1830?–1901, amir of Afghanistan 1880–1901.
salam Salam (sä-läm’) Pakistani theoretical physicist who helped the develop the theory of the electroweak force, explaining the relationship between two of the four fundamental forces of nature, the electromagnetic force and the weak force. For this work he shared with Sheldon Glashow and Steven Weinberg the 1979 Nobel Prize for physics. Contemporary Examples salam […]
a male given name, form of . Abraham (“Abe”) 1860–1951, U.S. novelist and journalist, born in Russia. Abbey (Anna Marie Gaby Wooldridge; Aminata Moseka) born 1930, U.S. jazz singer, activist, and actress. Abraham (“Abe”; “Honest Abe”) 1809–65, 16th president of the U.S. 1861–65. Benjamin, 1733–1810, American Revolutionary general. Mary Todd, 1818–82, U.S. First Lady 1861–65 […]
- Abe lincoln in illinois
a play (1938) by Robert E. Sherwood.
- Abe's cabe
abe’s cabe noun phrase A five-dollar bill [Jive talk 1930s+ & rock and roll 1950s+; fr Lincoln’s portrait on the bill, perhaps a shortening and repronouncing of ”cabbage”]
Nautical, Aeronautics. at right angles to the fore-and-aft line: The vessel was sailing with the wind directly abeam. directly abreast the middle of a ship’s side. Historical Examples We will suppose that you have luffed around the first mark, and the next leg is a run with the wind aft of abeam. Harper’s Round Table, […]