[hahr-verd] /ˈhɑr vərd/
John, 1607–38, English clergyman in the U.S.: principal benefactor of Harvard College, now Harvard University.
a city in central Massachusetts.
Mount, a mountain in central Colorado, in the Sawatch Range. 14,420 feet (4398 meters).
U.S. college named for John Harvard (1607-1638), Puritan immigrant minister who bequeathed half his estate and 260 books to the yet-unorganized college that had been ordered by the Massachusetts colonial government. The surname is cognate with Hereward, Old English hereweard, literally “army guard.”
- Harvard architecture
architecture A computer architecture in which program instructions are stored in different memory from data. Each type of memory is accessed via a separate bus, allowing instructions and data to be fetched in parallel. Contrast: von Neumann architecture. [Why Harvard?] (2004-01-14)
plural noun 1. sliced or diced beets cooked in a mixture of sugar, cornstarch, vinegar, and water. noun cut-up beets cooked in vinegar, sugar, butter, and cornstarch Word Origin said to have been created by a Harvard student or be so-named because of the beets’ color being the Harvard color or be a corruption of […]
noun, Furniture. 1. a three-legged armchair of the late 17th century, composed of turned uprights and spindles and having a triangular seat.
- Harvard classification
/ˈhɑːvəd/ noun 1. a classification of stars based on the characteristic spectral absorption lines and bands of the chemical elements present See spectral type