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Ste·vens

 (stē′vənz), John Paul Born 1920.
American jurist who was an associate justice of the US Supreme Court (1975-2010).

Stevens

, Nettie Maria 1861-1912.
American biologist whose studies on insect chromosomes led to the discovery of the chromosomal determination of sex.

Stevens

, Wallace 1879-1955.
American poet whose artful and innovative works, including "Peter Quince at the Clavier" and "Sunday Morning" (both 1915), concern the role of imagination in bringing order to a chaotic world.
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Stevens

(ˈstiːvənz)
n
1. (Biography) Thaddeus (ˈθædɪəs). 1792–1868, US Radical Republican politician. An opponent of slavery, he supported Reconstruction and entered the resolution calling for the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson
2. (Biography) Wallace. 1879–1955, US poet, whose books include the collections Harmonium (1923), The Man with the Blue Guitar (1937), and Transport to Summer (1947)
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Ste•vens

(ˈsti vənz)

n.
1. John Paul, born 1920, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1975.
2. Thaddeus, 1792–1868, U.S. abolitionist and political leader.
3. Wallace, 1879–1955, U.S. poet.
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Noun1.Stevens - United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens' power law to replace Fechner's law (1906-1973)Stevens - United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens' power law to replace Fechner's law (1906-1973)
2.Stevens - United States poet (1879-1955)Stevens - United States poet (1879-1955)  
3.Stevens - United States filmmaker (1905-1975)
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"Stevens on Stowage" is a portly volume with the renown and weight (in its own world) of Coke on Littleton.
One day soon after we had come to this city I was walking down Market street late in the afternoon, when I was accosted by a well-dressed man of middle age, who after greeting me cordially said: "Stevens, I know, of course, that you do not go out much, but I have told my wife about you, and she would be glad to see you at the house.
In one chamber lay Julia Margovan, hours dead by poison; in another John Stevens, bleeding from a pistol wound in the chest, inflicted by his own hand.
"Damn you, John Stevens!" he cried, and lifting his trembling arm he dashed his fist feebly at my face and fell headlong upon the gravel as I walked away.
Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.
We sat in the parlor of Charley Roberts' pub in Apia, drinking long Abu Hameds compounded and shared with us by the aforesaid Charley Roberts, who claimed the recipe direct from Stevens, famous for having invented the Abu Hamed at a time when he was spurred on by Nile thirst--the Stevens who was responsible for "With Kitchener to Kartoun," and who passed out at the siege of Ladysmith.
Tom said to himself, "Those old maids waited to dress--they did the same thing the night Stevens's house burned down next door." In a few minutes he was in the haunted house.
First suspected by Vomberg, who became infected with it and died, it was later isolated and studied by Stevens, Hazenfelt, Norman, and Landers.
You remember that terrible murderer, Bert Stevens, who wanted us to get him off in
Time was running out for Debra Stevens. But the 911 dispatcher didn't seem concerned.
GHP Office Realty announce that, since its May, 2018, acquisition of 115-117 Stevens Avenue, Mount Pleasant, it has leased 44,317 s/f of office space at the property.
Mark Stevens, a Warriors' investor and a member of the team's executive board, was banned from the NBA for one year and fined on Thursday-one day after he shoved Lowry during the fourth quarter of Game Three of the Toronto-Golden State finals matchup.