Evans



[ev-uh nz] /ˈɛv ənz/

noun
1.
Sir Arthur John, 1851–1941, English archaeologist.
2.
Dame Edith, 1888–1976, English actress.
3.
Herbert McLean
[muh-kleyn] /məˈkleɪn/ (Show IPA), 1882–1971, U.S. embryologist and anatomist.
4.
Janet, born 1971, U.S. swimmer.
5.
Mary Ann, .
6.
Maurice, 1901–1989, U.S. actor and producer, born in England.
7.
Oliver, 1755–1819, U.S. inventor: constructed the first high-pressure steam engine in the U.S. 1801?.
8.
Robley Dunglison
[rob-lee duhng-gluh-suh n] /ˈrɒb li ˈdʌŋ glə sən/ (Show IPA), (“Fighting Bob”) 1846–1912, U.S. admiral.
9.
Rudulph
[roo-duhlf] /ˈru dʌlf/ (Show IPA), 1878–1960, U.S. sculptor.
10.
Walker, 1903–75, U.S. photographer.
11.
William John (“Bill”) 1929–80, U.S. jazz pianist.
12.
Mount, a mountain in N central Colorado, in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. 14,264 feet (4348 meters).
[ev-uh n] /ˈɛv ən/
noun
1.
a male given name, Welsh form of .
/ˈɛvənz/
noun
1.
Sir Arthur (John). 1851–1941, British archaeologist, whose excavations of the palace of Knossos in Crete provided evidence for the existence of the Minoan civilization
2.
Dame Edith (Mary Booth). 1888–1976, British actress
3.
Sir Geraint (Llewellyn). 1922–92, Welsh operatic baritone
4.
Herbert McLean. 1882–1971, US anatomist and embryologist; discoverer of vitamin E (1922)
5.
Mary Ann. real name of (George) Eliot (sense 1)
6.
Oliver. 1755–1819, US engineer: invented the continuous production line and a high-pressure steam engine
7.
Walker. 1903–75, US photographer, noted esp for his studies of rural poverty in the Great Depression

masc. proper name, Welsh form of John, form influenced perhaps by Welsh ieuanc “young man” (cognate of Latin juvenis), from Celtic *yowanko-, from PIE *yeu- “vital force, youthful vigor” (see young).

Evans Ev·ans (ěv’ənz), Herbert McLean. 1882-1971.

American anatomist who isolated four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1922).
Evans
(ěv’ənz)
American biologist who discovered vitamin E in 1922 and conducted research that led to the discovery of the growth hormone in the pituitary gland.

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