langley


langley
n. unit of solar radiation equivalent to one gram calorie per square centimeter of irradiated surface

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Langley — may refer to:People*Langley is a surname, often a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English lang (meaning ‘long’) + lēah (meaning ‘wood’ or ‘glade’). *Samuel Pierpont Langley, a scientist and early experimenter in… …   Wikipedia

  • Langley — heißen die Orte im Vereinigten Königreich: Langley (Cheshire) Langley (Essex) Langley (Hampshire) Abbots Langley (Hertfordshire) Kings Langley (Hertfordshire) Langley (Kent) Langley (Northumberland) Langley (Slough) in Berkshire (auch Langley… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Langley — Langley, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 669 Housing Units (2000): 360 Land area (2000): 1.233176 sq. miles (3.193912 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.233176 sq. miles (3.193912 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Langley — «Langley» redirige aquí. Para otras acepciones, véase Langley (desambiguación). El langley (Ly) es una unidad utilizada para medir la radiación solar o insolación que llega a la parte superior de la atmósfera de la Tierra o a la superficie de la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Langley, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 669 Housing Units (2000): 360 Land area (2000): 1.233176 sq. miles (3.193912 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.233176 sq. miles (3.193912 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Langley, WA — U.S. city in Washington Population (2000): 959 Housing Units (2000): 542 Land area (2000): 0.822543 sq. miles (2.130376 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.822543 sq. miles (2.130376 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Langley —   [ læȖli],    1) Eve, australische Schriftstellerin, * Forbes (New South Wales) 1. 9. 1904, ✝ Katoomba (New South Wales) zwischen 1. und 13. 6. 1974; verfasste zwei Romane, »The pea pickers« (1942) und »White topee« (1954), die auf komisch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Langley — (spr. li), Samuel Pierpont, Astrophysiker, geb. 22. Aug. 1834 in Roxbury (Massachusetts), studierte in Boston, arbeitete zuerst als Architekt und Zivilingenieur, wurde 1865 Hilfsarbeiter an der Sternwarte des Harvard College, dann Lehrer der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Langley — Langley, Samuel Pierpout …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Langley — Langley1 [laŋ′lē] 1. Samuel Pierpont [pir′pänt΄] 1834 1906; U.S. astronomer, physicist, & pioneer in airplane construction 2. William var. of LANGLAND William Langley2 [laŋ′lē] city in SW British Columbia, Canada: suburb of Vancouver: pop. 23,000 …   English World dictionary

  • langley — [laŋ′lē] n. pl. langleys [after LANGLEY1 Samuel Pierpont] a unit for measuring solar radiation, equal to one small calorie per square centimeter …   English World dictionary


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