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[gibz] /gɪbz/
James, 1682–1754, Scottish architect and author.
Josiah Willard, 1839–1903, U.S. physicist.
Oliver Wolcott
[woo l-kuh t] /ˈwʊl kət/ (Show IPA),
1822–1908, U.S. chemist and educator.
Sir Philip, 1877–1962, English journalist and writer. Unabridged
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  • In all, a financial tribute of thirty-seven pounds three and fourpence was paid to the memory of the late Mr. Gibbs.

  • It is a little startling to read some more that Mr. Gibbs has to say.

  • He took her, Gibbs following, to a small reception room, where they could be by themselves.

    In the Onyx Lobby Carolyn Wells
  • I see Crockett and Gibbs, two of the committee, with the fellows.

    Frank Merriwell's Races Burt L. Standish
  • This thing, said Gibbs the discoverer, is made out in the name of Richard Jones!

    Under Cover Roi Cooper Megrue
British Dictionary definitions for Gibbs


James. 1682–1754, British architect; his buildings include St Martin's-in-the-Fields, London (1722–26), and the Radcliffe Camera, Oxford (1737–49)
Josiah Willard. 1839–1903, US physicist and mathematician: founder of chemical thermodynamics
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Gibbs in Science
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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