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UVUltraviolet
UVUniverse (Ardent/VMark Post-Relational Database Management System)
UVBurkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta)
UVUniversitat de Valéncia (Spanish: University of Valencia)
UVUpright Vacuum
UVUniversidad Veracruzana (Mexican university)
UVUniversity Village (University of California, Riverside Riverside, CA, USA)
UVUniversity of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
UVUrine Volume
UVUndervalued
UVUnified View (annual exercise to identify deployment and distribution priorities)
UVUniversity of Vermont
UVUnder Voltage
UVUpper Volta
UVMicrovolt (electronics)
UVUniversity of the Visayas
UVUnique Visitor
UVUnité de Valeur (French: Unit Value; higher education)
UVUnmanned Vehicle
UVUltra-Violence (game setting)
UVUnió Valenciana (Spanish Regional Party)
UVUnit Ventilator
UVUltra Vomit (band)
UVUniversitat de Vic
UVUreterovesical
UVUniversité de Valenciennes (French university)
UVUtility Vault (electrical underground vaults)
UVUnitas Verband
UVUltimate Vendor
UVUlnar Variance
UVUterine-Vulval
UVUninhabited Vehicle
UVU-Típusú V (Hungarian Tram Model)
UVUitgestelde Vergoeding (Dutch: deferred compensation)
UVUnited Voices Concert Choir (West Yorkshire, England, UK)
References in classic literature ?
That was why to Jurgis it seemed almost profanity to speak about the place as did Jokubas, skeptically; it was a thing as tremendous as the universe--the laws and ways of its working no more than the universe to be questioned or understood.
Thus, he unified the universe and held it up and looked at it, or wandered through its byways and alleys and jungles, not as a terrified traveller in the thick of mysteries seeking an unknown goal, but observing and charting and becoming familiar with all there was to know.
It was a bit of phenomena that he could not correlate with all the rest of the phenomena in the universe.
He has founded upon him a theory of the universe, which
The metaphysician explains the universe by himself, the scientist explains himself by the universe.
They were describing the earth as the centre of the universe, while the scientists were discovering America and probing space for the stars and the laws of the stars.
In religion, his inherited belief, rooted in his deepest fibers, early found itself confronted by the discoveries of modern science, which at first seemed to him to proclaim that the universe is much what it seemed to the young Carlyle, a remorseless monster, 'red in tooth and claw,' scarcely thinkable as the work of a Christian God who cares for man.
He believes, partly on the basis of intellectual reasoning, but mainly on what seems to him the convincing testimony of instinct, that the universe is controlled by a loving God, who has made life primarily a thing of happiness for man.
I delight to come to my bearings -- not walk in procession with pomp and parade, in a conspicuous place, but to walk even with the Builder of the universe, if I may -- not to live in this restless, nervous, bustling, trivial Nineteenth Century, but stand or sit thoughtfully while it goes by.
For the Universe has three children, born at one time, which reappear under different names in every system of thought, whether they be called cause, operation, and effect; or, more poetically, Jove, Pluto, Neptune; or, theologically, the Father, the Spirit, and the Son; but which we will call here the Knower, the Doer, and the Sayer.
For the world is not painted or adorned, but is from the beginning beautiful; and God has not made some beautiful things, but Beauty is the creator of the universe.
The beauty of the fable proves the importance of the sense; to the poet, and to all others; or, if you please, every man is so far a poet as to be susceptible of these enchantments of nature; for all men have the thoughts whereof the universe is the celebration.