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Kendrew

[ken-droo]
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noun
  1. John C(ow·dery) [koh-dree] /ˈkoʊ dri/, 1917–97, English scientist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1962.
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Historical Examples

  • Anna reached the edge of the marsh on the side opposite to Kendrew's.

    Mrs. Severn, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Mary Elizabeth Carter

  • Neither Kendrew nor I said much as we returned to the house.

    A Frontier Mystery

    Bertram Mitford

  • If Mr. Kendrew wanted information, why should Mr. Kendrew ask for it in that way?

    Man and Wife

    Wilkie Collins

  • He cast one furtive glance at Mr. Kendrew, and turned away again.

    Man and Wife

    Wilkie Collins

  • Mr. Vanborough pushed the bottles in silence to Mr. Kendrew.

    Man and Wife

    Wilkie Collins


British Dictionary definitions for kendrew

Kendrew

noun
  1. Sir John Cowdery. 1917–97, British biochemist. Using X-ray diffraction he discovered the structure of myoglobin, for which he shared a Nobel Prize (1962) with Max Perutz
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kendrew in Medicine

Kendrew

(kĕndrōō′)
  1. British biologist. He shared the 1962 Nobel Prize for chemistry for determining the molecular structure of blood components.
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kendrew in Science

Kendrew

[kĕndrōō′]
  1. British molecular biologist who studied the chemistry of the blood and determined by x-ray crystallography the structure of the muscle protein myoglobin. For this work he shared with Max Perutz the 1962 Nobel Prize for chemistry.
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