytic philosopher and logician whose major writings, including Word and Object (1960), concern issues of language and meaning.

quine

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Scot a variant of quean2

Quine

(kwaɪn)
n
(Biography) Willard van Orman. 1908–2000, US philosopher. His works include Word and Object (1960), Philosophy of Logic (1970), The Roots of Reference (1973), and The Logic of Sequences (1990)
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Noun1.quine - United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)Quine - United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)
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Loons and quines for lads and lassies are two of the words that make the Doric so distinctive.
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The breaking point for finding a new solution came when we were working on an Exchange migration and an accident with the migration forced email offline for an entire day while we laboriously restored deleted data from tape backups," said Romy Quines, network engineer at Walden International.
Quines added, "We don't have an especially unique IT infrastructure at Walden; what is unique is the way we can instantly restore Exchange data using LiveServ.
North East hopefuls Buchan Quines - with an average squad age of 14 - had been the youngest team left in the U-17 competition.
Dicho estudio evaluo a un amplio grupo de poblacion entre 1948 y 1900, y descubrio el ano pasado que quines tenian sobrepeso al llegar a los 40 anos habian fallecido en su mayoria anos antes en comparacion a quienes estaban en su peso idoneo.
BUCHAN Quines stormed into the last eight of the Under-17 Girls Scottish Cup - despite having a team packed with Under-15 players.
The acts were superb, the stages and stewarding well organised and the local loons and quines were all aff their heids.
A founder member of the Stellar Quines company - formed by a group of Scottish performers including the actresses Gerda Stevenson and Irene Macdougall - Muriel says she wants to make women's voices heard in the theatre.
Stellar Quines chose Helen Edmundson's The Clearing - soon to be a Hollywood movie - because it is "an emotionally- charged story of love and betrayal".
Quine is a professionally produced series of seven videocassettes of discussions with Willard Van Orman Quine.