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  Mitre - LoveToKnow 1911
Mitres are the distinctive headdress of bishops; but the right to wear them, as in the case of the other episcopal insignia, is granted by the popes to other dignitaries - such as abbots or the heads and sometimes all the members of the chapters of cathedral or collegiate churches.
The Maronites, and the uniate Jacobites, Chaldaeans and Copts have adopted the Roman mitre.
The question of the use of the mitre in the Anglican Church is dealt with in the Report of the Sub-Committee of the Convocation of Canterbury on the Ornaments of the Church and its Ministers (1908).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Mitre   (2555 words)

  
 Mitre - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
There is no suggestion of the popular idea that the mitre symbolizes the " tongues of fire " that descended on the heads of the apostles at Pentecost.
Lastly, the mitre, though a liturgical vestment, differs from the others in that it is never worn when the bishop addresses the Almighty in prayer - e.g.
The exaggeration of the height of the mitre, which began at the time of the Renaissance, reached its climax in the 17th century.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MI/MITRE.htm   (2555 words)

  
 Mitre, Bartolomé - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In Oct., 1862, Mitre was elected president, and national political unity was finally achieved; a period of internal progress and reform began.
In 1868, Mitre was succeeded as president by Sarmiento, and although still a force in politics, he devoted himself chiefly to literary work.
Mitre was known in his youth as a poet and in later years as a historian.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-mitre-ba.html   (275 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Mitre
This mitre formed the transition to the third style of mitre which is essentially the one still used today: the third mitre is distinguished from its predecessor, not actually by its shape, but only by its position on the head.
A mitre of the eighteenth century preserved in the cathedral treasury at Limburg-on-the-Lahn is remarkable for the large number of precious stones that adorn it.
The original material of the mitre appears to have been white linen alone, but as early as the thirteenth century (with the exception of course of the simple mitre) it was generally made of silk or ornamented with silk embroidery.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10404a.htm   (1795 words)

  
 Mitre About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mitre About Us Established in England in 1817, Mitre is recognised as the world’s first supplier of footballs.
Mitre footballs are used by the National Wales Team, the Carling Cup and by all 72 Football League Clubs.
Away from football Mitre is official ball supplier to the England Netball team, currently ranked 3rd in the world, and provides the official match ball to the Italian Rugby Federation for their Club and Six Nations matches.
www.mitre.com /mitre/about.htm   (120 words)

  
 Toronto Blue Jays, Sergio Mitre, Roy Halladay, Aaron Hill, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox - CBS ...
Mitre, in his second stint with the Cubs this season after a recall from the minors May 24, walked one and struck out six during a 105-pitch effort on a humid 86-degree afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Mitre then scored when Corey Patterson hit a hard hopper through the box that went past Halladay and into center for an RBI single.
Mitre had another chance to help himself in the fourth when the Cubs loaded the bases with two outs, but his ground ball to short for a force play ended the inning.
sportsline.com /mlb/gamecenter/recap/MLB_20050608_TOR@CHC   (1028 words)

  
 From Montgomery High to the majors, Mitre's rise is rapid | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Sergio Mitre was fast-tracked to the major leagues.
Drafted in the seventh round in 2001, Mitre was the second player from that year's draft to be summoned to the majors by the Cubs.
Like the fact that regardless of his age and experience, Mitre is a major league pitcher facing major league hitters.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20040515/news_1s15mitre.html   (518 words)

  
 Mitre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The mitre (from the Greek μίτρα, 'headband' or 'turban') is a type of headgear now known as the traditional, ceremonial head-dress of bishops and certain abbots in the Roman Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion, and also bishops and certain other clergy in the Eastern Orthodoxy and Oriental Orthodoxy.
The camelaucum or καμιλαύκιον, the headdress both the Western mitre and the Papal tiara stem from, was originally a cap used by officials of the Imperial Byzantine court.
With his inauguration as pope, Benedict XVI has broken with tradition and has replaced the papal tiara even on his papal coat of arms with a papal mitre (containing still the three levels of crowns symbolizing the powers of the Papacy in a simplified form) and pallium.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mitre   (1036 words)

  
 MITRE - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
MITRE manages three federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs): one for the Department of Defense (known as the DOD Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence FFRDC), one for the Federal Aviation Administration (the Center for Advanced Aviation System Development), and one for the Internal Revenue Service (the Center for Enterprise Modernization).
MITRE also has its own independent research and development program that explores new technologies and new uses of technologies to solve their sponsors' problems in the near-term and in the future.
MITRE was formed in 1958 under the leadership of C. Halligan, in order to provide overall direction to the army of companies and workers involved in the US Air Force's SAGE project.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/MITRE   (552 words)

  
 MITRE Corporation - SourceWatch
MITRE was created as a result of a request by the Air Force for a company to handle SAGE integration.
MITRE expanded again in 1963 after the FAA gave the company system engineering responsibility for the projected National Airspace System (NAS).
MITRE was itself spun off from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory which began in the 1950s as the Lincoln Project at MIT.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=MITRE_Corporation   (685 words)

  
 CNN - Mitre's mighty MII intranet brings experts together - February 3, 1999
In awarding Mitre a 1999 Enterprise Value Award, CIO's judges were impressed by the MII system and the culture change it supported.
Mitre was incorporated in 1958, assigned to integrate the U.S. Air Force's Semi-Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) air defense system—the first digital electronic command and control system to monitor U.S. airspace in real-time.
In part, Mitre executives saw MII as a field of dreams—if they built it, the users would come—but they also knew they needed to sell the system.
www.cnn.com /TECH/computing/9902/03/mitre.ent.idg/index.html   (1389 words)

  
 Marlins' Mitre leaves game after 3 pitches - Boston.com
With the count 2-and-1 on Pirates leadoff hitter Jose Bautista, Mitre was examined on the mound by the training staff and left the game.
Mitre had a start pushed back two days because of an injured right big toe late last month.
Since that start against the Colorado Rockies was moved to April 30, Mitre is 0-2 and has allowed nine earned runs in 11 1-3 innings.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/articles/2006/05/12/marlins_mitre_leaves_game_after_3_pitches   (187 words)

  
 MITRE CAASD || Projects - Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System
The MITRE Corporation conducted early research into collision avoidance technologies under the sponsorship of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
On the ground, MITRE equipped a trailer to receive transponder signals as if it were an aircraft.
MITRE's key contribution to the development of TCAS was its work on the collision avoidance logic for TCAS II.
www.mitrecaasd.org /work/project_details.cfm?item_id=153   (1754 words)

  
 Is MITRE Corp. The Trojan Horse of 9/11? *PIC*   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
MITRE is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) for the Dept. of Defense, the FAA, and the Internal Revenue Service.
MITRE's Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence (C3I) FFRDC for the Dept. of Defense was established in 1958.
MITRE developed the technology "to aid controllers in solving problems while keeping aircraft close to their route, altitude, and speed preferences." Shearman was unable to say why the MITRE technology apparently failed on 9/11.
www.rumormillnews.com /cgi-bin/archive.cgi?read=68463   (1633 words)

  
 MITRE - Employment - Working at MITRE
MITRE is an independent, not-for-profit corporation engaged in scientific and technical activities for various government organizations.
MITRE manages Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) for the Department of Defense, Federal Aviation Administration, and Internal Revenue Service.
MITRE is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace.
www.mitre.org /employment/index.html   (186 words)

  
 XML Position Paper
In 2002, MITRE undertook a study [1] for the US Air Fore to examine how the verbosity of XML may be mitigated using existing technologies.
MITRE developed an XML W3C schema that was a faithful reflection of the structure of the message standard and following common practice used descriptive XML element names.
The element content was defined using XML datatypes to represent the ASCII or numeric expression of the binary data.
www.w3.org /2003/08/binary-interchange-workshop/25-MITRE-USAF-Binary-XML.htm   (841 words)

  
 Common Malware Enumeration (CME) - Privacy Policy
MITRE uses various logging and tracking mechanisms to support the detection, reporting, or recovery from attempted intrusions into cme.mitre.org.
MITRE reserves the right to use all available technologies without notice to protect its networks from unauthorized use, and to report attempted intrusions to the appropriate authorities.
If MITRE changes the information that is recorded on cme.mitre.org, or changes the mechanisms by which this information is added, then MITRE will update this privacy statement and send an email notification to CME-related mailing lists.
cme.mitre.org /about/privacy_policy.html   (410 words)

  
 JobWeb Featured Employer-MITRE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
MITRE manages three federally funded research and development centers (FFRDC)—one each for the U.S. Department of Defense, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Internal Revenue Service.
In addition, MITRE is assisting the intelligence community in developing a new approach for producing, distributing, and safeguarding intelligence information, and lending its expertise to help thwart emerging cyber threats to our nation's critical infrastructures.
MITRE has made it a priority to develop a world-class working environment that supports and nurtures employees' abilities.
www.jobweb.com /resources/feaemp/MITRE_0104.htm   (890 words)

  
 Bartolomé Mitre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mitre was defeated by Urquiza in the civil war of 1859, and Buenos Aires reentered the Argentine confederation.
In October 1862, Mitre was elected president of the republic, and national political unity was finally achieved; a period of internal progress and reform then commenced.
Mitre was also the founder of La Nación, one of South America's leading newspapers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bartolom%C3%A9_Mitre   (445 words)

  
 Sergio Mitre News
Sergio Mitre news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Poor Juan Mateo is scouring up memories of Sergio Mitre from last year when he had to face Clemens and Halladay, although not in back-to-back starts.
Right-handed pitcher Sergio Mitre, who recently expressed his desire to return as a starter, will be pitching out of the Marlins' bullpen after being activated from the disabled list Tuesday.
www.topix.net /baseball-players/sergio-mitre   (621 words)

  
 Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development
Alfreda Mitre is currently the Chairwoman of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe and has served in previous appointments from 1990-1992 and 1994-1998.
Previously, Chairwoman Mitre served as Director of the University of Colorado 's Upward Bound Program, which provides high school students from targeted communities with the opportunity to experience a college atmosphere before graduating from high school.
Chairwoman Mitre was also the director of the Native American Resource Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
www.ksg.harvard.edu /hpaied/people/mitre.htm   (179 words)

  
 MITRE CAASD || Library - Fact Sheets
The MITRE Corporation's Center for Advanced Aviation System Development (MITRE/CAASD), a federally funded research and development center sponsored by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), has extensive experience supporting efforts throughout the global aviation community in addressing many of the issues facing the planners and designers of tomorrow's airports.
The MITRE Corporation's Center for Advanced Aviation System Development (MITRE/CAASD) is working with the aviation community to ensure that airspace management design maximizes safety and efficiency when changes in technology and operational patterns occur.
It is part of The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit national resource that provides systems engineering, research and development, and information technology support to governments around the globe.
www.mitrecaasd.org /library/one_pagers   (1261 words)

  
 About MITRE
MITRE specializes in system engineering of large, complex information systems, and is an internationally recognized center of excellence for military command and control, intelligence, and air traffic control.
MITRE strongly focuses on transitioning real-time and distributed real-time technologies, and applying the real-time computing expertise of its staff, by working intimately with DoD agencies, contractors, and (mostly classified) programs.
Because so much of what we do at MITRE is classified, we regret that visitors must either be U.S. citizens or have a Green Card (unfortunately this excludes international students on F1 visas).
www.real-time.org /mitre.htm   (952 words)

  
 Sergio Mitre : Rotoworld.com - Sergio Mitre Biography from Rotoworld.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mitre, who had been out since mid-May with a sore shoulder, is back in the majors after just one inning of work on a rehab assignment.
Mitre could be ready to pitch for the Marlins some time during the team's nine-game road trip, which begins Tuesday in Washington.
Mitre is expected to make the first of several minor league rehab starts next week.
www.rotoworld.com /content/playerpages/player_main.asp?sport=MLB&id=3725   (611 words)

  
 CVW: Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The MITRE Corporation is an independent, nonprofit systems engineering firm engaged in scientific and technical activities for the public interest.
MITRE began its research in persistent, "place-based" collaboration environments and developed the CVW software in 1994 as a research project sponsored by the MITRE Technology Program.
As a continuation of that research, under the MITRE Technology program, we have been expirementing with virtual assistants in virtual environments.
cvw.mitre.org /xtra/imp/background.php3   (155 words)

  
 MITRE Corporation
MITRE manages three federally-funded research and development centers (FFRDC) – one each for the U.S. Department of Defense, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Internal Revenue Service.
We’re talking about very large systems, networks that have global reach.” In addition, MITRE is assisting the intelligence community in developing a new approach for producing, distributing, and safeguarding intelligence information, and lending its expertise to help thwart emerging cyber threats to our nation’s critical infrastructures.
And the company is collaborating with the IRS and other government agencies – including Customs and Border Protection, the Coast Guard, other Treasury agencies, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Peace Corps – to help them implement large-scale, long-term modernization programs in an effort to more effectively fulfill their missions.
www.jobweb.com /employer/matrix/mitre.htm   (796 words)

  
 MITRE--Applying Systems Engineering and Advanced Technology to Critical National Problems
MITRE's "Community Involvement" series profiles Jay Vittori and Kathleen McDermott and their fellow volunteers in "The MERIT of Volunteering."
MITRE's Technology Transfer Office licensed Geocast, a technology invented by MITRE to provide handheld devices with location-based services, including mobile safety alerts, disaster warnings, and traffic and weather information, to SquareLoop.
MITRE researchers are using the innate agility of commercial game engines to help train warfighters by simulating "what-if" scenarios, including realistic effects of ricocheting bullets and exploding bombs.
www.mitre.org   (251 words)

  
 Open Channel Foundation: MITRE Minirouter
The purpose of the MITRE Minirouter project is to demonstrate the feasibility of using commercial products and open source software to create an on-the-move general purpose communications capability suitable for use in tactical environments.
These terminals are chosen to be small, rugged, and capable of being mounted to a vehicle and operating while on the move.
However, by using a special purpose TCP gateway from the SCPS project we have used the minirouter to successfully transfer small pages from a web server to a browser over the MTS system.
www.openchannelsoftware.org /projects/MITRE_Minirouter   (312 words)

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