[voz-nuh-sen-skee; russian vuh z-nyi-syen-skee] /ˌvɒz nəˈsɛn ski; russian vəz nyɪˈsyɛn ski/
[ahn-drey ahn-drey-yuh-vich;; russian uhn-dryey uhn-drye-yi-vyich] /ˈɑn dreɪ ɑnˈdreɪ yə vɪtʃ;; russian ʌnˈdryeɪ ʌnˈdryɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (show ipa), (andre voznesensky) born 1933, russian poet.
- A aalto
[ahl-taw] /ˈɑl tɔ/ noun alvar [ahl-vahr] /ˈɑl vɑr/ (show ipa), 1898–1976, finnish architect and furniture designer. aalto /finnish ˈɑːltɔ/ noun alvar (ˈalvar). 1898–1976, finnish architect and furniture designer, noted particularly for his public and industrial buildings, in which wood is much used. he invented bent plywood furniture (1932)
- A abraham knopf
[knopf] /knɒpf/ noun alfred a(braham) 1892–1984, u.s. publisher.
- A abraham michelson
[mahy-kuh l-suh n] /ˈmaɪ kəl sən/ noun albert abraham, 1852–1931, u.s. physicist, born in prussia (now poland): n-bel prize 1907. michelson /ˈmaɪkəlsən/ noun albert abraham. 1852–1931, us physicist, born in germany: noted for his part in the michelson-morley experiment: n-bel prize for physics 1907 michelson (mī’kəl-sən) german-born american physicist who (with edward morley) disproved the […]
- A adam
[ad-uh m for 1, 3, 5–6; a-dahn for 2, 4] /ˈæd əm for 1, 3, 5–6; aˈdɑ̃ for 2, 4/ noun the name of the first man: husband of eve and progenitor of the human race. gen. 2:7; 5:1–5. adolphe charles [a-dawlf sharl] /aˈdɔlf ʃarl/ (show ipa), 1803–56, french composer of comic opera and ballet […]
- A adams
[ad-uh mz] /ˈæd əmz/ noun abigail (smith) 1744–1818, u.s. social and political figure (wife of john adams). alice, 1926–1999, u.s. writer. ansel, 1902–84, u.s. photographer. brooks, 1848–1927, u.s. historian and political scientist (son of charles francis adams and brother of henry brooks adams). charles francis, 1807–86, u.s. statesman: minister to great britain 1861–68 (son of […]