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Gun·ter

 (gŭn′tər), Edmund 1581-1626.
English astronomer and mathematician who invented a surveying chain, quadrant, and scale and introduced the trigonometric terms cosine and cotangent.
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Gunter

(ˈɡʌntə)
n
(Biography) Edmund. 1581–1626, English mathematician and astronomer, who invented various measuring instruments, including Gunter's chain
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Gunter, 'but I'm afraid I shall be under the necessity of alarming the neighbours by throwing the person who has just spoken, out o' window.'
She is charming still, and she lives in the little red brick house in Kensington, with Morris papers and Whistler's etchings on the walls, and gives the same nice little dinner parties, with veal creams and ices from Gunter's, as she did twenty years ago."
With the utmost regard for the family, for instance (for I dine with them twice or thrice in the season), I cannot but own that the appearance of the Jenkinses in the park, in the large barouche with the grenadier-footmen, will surprise and mystify me to my dying day: for though I know the equipage is only jobbed, and all the Jenkins people are on board wages, yet those three men and the carriage must represent an expense of six hundred a year at the very least--and then there are the splendid dinners, the two boys at Eton, the prize governess and masters for the girls, the trip abroad, or to Eastbourne or Worthing, in the autumn, the annual ball with a supper from Gunter's (who, by the way, supplies most of the first-rate dinners which J.
A DVD telling the story of 15-year-old Matt Gunters death in 2012, following a routine appendectomy at Grey Base Hospital, is now being shown to hospital clinicians throughout the country, backed by the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC).
Matt's mother, Heather Gunter, a former district nurse at the West Coast District Health Board (DHB), has been determined the story of her son's unnecessary death will raise awareness of how easily such tragedies can happen and can be avoided.
"We first made the video in 2016, with the support of the Health Quality & Safety Commission [HQSC], Mobile Health Services and the West Coast DHB," Gunter said.
I've long had an interest in the Gunters, although I'm not a descendant.
The Gunters eventually joined one of the fleets heading to the Maritimes.