HyperDic: huxley

English > 3 senses of the word Huxley:
NOUNperson Huxley, Andrew Huxley, Andrew Fielding HuxleyEnglish physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
person Huxley, Aldous Huxley, Aldous Leonard HuxleyEnglish writer
person Huxley, Thomas Huxley, Thomas Henry HuxleyEnglish biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)
Huxley > pronunciation
Soundshhah'ksliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > Huxley: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningEnglish physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917).
SynonymsAndrew Huxley, Andrew Fielding Huxley
Instance ofphysiologistA biologist specializing in physiology
SpanishAndrew Fielding Huxley, Andrew Huxley
CatalanAndrew Fielding Huxley, Andrew Huxley
English > Huxley: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963).
SynonymsAldous Huxley, Aldous Leonard Huxley
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishAldous Huxley, Aldous Leonard Huxley
CatalanAldous Huxley
English > Huxley: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningEnglish biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895).
SynonymsThomas Huxley, Thomas Henry Huxley
Instance ofbiologist, life scientist(biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
SpanishHuxley, Thomas Henry Huxley, Thomas Huxley
CatalanHuxley, Thomas Henry Huxley, Thomas Huxley
AdjectivesHuxleyan, Huxleianof or relating to Thomas Huxley

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