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English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976) 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein , Bernard Law Montgomery , Montgomery , Sir Bernard Law Montgomery
reasoning from specific to general, concerning a posteriori , empirical , inductive
argument from particular to general, of an a posteriori , empirical , inductive , pedagogical
United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881) A. E. Burnside , Ambrose Everett Burnside , Burnside
general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples abstraction
general or abstract concept or term abstraction
process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances abstraction , generalisation , generalization
idea having general application abstraction , generalization
general's adjutant; chief administrative officer adjutant general
Roman general who was governor of Britain and extended Roman rule north to the Firth of Forth (37-93) Agricola , Gnaeus Julius Agricola
Roman general who commanded the fleet that defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium (63-12 BC) Agrippa , Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
physicist born in Germany who formulated the special theory of relativity and the general theory of relativity; Einstein also proposed that light consists of discrete quantized bundles of energy (later called photons) (1879-1955) Albert Einstein , Einstein
Austrian general who fought for the Hapsburgs during the Thirty Years' War (1583-1634) Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel von Wallenstein , Wallenstein
ancient Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War (circa 450-404 BC) Alcibiades
general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume ale
series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2) alkane , alkane series , methane series , paraffin , paraffin series
any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons alkyl , alkyl group , alkyl radical
yearly publication of general information, especially astronomical and weather almanac
general pardon amnesty
argument from general to particular, of an analytical , a priori , deductive
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