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Anderson

[ an-der-suhn ]

noun

  1. Carl David, 1905–91, U.S. physicist: discoverer of the positron; Nobel Prize 1936.
  2. Dame Judith, 1898–1992, Australian actress in the U.S.
  3. Margaret Caroline, 1893?–1973, U.S. editor and magazine publisher.
  4. Marian, 1902–93, U.S. contralto.
  5. Maxwell, 1888–1959, U.S. dramatist.
  6. Philip Warren, 1923–2020, U.S. physicist: developer of solid-state circuitry; Nobel Prize 1977.
  7. Sherwood, 1876–1941, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
  8. a city in central Indiana.
  9. a city in northwestern South Carolina.
  10. a river in the Northwest Territories, northern Canada, flowing north and west to the Beaufort Sea. 465 miles (748 km) long.


Anderson

1

/ ˈændəsən /

noun

  1. a river in N Canada, in the Northwest Territories, rising in lakes north of Great Bear Lake and flowing west and north to the Beaufort Sea. Length: about 580 km (360 miles)


Anderson

2

/ ˈændəsən /

noun

  1. AndersonCarl David19051991MUSSCIENCE: physicist Carl David. 1905–91, US physicist, who discovered the positron in cosmic rays (1932): Nobel prize for physics 1936
  2. AndersonElizabeth Garrett18361917FEnglishMEDICINE: physicianPOLITICS: feminist Elizabeth Garrett. 1836–1917, English physician and feminist: a campaigner for the admission of women to the professions
  3. AndersonJohn18931962MAustralianScottishPHILOSOPHY: philosopher John. 1893–1962, Australian philosopher, born in Scotland, whose theories are expounded in Studies in Empirical Philosophy (1962)
  4. AndersonJudith18981992FAustralianTHEATRE: actress Dame Judith, real name Frances Margaret Anderson. 1898–1992, Australian stage and film actress
  5. AndersonLindsay (Gordon)19231994MBritishFILMS AND TV: directorTHEATRE: theatre director Lindsay ( Gordon ) 1923–94, British film and theatre director: his films include This Sporting Life (1963), If (1968), O Lucky Man! (1973), and The Whales of August (1987)
  6. AndersonMarian19021993FUSMUSIC: contralto Marian. 1902–93, US contralto, the first Black permanent member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, New York
  7. AndersonPhilip Warren1923MUSSCIENCE: physicist Philip Warren. born 1923, US physicist, noted for his work on solid-state physics. Nobel prize for physics 1977
  8. AndersonSherwood18741941MUSWRITING: novelistWRITING: short-story writer Sherwood. 1874–1941, US novelist and short-story writer, best known for Winesburg Ohio (1919), a collection of short stories illustrating small-town life

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Listening to a recording of the Schumann cello concerto featuring Anderson, she says, was the antidote that got her through the day.

Anderson, who’s from Alpine, argued that the development serves as a buffer against metro areas.

Anderson said the county should increase funding for law enforcement and the teams that respond to mental health crises.

Elvia Sandoval, Anderson’s daughter, blames Elmcroft for his death.

This week, the East County Chamber of Commerce endorsed Anderson too.

Then, last year, she received a call from Anderson: “Hey, do you remember when we met over ten years ago?”

Malone first met Anderson by chance over a decade ago following the release of the cult hit Donnie Darko.

Sarah Covington Anderson faced the same charges, with an added assault by strangulation.

In an interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer, her boyfriend, Jason Anderson, said Craig-Lewis was “all consumed” by her job.

Mr Anderson Wheeler travelled from Tanzania where he works as a big game hunter to give evidence yesterday.

Flora tried to stop her, but Louisa Anderson caught at what she said, and looked eagerly for more.

Anderson and Larkins grimaced at him, to remind him that they had told untruths for his sake, and that he must not betray them.

Norman had now only to walk over the course, no one even approaching him but Harvey Anderson.

Anderson senior himself began to put them up to having the fence down again.

Poor Mrs. Anderson wants it more than we do, and if the boy is a shabby fellow the more he wants a decent education.

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