HyperDic: william_gilbert

English > 2 senses of the expression William Gilbert:
NOUNperson William Gilbert, 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 William Gilbert, GilbertEnglish court physician noted for his studies / studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603)
English > William Gilbert: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911).
SynonymsGilbert, 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
English > William Gilbert: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish court physician noted for his studies / studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603).
SynonymGilbert
Instance ofdoctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr., medicoA licensed medical practitioner
physicistA scientist trained in physics
SpanishWilliam Gilbert
CatalanGilbert, William Gilbert

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