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brant, brant goose, brent, brent goosenoun
small dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward
transferred from the surname, taken to regular use in the 20th century.
Etymology: From place names in Devon and Somerset, Celtic or Old English "hill".
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from brennan, Sax. to burn.
What flames, quoth he, when I thee present see
In danger rather to be drent than brent? Fairy Queen, b. ii.
alt. of Brant
a brant. See Brant
Brent is a city in Bibb County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 4,024.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
brent, adj. (Scot.) lofty: smooth, unwrinkled. [A.S. brant, steep; cog. with Ice. brattr.]
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Brent is ranked #4535 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Brent surname appeared 7,820 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Brent.
58.8% or 4,604 total occurrences were White.
33.8% or 2,644 total occurrences were Black.
3.1% or 247 total occurrences were of two or more races.
2.8% or 223 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.7% or 57 total occurrences were Asian.
0.5% or 45 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of Brent in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Brent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Brent in a Sentence
When we start to see real production cuts in the United States, I suspect more upside to oil prices, but the market will find it hard to push U.S. prices much higher than mid-$60s and low-$70s for Brent, because even with U.S. production cuts the global oil market will remain well-supplied.
The oil supply/demand balance is roughly in balance now, but it could turn to a complete supply shortage (in case of new supply curbs). Oil prices could rise at least $10 (a barrel), with Brent approaching near $90.
Brent could see further declines now, given the large overhang of speculative long positions.
WTI and Brent today have fallen from intraday highs as market watchers become uneasy by the long wait for the OPEC meeting to conclude, a sign that there could be some form of disagreement.
You have the threat that a high enough price will start to activate the 7,700 drilled but uncompleted wells in the lower 48 states, and meanwhile, if Iranian crude is really taken off the water, it's going to impact Brent much more than it's going to impact WTI.
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