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devise

A transfer of real property by virtue of the provisions in a will. Contrast with descent, which is a transfer by virtue of statutory provisions controlling ownership of real estate when one dies without a will.
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Overall, with its fast sweep, leading frequency resolution, high sensitivity, outstanding phase noise, and dynamic range performances, Deviser Instruments' spectrum analyzers demonstrate an exceptional capability to efficiently detect signals," observes Yashkova.
Like the deviser of a well-planned meal McDiarmid next offers something of a sorbet in Lady Gregory's confrontation with Lord Aberdeen, the Irish lord lieutenant, over the Abbey's production of Shaw's The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet, which had been banned in London: 'No sudden eruptions of emotions are involved, no mined lives, no bitterness--or not too much--and no unresolved issues to burden the next generation,' she promises.
Dr Andy Baker, reader in physical geography at Birmingham University and deviser of the programme, said: 'The Cave Science Symposium really has become a valuable talking shop for the cave community, whether an archaeologist, earth science academic or enthusiast.
San Franciscan, Andrew Stafford, deviser of the digital Aspen archive, has created a terrific Duchamp site at www.
Er pource que, par quelquefois boire ensemble ou deviser, on se joint les uns aux autres, la frequentation etant la soudure des volontes, il est advenu que routes ces quatre essences se sont melees ainsi que les operateurs se sont assembles.
ge endroit moi, qui chevalier sui, seusse bien deviser apertement tous les poins de devinite qui a ce apartienent, tout ensi come Saint Agustin le devisa au roi de Leonois a celui point qu'il le converti, e qu'il le torna de la loi paiene a la loi crestiene.
After his father's death in 1770 Domenico Tiepolo (1727-1804), son and assistant of the epic deviser of frescoes, Giambattista, diverted himself with more frivolous work than usual.
The show's deviser, Dianne Nelmes, was at Sunderland University as part of the regional Royal Television Society's (RTS) 30th anniversary celebrations.
Casement was defended by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (large contributor, and deviser of the defense on grounds of insanity).
A memorable remark in Cassell's Humorous Quotations (Cassell & Co, pounds 20) compiled by author Nigel Rees, deviser and presenter of BBC Radio 4's Quote .
D'Urfe plays here on the sense of autheur, who may also be "th'originall inventor, the first deviser, of a thing" (Cotgrave).
Delacroix emulated the Eastern scenes so commonplace in his time, particularly those of Napoleon's North African expeditions, and the historical theatricalities of such painters as Paul Delaroche, deviser of The Boy Princes in the Tower, The Execution of Lady Jane Grey and similar lugubrious spectacles.