a socialistic organization (1864–76) formed to unite and promote the interests of workers throughout the world.
Compare (def 6).
an association of socialists and labour leaders founded in London in 1864 and dissolved in Philadelphia in 1876 Official name International Workingmen’s Association
- First john
noun phrase A first lieutenant (1940s+ Army)
noun 1. (often initial capital letters) the wife of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state. 2. the wife of the head of any country: the First Lady of Brazil. 3. the foremost woman in any art, profession, or the like: first lady of the American theater. noun (often capitals) […]
noun, Physics. 1. See under . noun, Physics. 1. any of three laws of classical mechanics, either the law that a body remains at rest or in motion with a constant velocity unless an external force acts on the body (first law of motion) the law that the sum of the forces acting on a […]
noun 1. See under (def 1). noun 1. any of three principles variously stated in equivalent forms, being the principle that the change of energy of a thermodynamic system is equal to the heat transferred minus the work done (first law of thermodynamics) the principle that no cyclic process is possible in which heat is […]