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[brij-muh n] /ˈbrɪdʒ mən/
Percy Williams, 1882–1961, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1946. Unabridged
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  • Such was Bridgman's fort in what is now Vernon, and which was twice attacked by Indians, and in the second attack was destroyed.

    Vermont Rowland E. Robinson
  • If you had ever any uneasiness on Bridgman's account, it must be now at an end.

    Barford Abbey Susannah Minific Gunning
  • The inimitable juvenile illustrator Mr. Bridgman, has here done some of his best work.

    Sunday-School Success Amos R. Wells
  • Mr. Bridgman was on deck, to welcome them in the name of the Peary Arctic Club.

    The North Pole Robert E. Peary
  • The Indians went directly to Bridgman's fort, where their families resided, and who had heard the report of guns.

  • Mr. Bridgman, chairman of the committee for that charitable work, died; a great loss to it.

  • The pictures of Barney and some of the other pets have been drawn by Mr. Bridgman from photographs taken expressly for this book.

  • As Mr. Mason has added an &c., may we not add to these respected names, that of honest old Bridgman?

  • This 'daughter' is a young woman of the class to which Mr. Bridgman's daughters, if he had any, would belong.

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Percy Williams. 1882–1961, US physicist: Nobel prize for physics (1946) for his work on high-pressure physics and thermodynamics
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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