for electromagnetic radiation incident upon a surface, a value of energy per unit area equal to one calorie per square centimeter.
Other definitions for Langley (2 of 2)
Edmund of. York, 1st Duke of.
Samuel Pier·pont [peer-pont], /ˈpɪər pɒnt/, 1834–1906, U.S. astronomer, physicist, and pioneer in aeronautics.
William. Langland, William.
a city in SW British Columbia, in SW Canada, near Vancouver.
Mount, a mountain in E California, in the Sierra Nevada. 14,025 feet (4,280 meters).
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How to use langley in a sentence
After being waterboarded 83 times in Thailand, Zubaydah had still not revealed any “actionable intelligence,” cables from Thailand to langley reported.Will the United States Officially Acknowledge That It Had a Secret Torture Site in Poland? | by Raymond Bonner | October 1, 2021 | ProPublica
In those passages, langley opines about the motivations and desires of the Penguin and the Riddler, suggesting that Shkreli maybe just needs a friend.New Documentary Confirms Martin Shkreli Is Just an Evil Little Prick | Nick Schager | September 27, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Margot’s father and I worked together, and we’d bring our children to langley’s big spring picnic.
As he walked through crowds downtown, langley said, he was attacked by men wearing vests marked with the yellow letters “PB.”D.C. is becoming a protest battleground. In a polarized nation, experts say that’s unlikely to change. | Marissa Lang | January 1, 2021 | Washington Post
Instead, langley believes the 17-day window Universal has negotiated with the major cinema chains strikes the right balance.How the studio behind ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ made a blockbuster during a pandemic | Daniel Bentley | December 2, 2020 | Fortune
From Ferguson to Staten Island to langley, we need to get our security forces under control.
Meanwhile, over at CIA headquarters in langley, Virginia, the Africa Division was celebrating the successful mission.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis | Nina Strochlic | November 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So langley decided to cut short the tour of the then-CIA station chief in Bangkok and bring him in to head up the show.
He lived, conveniently, in Northern Virginia, not far from CIA headquarters in langley.
But even if she is not on the catwalk, expect to see her art everywhere—signed langley Fox, not Hemingway.
Julian langley was one of the most indignant, and most ready to join any of the plans of the extreme party.
The six boys who were to be flogged sat by themselves, and did not approach, or even look at, Julian langley.
Julian langley, not intentionally, perhaps, was continually trying to counteract the good advice which Arthur gave him.
Tommy went off obediently, but Mrs. langley felt worried about the faithful old fellow who had saved her life.The White Shield | Myrtle Reed
"Now play something, Uncle," the children cried, and Tommy langley brought the fiddle that always hung in one corner of the cabin.The White Shield | Myrtle Reed
British Dictionary definitions for Langley
Samuel Pierpont. 1834–1906, US astronomer and physicist: invented the bolometer (1878) and pioneered the construction of heavier-than-air flying machines
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Scientific definitions for langley
A unit equal to one gram calorie per square centimeter of irradiated surface, used to measure solar radiation. The langley is named after American astronomer and aeronautical pioneer Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834-1906).
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