Archer John Porter [ahr-cher] /ˈɑr tʃər/ (Show IPA), 1910–2002, English biochemist: Nobel Prize in chemistry 1952.
Frank, 1890–1974, Swiss composer.
Glenn Luther, 1886–1955, U.S. airplane designer and manufacturer.
Homer Dodge, 1836–97, U.S. painter.
Joseph W(illiam) Jr. 1884–1968, U.S. political leader and publisher: Speaker of the House 1947–49, 1953–55.
Mary, 1913–90, U.S. actress and musical comedy star.
Saint, a.d. 316?–397, French prelate: bishop of Tours 370?–397.
a male given name: from the name of the Roman god Mars.
any of various swallows of the genera Progne, Delichon, Riparia, etc, having a square or slightly forked tail See also house martin
Archer John Porter. 1910–2002, British biochemist; Nobel prize for chemistry 1952 (with Richard Synge; 1914–94) for developing paper chromatography (1944). He subsequently developed gas chromatography (1953)
Chris(topher Anthony John). born 1977, British rock musician, lead singer of Coldplay; married to the US actress Gwyneth Paltrow.
(French) (martɛ̃). Frank. 1890–1974, Swiss composer. He used a modified form of the twelve-note technique in some of his works, which include Petite Symphonie Concertante (1946) and the oratorio Golgotha (1949)
Sir George (Henry). born 1926, British record producer and arranger, noted for his work with the Beatles
John. 1789–1854, British painter, noted for his visionary landscapes and large-scale works with biblical subjects
Michael (John). Baron. born 1945, Scottish Labour politician; speaker of the House of Commons (2000–09)
Paul (Edgar Philippe). born 1938, Canadian Liberal politician; prime minister of Canada (2003–06)
Saint. called Saint Martin of Tours. ?316–?397 ad, bishop of Tours (?371–?397); a patron saint of France. He furthered monasticism in Gaul. Feast day: Nov 11 or 12
Steve(n). born 1945, US film actor and comedian; his films include The Jerk (1979), Roxanne (1987), and Bowfinger) (1999)
kind of swallow-like bird (Chelidon urbica), 1580s, from Scot. martoune (mid-15c.), from Middle French martin, from the masc. proper name in some sense. Writers in 17c. said it was named for St. Martin of Tours (d. 397 C.E.), whose festival day (Martinmas) is Nov. 11, about the time the birds depart.
masc. proper name, from Latin Martinus, derivative of Mars (genitive Martis), Roman god of war (see Mars).
Martin Mar·tin (mär’tn), Lillien Jane. 1851-1943.
American psychologist who is noted for her pioneering work in gerontology.
the art, practice, or skill of an archer. archers collectively, as in an army. the equipment of an archer, as bows and arrows. Contemporary Examples The strange duo would read books together like The Art of War and Zen and the Art of archery. Mike Tyson Takes the Stage in a Vegas One-Man Show Gordon […]
Architecture. a curved masonry construction for spanning an opening, consisting of a number of wedgelike stones, bricks, or the like, set with the narrower side toward the opening in such a way that forces on the arch are transmitted as vertical or oblique stresses on either side of the opening. an upwardly curved construction, as […]
- Arches national park
a national park in E Utah: natural arch formations. 114 sq. mi. (295 sq. km).
the primitive cell, or group of cells, that give rise to the cells from which are derived. noun (pl) -spores, -sporia (-ˈspɔːrɪə) (botany) the cell or group of cells in a sporangium that gives rise to spores