[ lok-yer ]
/ ˈlɒk yər /
Sir Joseph Norman, 1836–1920, English astronomer and author.
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How to use Lockyer in a sentence
Among the wounded were Captain Lockyer, in command, and other officers.
He called into consultation the learned Benchley and the astute Sanders and the soft and sly Lockyer junior.
Lockyer shifted uneasily at these evidences of unimpaired mentality and undaunted spirit.
Lockyer gave him a hearty handclasp, made a few phrases about good wishes and the like, left him alone.
British Dictionary definitions for Lockyer
Sir Joseph Norman. 1836–1920, English astronomer: a pioneer in solar spectroscopy, he was the first to observe helium in the sun's atmosphere (1868)
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