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  The Overcoat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Overcoat (or 'The Cloak') was a short story written by Nikolai Gogol, first published in the collected volume of his works in 1842.
The overcoat in question, a shinel, is a Russian uniform greatcoat, worn by all people in official service.
This is the story of Akaky Akakievich, an impoverished copy-clerk in St Petersburg's government department, who is given no respect from his colleagues because of his old, worn-away clothes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Overcoat   (292 words)

 Thermally processable imaging element comprising an overcoat layer - Patent 4942115
Overcoat layers have been useful on the thermally processable imaging elements to prevent undesired marking of the element during processing and hinder or prevent release of volatile components from the element at processing temperatures.
It has been desirable to increase the degree of adhesion of such an overcoat to a imaging layer, particularly an imaging layer that is hydrophobic, to reduce the tendency or prevent the overcoat layer from being removed or being distorted during thermal processing.
Overcoat is easily stripped off the structure A, but not from structure B, even when the overcoat is heavily scored prior to the tape test.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4942115.html   (3503 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Disclosure of the Invention An object of the present invention is a magnetic recording medium comprising a thin protective overcoat capable of preventing corrosion of the underlying magnetic layer, migration of ions for underlying layers, exhibiting a suitable surface polarity for lubricant bonding and a suitable conductivity.
In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a composite protective overcoat is employed comprising a layer of hydrogenated carbon and a layer of amorphous carbon nitride or graphitic carbon formed on the layer of hydrogenated carbon.
The overall thickness of the resulting composite protective overcoat is minimized while optimizing the degree of bonding of an applied lubricant, preventing corrosion of the underlying magnetic layer, and preventing migration of ions from underlying layers.
www.wipo.int /cgi-pct/guest/getbykey5?KEY=99/03099.990121&ELEMENT_SET=DECL   (3469 words)

 United States Patent: 6,432,753
The metallic overcoat most preferably comprises a layer of electrolytically deposited copper approximately 15.mu.m thick that is patterned to provide for electrically independent regions; but an unbroken area of the metallic overcoat is left over any sensitive analog circuitry, such as a bandgap reference circuit.
In one aspect of the invention, a band gap reference circuit is fabricated using a thick metallic overcoat such as a simple copper overcoat as a stress-relief layer to minimize package-shift effects.
From the planarized to the metallic overcoat dies, the mean improved by 37% and the standard deviation improved by 36% while improving 47% and 48% respectively, relative to non-planarized dies.
users.ece.gatech.edu /rincon-mora/patents/p6432753.htm   (3653 words)

 A to Z of magical mantles: From Akakievich to Zhivago, Russian literature draws on the power of a good man`s overcoat, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Overcoats have taken a back seat in the past 20 years, says managing director Terry Haste.
Cerruti's Adrian Smith is not convinced that his reversible sheepskin (wolf-look fur exterior adds a "rakish sensuality with savage edge") is one for the Lenins of this world: "Fashion isn't the ideal platform for political expression," he says.
Harvested (under strict licence) from the fleece of the once-endangered Andean vicuna, the distinctive tan-hued fibre is the finest - and rarest - capable of being spun (12 microns in diameter compared to cashmere's 15).
www.gateway2russia.com /st/art_181554.php   (796 words)

 Hattrick Clubhouse - Bayern Overcoat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Bayern Overcoat was officially 'born' on 26th of November, 2003.
Overcoat recorded a memorable 4-2 away win today at East Henley to achieve promotion to IV for the first time in their history.
Overcoat saw their chances of automatic promotion vanish after defeat to Warriors on Sunday, failing to tally for only the 3rd time in 96 league games.
club.hattrick.org /overcoat   (175 words)

 Aisle Say (Hartford): THE OVERCOAT
Their version of "The Overcoat," first produced in Vancouver and now touring under the auspices of Toronto's CanStage, is receiving its American premiere at the Bushnell Center's three-year-old Belding Theater in Hartford.
The symbol of his pathetic existence is his overcoat, so tattered and threadbare it looks like a collection of rags.
Here, his delirium turns him into one of the lunatics who have been shadowing him from the beginning, and he ends up in an asylum where the lost overcoat is replaced by a strait jacket.
www.aislesay.com /CT-OVERCOAT.html   (815 words)

 Overcoat - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
When Joseph's favorite overcoat gets old and worn, he makes a jacket out of it.
Uniforms of the Waffen-SS 1942-1945 Ski Uniforms, Overcoats
Nikolai Gogol's "The Overcoat": A Study Guide from Gale's "Short Stories for Students" (Volume 07, Chapter 12)
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /overcoat.htm   (155 words)

 The (Other) Overcoat
He says that an overcoat is something that goes over a men's suit and that is made out of an entirely different material and with a different cut than what I wear.
She is well aware of how much I enjoy the overcoat so she always attempts to couch her disdain in language that suggests she is really trying to help me out: "You don't want to wear your nice overcoat to the party, do you?", she will say.
I am almost convinced that I don't so much like the overcoat as I like the idea of the overcoat, or to be more precise, the idea of myself in the overcoat.
www.ludickid.com /092204.htm   (1250 words)

 AskMen.com - Man overcoat
Many double-breasted overcoats are equipped with matching belts, which you can tie around your waist or just let hang.
A single-breasted overcoat closes with a narrow overlap and fastens down in front with a single row of buttons.
A single-breasted overcoat is generally more practical as it can be worn open and doesn't always need to be buttoned up.
www.askmen.com /fashion/fashiontip_100/101b_fashion_advice.html   (474 words)

 The Overcoat
Aside from a habit of writing consistently catchy songs and covering other great ones when a cover is needed, the Overcoat are set apart by Gassen's immediately identifiable vocal style, which generally competes with the bass guitar for low notes.
The Overcoat are based in Tucson, Arizona, where Tim runs a video production company and works on numerous other music related projects, including a small but very well put together fanzine called Psychedelicatessen, and has recently finished a book called Echoes In Time: The Garage/Psych Music Explosion 1980-1990.
There's the Overcoat lp reviewed elsewhere in these pages, and then there is nearly a whole lp's worth of other cuts being slipped into compilations all over the world.
www.nkvdrecords.com /overcoat.htm   (2138 words)

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 Dell's Leather Works - Historical Citation - Roll Your Overcoat
The leather overcoat straps can be passed through the waist belt loops, to give a pleasing effect.
The veterans among you know that the overcoat straps are passed underneath the knapsack's shoulder straps.
Obviously the overcoat was meant to be carried on top of the knapsack.
www.dellsleatherworks.com /citations/cite-overcoatbedrollstraps.htm   (707 words)

 PreviewCT: The Overcoat
The Overcoat comes to Hartford Jan. 14-30, as part of the Bushnell's latest Broadway Series.
The action in this literate, theatrical masterpiece by Canada's Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling, is based on Nikolai Gogol's short stories, "The Overcoat" and "Diary of a Madman," set to the music of Shostakovich.
Comedy and scathing social satire come together in the story of an everyman whose life is changed when he acquires a beautiful new overcoat, only to set off a chain of misfortune as he finds himself at the center of a whirlwind of other people's overwhelming desires, needs and jealousies.
previewct.com /gbase/Arts/content?oid=oid:92309   (112 words)

 Search Results for overcoat - Encyclopædia Britannica
French mime of the 20th century whose silent portrayals are executed with eloquence, deceptive simplicity, and balletlike grace.
The man's redingote, worn in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, was a full-skirted, short-waisted, double-breasted overcoat adapted from the English riding coat.
Some of the basic elements of modern traditional dress in Korea, the cho(jacket), paji (trousers), and turumagi (overcoat), were probably worn at a very early date, but the characteristic two-piece...
www.britannica.com /search?query=overcoat&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (536 words)

 TFA Applications / Hard Disk Carbon Overcoat - Surface/Interface, Inc.
Accurate measurement of carbon overcoat thickness and nitrogen concentration is critical to the quality and information density of magnetic media.
As the thickness of the carbon overcoat layers decreases below 60 Å, the need to reliably measure both film thickness and nitrogen concentration becomes even more important.
The carbon overcoat thickness measurement for a cassette of 25 disks is show, with an average layer thickness of 32.9 Å and a one sigma standard deviation of 0.2 Å.
www.d2m.com /SIIWEBNEW/tfaappsharddisk.html   (220 words)

 Overcoat - Creating, Developing and Managing Safe, Secure and Accessible Environments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Overcoat can help you ensure that you create an accessible environment within your business.
Training is an essential element in providing a safe environment, Overcoat can provide training tailored to meet the specific needs of your staff and your workplace.
Overcoat provides advice on all aspects of Health and Safety helping you to ensure total compliance with your due dilligence requirements.
www.overcoat.ltd.uk   (176 words)

 Canadian troupe melds Chaplin, modern dance in 'Overcoat,' a sublime, wordless theater piece
Beautifully tailored, luxuriantly lined in the music of Dmitri Shostakovich and irresistibly modeled on the Geary Theater stage, "The Overcoat" is the height of fashion for the new fall season.
That's because "The Overcoat" is a play told entirely in movement and mimetic acting, without any words at all.
Everything changes when he finally gives in and invests his savings in a new overcoat in a series of buoyantly inventive scenes involving a master tailor (a magisterially artistic Mark Christmann), ultra-officious assistants, a hilariously bullied customer (Derek Scott), actors as bolts of fine fabric and a nightmarishly envisioned sweatshop.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/09/02/DDGC3EG3TK17.DTL   (861 words)

 Preschool Education Library : Book Reviews > Joseph Had A Little Overcoat
Joseph Had A Little Overcoat is chock full of wide-eyed animals and an abundance of Joseph's colorfully dressed relatives.
They all follow him when he goes to the fair in the jacket that was once an old and worn little overcoat.
Joseph Had A Little Overcoat was presented, along with numerous other great books, during an afternoon in the Children's Department of our local county library last year.
www.preschooleducation.com /br67.shtml   (260 words)

 Legal Spectator: The Overcoat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Akakii is the hero in Nikolai Gogol’s short story The Overcoat.
His friends in the office were so impressed they gave him a new overcoat party.
Complaints poured in to official quarters asserting that the coats of important people were disappearing in the clutches of that strange-looking person resembling that dead minor clerk named Akakii Akakievich.
www.dcbar.org /for_lawyers/washington_lawyer/december_2003/spectator.cfm   (780 words)

 Aisle Say (San Francisco):THE OVERCOAT
"The Overcoat," co-created and directed by Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling, is an innovative blend of theatrical elements -- movement, mime, music -- that enact a short story by Russian author Nikolai Gogol.
"The Overcoat" tells the story of The Man (Peter Anderson, who originated the role), an everyman who lives in a spartan room in a boarding house and works in an architectural office, where his colleagues constantly torment him.
Despite his improved external status, however, he drinks too much at a company party one night and sets the stage for his downfall and ultimate madness.
www.aislesay.com /SF-OVERCOAT.html   (387 words)

If you read Nikolai Gogol's short story "The Overcoat," as some of us were required to do in high school, you may notice it's full of words.
"The Overcoat" debuted at the Vancouver Playhouse in 1997, a dazzling spectacle with a cast of 22 and a two-story set with its elements in motion, propelled by actors dressed as asylum inmates.
In Gogol's original story, a routinely overlooked and ridiculed clerk in a government office finally has to replace his falling-apart overcoat with a new one despite the expense, and for one brief, shining moment it makes all the difference in his life.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/08/21/PKGOHE6N5U1.DTL   (752 words)

 ["Overcoat Bennie"]
"Overcoat Bennie" was one of the slickest "fences" that ever operated in this country.
For ten long years "Overcoat" enjoyed a phenomenal run of good fortune while other "fences" were falling into the hands of the law and beating trails to the gates of San Quentin Prison.
Of course the actress confessed that she had bought it from Sam Pinelli and Sam admitted that he got it from "Overcoat Bennie." That, however, was ALL that Sam admitted.
lcweb2.loc.gov /wpa/22060207.html   (1663 words)

 The Bushnell | The Overcoat makes American premiere at The Bushnell
The Overcoat, from the creative genius of Canada's Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling, will make its American premiere January 14-30, 2005 in The Bushnell's Belding Theater.
Evoking the silent films of masters Chaplin, Keaton and Fritz, The Overcoat lampoons affected society while remaining an emotionally compelling and comedic account of the Everyman.
The Overcoat was first created and performed at the Vancouver Playhouse in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in October 1997.
www.bushnell.org /index.cgi/9669   (420 words)

 The Overcoat at The Bushnell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Instead, he is the butt of office jokes, his threadbare overcoat trampled along with his spirit.
Peter Anderson is Any Man, a common man whose life changes dramatically when he invests his frugal savings in a new overcoat, as different, artistic and exciting as is Anderson's performance in this challenging role.
The overcoat takes on a life of its own as the story unfolds in brilliantly choreographed physical theater.
www.inthespotlightinc.org /Reviews/Theatre_Reviews/theovercoat.html   (276 words)

 The Overcoat by Nikolai Gogol
Their only salvation lies in traversing as quickly as possible, in their thin little overcoats, five or six streets, and then warming their feet well in the porter’s room, and so thawing all their talents and qualifications for official service, which had become frozen on the way.
He examined it thoroughly at home, and discovered that in two places, namely, on the back and shoulders, it had become thin as mosquito-netting: the cloth was worn to such a degree that he could see through it, and the lining had fallen into pieces.
You must know that Akakii Akakievich’s overcoat served as an object of ridicule to the officials: they even deprived it of the noble name of overcoat, and called it a kapota.
www.geocities.com /short_stories_page/gogolovercoat.html   (7849 words)

 The Man From U.N.C.L.E.: The Concrete Overcoat Affair (1) - TV.com
We don't have allusions for The Concrete Overcoat Affair (1).
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www.tv.com /man-from-u.n.c.l.e./the-concrete-overcoat-affair-1/episode/70436/summary.html   (211 words)

 The Man From U.N.C.L.E.: The Concrete Overcoat Affair (2) - TV.com
We don't have allusions for The Concrete Overcoat Affair (2).
We don't have notes for The Concrete Overcoat Affair (2).
We don't have trivia for The Concrete Overcoat Affair (2).
www.tv.com /man-from-u.n.c.l.e./the-concrete-overcoat-affair-2/episode/70437/summary.html   (211 words)

 Afrika Korps Overcoat
This overcoat (mantel) was introduced in 1941 for use in North Africa by Rommel's Afrika Korps.
We also manufacture the correct, longer shoulder straps for overcoats and they are available as an optional insignia.
These insignia, as well as any others you may require are attached here at the factory.
www.lostbattalions.com /german33-45/heer/heertrops/tropcoat/tropcoat.html   (108 words)

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