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Jeans

[jeenz] /dʒinz/
noun
1.
Sir James (Hopwood)
[hop-woo d] /ˈhɒp wʊd/ (Show IPA),
1877–1946, English astrophysicist and author.
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British Dictionary definitions for james hopwood, sir jeans

jeans

/dʒiːnz/
plural noun
1.
informal trousers for casual wear, made esp of denim or corduroy
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Jeans

/dʒiːnz/
noun
1.
Sir James Hopwood. 1877–1946, English astronomer, physicist, and mathematician, best known for his popular books on astronomy. He made important contributions to the kinetic theory of gases and the theory of stellar evolution
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jeans

n.

see jean.

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