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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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founder

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 16 words.

v. (of a ship) fill with water and sink: six drowned when the ship foundered.

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Founders

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

Who were the founders of the Australian Commonwealth? John La Nauze, the Federation's pre-eminent historian, speculated in 1972 that perhaps twenty or fewer of the founders were known to...

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Founders

John Williams.

in Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional Political Studies. 2917 words.

Who were the founders of the Australian Commonwealth? John La Nauze, the Federation's pre-eminent historian, speculated in 1972 that

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founder n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

ˈfǝʊndǝɹ

sp founder2

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founder effect

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 71 words.

A new population (e.g. on an oceanic island) may be derived from a single individual or a limited number of immigrants. This is the founder effect. The founder or founders will represent a...

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founder effect

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 73 words.

A new population (e.g. on an oceanic island) may be derived from a single individual or a limited number of immigrants. This is the founder effect. The founder or founders will represent a...

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founder effect

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 67 words.

The derivation of a new population (e.g. on an oceanic island) from a single individual or a limited number of immigrants. The founder(s) represent a very small sample of the ...

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founders' shares

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services — Accounting.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share.

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founders’ shares

in A Dictionary of Accounting

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 21 words.

The shares issued to the founders of a company. These shares sometimes carry special *dividend rights and voting rights.

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founders’ shares

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Accounting

July 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 22 words.

The shares issued to the founders of a company. These shares sometimes carry special *dividend rights and voting rights....

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founders’ shares

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 22 words.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share...

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founders' shares

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 22 words.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share...

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founders' shares

Edited by Jonathan Law and John Smullen.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 22 words.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share

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founders’ shares

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 22 words.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share

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founders’ shares

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 22 words.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share...

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founders, city

Antony J. S. Spawforth.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 273 words.

Founders were chiefly important before Alexander (3) the Great in the case of colonies (see apoikia), founded under

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founder cell

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A cell that is the precursor of a clone that constitutes a tissue. Generally there are multiple founder cells, which can be demonstrated by analysing chimeric embryos (e.g. females...

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founder cell

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 85 words.

A cell that is the precursor of a clone that constitutes a tissue. Generally there are multiple founder cells, which can be demonstrated by analysing chimeric embryos (e.g. females...

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founder effect

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 72 words.

The derivation of a new population (e.g. on an oceanic island) from a single individual or a limited number of immigrants. The founder(s) will represent a very small sample of the genetic...

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founders, city

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Founders were chiefly important before Alexander (3) the Great in the case of colonies (see apoikia), founded under the leadership of an oikist (οἰ̑κιστής), whose achievements frequently...

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