HyperDic: wilson

English > 11 senses of the word Wilson:
NOUNperson Wilson, Harriet Wilsonauthor of the first novel by an African American that was published in the United States (1808-1870)
person Wilson, Sir Angus Wilson, Angus Frank Johnstone WilsonEnglish writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991)
person Wilson, Alexander WilsonScottish ornithologist in the United States (1766-1813)
person Wilson, Robert Woodrow WilsonUnited States physicist honored for his work on cosmic microwave radiation (born in 1918)
person Wilson, John Tuzo WilsonCanadian geophysicist who was a pioneer in the study / study of plate tectonics (1908-1993)
person Wilson, James WilsonAmerican Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798)
person Wilson, E. O. Wilson, Edward Osborne WilsonUnited States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929)
person Wilson, Charles Thomson Rees WilsonScottish physicist who invented the cloud chamber (1869-1959)
person Wilson, Edmund WilsonUnited States literary critic (1895-1972)
person Wilson, Woodrow Wilson, Thomas Woodrow Wilson, President Wilson28th President of the United States
objectWilson, Mount Wilsona peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high)
Wilson > pronunciation
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English > Wilson: 11 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningauthor of the first novel by an African American that was published in the United States (1808-1870).
SynonymHarriet Wilson
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
English > Wilson: 11 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991).
SynonymsSir Angus Wilson, Angus Frank Johnstone Wilson
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
English > Wilson: 11 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningScottish ornithologist in the United States (1766-1813).
SynonymAlexander Wilson
Instance ofornithologist, bird watcherA zoologist who studies birds
SpanishAlexander Wilson, Wilson
CatalanAlexander Wilson
English > Wilson: 11 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningUnited States physicist honored for his work on cosmic microwave radiation (born in 1918).
SynonymRobert Woodrow Wilson
Instance ofphysicistA scientist trained in physics
SpanishRobert Woodrow Wilson
CatalanRobert Woodrow Wilson
English > Wilson: 11 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningCanadian geophysicist who was a pioneer in the study / study of plate tectonics (1908-1993).
SynonymJohn Tuzo Wilson
Instance ofgeophysicistA geologist who uses physical principles to study the properties of the earth
SpanishJohn Tuzo Wilson
CatalanJohn Tuzo Wilson
English > Wilson: 11 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningAmerican Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798).
SynonymJames Wilson
Instance ofAmerican Revolutionary leaderA nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States
SpanishJames Wilson
CatalanJames Wilson
English > Wilson: 11 senses > noun 7, person
MeaningUnited States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929).
SynonymsE. O. Wilson, Edward Osborne Wilson
Instance ofentomologist, bugologist, bug-hunterA zoologist who studies insects
SpanishEdward Osborne Wilson, E. O. Wilson
CatalanEdward Osborne Wilson, E. O. Wilson
English > Wilson: 11 senses > noun 8, person
MeaningScottish physicist who invented the cloud chamber (1869-1959).
SynonymCharles Thomson Rees Wilson
Instance ofnuclear physicistA physicist who specializes in nuclear physics
SpanishCharles Thomson Rees Wilson, Wilson
CatalanCharles Thomson Rees Wilson
English > Wilson: 11 senses > noun 9, person
MeaningUnited States literary critic (1895-1972).
SynonymEdmund Wilson
Instance ofliterary criticA critic of literature
SpanishEdmund Wilson, Wilson
CatalanEdmund Wilson, Wilson
English > Wilson: 11 senses > noun 10, person
Meaning28th President of the United States; led the United States in World War I and secured the formation of the League of Nations (1856-1924).
SynonymsWoodrow Wilson, Thomas Woodrow Wilson, President Wilson
Instance ofPresident of the United States, United States President, President, Chief ExecutiveThe person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
SpanishThomas Woodrow Wilson, Woodrow Wilson
CatalanThomas Woodrow Wilson, Woodrow Wilson
AdjectivesWilsonianof or relating to or suggestive of Woodrow Wilson
English > Wilson: 11 senses > noun 11, object
MeaningA peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high).
SynonymMount Wilson
Instance ofmountain peakThe summit of a mountain
Part ofSan Juan MountainsA mountain range in southwestern Colorado that is part of the Rocky Mountains

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