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Definition of Kappa

  • the 10th letter of the Greek alphabet

How to use kappa in a sentence. Kappa pronunciation.

Putting [theta] for the arc embraced by the belt, and [mu] for the coefficient of friction, Q/P = [epsilon]^{[mu]^{[theta]}}, or for a given arc of contact Q = [kappa]P, where [kappa] depends only on the coefficient of friction, increasing as [mu] increases, and _vice versa_. Hence, for the belt to remain at rest with two fixed weights, Q and P, it is necessary that the coefficient of friction should be exactly constant.
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At one of those famous dinners of the Phi Beta Kappa Society; where no reporter was ever admitted, and which nothing ever leaks out about what is said and done, Mr. Edward Everett, in his after-dinner speech, quoted these lines from the AEneid, giving a liberal English version of them, which he applied to the Oration just delivered by Mr. Emerson: Tres imbris torti radios, tres nubis aquosae Addiderant, rutili tres ignis, et alitis Austri.
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How often he ventured to repeat it at the Phi Beta Kappa dinners I am not sure; but as he reproduced it with his lively embellishments and fresh versions and artful circumlocutions, not one person in ten remembered that he had listened to those same words in those same accents only a twelvemonth ago.
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One of Mr. Emerson's biographers has claimed that his Phi Beta Kappa Oration was our Declaration of Literary Independence.
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In poetry he rose to all the occasions he made for himself, though he could not rise to the occasions made for him, and so far failed in the demands he acceded to for a Phi Beta Kappa poem, as to come to that august Harvard occasion with a jingle so trivial, so out of keeping, so inadequate that his enemies, if he ever truly had any, must have suffered from it almost as much as his friends.
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These were the funniest little green _kappas_, or creatures half way between a monkey and a tortoise, with yellow eyes, hands like an ape, hair clipped short on their heads, eyes like frogs, and a mouth that stretched from ear to ear Poor creatures!
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The rugged little stellar scout ship flared down to the surface of Kappa Orionis VII about a mile from the aboriginal village.
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Terran Space Force headquarters on Rigel IX wished to inform him that the long awaited envoy from Terra to Kappa Orionis VII not only had arrived but had departed two days behind Mayne.
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You go on the air calling yourself Kappa Orionis Central Control.
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It is a fact that at nine years of age his disquisitions on and readings from Spenser's "Faerie Queen" actually induced me to read the entire work, of which he was very proud, reminding me of it in 1881, when I went to Harvard to deliver the Phi Beta Kappa poem.
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On Thursday, by particular request of the literary society of "_Phi Beta Kappa_," so called, in the university, General Lafayette attended the celebration of their anniversary at Cambridge.
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They use the most divergent and inadequate forms of expression for this vague sense that the result has not come out good enough; they put it contradictorily and often wrongly, but the sense is widespread and real and justifiable and we owe a great debt to "Kappa" for an accurate diagnosis of what in the aggregate amounts to a grave national and social evil.
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The trouble with "Kappa's" particular public-school boy is his unlit imagination, the apathetic commonness of his attitude to life at large.
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And it has come to the mind of "Kappa" as a discovery, as an exceedingly remarkable and moving thing, a thing to cry aloud about, that this should be so, that this is all that the best possible modern education has achieved.
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But while one agrees with "Kappa" and shares his alarm, one must confess the remedies he considers indicated do not seem quite so satisfactory as his diagnosis of the disease.
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The explanation of the inert commonness of "Kappa's" schoolboy lies not in his having learnt this or not learnt that, but in the fact that from seven to twenty he has been in the intellectual shadow of a number of good-hearted, sedulously respectable conscientiously manly, conforming, well-behaved men, who never, to the knowledge of their pupils and the public, at any rate, think strange thoughts do imaginative or romantic things, pay tribute to beauty, laugh carelessly, or countenance any irregularity in the world.
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The dullness of the scholastic atmosphere the grey, intolerant mediocrity that is the natural or assumed quality of every upper-class schoolmaster, is the true cause of the spiritual etiolation of "Kappa's" young friend.
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How can "Kappa" expect inspiration from the decorous resultants who satisfy these conditions?
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It is that sort of thing "Kappa" must invert if he wants a change in our public schools.
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Even those model canoes of yours, "Kappa," will be wasted if you still insist upon model schoolmasters.
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Examples of Kappa

Example #1
But this constancy cannot be obtained.
Example #2
But the work consumed in friction can be expressed in another way.
Example #3
His nephew, the ingenious, inventive, and inexhaustible.
Example #4
Does he really believe that everybody remembers all of his, writer's, words he may happen to have read?
Example #5
The poor deluded creatures who take it for granted that all the world remembers what they have said, and laugh at them when they say it over again, may profit by this recollection.
Example #6
Edward Everett Hale, tells the story of this quotation, and of the various uses to which it might plied in after-dinner speeches.