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j n. a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second
j n. the 10th letter of the Roman alphabet
j particle n. a neutral meson with a large mass
j. b. rhine n. United States parapsychologist (1895-1980)
j. b. s. haldane n. Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964)
j. c. maxwell n. Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)
j. craig ventner n. United States geneticist who published the complete base sequences for all the genes of a free-living organism, the influenza bacterium; later led team that developed a first draft of the entire human genome (born in 1946)
j. d. salinger n. United States writer (born 1919)
j. e. johnston n. Confederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)
j. edgar hoover n. United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
j. j. hill n. United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)
j. m. barrie n. Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)
j. m. synge n. Irish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (1871-1909)
j. p. morgan n. United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)
j. r. firth n. English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960)
 
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eupatorium perfoliatum : n perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads; formerly used as in folk medicine

 
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