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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - English physicist (born in America) who studied heat and friction; United States classical archaeologist (born in Canada) noted for leading the excavation of the Athenian agora (1906-2000).

Usage examples (37)
  • Thompson: I think any time you get another Thompson, that in and of itself is a plus.
  • T.F. Thompson: Senator Thompson, it has to be certain size for it to get into the body.
  • TOMMY Thompson (R), PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I think that anybody with the Thompson name should get involved if they want to get involved.
  • Regardless of whether Thompson is a buffoon, this is clearly buffoonery. for more
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