[hah-werth, haw-] /ˈhɑ wərθ, ˈhɔ-/
Sir Walter Norman, 1883–1950, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1937.
a village in N England, in Bradford unitary authority, West Yorkshire: home of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë. Pop: 6078 (2001)
Sir Walter Norman. 1883–1950, British biochemist, who shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1937) for being the first to synthesize ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
Haworth Haw·orth (hou’ərth, härth), Sir Walter Norman. 1883-1950.
British biochemist. He shared a 1937 Nobel Prize for his research on carbohydrates and vitamin C.
[haw-wur-thee-uh, -th ee-uh] /hɔˈwɜr θi ə, -ði ə/ noun 1. any of various succulent plants of the genus Haworthia, native to South Africa, having densely overlapping, often warty leaves clustered in rosettes.
[haw] /hɔ/ verb (used without object) 1. to utter a sound representing a hesitation or pause in speech. noun 2. a sound or pause of hesitation. Compare 2 (def 3). [haw] /hɔ/ interjection 1. (used as a word of command to a horse or other draft animal, usually directing it to turn to the left.) […]
[hawz, haws] /hɔz, hɔs/ Nautical noun 1. the part of a bow where the hawseholes are located. 2. a hawsehole or . 3. the distance or space between the bow of an anchored vessel and the point on the surface of the water above the anchor. 4. the relative position or arrangement of the port […]
[hawz-hohl, haws-] /ˈhɔzˌhoʊl, ˈhɔs-/ noun, Nautical. 1. a hole in the stem or bow of a vessel for an anchor cable. /ˈhɔːzˌhəʊl/ noun 1. (nautical) one of the holes in the upper part of the bows of a vessel through which the anchor ropes pass Often shortened to hawse