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Meaning of A. a. michelson

a. a. michelson means: United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1852-1931)

Meaning of A. a. milne

a. a. milne means: English writer of stories for children (1882-1956)

Meaning of A. conan doyle

a. conan doyle means: British author who created Sherlock Holmes (1859-1930)

Meaning of A. e. burnside

a. e. burnside means: United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881)

Meaning of A. e. housman

a. e. housman means: English poet (1859-1936)

Meaning of A. e. kennelly

a. e. kennelly means: United States electrical engineer noted for his work on the theory of alternating currents; independently of Oliver Heaviside he discovered the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1861-1939)

Meaning of A. e. w. mason

a. e. w. mason means: English writer (1865-1948)

Meaning of A. noam chomsky

a. noam chomsky means: United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928)

Meaning of A. testudineus

a. testudineus means: a small perch of India whose gills are modified to allow it to breathe air; has spiny pectoral fins that enable it to travel on land

Meaning of A.d.

a.d. means: in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born

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Meaning of Albany

albany means: a town in southwest Georgia; processing center for peanuts and pecans

Meaning of Albany

albany means: state capital of New York; located in eastern New York State on the west bank of the Hudson river

Meaning of Card sharper

card sharper means: a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games

Meaning of Cavell

cavell means: English nurse who remained in Brussels after the German occupation in order to help Allied prisoners escape; was caught and executed by the Germans (1865-1915)

Meaning of Crucifix

crucifix means: a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings when the gymnast supports himself with both arms extended horizontally

Meaning of Crucifix

crucifix means: representation of the cross on which Jesus died

Meaning of Dendroidal

dendroidal means: resembling a tree in form and branching structure

Meaning of Dentaria bulbifera

dentaria bulbifera means: European bittercress having a knotted white rootstock

Meaning of Family tetragoniaceae

family tetragoniaceae means: succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds

Meaning of Genus brickelia

genus brickelia means: genus of herbs of southwestern America having usually creamy florets followed by one-seeded fruits in a prominent bristly sheath

Meaning of International candle

international candle means: a former international unit of luminous intensity; now replaced by the candela

Meaning of Karl landsteiner

karl landsteiner means: United States pathologist (born in Austria) who discovered human blood groups (1868-1943)

Meaning of Leak out

leak out means: be leaked

Meaning of Meddlesome

meddlesome means: intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner

Meaning of Misogamy

misogamy means: hatred of marriage

Meaning of Prongy

prongy means: resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches

Meaning of Range finder

range finder means: a measuring instrument (acoustic or optical or electronic) for finding the distance of an object

Meaning of Resht

resht means: city in northwestern Iran near the Caspian Sea

Meaning of Seamanlike

seamanlike means: characteristic of or befitting a seaman; indicating competent seamanship

Meaning of Smooth-shaven

smooth-shaven means: closely shaved recently

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