William, 1922–53, U.S. pianist.
William H (“Wee Willy”) 1872–1923, U.S. baseball player. Contemporary Examples Rupert Murdoch’s BSkyB Bid Is His Latest Move for Control Clive Irving January 29, 2011 Rupert Murdoch’s BSkyB Bid Is His Latest Move for Control Clive Irving January 29, 2011 Historical Examples The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties Charles H. (Charles Henry) Snow […]
William Thomson, 1st Baron, 1824–1907, English physicist and mathematician. (lowercase) the basic unit of temperature in the International System of Units (SI), formally defined to be approximately 1/273 of the triple point of water. Abbreviation: K. Thermodynamics. noting or pertaining to an absolute scale of temperature (Kelvin scale) in which the degree intervals are equal […]
James, 1763–1847, U.S. jurist. Rockwell [rok-wel,, -wuh l] /ˈrɒkˌwɛl,, -wəl/ (Show IPA), 1882–1971, U.S. illustrator and painter. William, 1685–1748, English painter, architect, and landscape gardener. a county in SE England. 1442 sq. mi. (3735 sq. km). an ancient English kingdom in SE Great Britain. a city in NE Ohio. a town in central Washington. a […]
Michael (Milton Greenwald) 1919–2007, U.S. dancer and choreographer. William (“Captain Kidd”) 1645?–1701, Scottish navigator and privateer: hanged for piracy. Contemporary Examples “Dave’s Whipping Boy” Paul Shaffer October 1, 2009 Treasure Hunt to Discover Oak Island’s Mysterious Booty Nina Strochlic February 26, 2014 Historical Examples Ship’s Company, The Entire Collection W.W. Jacobs Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter […]