[ ek-uhlz ]
/ ˈɛk əlz /
Sir John Ca·rew [kuh-roo], /kəˈru/, 1903–97, Australian physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1963. Mar·ri·ner Stod·dard [mar-uh-ner stod-erd], /ˈmær ə nər ˈstɒd ərd/, 1890–1977, U.S. economist and banker.
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How to use Eccles in a sentence
Ninety-four years of reasonably deliberative history was thus replicated in three fortnights of panic inside the Eccles Building.
The protest/counter-protest outside the Eccles Theater being just one piece of his elaborate fabric.
Eccles had reached the same conclusion as Keynes, but from personal observation of the 1929 crash.
He ignored, too, his chairman of the Federal Reserve, Marriner Eccles, a small, peppery Mormon banker from Utah.
Eccles stressed to FDR, “the crucial consideration is not the size of the deficit but the level of national income.”
"Makes one feel jolly rotten," remarked Eccles, the "Royal Oak's" gunnery jack.
Just then Eccles and Plumbly, the assistant paymaster, entered the cabin and expressed their intention of "standing in."
Robertson did one great thing: he drew the great and vital tragi-comic figure of Eccles.
"Poor Bob Eccles didn't want no stiffening when he come down first," Sedgett interjected.
At a safe distance, he called: "Bad news that about Bob Eccles swallowing a blow yesterday!"
British Dictionary definitions for Eccles (1 of 3)
a town in NW England, in Salford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 36 610 (2001)
British Dictionary definitions for Eccles (2 of 3)
Sir John Carew. 1903–97, Australian physiologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology (1963) with A. L. Hodgkin and A. F. Huxley for their work on conduction of nervous impulses
British Dictionary definitions for Eccles (3 of 3)
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Medical definitions for Eccles
Australian physiologist. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on the action of nerve impulses.
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