Achate


Also found in: Legal, Encyclopedia.

Ach´ate


n.1.An agate.
1.
1.Purchase; bargaining.
2.Provisions. Same as Cates.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
The fact was, that Tom's heart had already smitten him for not asking his fidus Achates to the feast, although only an extempore affair; and though prudence and the desire to get Martin and Arthur together alone at first had overcome his scruples, he was now heartily glad to open the door, broach another bottle of beer, and hand over the old ham-knuckle to the searching of his old friend's pocket-knife.
On resuming, however, he was not only calm, but cold; and this flying for safety to the other extreme is the single instance of self-distrust which the present Achates can record to the credit of his impious AEneas.
"This is no life for men-at-arms to live," Achate complains of Aeneas in Marlowe's Dido Queen of Carthage:
20v (Beaurepaire, 2:23): "voyage du promoteur a la cour du Roi 'pour le fair de l'allebastre achate a Grenoble afin d'avoir la deliverance de Monseigneur l'admiral de l'arrest qui y avait este mis, 14 jours, 50 sous."'
The second question in Cuozzo, also raised by a separate petition in Achate v.
(171) BCS 1 (Hood and Prince of Wales), plus a screen of six destroyers (Electra, Anthony, Icarus, Echo, Achates, and Antelope), sailed from Scapa Flow to Hvalfjord.
In Pierces Supererogation, Harvey ironically compares Nashe's 'Orient witt' to 'the renowned achates of king Pyrrhus, that is, the tabernacle or chauncell of the Muses, Apollo sitting in the midst, and playing vpon his Iuory harpe most enchauntingly' (Aa2v).
Achates Power recently unveiled a demonstration pickup truck featuring an opposed-piston gasoline compression ignition engine at the 2018 North American International Auto Show.
At the event, a Ford F-150 displayed at the Aramco booth showed a collaboration with Achates Power on an opposed-piston GCI engine concept - reinforcing the viability of the technology and its efficiency at an estimated 37 miles per gallon.
Engine manufacturer Achates Power Inc reported on Friday the launch of a joint development agreement for a series of Opposed-Piston (OP) Engine projects with Saudi Aramco's US-based subsidiary Aramco Services Company (ASC).
Achates Power Inc, an engine manufacturer, has signed a joint development agreement with Saudi Aramco's US-based subsidiary, Aramco Services Company.