Origin of whitehead
- Alfred North,1861–1947, English philosopher and mathematician, in the U.S. after 1924.
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Examples from the Web for whitehead
“Yes, I do,” he says with a Cockney accent so thick Judge Whitehead asks him to deliver his testimony while facing him.
Vivian Lynch felt Whitehead was wrong in construing this as an invasion-of-privacy case.
Whitehead, again true to the genre, relishes gore and describes it with gruesome vividness.Horror Goes Highbrow
October 31, 2011
Whitehead says that when he was at Goldman, the firm shunned dubious business practices like financing hostile takeovers.Are Ethics for Suckers?
April 11, 2011
Michael Lind is the Whitehead Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation.What He Should Have Said
February 25, 2009
Mr. Whitehead shook him violently, and said, "Do you know what this means?"Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches
It was a little singular, too, this friendship of the Don's for Lawyer Whitehead.Overland Tales
Whitehead, with its bare rocks and funereal bell, is interesting.The Maine Woods
Henry David Thoreau
Dr. Whitehead promised to perform the operation, but put it off.
You and young Whitehead, and possibly Banks, will make a good trio.For the Honor of the School
Ralph Henry Barbour
- Alfred North. 1861–1947, English mathematician and philosopher, who collaborated with Bertrand Russell in writing Principia Mathematica (1910–13), and developed a holistic philosophy of science, chiefly in Process and Reality (1929)
- A tiny epidermal cystlike mass with a narrow or obstructed opening on the skin surface, which may rupture, caused by the retention of secretions of a sebaceous gland.closed comedo