(n.) The dominion of an emperor; the territory or countries under the jurisdiction and dominion of an emperor (rarely of a king), usually of greater extent than a kingdom, always comprising a variety in the nationality of, or the forms of administration in, constituent and subordinate portions; as, the Austrian empire.
(n.) Any dominion; supreme control; governing influence; rule; sway; as, the empire of mind or of reason.
(1) The issue of the Schizophrenia Bulletin is devoted to articles representing this full range of conceptual and empirical work on first-episode psychosis.
(2) The authors empirically studied the self-medication hypothesis of drug abuse by examining drug effects and motivation for drug use in 494 hospitalized drug abusers.
(3) It is time to start over with an approach to promoting wellbeing in foreign countries that is empirical rather than ideological.
(4) In later years, the church built a business empire that included the Washington Times newspaper, the New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan, Bridgeport University in Connecticut, as well as a hotel and a car plant in North Korea.
(5) Comparisons between predicted and observed results of studies using different coalition paradigms show considerable empirical support for the model.
(6) Though the concept of phase, known also as focus, is a very helpful notion, its empirical foundation is yet very weak.
(7) This empirical fact has in recent years been increasingly dealt with in pertinent German-language literature, the discussion clearly emphasizing the demand that programmes aimed at the vocational qualification of unemployed disabled persons be provided, along with accompanying measures.
(8) The current work utilizes an empirical relationship between HbO2 saturation measurements and reflected light oximetry, which is consistent with the two-flux theory of Kubelka and Munk (Z.
(9) Energy conformational calculations on these compounds were also carried out using the empirical energy program called MOLMEC, in order to better understand how the 4-R substituents modulate receptor binding affinities and efficacies.
(10) The resultant scales were administered to a small sample for preliminary empirical testing.
(11) We conclude that the concept of the limbic system cannot be accepted on empirical grounds.
(12) Based on a large, ongoing empirical research effort to determine factors associated with the successful community adjustment of troubled adolescents leaving residential treatment, this paper focuses on multiple indicators of success measured at multiple points of time in the treatment process.
(13) Given that patient preferences constitute a central concept within the framework of HRQL, further empirical evaluation of utility measures of preference is fundamental to improving the HRQL measurement tool-kit.
(14) The discovery of this vast tranche of documents has prompted historians to suggest that a major reappraisal of the end of Britain's empire will be required once these materials have been digested – a "hidden history" if ever there were one.
(15) The similarities in methods of intervention found in the work of investigators of very different theoretical persuasion raise the possibility that most treatment methods owe more to empirical clinical experience than to their presumed derivation from a theoretical model.
(16) This study is directed toward the empirical elaboration of four of these issues as they relate to adjustment in the community.
(17) The Assyrian Empire, though it did fluctuate in strength, had gone down finally over six hundred years before this scene is set.
(18) In addition to a detailed description of the method, examples for its applications are given, including concomitant investigations of the same cells by empirical staining, immunostaining, and fluorescence histochemistry of biogenic monoamines; colocalization of multiple peptides to the same cells and corresponding specificity controls; three-dimensional reconstructions based upon immunostained serial semithin sections; quantitative (computer-assisted) determinations of immunoreactivities.
(19) The purpose of this study was to test an empirically based prediction model of school dropout on a sample of 137 juvenile delinquents, some who have dropped out and some who have remained in school.
(20) Comparison with other pinch strength studies established that although force magnitudes may be strongly influenced by specific experimental conditions, empirical relationships among different pinch forces are fairly stable and predictable.
(a.) Of or pertaining to the Turks; as, the Ottoman power or empire.
(n.) A Turk.
(n.) A stuffed seat without a back, originally used in Turkey.
(1) These include 250 pieces of Greek and Roman pottery and sculpture, and 1,500 Greek and Ottoman gold, silver and bronze coins.
(2) [Note: This is a reference to the end of the Ottoman caliphate in 1924].
(3) One was of Isa Boljetini, an Albanian nationalist who led uprisings against the Ottomans and the Serbs in 1912 and 1913.
(4) Viper #149 was inoculated orally by stomach tube with 5.0 X 10(4) sporulated oocysts of C. simplex obtained from the feces of an Ottoman viper, V. x. xanthina and began passing unsporulated oocysts of C. simplex 121 days post-inoculation (DPI).
(5) The country’s post-Soviet history has been defined by two diplomatic disputes with its neighbours: a quest to get Turkey to agree that the massacre of hundreds of thousands of Armenians during the late Ottoman era constituted genocide; and the search for a political settlement to a conflict with Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh territory .
(6) Then there were American imperialists, Turkish nostalgics for the Ottoman days and Iranians ambitious for Islamic terrorism in the Balkans.
(7) Split into four geographic locations, in Iraq's north, eastern Syria, south-eastern Turkey and western Iran, the Kurds' quest for statehood has remained elusive ever since the Ottoman empire was carved up almost a century ago.
(8) One is that Lord Elgin, the British ambassador to the Ottoman empire in the early 19th century, denuded the Parthenon of much of its sculpture immorally, or even illicitly.
(9) On one side are the Kurds , an ethnic group which missed out on a homeland when the Ottoman Empire was divided up at the end of the first world war.
(10) The coast of western Asia is less than 100 miles away and these strategically located rocks have been fought over for centuries – by the Crusaders, the Ottomans, the British and the Germans, among others.
(11) But its history is violent, from the bridge's beginnings in 1571 under Ottoman rulers, with saboteurs put to death horribly right on this spot, through Austro-Hungarian takeover and two world wars.
(12) A few nights before the evacuation, I drank hot chocolate topped with cream with a Libyan photographer friend at a city-centre cafe nicknamed The Clock after a nearby handsome clock tower, presented to the city long ago by an Ottoman pasha.
(13) He defended the reconstruction of the Ottoman barracks as a matter of "respecting history".
(14) It was a disappointing moment for Turks to learn that the foreign affairs committee of the US House of Representatives has narrowly voted to approve a resolution describing the massacre of more than a million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire during the first world war as genocide.
(15) Elgin was British ambassador to the Ottoman empire, of which Athens had been a part for 350 years.
(16) • The US administration doubts the Turkish government's dependability as an ally , describing it as having little understanding of the outside world and its foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu's "neo-Ottoman visions" as exceptionally dangerous.
(17) • +30 22740 22045 Don’t miss Chios made its fortune from the harvesting of mastic, a tree resin once chewed in the harems of Ottoman Istanbul.
(18) The basilica was turned into an imperial mosque under the Ottomans when they conquered the city in 1453, and converted into a museum after the foundation of the Turkish republic in 1923.
(19) It was left to Erdoğan’s wife, Emine, however, to make this a stand-out International Women’s Day, by describing the old-style Ottoman harem as “an educational establishment for preparing women for life”.
(20) Russia was hugely powerful, had defeated the Ottoman empire in a dozen wars, but had also played a decisive part in protecting the new Turkish republic.