Herbert Spencer, 1888–1963, U.S. physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1944.
a drilling or well that yields natural gas
Herbert Spencer. 1888–1963, US physiologist: shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1944) with Erlanger for work on electrical signs of nervous activity
Anything or anyone exceptionally amusing, effective, memorable, etc; a GAS: Examine this gasser (1930s+ Cool talk)
Anything or anyone exceptionally dull, mediocre, inept, etc; cornball, bomb: We planned a blast, and got a gasser (1940s+ Cool talk)
gas-guzzler: She beats the gassers and the rail jobs (1960s+ Rock and roll)
Albert [French al-ber] /French alˈbɛr/ (Show IPA), 1843–1914, Swiss lawyer and statesman: Nobel Peace Prize 1902.
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Herbert, born 1924, U.S. novelist and short-story writer. Thomas, 1920–2004, U.S. astronomer, born in Austria: formulated the steady-state theory of the universe. Contemporary Examples Speed Read: The Best Books on Haiti The Daily Beast January 14, 2010 noun a dense inert bright yellow element that is the most malleable and ductile metal, occurring in rocks […]
Gilbert Hovey, 1875–1966, U.S. geographer, writer, and editor. Contemporary Examples Pollution At The Palace Tom Sykes February 23, 2014 Historical Examples The Works of Max Beerbohm Max Beerbohm Bidwell’s Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison Austin Biron Bidwell The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877 Various The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley The […]
Gilbert, 1906–78, U.S. writer and classical scholar.