[dy-vuh] /ˈdü və/
Christian René de
[krees-tyahn ruh-ney duh] /krisˈtyɑ̃ rəˈneɪ də/ (Show IPA), 1917–2013, Belgian biologist, born in England: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1974.
Duve Du·ve (dōō’və, dü’-), Christian Marie René Joseph de. Born 1917.
British-born Belgian physiologist. He shared a 1974 Nobel Prize for contributions to the understanding of the components of living cells.
[doo-vuh-nek] /ˈdu vəˌnɛk/ noun 1. Frank (Frank Decker) 1848–1919, U.S. painter and teacher.
[doo-vey, dyoo-] /duˈveɪ, dyu-/ noun 1. a usually down-filled quilt, often with a removable cover; comforter. /ˈduːveɪ/ noun 1. another name for continental quilt 2. Also called duvet jacket. a down-filled jacket used esp by mountaineers n. 1758, from French duvet “down,” earlier dumet, diminutive of dum “down.”
- Duvet day
noun 1. (informal) a day of leave from work that an employee is allowed to take at short notice
[doo-vi-teen, dyoo-] /ˈdu vɪˌtin, ˈdyu-/ noun 1. a napped fabric, in a twilled or plain weave, of cotton, wool, silk, or rayon. /ˈdjuːvəˌtiːn/ noun 1. a soft napped velvety fabric of cotton, silk, wool, or rayon