Alfred North, 1861–1947, English philosopher and mathematician, in the U.S. after 1924.
Alfred North. 1861–1947, English mathematician and philosopher, who collaborated with Bertrand Russell in writing Principia Mathematica (1910–13), and developed a holistic philosophy of science, chiefly in Process and Reality (1929)
whitehead white·head (wīt’hěd’)
A tiny epidermal cystlike mass with a narrow or obstructed opening on the skin surface, which may rupture, caused by the retention of secretions of a sebaceous gland. Also called closed comedo.
Andrew Newell [noo-uh l,, nyoo-] /ˈnu əl,, ˈnyu-/ (Show IPA), 1917–2009, U.S. painter. his son, James Browning, born 1946, U.S. painter. Newell Convers [kon-verz] /ˈkɒn vərz/ (Show IPA) (father of Andrew Newell), 1882–1945, U.S. illustrator and painter. Historical Examples But the vessel reached Vancouver the next day after Wyeth’s own arrival, too late for any […]
a city in N Henan province, in E China: site of the ancient city of Yin, the center of the Shang dynasty, dated c1350–1027 b.c. Historical Examples It adjoined the site of the present town of Anyang, in the province of Honan. A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.] Wolfram Eberhard In Anyang […]
Chiefly British Dialect. contraction of am not. Dialect, . contraction (mainly Brit) (ɑːnt) a rare variant spelling of aren’t (dialect) (eɪnt) a variant spelling of ain’t
a collection of miscellaneous information about a particular subject, person, place, or thing. an item in such a collection, as an anecdote, a memorable saying, etc. (of ingredients in pharmaceutical prescriptions) in equal quantities; of each. Symbol: a̅a̅, āa. a prefix in loanwords from Greek, where it means “up,” “against,” “back,” “re-”: anabasis; used in […]