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noun
  1. James,1682–1754, Scottish architect and author.
  2. Josiah Willard,1839–1903, U.S. physicist.
  3. Oliver Wol·cott [woo l-kuh t] /ˈwʊl kət/, 1822–1908, U.S. chemist and educator.
  4. Sir Philip,1877–1962, English journalist and writer.
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Gibbs

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  1. James. 1682–1754, British architect; his buildings include St Martin's-in-the-Fields, London (1722–26), and the Radcliffe Camera, Oxford (1737–49)
  2. Josiah Willard. 1839–1903, US physicist and mathematician: founder of chemical thermodynamics
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Gibbs

[gĭbz]
  1. American physicist known especially for his investigations of thermodynamics. He developed methods for analyzing the thermodynamic properties of substances, and his findings established the basic theory for physical chemistry.
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