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Definition of Talents
TalentTalent Tal"ent, n. [F., fr. L. talentum a talent (in sense 1),
Gr. ? a balance, anything weighed, a definite weight, a
talent; akin to ? to bear, endure, ?, L. tolerare, tollere,
to lift up, sustain, endure. See Thole, v. t., Tolerate.]
1. Among the ancient Greeks, a weight and a denomination of
money equal to 60 min[ae] or 6,000 drachm[ae]. The Attic
talent, as a weight, was about 57 lbs. avoirdupois; as a
denomination of silver money, its value was [pounds]243
15s. sterling, or about $1,180.
Rowing vessel whose burden does not exceed five
hundred talents. --Jowett
2. Among the Hebrews, a weight and denomination of money. For
silver it was equivalent to 3,000 shekels, and in weight
was equal to about 93? lbs. avoirdupois; as a denomination
of silver, it has been variously estimated at from
[pounds]340 to [pounds]396 sterling, or about $1,645 to
$1,916. For gold it was equal to 10,000 gold shekels.
3. Inclination; will; disposition; desire. [Obs.]
They rather counseled you to your talent than to
your profit. --Chaucer.
4. Intellectual ability, natural or acquired; mental
endowment or capacity; skill in accomplishing; a special
gift, particularly in business, art, or the like; faculty;
a use of the word probably originating in the Scripture
parable of the talents (--Matt. xxv. 14-30).
He is chiefly to be considered in his three
different talents, as a critic, a satirist, and a
writer of odes. --Dryden.
His talents, his accomplishments, his graceful
manners, made him generally popular. --Macaulay.
Syn: Ability; faculty; gift; endowment. See Genius.
Meaning of Talents from wikipedia
- for some activities; talents
to aptitudes themselves
or to possessors
of those talents Talent
may also refer
(play), a 1978 play by...
, the second
two, and the third received
only one. The property entrusted
to the three servants
for the rights
to air the Talents
for Sale and another
KBS show, Battle
Trip, in China. This makes
for Sale the first
- The Ministry
of All the Talents
was a national unity government formed
Grenville, 1st Baron
Grenville, on his appointment
- Center, either exclusive
or non-exclusive contract artists
even freelance talents
are not included. The list of rosters
in GMA Artist...
- The Thousand Talents
Plan (TTP) (Chinese: 千人计划; pinyin: Qiān rén jìhuà) or Thousand Talents Program
(Chinese: 海外高层次人才引进计划; pinyin: Hǎiwài gāo céngcì réncái...
- Attic weight
mina, so a Roman talent
is 1.33 Attic talents
and hence approximately
(71 lb). An Egyptian talent
was 80 librae. and hence
- Got Talent
is a British talent
show TV format conceived
company. It has spawned
spin-offs in over 68 countries
- Berlinale Talents
(previously Berlinale Talent
Campus), is the annual summit
and networking platform
of the Berlin International
of the Talents
is a science fiction novel
by American writer Octavia
E. Butler, published
in 1998. It is the second
in a series
of two, a sequel...
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