[jeym-suh-nahyt] /ˈdʒeɪm səˌnaɪt/
a metallic, dark-gray mineral, lead and iron antimony sulfide: formerly mined for lead.
- Jameson raid
/ˈdʒeɪmsən/ noun 1. an expedition into the Transvaal in 1895 led by Sir Leander Starr Jameson (1853–1917) in an unsuccessful attempt to topple its Boer regime
- James otis
[oh-tis] /ˈoʊ tɪs/ noun 1. Elisha Graves, 1811–61, U.S. inventor. 2. Harrison Gray, 1837–1917, U.S. army officer and newspaper publisher. 3. James, 1725–83, American lawyer and public official who is supposed to have first used the phrase “Taxation without representation” (brother of Mercy Otis Warren). 4. a male given name.
- James prescott joule
[jool, joul] /dʒul, dʒaʊl/ noun 1. James Prescott, 1818–89, English physicist. /dʒuːl/ noun 1. the derived SI unit of work or energy; the work done when the point of application of a force of 1 newton is displaced through a distance of 1 metre in the direction of the force. 1 joule is equivalent to […]
- James rainwater
[reyn-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈreɪnˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər/ noun 1. (Leo) James, 1917–86, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1975. /ˈreɪnˌwɔːtə/ noun 1. water from rain (as distinguished from spring water, tap water, etc) n. Old English renwæter; see rain (n.) + water (n.1).