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  Emblem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An emblem is an object or a representation of a object.
A metal emblem of a cockle shell sewn onto the hat identied a medieval pilgrim to the shrine of Santiago de Compostela.
The lion passant serves as the emblem of England, the lion rampant as the emblem of Scotland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emblem   (571 words)

  
 EMBLEM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Emblem and symbol are often used interchangeably in day-to-day conversation without harm.
In current American usage, a police officer's badge refers specifically to his/her personal metal emblem sometimes with a uniquely identifying number or name on it, while the woven emblems sewn on his/her uniform identify all the members of that particular unit.
The lion passant is the emblem of England, the lion rampant the emblem of Scotland.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/em/Emblem.htm   (393 words)

  
 EMBLEM - for personal lines and small commercial insurance pricing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
EMBLEM embraces all stages of the pricing process from data processing and statistical modelling to decision making and quantifying the likely impact on your portfolio.
EMBLEM has been successfully applied to a wide range of insurance products including private motor, household, commercial motor, commercial property, credit, medical expenses, extended warranty, yacht and pet insurance.
EMBLEM is capable of handling large datasets — we have successfully processed files with tens of millions of records - it has been designed to fit models for optimal speed performance but at the same time minimising memory requirements.
www.emb.co.uk /software/emblem.html   (202 words)

  
 UN Emblem and Flag
The design is "a map of the world representing an azimuthal equidistant projection centred on the North Pole, inscribed in a wreath consisting of crossed conventionalized branches of the olive tree, in gold on a field of smoke-blue with all water areas in white.
The use of the emblem is restricted, based on General Assembly resolution 92(I),1946.
Official seal and emblem of the United Nations : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly at its 50th plenary meeting, Lake Success, New York, 7 Dec. 1946.
www.un.org /depts/dhl/maplib/flag.html   (445 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: National emblem
National emblems may appear on such items as the national flag, coat of arms, or other patriotic materials.
One should not confuse a formal national emblem with less formal symbols potentially associated with tourism or clichés, for example windmills in the Netherlands.
The tricolor flag of France A flag is a piece of coloured cloth flown from a pole or mast, usually for purposes of signalling or identification.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/National-emblem   (354 words)

  
 ELCA Emblem, Logotype and Tagline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
This area should be free from imagery, text and other graphic elements, etc. The clean space—on all sides of the signature—should be the same measurement as the height of the capital letters (i.e.: the “E” in Evangelical) as used in the horizontal or vertical formats of the logotype.
Colors for the full-color emblem (in any signature format) are fl cross and outline with red (PMS 485) in the interior upper left quadrant); purple (PMS 2587) in the interior upper right quadrant; yellow (PMS 116) in the interior lower right quadrant; and green (PMS 376) in interior lower left quadrant.
Emblem may be screened (without logotype around it) and used as a watermark.
www.elca.org /emblem   (587 words)

  
 Emblem Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Emblem Books were a popular literary form in the 16th and 17th century.
Emblem books were, in part, an attempt to define a pictographic language, as well as good material for the recently developed printing presses to produce.
Most pages of a typical emblem book consisted of a title, a picture, and a short poem that explained the allegorical meaning of the image named in the title and shown in the picture.
www.netnik.com /emblemata   (383 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article: National emblem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
A national emblem symbollically (additional info and facts about symbollically) represents a nation (The people who live in a nation or country).
Most national emblems originate in the natural world, (as animal (A living organism characterized by voluntary movement) s, say, or bird (Warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings) s), but any object may serve.
National emblems may appear on such items as the national flag (Emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design), coat of arms (The official symbols of a family, state, etc.), or other patriotic (additional info and facts about patriotic) materials.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/na/national_emblem.htm   (3636 words)

  
 Emblemagic plastic insert car emblems, enameled car badges, and other kinds of car emblems
This type of emblem, sometimes called cloisonné, has a metal base of copper, which is usually plated with chrome, nickel, or gold and is inlaid with enamel colors.
Enamel emblems that are deteriorating may have plating that has faded or is pitted, or the inlaid colors sometimes begin cracking and chipping out like little bits of glass or plastic.
The emblem we are describing is usually mounted in some type of metal bezel which is chrome or gold plated.
www.emblemagic.com /emblem_types.htm   (832 words)

  
 Additional emblem for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
The red cross and red crescent emblems are universally recognized symbols of assistance for the victims of armed conflicts and natural disasters.
In use since the nineteenth century, these emblems unfortunately do not always enjoy the respect to which they are entitled as visible signs of the strict neutrality of humanitarian work.
International humanitarian law specifies the use, size, purpose and placing of the emblems, what respect for the emblems entails and the penalties for misuse.
www.icrc.org /web/eng/siteeng0.nsf/iwpList2/Focus:Emblem?OpenDocument   (758 words)

  
 Rotary International: Download Center - Emblem and Guidelines
In 1922, the organization decided to create and preserve an emblem for the exclusive use of all Rotarians, and the following year, the present emblem, a gearwheel with 24 cogs and six spokes, was adopted.
The Rotary emblem is a trademark owned by Rotary International and is protected throughout the world by the international association.
Clubs, districts and Rotary entities are welcome to use the Rotary emblem subject to the guidelines for the use of the Rotary Marks as set forth by RI's Board of Directors.
www.rotary.org /newsroom/downloadcenter/graphics/emblem   (286 words)

  
 Emblem Books in Bryn Mawr Library Special Collections
Other religious emblem books, such as those written by the Jesuits, were intended for use in private meditation and prayer.
Emblem books could serve as an aid in the moral education of children, reinforce gender roles, provide ethical guidelines for statesmen or serve as sheer entertainment.
Emblem books also provided guidelines for the legible expression of abstract ideas for artists, writers, rhetoriticians, dramatists, pagaent designers and architects.
www.brynmawr.edu /Library/speccoll/guides/Emblems   (760 words)

  
 The English Emblem Book Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Emblem books are a form of text not altogether familiar to us today.
The emblem is meant to arrest the sense, to lead into the text, to the richness of its associations.
An emblem is something like a riddle, a "hieroglyph" in the Renaissance vocabulary -- what many readers considered to be a form of natural language.
emblem.libraries.psu.edu   (244 words)

  
 Emblems Car Plaques
The emblem is 5 inches (12.7 cm) long and 2-1/2 inches (6.35 cm) wide, with an adhesive strip attached to the back.
This is a great way to display an emblem on a car for a short time.
Emblem is 5 inches (12.7 cm) long and 3 inches (7.62 cm) wide, with an adhesive strip attached to the back.
www.evolvefish.com /fish/emblems.html   (1871 words)

  
 USMC_EMBLEM
This same emblem is a living, breathing symbol of the spirit that is in each of us who are priviliged to wear it.
The history of the Marine Corps emblem is a story related to the history of the Corps itself.
The general design of the emblem was probably derived from the British Royal Marines' "Globe and Laurel." The globe on the U.S. Marine emblem signifies service in any part of the world.
www.angelfire.com /ca/dickg/usmcemblem.html   (842 words)

  
 The red cross and red crescent emblem and international humanitarian law
Section outlining legal and technical aspects related to the use of the emblem; includes regulations for use of the emblem by national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies and reference to related publications of interest to the armed forces.
The provisions of international humanitarian law establish which persons and institutions are entitled to use the red cross and red crescent emblems, under what conditions they may do so and the measures that may be taken to punish any misuse of the emblems.
This article traces the ideological interpretation of the red cross emblem in Japan from its inception to the end of World War II and analyses the effect of such interpretation on the activities of the Red Cross society, the practices of the national army and the national identity.
www.icrc.org /web/eng/siteeng0.nsf/iwpList2/Humanitarian_law:Emblem?OpenDocument   (966 words)

  
 Fire Emblem Review
The Fire Emblem series since its debut on the NES, well Famicom since it was in Japan, has been a hallmark of Nintendo and America is finally getting a taste of it.
Even though Fire Emblem was a hallmark game it came over on these shores since the game was considered to strategic.
Fire Emblem: Sword of Fire is actually the seventh game in the series and the uses the same engine from the sixth game.
www.siliconera.com /gba/fireemblem/031017.htm   (842 words)

  
 India Image : A Gateway for Government of India Info over the web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The State emblem is an adaptation from the Sarnath Lion Capital of Ashoka.
In the original, there are four lions, standing back to back, mounted on an abacus with a frieze carrying sculptures in high relief of an elephant, a galloping horse, a bull and a lion separated by intervening wheels over a bell-shaped lotus.
In the State emblem, adopted by the Government of India on 26 January 1950,only three lions are visible, the fourth being hidden from view.
indiaimage.nic.in /nationalemblem.htm   (170 words)

  
 Emblemagic Classic Car Emblems & Badges - Antique Cloisonne Medallions & Enameled Ornaments
They include the enamel or cloisonné emblem, which is made of glass and copper and is commonly found on the pre-war car, as well as the clear top plastic insert emblem, which is found on many post-war vehicles.
Emblems are the sole focus of our business.
Please give me an explanation of emblems so I know whether or not Emblemagic can help me! There are many different types of emblems.
www.emblemagic.com   (467 words)

  
 Emblem Project FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Emblem is meant to be a way for BDSMers who fear persecution to quietly, discretely, and secretly identify themselves to each other even in a potentially hostile vanilla environment.
The Emblem is a quiet, secret, discrete identifier for those who feel they cannot or should not be out to the public about their BDSM interest.
The Emblem Project was initially created (long before it had any sort of name) to come up with and produce a pin that could be worn by BDSMers to discretely identify themselves to each other even in a potentially hostile vanilla environment.
members.aol.com /quagmyr/faq.htm   (2387 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - War Emblem shines again in Preakness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
War Emblem's three-quarters of a length victory in the Preakness over 46-1 longshot Magic Weisner stamped him as the best 3-year-old of his generation.
When the gates opened in the Preakness, it was obvious that War Emblem was going to have a crowd wherever he went.
Both War Emblem and Point Given are owned by Saudi Prince Ahmed bin Salman and Baffert has made no secret of his wish to win the Triple Crown for him.
www.usatoday.com /sports/horses/2002triplecrown/2002-05-18-preakness.htm   (742 words)

  
 Fire Emblem for Game Boy Advance Review - Game Boy Advance Fire Emblem Review
Fire Emblem couples a compelling, character-driven epic tale with strategic gameplay that is accessible and still manages to be challenging and satisfying.
This installment of Fire Emblem for the Game Boy Advance is the latest work of Intelligent Systems, a development house primarily known on these shores for its highly acclaimed Advance Wars games, and it's both the first English-language release and the seventh game in the series.
Your persona in Fire Emblem is that of an apprentice tactician, which is just a simple vehicle for giving you a reason to control the action.
www.gamespot.com /gba/rpg/fireemblem/review.html   (991 words)

  
 University of Glasgow : Emblems Website
The Centre's Research Seminar: Glasgow Emblem Group, meets five or six times a year, and welcomes local and visiting scholars; the Chairman of the Group is Michael Bath (M.E.Bath@strath.ac.uk), Department of English, University of Strathclyde.
Table of Alciato's Emblems: A table of the incidence of Alciato's Emblems in key early editions.
Emblem Books in the Frankfurt and Leipzig Book Fairs, 1571-1624: A list of references from the Frankfurt and Leipzig Book Fairs, based on the collection of catalogues in the Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel.
www.emblems.arts.gla.ac.uk   (374 words)

  
 University of Glasgow :: Centre for Emblem Studies
It was further agreed that contacts would be established with persons and groups not present at the workshop, to ensure that they are represented in future discussions on the topics of standards and corpus definition; responsibilities for making these contacts were delegated to persons present.
Antonio Bernat Vistarini voiced the opinion that we needed to at least agree on some minimal standards for the second phase of the project, and he wondered if it was not possible on the spot to agree on some basic principles of description.
No connection with any emblem digitisation project, completed, current, or planned, is implied.Since it was devised further discussion has led to modifications and enhancements.
www.ces.arts.gla.ac.uk /html/research.htm   (3138 words)

  
 GameSpy: Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance Preview
It's been six years since Fire Emblem Thracia 776 was released on the Super Famicom (yep, in Japan SNES games were still being produced at the turn of the century) and a lot has changed since that late sprite-based classic.
There is a deep story running through Fire Emblem, leading to the eventual downfall of the trouble-making Daein kingdom, but most of your time will be spent in battles or preparing for them.
Encounters in Fire Emblem are similar to those of Shining Force, with characters placed on squares and a grid drawn over the terrain.
cube.gamespy.com /gamecube/fire-emblem-gc/604022p1.html   (453 words)

  
 Fire Emblem - The Next Level GameBoy Advance Game Review
Not only is Fire Emblem the best strategy game available on the GBA, it may be one of the platform's best games of the year.
At its core, Fire Emblem is the basic strategy RPG: you have a giant grid on which you and your enemy move around on.
Fire Emblem’s graphics are nice overall, with striking illustrations for pivotal story scenes and fully drawn (though strangely lacking of much expression variety) character portraits for dialogue.
www.the-nextlevel.com /reviews/handheld/fire_emblem   (1341 words)

  
 The glider: an Appropriate Hacker Emblem
What we haven't had, historically, is an emblem that represents the entire hacker community of which all these groups are parts.
object on principle to the idea of having an emblem at all, but it appears to be a successful meme.
When you put the glider emblem on your web page, or wear it on clothing, or display it in some other way, you are visibly associating yourself with the hacker culture.
www.catb.org /hacker-emblem   (486 words)

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