Mary Fairfax Greig [greg] /grɛg/ (Show IPA), 1780–1872, Scottish mathematician and astronomer.
a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
a town in central New Jersey.
Mary, original name Mary Fairfax. 1780–1872, British scientific writer, author of Physical Geography (1848) and other textbooks. Somerville College, Oxford, was named after her
Scottish astronomer and mathematician who wrote expository works on mathematics, physical geography, microscopic science, and astronomy. Her writings explained complex scientific ideas to the general public through simple illustrations and experiments that the average reader could easily understand.
- Some skin
some kind of
somesthesia so·mes·the·sia (sō’mĭs-thē’zhə) n. Variant of somatesthesia. so’mes·thet’ic (-thět’ĭk) adj.
- Something else
some skin something else A person, thing, or event that is quite remarkable, as in That pitcher is something else, or Her new film is something else. The else in this idiom means “other than ordinary.” [ ; early 1990s ]
- Something else again
something something else again A different case entirely, as in If he’d called to cancel, we wouldn’t mind, but not showing up, that’s something else again. [ Mid-1800s ]