[ hyoo-ish or, often, yoo- ]
/ ˈhyu ɪʃ or, often, ˈyu- /
Antony, born 1924, British astronomer: discovered pulsars; Nobel Prize in Physics 1974.
BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
We know you’ll tackle this quiz totis viribus! See how many words from the week of Oct 12–18, 2020 you get right!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?
Words nearby Hewish
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for Hewish
It rarely happens that any failures occur at Fishponds or Hewish, but vagaries of the apparatus are more frequent at Yatton.The Bristol Royal Mail|R. C. Tombs
British Dictionary definitions for Hewish
/ (ˈhjuːɪʃ) /
Antony. born 1924, British radio astronomer, noted esp for his role in the discovery of pulsars (1967): shared the Nobel prize for physics 1974
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Scientific definitions for Hewish
Antony Born 1924
[ hyōō′ĭsh ]
British astronomer. In 1967, working with the astronomer Susan Bell Burnell, he discovered the first pulsar.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.