hoover hoover  /ˈhu vər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)
  2. (n) United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
  3. (n) 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
  4. (n) a kind of vacuum cleaner
  5. (v) clean with a vacuum cleaner

News

  1. Hoover adds assistant from Alabama to her staff

    After her first year returning to her alma matter at Wake Forest, Jen Hoover is already making changes in her coaching staff. On June 11, the former Deacon and now head women’s basketball coach decided to add Clarisse Garcia to her coaching squadron to help develop her players into the best athletes and young women that they can possibly be.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Old Gold & Black

  2. Hoover High School teacher named ACCESS Teacher of the Year

    Jeff Johnson (right) with ACCESS Program Director Larry Raines After 28 years of teaching, Hoover High School's Jeff Johnson was named the first ever "ACCESS Teacher of the Year" Wednesday during a ceremony at this week's Alabama Educational Technology Conference....
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Birmingham News

  3. Hoover Energy Announces Delaware Basin Compression and Processing Additions

    Hoover Energy Partners LP and its affiliate Pecos River Pipeline I, LP announced today that it has commenced operations of its Balmorhea Compressor Station, Bulrush Pipeline and Essex Station facilities located in Reeves County, Texas.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • "We're in the most serious economic problem we've been in in a very long time, much worse than 2001. The president's hands-off attitude is reminiscent of Herbert Hoover in 1929, in 1930," said Sen. Charles Schumer, DN.Y. "There are lots of...
    on Mar 16, 2008 By: Charles Schumer Source: USA Today

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