Even


Even

General

Even may refer to:
* Even, a Scandinavian male personal name (coincidentally, Odd is also a common Norwegian name).
* Even (people), an ethnic group from Siberia and Russian Far East
**Even language, a language spoken by the Evens
* Even Balance Inc., a software producer based in Spring, Texas (USA).
* Even-weave, any woven textile where the warp and weft threads are of the same size
* Even Ha'ezer, a section of Rabbi Jacob ben Asher's compilation of halakha (Jewish law), Arba'ah Turim
* Even HaEzel, Rabbi Isser Zalman Meltzer's commentary on Mishneh Torah
* Even-Shoshan concordance (1977), a New Concordance of the Bible's Old Testament Hebrew text by Abraham Even-Shoshan
* Odd and Even, a solitaire card game which is played with two decks of playing cards

cience and technology

*In mathematics, the term "even" is used in several senses related to "odd":
** even and odd numbers -- even if divisible by 2
** even and odd functions -- even if f(x) = f(-x)
** even and odd permutations -- even if composed of an even number of transpositions
**Singly even number, an integer divisible by 2 but not divisible by 4
* Even code, if the Hamming weight of all of a binary code's codewords is even
* Even-odd rule, an algorithm implemented in the PostScript language
* Even-toed ungulate, whose weight is borne about equally by the third and fourth toes - mammal order Artiodactyla

English expressions

* Don't even think about it!, a phrase commonly used when a person denies another person something
* Even money, describes a wagering proposition with even odds
* "Not even wrong", phrase often used to describe pseudoscience

Entertainment

*Even (band), an Australian alternative rock band
*Even As We Speak, indie band from Sydney, Australia
*Even Better Than the Real Thing, 2nd song from U2's 1991 album, Achtung Baby
*Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, 1976 novel by Tom Robbins
**Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (film), 1993 film based on the novel
*Even Dozen Jug Band, founded in 1963 by Stefan Grossman and Peter Siegel in New York
*Even Dwarfs Started Small (Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen), 1970 film by German director Werner Herzog
*Even Flow (1991), a song by the band Pearl Jam
*Even God Can't Change the Past, Charlotte Church's third single on her 2005 album Tissues and Issues
*Even Heaven Cries, a pop ballad on Monrose's debut studio album Temptation (2006)
*Even Hitler Had A Girlfriend, 1993 song by the punk band The Mr. T Experience
*Even If and Especially When, 1987 album by Screaming Trees
*Even If You Don't, a single released by the band Ween in 2000
*Even in Blackouts (EiB), an acoustic pop-punk band from Chicago, Illinois
*Even in Darkness, collaborative debut LP by the Dungeon Family
*Even in His Youth, a song by the American rock band, Nirvana
*Even in the Quietest Moments (1977), 5th album by progressive rock band Supertramp
*Even It Up, a song recorded by the rock band Heart, released in 1980
*Even My Sure Things Fall Through, 2001 EP by Arizona band Calexico
*Even Now, the sixth studio album by singer and songwriter Barry Manilow
*Even Serpents Shine, 1979 album produced by Alan Mair and Peter Perrett
*Even Song, disambiguation page
*Even Stevens (2000-2003), a comedy television program which originally aired on Disney Channel
**The Even Stevens Movie, 2003 American family comedy motion picture that debuted on the Disney Channel
*Even the Losers, 1979 song by American rock band Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
*Even the Queen, a short story by Connie Willis
*Even Worse, the fifth album by "Weird Al" Yankovic, released in 1988
*Getting Even, a 1993 rock album released by Greg Ginn on Cruz Records
*Getting Even with Dad, 1994 comedy film starring Macaulay Culkin and Ted Danson
*Never Give a Sucker an Even Break, a 1941 Universal Pictures comedy film starring W.C. Fields
*Sieges Even, progressive metal band from Southern Germany
*The Even Chance, a TV adaption of the exploits of Horatio Hornblower, first related by C.S. Forester
*You're Gettin' Even While I'm Gettin' Odd (1984), 14th and final album by American rock band J. Geils Band

People

*Abraham Even-Shoshan (1906-1984), Russian-Israeli Hebrew linguist and lexicographer
*Even Wetten (born 1982), Norwegian speed-skater
*Maya Even (born 1958), Canadian born British based University lecturer, journalist and television presenter
*Nahshon Even-Chaim (aka Phoenix )(born 1971), first major computer hacker convicted in Australia
*Pierre Even (born 1946), Luxembourgian composer
*Shimon Even (1935-2004), Israeli computer science researcher
*Uzi Even (born 1940), Israeli professor of chemistry as well as a politician

Places

* Even-Yehuda, an Israeli village in the Sharon region of Netanya
* Even Menahem, an Israeli cooperative agricultural community (moshav) in Western Galilee
* Even Sapir, an Israeli cooperative agricultural community (moshav) near Jerusalem


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  • even — even1 [ē′vən] adj. [ME < OE efne, efen, akin to Ger eben, Goth ibns < ? IE base * yem , hold together > MIr emon, twins] 1. flat; level; smooth [even country] 2. not irregular; not varying; uniform; constant [an even tempo] 3. calm;… …   English World dictionary

  • Even — E ven, a. [AS. efen. efn; akin to OS. eban, D. even, OHG. eban, G. efen, Icel. jafn, Dan. jevn, Sw. j[ a]mn, Goth. ibns. Cf. {Anent}, {Ebb}.] 1. Level, smooth, or equal in surface; not rough; free from irregularities; hence uniform in rate of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • even — Ⅰ. even [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) flat and smooth; level. 2) equal in number, amount, or value. 3) having little variation in quality; regular. 4) equally balanced: the match was even. 5) (of a person s temper or disposition) placid; calm. 6) …   English terms dictionary

  • even — e‧ven [ˈiːvn] adjective 1. staying at the same level, rather than frequently changing from one level to the other: • Strong trade will encourage more even selling. 2. giving two sides, things, ideas etc equal or fair treatment: • We should try… …   Financial and business terms

  • even — even; even·er; even·ly; even·ness; even·tra·tion; even·tual; even·tu·al·i·ty; even·tu·al·ly; even·tu·ate; un·even; break·even; even·hand·ed·ly; even·hand·ed·ness; even·tu·a·tion; …   English syllables

  • even — is normally placed immediately before the word or phrase that it qualifies: Doctors must pursue costly and even dangerous investigations / She is talking even more loudly / He even enrolled in a business studies course. In some cases even… …   Modern English usage

  • even if — phrase used for emphasizing that although something may happen or may be true, another situation remains the same He’s determined to prove his innocence, even if he has to go to the highest court in the land. Thesaurus: words used to describe… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Even — E ven, adv. [AS. efne. See {Even}, a., and cf. {E en}.] 1. In an equal or precisely similar manner; equally; precisely; just; likewise; as well. Is it even so? Shak. [1913 Webster] Even so did these Gauls possess the coast. Spenser. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • even — [adj1] flat, uniform alike, balanced, consistent, constant, continual, continuous, direct, equal, flush, homogenous, horizontal, level, matching, metrical, parallel, planate, plane, plumb, proportional, regular, right, same, smooth, square,… …   New thesaurus

  • Even — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Anat Even (* 1960), israelische Regisseurin Bert Even (* 1925), deutscher Politiker, Präsident des Bundesverwaltungsamtes Jean Even (1910 1986), französischer Maler und Plakatmaler Johannes Even… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Even — E ven, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Evened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Evening}] 1. To make even or level; to level; to lay smooth. [1913 Webster] His temple Xerxes evened with the soil. Sir. W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] It will even all inequalities Evelyn. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English