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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.

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)

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 is an agreeable writer, and, as is the case with men of talent, his gifts adorn his sterling soundness.
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.
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.
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
Stevens was employed as a Heavy Equipment Operator for over 35 years for Aggregate Industries Inc.
Henry Forster Award; 1st Prize Sales Award; Elizabeth Sahlman, Halstead Property LLC, and Robbie Brown & Maria Pashby, Corcoran Group, 2nd Prize Sales Award; Donald Artig, Corcoran Group and Raye Dube, Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales LLC, 3rd Prize Sales Award; Suzanne Sealy, Prudential Douglas Elliman and Jim Mahoney, Joseph Gregory Inc.
Stevens of the University of Oregon in Eugene went further.
Elk Lake's new planing mill is a step forward in time, says manager Mark Stevens.
Chief among them is the unlimited right, given to Alaskan native-owned corporations by Congress at the behest of Alaska's senior senator, Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), to bid for "sole-source" federal contracts (those not put up for competitive bid).