[ber-net, bur-nit] /bərˈnɛt, ˈbɜr nɪt/
Sir (Frank) Macfarlane
[muh k-fahr-luh n] /məkˈfɑr lən/ (Show IPA), 1899–1985, Australian physician: Nobel Prize in Physiology 1960.
a plant of the rosaceous genus Sanguisorba (or Poterium), such as S. minor (or P. sanguisorba) (salad burnet), which has purple-tinged green flowers and leaves that are sometimes used for salads
burnet rose, Scotch rose, a very prickly Eurasian rose, Rosa pimpinellifolia, with white flowers and purplish-black fruits
burnet saxifrage, a Eurasian umbelliferous plant of the genus Pimpinella, having umbrella-like clusters of white or pink flowers
a moth of the genus Zygaena, having red-spotted dark green wings and antennae with enlarged tips: family Zygaenidae
Gilbert. 1643–1715, Scottish bishop and historian, who played a prominent role in the Glorious Revolution (1688–89); author of The History of My Own Times (2 vols: 1724 and 1734)
Sir (Frank) Macfarlane (məkˈfɑːlən). 1899–1985, Australian physician and virologist, who shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1960 with P. B. Medawar for their work in immunology
Thomas. 1635–1715, English theologian who tried to reconcile science and religion in his Sacred theory of the Earth (1680–89)
Burnet Bur·net (bər-nět’, bûr’nĭt), Sir (Frank) Macfarlane. 1899-1985.
Australian virologist. He shared a 1960 Nobel Prize for his work on acquired immunological tolerance.
noun 1. Joanna (Clare). born 1959, British concert pianist and broadcaster; recordings include the “crossover” album Play (2001)
noun See McGuffin noun A plot or movie device that raises a seemingly crucial question in the minds of the audience, but may well be a cunning deception: The writers wanted a MacGuffin which would set up a series of absurd rules for us/ You still haven’t told me what the McGuffin is. Why were […]
[mahk] /mɑk/ noun 1. a number indicating the ratio of the speed of an object to the speed of sound in the medium through which the object is moving. Abbreviation: M. [mahk; German mahkh] /mɑk; German mɑx/ noun 1. Ernst [ernst] /ɛrnst/ (Show IPA), 1838–1916, Austrian physicist, psychologist, and philosopher. 1. . 2. . 3. […]
[mak-uh-beez] /ˈmæk əˌbiz/ noun, (used with a singular verb) Douay Bible. 1. (def 2).