Definition for philips (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for philips
And in Europe, the European Network of Robotic Research is collaborating with companies such as Philips and the ABB Group.Robotic Technologies Could Aggravate the U.S. Problem of Slow Jobs Growth|Robert Shapiro|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sir P. (gently laying his hand on Philips shoulder) But not for long.A Fool's Paradise|Sydney Grundy
Mr. Philips: I never had very good success with the Martha crab; it isn't vigorous enough.
Why she should feel alarm about the departure of Philips for London I can not imagine.
Philips watched him in an agony of fright, as though every instant he was apprehensive of some terrible calamity.
Mr. Philips: I have put in some few whip-grafts but use the cleft-graft with the larger limbs.
British Dictionary definitions for philips
- one of the twelve apostles of Jesus
- Also: Philip the Evangelist one of the seven deacons appointed by the early Church
- Also: Philip the Tetrarch one of the sons of Herod the Great, who was ruler of part of former Judaea (4 bc –34 ad) (Luke 3:1)
Word Origin and History for philips
masc. proper name, from Latin Philippus, from Greek Philippos "fond of horses," from philos "beloved, loving" (see philo-) + hippos "horse" (see equine). In 16c., Philip and Cheyney was a way to say "any two common men."