Pierce

  • 1 Pierce — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Benjamin Pierce (1757–1839), US amerikanischer Politiker Bill Pierce (* 1948), US amerikanischer Jazz Saxophonist Charles Pierce (Musiker) (1890–??), US amerikanischer Jazz Saxophonist und Bandleader… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 Pierce — may refer to:Places*Pierce, Colorado, a US town *Pierce, Idaho, a US city *Pierce, Nebraska, a US city *Pierce, Wisconsin, a US town *Mount Pierce (New Hampshire), USA, a peak in the White Mountains * Pierce County, several places * Pierce Range …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 pierce — vt pierced, pierc·ing: to see through the usu. misleading or false appearance of the object of summary judgment is to pierce the pleadings and allow a judgment on the merits J. H. Friedenthal et al. the Internal Revenue Service may attempt to… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Pierce — Pierce, NE U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 1774 Housing Units (2000): 736 Land area (2000): 0.876814 sq. miles (2.270939 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.021368 sq. miles (0.055343 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.898182 sq. miles (2.326282 sq.… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 5 Pierce — Pierce, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pierced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Piercing}.] [OE. percen, F. percer, OF. percier, perchier, parchier; perh. fr. (assumed) LL. pertusiare for pertusare, fr. L. pertundere, pertusum, to beat, push, bore through; per through + …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 pierce — [pıəs US pırs] v [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: percer, probably from Latin pertundere to make a hole through ] 1.) [T] to make a small hole in or through something, using an object with a sharp point ▪ Steam the corn until it can easily …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 Pierce — Pierce, v. i. To enter; to penetrate; to make a way into or through something, as a pointed instrument does; used literally and figuratively. [1913 Webster] And pierced to the skin, but bit no more. Spenser. [1913 Webster] She would not pierce… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Pierce, CO — U.S. town in Colorado Population (2000): 884 Housing Units (2000): 318 Land area (2000): 0.737487 sq. miles (1.910083 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.737487 sq. miles (1.910083 sq. km) FIPS… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 9 Pierce, ID — U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 617 Housing Units (2000): 298 Land area (2000): 0.824168 sq. miles (2.134585 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.824168 sq. miles (2.134585 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 10 Pierce, NE — U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 1774 Housing Units (2000): 736 Land area (2000): 0.876814 sq. miles (2.270939 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.021368 sq. miles (0.055343 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.898182 sq. miles (2.326282 sq. km) FIPS… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 11 Pierce [2] — Pierce (spr. Pihrs), 1) Grafschaft im Staate Wisconsin (Nordamerika); 26 QM.; Flüsse: Mississippi, St. Croix, Red Cedar, Rush u. Menomonie Rivers; große Prairien u. Waldungen; erst 1851 aus einem Theil der Grafschaft St. Croix gebildet;… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 pierce — [ pırs ] verb transitive * 1. ) if a sharp object pierces something, it makes a hole in it: PENETRATE: The knife entered his chest and pierced his heart. a ) to make a hole in something by pushing a sharp object into it: Pierce the potatoes… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 pierce — [pirs] vt. pierced, piercing [ME percen < OFr percer < VL * pertusiare < L pertusus, pp. of pertundere, to thrust through < per, through + tundere, to strike < IE base * (s)teu , to push > STOCK] 1. to pass into or through as a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Pierce [1] — Pierce (spr. Pihrs), Franklin, Sohn von Benjamin P., welcher 1827–29 Gouverneur von New Hampshire war, geb. 23. Novbr. 1804 in Hillsborough in New Hampshire, studirte die Rechte, wurde 1827 Advocat, 1829 Mitglied des Repräsentantenhauses bei der… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 15 Pierce — (spr. pīrß), Franklin, 14. Präsident der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika, geb. 23. Nov. 1804 in Hillsborough (New Hampshire), gest. 8. Okt. 1869 in Concord (New Hampshire), studierte die Rechte, ließ sich 1827 in seiner Vaterstadt als Advokat …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 16 Pierce — (spr. pihrß), Franklin, 14. Präsident der Ver. Staaten von Amerika, geb. 23. Nov. 1804 zu Hillsborough (Neuhampshire), Advokat, 1853 57 demokrat. Präsident, förderte als Werkzeug des Südens dessen Zwecke, gest. 8. Okt. 1869 in Concord …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Pierce — (Pihrß), Franklin, geb. 1804 zu Hilsborough in New Hamphshire, begann seine öffentliche Laufbahn 1827 als Advocat, wurde 1833 Deputirter zu dem Congresse, 1837 Senator der Vereinigten Staaten, machte als Milizoberster den Feldzug gegen Mexiko mit …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 18 Pierce — f English and Irish: variant of PIERS (SEE Piers), in use in Ireland from the time of the Norman Conquest up to the present day. In many cases it may represent a transferred use of the English surname derived from the given name in the Middle… …

    First names dictionary

  • 19 Pierce — Pierce, Franklin …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 20 Pierce — (Franklin) (1804 1869) homme politique américain. Président des È. U. (1853 1857), il voulut freiner l ardeur des abolitionnistes …

    Encyclopédie Universelle


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