Overton


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(ōv'ren),
Charles E., German biologist in Sweden, 1865-1933. See: Meyer-Overton rule, Meyer-Overton theory of narcosis.
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Overton was evidently considerably excited when he sent it, and somewhat incoherent in consequence.
Overton whoever he might be, since he had come with his enigmatic message to break that dangerous calm which brought more peril to my friend than all the storms of his tempestuous life.
Cyril Overton, Trinity College, Cambridge, announced the arrival of an enormous young man, sixteen stone of solid bone and muscle, who spanned the doorway with his broad shoulders, and looked from one of us to the other with a comely face which was haggard with anxiety.
I suppose, then, if you have never heard of Godfrey Staunton, you don't know Cyril Overton either?
Overton, to go through these papers which have been left upon the table.
We had shaken off Lord Mount-James, and Overton had gone to consult with the other members of his team over the misfortune which had befallen them.
I have wired to Overton to let us know any fresh London developments at this address, and in the meantime we can only concentrate our attention upon Dr.
It is from our friend Overton, and is in answer to a question from me.
It was directed by her fiance Chris Overton who played Hollyoaks cage fighter, Liam McAllister.
After receiving their award, Shenton, 30, and Overton, 28, paid tribute to their parents' ability to cook and sell cupcakes which helped fund the PS10,000 movie.
Former Hollyoaks actor Chris Overton picked up the Best Live Action Short Film gong for film Silent Child, which focuses on the life of a deaf four-year-old girl named Libby.
Summary: London [United Kingdom], Feb 19 (ANI): Fast bowler Craig Overton has been called up in the England squad for the forthcoming five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand.