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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 Cholinesterase

cholinesterase means: an enzyme that hydrolyses acetylcholine (into choline and acetic acid)

Meaning of Commutation

commutation means: the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:

Meaning of Commutation

commutation means: the travel of a commuter

Meaning of Commutation

commutation means: (law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law

Meaning of Commutation

commutation means: a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one

Meaning of Cormorant

cormorant means: large voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish; used in Asia to catch fish

Meaning of Elizabeth cleghorn stevenson gaskell

elizabeth cleghorn stevenson gaskell means: English writer who is remembered for her biography of Charlotte Bronte (1810-1865)

Meaning of Ellington

ellington means: United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)

Meaning of Employee

employee means: a worker who is hired to perform a job

Meaning of Erodium cicutarium

erodium cicutarium means: European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage

Meaning of Hemp family

hemp family means: two genera of erect or twining herbs that are pollinated by the wind, including the genera Cannabis and Humulus; term not used in all classifications; in some the genus Cannabis is placed in the family Moraceae and the genus Humulus in the family Urticaceae

Meaning of Hezbollah

hezbollah means: a Shiite terrorist organization with strong ties to Iran; seeks to create an Iranian fundamentalist Islamic state in Lebanon; car bombs are the signature weapon

Meaning of Hothead

hothead means: a reckless impetuous irresponsible person

Meaning of Hothead

hothead means: a belligerent grouch

Meaning of Interactive multimedia

interactive multimedia means: a multimedia system in which related items of information are connected and can be presented together

Meaning of Limewater

limewater means: solution of calcium hydroxide in water used as an antacid

Meaning of Low-altitude

low-altitude means: occurring at a relatively low altitude

Meaning of Mascarene grass

mascarene grass means: Asiatic creeping perennial grass; introduced in southern United States as a drought-resistant lawn grass

Meaning of Nelumbo nucifera

nelumbo nucifera means: native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers

Meaning of Refractive index

refractive index means: the ratio of the velocity of light in a vacuum to that in a medium

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