Antony, born 1924, British astronomer: discovered pulsars; Nobel Prize in Physics 1974.
It rarely happens that any failures occur at Fishponds or Hewish, but vagaries of the apparatus are more frequent at Yatton.
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Antony. born 1924, British radio astronomer, noted esp for his role in the discovery of pulsars (1967): shared the Nobel prize for physics 1974
British astronomer. In 1967, working with the astronomer Susan Bell Burnell, he discovered the first pulsar.
a word opposite in meaning to another. Fast is an antonym of slow. Compare (def 1). Historical Examples Logically the other side of white is not white, while the antonym is the extreme black. Public Speaking Clarence Stratton By and by, which was once a synonym, has become an antonym of immediately, meaning at some […]
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antony, mark A historical politician and general of ancient Rome, who appears as a character in the plays Antony and Cleopatra and Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare. In a famous speech in Julius Caesar, given after Caesar has been killed, Antony turns public opinion against those who did the killing. Antony’s speech begins, “Friends, Romans, […]
a word opposite in meaning to another. Fast is an antonym of slow. Compare (def 1). noun a word that means the opposite of another word: “empty” is an antonym of “full” n. 1867, coined to serve as opposite of synonym, from Greek anti- “equal to, instead of, opposite” (see anti-) + -onym “name” (see […]
a word opposite in meaning to another. Fast is an antonym of slow. Compare (def 1). Contemporary Examples Its empire includes a music label and an antonymous ad firm, Virtue. The Art World’s Greatest Geniuses, Unleashed Lauren Streib June 26, 2010 noun a word that means the opposite of another word: “empty” is an antonym […]