[drey-per] /ˈdreɪ pər/
Henry, 1837–82, U.S. astronomer.
his father, John William, 1811–82, U.S. chemist, physiologist, historian, and writer; born in England.
Ruth, 1884–1956, U.S. diseuse and writer of character sketches.
(Brit) a dealer in fabrics and sewing materials
Henry. 1837–82, US astronomer, who contributed to stellar classification and spectroscopy
his father, John William. 1811–82, US chemist and historian, born in England, made the first photograph of the moon
mid-14c. (mid-12c. as a surname), “one who weaves and/or sells cloth,” from Anglo-French draper, Old French drapier (13c.) “draper, clothes-seller, clothes-maker,” agent noun from drap (see drape (v.)).
American astronomer who developed methods for photographing celestial objects and phenomena. He became the first to photograph a stellar spectrum (1872) and a nebula (1880).
- Henry fonda
[fon-duh] /ˈfɒn də/ noun 1. Henry, 1905–82, U.S. actor. 2. his daughter, Jane, born 1937, U.S. actress. /ˈfɒndə/ noun 1. Henry. 1905–82, US film actor. His many films include Young Mr Lincoln (1939), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), Twelve Angry Men (1957), and On Golden Pond (1981) for which he won an Oscar 2. his […]
- Henry garnet
[gahr-nit] /ˈgɑr nɪt/ noun 1. Henry Highland, 1815–82, U.S. clergyman and abolitionist. /ˈɡɑːnɪt/ noun 1. any of a group of hard glassy red, yellow, or green minerals consisting of the silicates of calcium, iron, manganese, chromium, magnesium, and aluminium in cubic crystalline form: used as a gemstone and abrasive. Formula: A3B2(SiO4)3 where A is a […]
- Henry III
noun 1. 1017–56, king of Germany 1039–56 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1046–56 (son of Conrad II). 2. 1207–72, king of England 1216–72 (son of John). 3. 1551–89, king of France 1574–89 (son of Henry II of France). noun 1. 1017–56, king of Germany and Holy Roman Emperor (1046–56). He increased the power […]
- Henry knox
[noks] /nɒks/ noun 1. (William) Frank(lin) 1874–1944, U.S. publisher and government official. 2. Henry, 1750–1806, American Revolutionary general: 1st U.S. secretary of war 1785–94. 3. John, c1510–72, Scottish religious reformer and historian. 4. Philander Chase [fi-lan-der] /fɪˈlæn dər/ (Show IPA), 1853–1921, U.S. lawyer and politician: secretary of state 1909–13. 5. Fort. . /nɒks/ noun 1. […]