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Noun: gilbert  gil-bu(r)t
  1. A unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns
    - Gb, Gi
Noun: Gilbert  gil-bu(r)t
  1. English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603)
    - William Gilbert
     
  2. English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583)
    - Humphrey Gilbert, Sir Humphrey Gilbert
     
  3. United States architect who influenced the development of the skyscraper (1859-1934)
    - Cass Gilbert
     
  4. A librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
    - William Gilbert, William S. Gilbert, William Schwenk Gilbert, Sir William Gilbert

Derived forms: Gilberts, gilberts

Type of: architect, designer, doc, doctor, Dr., librettist, magnetomotive force unit, MD, medico, navigator, physician, physicist, poet

Encyclopedia: Gilbert, MN