[they-er] /ˈθeɪ ər/ (Show IPA), 1840–1914, U.S. naval officer and writer on naval history.
- Alfred wegener
Alfred Lothar [ahl-freyt loh-tahr,, loh-tahr] /ˈɑl freɪt ˈloʊ tɑr,, loʊˈtɑr/ (Show IPA), 1880–1930, German meteorologist and geophysicist: originated theory of continental drift. noun Alfred (ˈalfreːt). 1880–1930, German meteorologist: regarded as the originator of the theory of continental drift Wegener (vā’gə-nər) German physicist, meteorologist, and explorer who introduced the theory of continental drift in 1915. His […]
Mario (Alfredo Arnold Cocozza) 1921–59, U.S. tenor and film actor. Contemporary Examples One thing that seems notable in retrospect is the book Lanza made as part of a class project in the fifth grade. We Already Know What Adam Lanza’s Real Motive Was at Sandy Hook Michael Daly November 25, 2013 What Lanza shows us […]
- Alfredo sauce
noun a rich, cream-based butter and cheese sauce usually served with pasta like fettuccine Examples Alfredo sauce has gotten a bad rap as health watchdogs call Fettuccine Alfredo a “heart attack on a plate.” Word Origin created in 1914 by Alfredo, a chef who was trying to satisfy his pregnant wife who had lost her […]
out-of-doors; in the open air: to dine alfresco. outdoor: an alfresco café. Contemporary Examples Recently, during a particularly cold night, one elderly inmate died in his alfresco bunk. Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to Send Armed Posses to Protect Schools Terry Greene Sterling January 8, 2013 Pearce credits himself for conceiving of Tent City, an alfresco […]