Sir gilbert

Gilbert

[gil-bert]
noun
1.
Cass, 1859–1934, U.S. architect.
2.
Henry Franklin Belknap [bel-nap] , 1868–1928, U.S. composer.
3.
Sir Humphrey, 1537–83, English soldier, navigator, and colonizer in America.
4.
John (John Pringle) 1895–1936, U.S. film actor.
5.
Walter, born 1932, U.S. molecular biologist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1980.
6.
William, 1544–1603, English physician and physicist: pioneer experimenter in magnetism and electricity.
7.
Sir William Schwenck [shwengk] , 1836–1911, English dramatist and poet: collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan.
8.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “pledge” and “bright.”
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Murray

[mur-ee, muhr-ee]
noun
1.
Sir (George) Gilbert (Aimé) [ey-mey] , 1866–1957, English classical scholar.
2.
Sir James Augustus Henry, 1837–1915, Scottish lexicographer and philologist.
3.
Lindley [lin-lee, lind-] , 1745–1826, English grammarian, born in the U.S.
4.
Philip, 1886–1952, U.S. labor leader: president of the CIO 1940–52.
5.
a river in SE Australia, flowing W along the border between Victoria and New South Wales, through SE South Australia into the Indian Ocean. 1200 miles (1930 km) long.
6.
a city in N Utah, S of Salt Lake City.
7.
a town in SW Kentucky.
8.
a male given name.

Parker

[pahr-ker]
noun
1.
Charles Christopher, Jr ("Bird") 1920–55, U.S. jazz saxophonist and composer.
2.
Dorothy (Rothschild) 1893–1967, U.S. author.
3.
Sir Gilbert, 1862–1932, Canadian novelist and politician in England.
4.
Horatio William, 1863–1919, U.S. composer, organist, and teacher.
5.
John, 1729–75, American Revolutionary patriot.
6.
Matthew, 1504–75, English theologian.
7.
Quanah, Quanah ( def 1 ).
8.
Theodore, 1810–60, U.S. preacher, theologian, and reformer.
9.
a male given name.
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gilbert (ˈɡɪlbət)
 
n
Gb, Symbols: Gi a unit of magnetomotive force; the magnetomotive force resulting from the passage of 4π abamperes through one turn of a coil. 1 gilbert is equivalent to 10/4π = 0.795 775 ampere-turn
 
[C19: named after William Gilbert (1540--1603), English physician and physicist]

Gilbert (ˈɡɪlbət)
 
n
1.  Grove Karl. 1843--1918, US geologist who pioneered the study of river development and valley erosion
2.  Sir Humphrey. ?1539--83, English navigator: founded the colony at St John's, Newfoundland (1583)
3.  William. 1540--1603, English physician and physicist, noted for his study of terrestrial magnetism in De Magnete (1600)
4.  Sir W(illiam) S(chwenck). 1836--1911, English dramatist, humorist, and librettist. He collaborated (1871--96) with Arthur Sullivan on the famous series of comic operettas, including The Pirates of Penzance (1879), Iolanthe (1882), and The Mikado (1885)

Murray1 (ˈmʌrɪ)
 
n
a river in SE Australia, rising in New South Wales and flowing northwest into SE South Australia, then south into the sea at Encounter Bay: the main river of Australia, important for irrigation and power. Length: 2590 km (1609 miles)

Murray2 (ˈmʌrɪ)
 
n
1.  1st Earl of. See (1st Earl of) Moray
2.  Sir (George) Gilbert (Aimé). 1866--1957, British classical scholar, born in Australia: noted for his verse translations of Greek dramatists, esp Euripides
3.  Sir James Augustus Henry. 1837--1915, Scottish lexicographer; one of the original editors (1879--1915) of what became the Oxford English Dictionary
4.  Les, full name Leslie Allan Murray. born 1938, Australian poet; his collections include The Weatherboard Cathedral (1969), The Daylight Moon (1987), Subhuman Redneck Poems (1996), and The Biplane Houses (2007)
5.  Murray of Epping Forest, Baron, title of Lionel Murray, known as Len. 1922--2004, British trades union leader; general secretary of the Trades Union Congress (1973--84)

Parker (ˈpɑːkə)
 
n
1.  Sir Alan (William). born 1944, British film director and screenwriter; his films include Midnight Express (1978), Mississippi Burning (1988), The Commitments (1991), and Angela's Ashes (2000); chairman of the British Film Institute (1998--99) and of the Film Council from 1999
2.  Charlie. nickname Bird or Yardbird. 1920--55, US jazz alto saxophonist and composer; the leading exponent of early bop
3.  Dorothy (Rothschild). 1893--1967, US writer, noted esp for the ironical humour of her short stories
4.  Matthew. 1504--75, English prelate. As archbishop of Canterbury (1559--75), he supervised Elizabeth I's religious settlement

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Gilbert
male proper name, from O.Fr. Guillebert (from O.H.G. Williberht, lit. "a bright will") or O.Fr. Gilebert, from Gisilbert, lit. "a bright pledge," from O.H.G. gisil "pledge," a Celtic loan-word (cf. O.Ir. giall "pledge") + beorht "bright." It was the common name for a male cat (especially in short form
Gib) from c.1450 (see Tom).
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Medical Dictionary

Gilbert Gil·bert (gĭl'bərt), Walter. Born 1932.

American biologist. He shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for developing methods of mapping the structure and function of DNA.

Murray Mur·ray (mûr'ē), Joseph E. Born 1919.

American physician. He shared a 1990 Nobel Prize for developing techniques for bone marrow and kidney transplants.

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Gilbert   (gĭl'bərt)  Pronunciation Key 
American biologist who, building upon the work of Frederick Sanger, formulated a method for determining the sequence of bases in DNA that made it possible to manufacture genetic materials in the laboratory. For this work he shared with Sanger and American biologist Paul Berg the 1980 Nobel Prize for chemistry.
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