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United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928) A. Noam Chomsky , Chomsky , Noam Chomsky
someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field ace , adept , champion , genius , hotshot , maven , mavin , sensation , star , superstar , virtuoso , whiz , whizz , wiz , wizard
common house and field crickets Acheta , genus Acheta
most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field action
expert in soil management and field-crop production agronomist
annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year almanac
field or scope of activity ambit , compass , orbit , reach
game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays American football , American football game
circular scotoma surrounding the center of the field of vision annular scotoma
forerunner in field, position antecedent , precursor , predecessor
magnetic field creates parallel but opposing spins; varies with temperature antiferromagnetism
Old World field mice Apodemus , genus Apodemus
electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field arc , discharge , electric arc , electric discharge , spark
British field marshal in North Africa in World War II; he defeated the Italians before being defeated by the Germans (1883-1950) Archibald Percival Wavell , First Earl Wavell , Wavell
field of competition arena
playing field where sports events take place arena , scene of action
coil in which voltage is induced by motion through a magnetic field armature
arrangement of coils used in sensitive electrical instruments; the coils are arranged to give zero resultant external magnetic field when a current passes through them and to have zero electromotive force induced in them by an external magnetic field astatic coils
has a moving magnet and astatic coils arranged to cancel the effect of the Earth's magnetic field astatic galvanometer
French philosopher remembered as the founder of positivism; he also established sociology as a systematic field of study Auguste Comte , Comte , Isidore Auguste Marie Francois Comte
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