William F. 1905–90, U.S. admiral and government official: CIA director 1965–66.
Allan, 1686–1758, Scottish poet. George, Dalhousie (def 1). James Andrew Broun, Dalhousie (def 2). Sir William, 1852–1916, English chemist: Nobel prize 1904. Contemporary Examples Has Gordon Ramsay Gone Too Far? Jacob Bernstein September 28, 2010 Has Gordon Ramsay Gone Too Far? Jacob Bernstein September 28, 2010 Tree of Life Wins Palme D’Or Richard Porton May […]
William John Macquorn [muh-kwawrn] /məˈkwɔrn/ (Show IPA), 1820–70, Scottish engineer and physicist. Thermodynamics. pertaining to an absolute temperature scale (Rankine scale) in which the degree intervals are equal to those of the Fahrenheit scale and in which 0° Rankine equals −459.7° Fahrenheit. Compare absolute temperature scale, Kelvin (defs 2, 3). Historical Examples Johnstone of the […]
William H(ubbs) [huhbz] /hʌbz/ (Show IPA), 1924–2005, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1972–86; chief justice 1986–2005. Contemporary Examples Antonin Scalia Believes in the Devil & 8 More Juicy Bits from the ‘New York’ Magazine Profile Caroline Linton October 6, 2013 Tripping on Obama’s Coattails Patricia J. Williams January 8, 2009 Examining […]
William, 1816–79, U.S. sculptor and painter, born in England. Historical Examples Fire Island G. Manville Fenn Fire Island G. Manville Fenn Fire Island G. Manville Fenn Fire Island G. Manville Fenn The Argosy Various Fire Island G. Manville Fenn Johnny Ludlow, Sixth Series Mrs. Henry Wood Fire Island G. Manville Fenn Fire Island G. Manville […]