Charles Horace, 1865–1939, and his brother William James, 1861–1939, U.S. surgeons.
a county in NW Connaught province, in the NW Republic of Ireland. 2084 sq. mi. (5400 sq. km). County seat: Castlebar.
a county of NW Republic of Ireland, in NW Connacht province, on the Atlantic: has many offshore islands and several large lakes. County town: Castlebar. Pop: 117 446 (2002). Area: 5397 sq km (2084 sq miles)
a family of US medical practitioners. They pioneered group practice and established (1903) the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Foremost among them were William Worrall Mayo (1819–1911), his sons William James Mayo (1861–1939) and Charles Horace Mayo (1865–1939), and Charles’s son, Charles William Mayo (1898–1968)
shortened form of mayonnaise, first attested c.1930.
Mayo Ma·yo (mā’ō), William James. 1861-1939.
American surgeon who with his brother Charles Horace Mayo (1865-1939) founded the Mayo Clinic, a renowned medical center in Rochester, Minnesota.
An expert; an authority; a connoisseur: growing clientele of pizza mavins/A real advertising mavin must have thought that up
[1960s+; fr Yiddish fr Hebrew, ”understanding”]
- Charles’ law
Gay-Lussac’s law. noun the principle that all gases expand equally for the same rise of temperature if they are held at constant pressure: also that the pressures of all gases increase equally for the same rise of temperature if they are held at constant volume. The law is now known to be only true for […]
- Charles simonyi
person Microsoft programmer, most famously responsible for Hungarian Notation. Simonyi was born in Budapest in 1948, and for more than a decade was senior programmer at Microsoft in Redmond. (1999-05-25)
- Charles sumner
Charles, 1811–74, U.S. statesman. James Batcheller [bach-uh-ler] /ˈbætʃ ə lər/ (Show IPA), 1887–1955, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize 1946. William Graham, 1840–1910, U.S. sociologist and economist. a male given name. Sumner Sum·ner (sŭm’nər), James Batcheller. 1887-1955. American biochemist. He shared a 1946 Nobel Prize for his pioneering work on crystallizing enzymes.
- Charles swart
Charles Robberts [rob-erts] /ˈrɒb ərts/ (Show IPA), 1894–1982, South African statesman: president 1961–67. adjective (archaic or dialect) swarthy adj. Old English sweart “black,” from Proto-Germanic *swartaz (cf. Old Frisian and Middle Dutch swart, Old Norse svartr, German schwarz, Gothic swarts “dark-colored, black”), from PIE root *swordo- “dirty, dark, black” (source of sordid). The true Germanic […]