[stohk-on-trent, -awn-] /ˈstoʊk ɒnˈtrɛnt, -ɔn-/
a city in N Staffordshire, in central England, on the Trent River: pottery and china.
a city in central England, in Stoke-on-Trent unitary authority, Staffordshire on the River Trent: a centre of the pottery industry; university (1992). Pop: 259 252 (2001)
a unitary authority in central England, in N Staffordshire. Pop: 238 000 (2003 est). Area: 93 sq km (36 sq miles)
noun 1. a village in S Buckinghamshire, in S England, W of London: the churchyard here is believed to be the setting of Gray’s Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard.
noun 1. a person or thing that stokes. 2. a laborer employed to tend and fuel a furnace, especially a furnace used to generate steam, as on a steamship. 3. Chiefly British. the fireman on a locomotive. 4. a mechanical device for supplying coal or other solid fuel to a furnace. noun 1. Bram [bram] […]
noun 1. Carl B(urton) 1927–1996, U.S. politician: the first black mayor of a major U.S. city (Cleveland, Ohio, 1967–71). 2. Sir Frederick Wilfrid Scott, 1860–1927, British inventor and engineer. 3. Sir George Gabriel, 1819–1903, British physicist and mathematician, born in Ireland. verb (used with object), stoked, stoking. 1. to poke, stir up, and feed (a […]
- Stokes-adams disease
[stohks-ad-uh mz] /ˈstoʊksˈæd əmz/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. unconsciousness accompanying atrioventricular heart block, sometimes characterized by weakness, irregular pulse, and intermittent convulsive or nonconvulsive seizures. Stokes-Adams disease n. See Adams-Stokes syndrome. Stokes-Adams syndrome n. See Adams-Stokes syndrome.