heaviside heaviside

Definition(s):

  • (n) English physicist and electrical engineer who helped develop telegraphic and telephonic communications; in 1902 (independent of A. E. Kennelly) he suggested the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1850-1925)

Usage(s):

  • They surge through around obstacles or up against and down from the ionized Kennelly-heaviside layer of the stratosphere.

News

  1. What's up: Dec. 21

    The Children's Chorus of San Antonio joins the San Antonio Symphony for a celebration of Christmas. $10-$65 at the Majestic; $19.50-$81.65 at Ticketmaster. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. “Cats” Cameo Theater, 1123 E. Commerce St., 210-212-5454. Super popular musical tells the tale of the annual gathering of Jellicle cats at which time one special cat is selected to ascend to Heaviside. $15-$33 ...
    on September 12, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

  2. Spotlight: 'Cats'

    “Cats” at the Cameo Theatre is selling like gangbusters, and it hasn't even opened yet. (He's also playing Munkustrap, after the actor originally cast in the show had to step out.) The musical explores the lives of all kinds of cats as a tribe of them gathers to determine which will advance to the Heaviside Layer.
    on September 12, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

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