(Duke of Windsor) 1894–1972, king of Great Britain 1936: abdicated (son of George V; brother of George VI).
1894–1972, king of Great Britain and Ireland in 1936; son of George V and brother of George VI. He abdicated in order to marry an American divorcée, Mrs Wallis Simpson (1896–1986); created Duke of Windsor (1937)
- Edward yourdon
person A software engineering consultant, widely known as the developer of the “Yourdon method” of structured systems analysis and design, as well as the co-developer of the Coad/Yourdon method of object-oriented analysis and design. He is also the editor of three software journals – American Programmer, Guerrilla Programmer, and Application Development Strategies – that analyse […]
[ed-win] /ˈɛd wɪn/ noun 1. Also, Eadwine. a.d. 585?–633, king of Northumbria 617–633. 2. a male given name: from Old English words meaning “rich, happy” and “friend.”. /ˈɛdwɪn/ noun 1. ?585–633 ad, king of Northumbria (617–633) and overlord of all England except Kent masc. proper name, from Old English Ead-wine, literally “prosperity-friend.” MIT Scheme
[ed-wee-nuh, -win-uh] /ɛdˈwi nə, -ˈwɪn ə/ noun 1. a female given name: derived from Edwin.
- Edwin hubble
[huhb-uh l] /ˈhʌb əl/ noun 1. Edwin Powell, 1889–1953, U.S. astronomer: pioneer in extragalactic research. /ˈhʌbəl/ noun 1. Edwin Powell. 1889–1953, US astronomer, noted for his investigations of nebulae and the recession of the galaxies n. space telescope placed in orbit 1990, named for U.S. astronomer Edwin P. Hubble (1889-1953). Hubble (hŭb’əl) American astronomer who […]