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w n. a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
w n. a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm
w n. the 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet
w n. the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
w-shaped s. shaped in the form of the letter W
w. b. yeats n. Irish poet and dramatist (1865-1939)
w. c. fields n. United States comedian and film actor (1880-1946)
w. c. handy n. United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958)
w. e. b. du bois n. United States civil rights leader and political activist who campaigned for equality for Black Americans (1868-1963)
w. h. auden n. United States poet (born in England) (1907-1973)
w. h. hudson n. English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)
w. k. kellogg n. United States food manufacturer who (with his brother) developed a breakfast cereal of crisp flakes of rolled and toasted wheat and corn; he established a company to manufacture the cereal (1860-1951)
w. somerset maugham n. English writer (born in France) of novels and short stories (1874-1965)
w. v. quine n. United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)
w. w. jacobs n. English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)
 
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american eagle : n a large eagle of North America that has a white head and dark wings and body

 
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