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Strong

 [strong]
Anne H. (1876–1925). A leader in public health nursing. She served as a volunteer and staff nurse with the Henry Street Nursing Service in New York City and later was first director of the School of Public Health Nursing at Simmons College. One of her areas of concern in nursing education was the relation of the theoretical and practical components of education.

Strong

(strong),
Edward K., Jr., U.S. psychologist, *1884. See: Strong vocational interest test.

strong

(strawng)
1. Potent.
2. Concentrated.
3. Biologically or chemically active; said, e.g., of acids, bases, electrolytes, and muscle tissue.
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These, then, stood against the Titans in grim strife, holding huge rocks in their strong hands.
"There was a strong expectation of his coming soon after the marriage, but it ended in nothing; and I have not heard him mentioned lately."
The tug of the current was strong upon her, like a giant hand reaching up out of the cruel river to bear her back to death.
They placed him in the carriage with great ease, for Barnaby was strong and active, but all the time they were so occupied he shivered from head to foot, and evidently experienced an ecstasy of terror.
"I've so few visitors, it seems hardly worth while to leave notice of my exit and entrances," said Philip, feeling rather oppressed just then by Stephen's bright strong presence and strong voice.
'Jack Maldon will never be very busy in getting either, I expect,' said Doctor Strong, rubbing his chin thoughtfully.
The women and large children helped, as did other men, until the wall was strong. After that, all the families came down out of their caves and trees and built grass houses behind the shelter of the wall.
Adam, you perceive, was by no means a marvellous man, nor, properly speaking, a genius, yet I will not pretend that his was an ordinary character among workmen; and it would not be at all a safe conclusion that the next best man you may happen to see with a basket of tools over his shoulder and a paper cap on his head has the strong conscience and the strong sense, the blended susceptibility and self-command, of our friend Adam.
Tarzan spent quite a little time with Miss Strong and her mother.
But, though the Doctor tried hard, and never ceased trying, to get Charles Darnay set at liberty, or at least to get him brought to trial, the public current of the time set too strong and fast for him.
When it was finished, he made the strong man who had uprooted the trees take the sack on his shoulder and go with him to the King.
The balloons were made of a strong but light Lyons silk, coated with gutta percha.