Haworth

[ hah-werth, haw- ]
/ ˈhɑ wərθ, ˈhɔ- /

noun

Sir Walter Norman, 1883–1950, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1937.

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British Dictionary definitions for Haworth (1 of 2)

Haworth1
/ (ˈhaʊəθ) /

noun

a village in N England, in Bradford unitary authority, West Yorkshire: home of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë. Pop: 6078 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for Haworth (2 of 2)

Haworth2
/ (ˈhaʊəθ) /

noun

Sir Walter Norman. 1883–1950, British biochemist, who shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1937) for being the first to synthesize ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
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Medical definitions for Haworth

Haworth
[ houərth, härth ]
Sir Walter Norman 1883-1950

British biochemist. He shared a 1937 Nobel Prize for his research on carbohydrates and vitamin C.
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