lecture


lecture
01. Our chemistry [lecture] was so boring today that I fell asleep in class.
02. If I tell my dad I got drunk and was sick at the party, he'll just get angry and give me a [lecture] about it.
03. The professor [lectured] us on current trends in Irish literature.
04. The boss gave us his big [lecture] today about how we all have to work together, and all that crap.
05. He just got a position as a guest [lecturer] on British history at a university in California.
06. I fell asleep during our psychology [lecture], and now I need to borrow someone's notes.
07. Albert Camus once said that some people talk in their sleep, but [lecturers] talk while other people sleep.
08. We looked at photographs of a heart operation during our anatomy [lecture] today.
09. We have booked a [lecture] hall that can seat 150 people for your presentation at the conference.
10. Boxer Muhammad Ali was once invited to [lecture] on poetry at Oxford University.
11. You have no right to [lecture] me about honesty; you cheat on your income tax!
12. The [lecturer] stood at the front of the class, and waited for everyone to be quiet.
13. I went to a couple of [lectures] on Japanese history at the university, and really enjoyed them.
14. Dr. Henderson [lectures] on behavioral psychology at the University of New Brunswick.
15. The trio is on a tour of university campuses, [lecturing] on their adventures rafting down the Amazon River.

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  • lecture — [ lɛktyr ] n. f. • 1495; « récit » 1352; lat. médiév. lectura 1 ♦ Action matérielle de lire, de déchiffrer (ce qui est écrit). Lecture d un texte difficile dans une langue étrangère. Lecture et correction d épreuves. À la première, à la seconde… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • lecture — Lecture. s. f. Action de lire. Je sçay ce que c est que cette piece, que cet acte, j en ay eu la lecture. on fit la lecture du contract en presence de.... Il signifie aussi, Estude. Il s est fort attaché, adonné à la lecture. il s est rendu… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Lectüre — ist für den Geist, was Diamantbrod für den Diamant, es schleift; was Eisenkleie für den Magnet, es nährt; was Mittheilung für das Gefühl, sie beruhigt. Was und wieviel Frauen aus dem unerschöpflichen Schatze menschlichen Wissens zu nehmen haben,… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • lecture — [n1] lesson, speech address, allocution, chalk talk*, discourse, disquisition, harangue, instruction, oration, pep talk*, pitch*, soapbox*, spiel*, talk; concepts 60,278 lecture [n2] speech of criticism castigation, censure, chiding, dressing… …   New thesaurus

  • Lecture — Lec ture ( t[ u]r; 135), n. [F. lecture, LL. lectura, fr. L. legere, lectum, to read. See {Legend}.] 1. The act of reading; as, the lecture of Holy Scripture. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A discourse on any subject; especially, a formal or methodical …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lecture — Lecture, quand on lit quelque chose à haute voix, Lectio, Recitatio. Lecture faicte aux enfans, Praelectio. Frequente lecture des poëtes, Poetarum pertractatio …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • lecture — [lek′chər] n. [ME, act of reading < ML lectura < pp. of L legere, to read: see LOGIC] 1. a) an informative talk given as before an audience or class and usually prepared beforehand b) the text of such a talk 2. a lengthy rebuke or scolding… …   English World dictionary

  • Lecture — Lec ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lectured} ( t[ u]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lecturing}.] 1. To read or deliver a lecture to. [1913 Webster] 2. To reprove formally and with authority. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lecture — Lec ture, v. i. To deliver a lecture or lectures. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lecture 21 — (aka Lezione 21 Lesson 21 ) and is a forthcoming Italian feature film which will be released in 2008. It is written and directed by Alessandro Baricco.The film is set in 1824, 1997 and 2007 and tells the tale of a Professor (John Hurt) delivering …   Wikipedia

  • lecture — ► NOUN 1) an educational talk to an audience, especially one of students in a university. 2) a lengthy reprimand or warning. ► VERB 1) deliver an educational lecture or lectures. 2) talk seriously or reprovingly to. ORIGIN Latin lectura, from… …   English terms dictionary