[gil-bert] /ˈgɪl bərt/
the centimeter-gram-second unit of magnetomotive force, equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns.
[gil-bert] /ˈgɪl bərt/
Cass, 1859–1934, U.S. architect.
Henry Franklin Belknap
[bel-nap] /ˈbɛl næp/ (Show IPA), 1868–1928, U.S. composer.
Sir Humphrey, 1537–83, English soldier, navigator, and colonizer in America.
John (John Pringle) 1895–1936, U.S. film actor.
Walter, born 1932, U.S. molecular biologist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1980.
William, 1544–1603, English physician and physicist: pioneer experimenter in magnetism and electricity.
Sir William Schwenck
[shwengk] /ʃwɛŋk/ (Show IPA), 1836–1911, English dramatist and poet: collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “pledge” and “bright.”.
a unit of magnetomotive force; the magnetomotive force resulting from the passage of 4π abamperes through one turn of a coil. 1 gilbert is equivalent to 10/4π = 0.795 775 ampere-turn Symbols Gb, Gi
Grove Karl. 1843–1918, US geologist who pioneered the study of river development and valley erosion
Sir Humphrey. ?1539–83, English navigator: founded the colony at St John’s, Newfoundland (1583)
William. 1540–1603, English physician and physicist, noted for his study of terrestrial magnetism in De Magnete (1600)
Sir W(illiam) S(chwenck). 1836–1911, English dramatist, humorist, and librettist. He collaborated (1871–96) with Arthur Sullivan on the famous series of comic operettas, including The Pirates of Penzance (1879), Iolanthe (1882), and The Mikado (1885)
masc. proper name, from Old French Guillebert (from Old High German Williberht, literally “a bright will”) or Old French Gilebert, from Gisilbert, literally “a bright pledge,” from Old High German gisil “pledge,” a Celtic loan-word (cf. Old Irish giall “pledge”) + beorht “bright” (see Albert). It was the common name for a male cat (especially in short form Gib) from c.1400 (see Tom). As a unit of magneto-motive force, it honors English physicist William Gilbert (1544-1603).
Gilbert Gil·bert (gĭl’bərt), Walter. Born 1932.
American biologist. He shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for developing methods of mapping the structure and function of DNA.
American biologist who, building upon the work of Frederick Sanger, formulated a method for determining the sequence of bases in DNA that made it possible to manufacture genetic materials in the laboratory. For this work he shared with Sanger and American biologist Paul Berg the 1980 Nobel Prize for chemistry.
Gilbert, William 1544-1603.
English court physician and physicist whose book De Magnete (1600) was the first comprehensive scientific work published in England. Gilbert demonstrated that the Earth itself is a magnet, with lines of force running between the North and South Poles. He theorized that magnetism and electricity were two types of a single force and was the first to use the words electricity and magnetic pole.
[el-is] /ˈɛl ɪs/ plural noun 1. a former British colony, comprising the Gilbert Islands (now Kiribati), the Ellice Islands (now Tuvalu), and other widely scattered islands in the central Pacific Ocean.
- Gilbert and george
noun 1. a team of artists, Gilbert Proesch, Italian, born 1942, and George Passmore, British, born 1943: noted esp for their photomontages and performance works
- Gilbert and sullivan
Two Englishmen of the nineteenth century who wrote many witty operettas satirizing society of the Victorian period (see satire). W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert wrote the song lyrics and spoken dialogue, and Arthur Sullivan wrote the music. Their works include H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, and The Pirates of Penzance.
/ˈɡɪlbətaɪn; -tɪn/ noun 1. a member of a Christian order founded in approximately 1135 by St Gilbert of Sempringham, composed of nuns who followed the Cistercian rule and Augustinian canons who ministered to them. It was the only religious order of English origin and never spread to Europe adjective 2. of, relating to, or belonging […]