HyperDic: gilbert

English > 5 senses of the word gilbert / Gilbert:
NOUNquantitygilbert, Gb, Gia unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns
person Gilbert, William Gilbert, William S. Gilbert, William Schwenk Gilbert, Sir William Gilberta librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
person Gilbert, William GilbertEnglish court physician noted for his studies / studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603)
person Gilbert, Humphrey Gilbert, Sir Humphrey GilbertEnglish navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583)
person Gilbert, Cass GilbertUnited States architect who influenced the development of the skyscraper (1859-1934)
gilbert / Gilbert > pronunciation
Soundsgih'lbert
RhymesAlbert ... yogurt: 70 rhymes with ert...
English > gilbert: 5 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns.
SynonymsGb, Gi
Broadermagnetomotive force unitA unit of measurement of magnetomotive force
Spanishgilbert
Catalangilbert
English > Gilbert: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911).
SynonymsWilliam Gilbert, William S. Gilbert, William Schwenk Gilbert, Sir William Gilbert
Instance oflibrettistauthor of words to be set to music in an opera or operetta
poetA writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
SpanishGilberto, William Gilbert
CatalanGilbert, William Gilbert
AdjectivesGilbertianof or pertaining to or characteristic of the style of William S. Gilbert
English > Gilbert: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningEnglish court physician noted for his studies / studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603).
SynonymWilliam Gilbert
Instance ofdoctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr., medicoA licensed medical practitioner
physicistA scientist trained in physics
SpanishWilliam Gilbert
CatalanGilbert, William Gilbert
English > Gilbert: 5 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningEnglish navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583).
SynonymsHumphrey Gilbert, Sir Humphrey Gilbert
Instance ofnavigatorIn earlier times, a person who explored by ship
SpanishHumphrey Gilbert
CatalanHumphrey Gilbert
English > Gilbert: 5 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningUnited States architect who influenced the development of the skyscraper (1859-1934).
SynonymCass Gilbert
Instance ofarchitect, designersomeone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
SpanishCass Gilbert
CatalanCass Gilbert
AdjectivesGilbertianof or pertaining to or characteristic of the style of William S. Gilbert

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