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Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

A security which is undervalued but not recognized as such by the bulk of market participants.

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Sleeper

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 13 words.

English: nickname for an indolent person, from Middle English sleper ‘sleeper’.

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sleeper

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 48 words.

In the parlance of the rare book trade, a sleeper is a book that lies dormant on the shelves of

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sleeper

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

In the parlance of the rare book trade, a sleeper is a book that lies dormant on the shelves of a bookshop or auction house, its merit and potential for ...

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Sleeper

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The provocative sexual and politically incorrect statements of Louise Wener (b. 30 July 1967, Gants Hill, Essex, England; vocals/guitar) first launched Sleeper into the UK mainstream in...

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sleeper plate

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 9 words.

The wall *plate on a *sleeper wall.

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sleeper effect

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

The tendency for the recipients of a persuasive message from a source of low credibility to show increased attitude change a few days or weeks after exposure to the message, either relative...

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sleeper wall

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Wall, usually perforated to allow free passage of air, supporting the joists of a timber ground-floor in the case of heavy loads or wide spans between the walls of the room.

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sleeper / ~s 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. 11 words.

ˈsli:pǝɹ / -z

sp sleeper1 / sleepers5

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Sleeper, Henry Dike

William Osborne.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 206 words.

(b Patten, ME, Oct 9, 1865; d Winter Park, FL, Jan 28, 1948). American music educator, organist, and composer. He attended Harvard University and the Hartford Theological Seminary,...

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sleeper

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

A security which is undervalued but not recognized as such by the bulk of market participants.

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sleeper

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Architecture.

Any piece of timber employed to support other timbers, e.g. large horizontal beam (patand) from which the posts and studs of a timber-framed wall rise from just above ground level, or any...

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sleeper

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 46 words.

Any piece of timber employed to support other timbers, e.g. large horizontal beam (patand) from which the posts

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sleeper

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 37 words.

1. A timber with a large cross-sectional area that is used to support the rails of a railway track.

2.

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sleeper

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 5 words.

A rail sleeping compartment.

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sleeper

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 3 words.

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sleeper

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 3 words.

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Sleeper

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 523 words.

The provocative sexual and politically incorrect statements of Louise Wener (b. 30 July 1967, Gants Hill, Essex, England; vocals/guitar) first

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sleeper

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 146 words.

clapper, crapper, dapper, flapper, grappa, kappa, knapper, mapper, nappa, napper, rapper, sapper, scrapper, snapper, strapper, tapper, trapper, wrapper,

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Sleeper

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 35 words.

My brain? It's my second favourite organ.

spoken by Woody Allen as Miles Monroe

brain? my second favourite organ

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Sleeper

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 35 words.

My brain? It's my second favourite organ.

spoken by Woody Allen as Miles Monroe

brain? my second favourite organ

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