1. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 199
2. [ noun ] (physics) a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns
Synonyms: Gi Gb
Related terms: magnetomotive_force_unit
3. [ noun ] (nautical,geography) English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583)
Synonyms: sir_humphrey_gilbert humphrey_gilbert
Related terms: navigator
4. [ noun ] (physics,medicine,work) English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603)
Synonyms: william_gilbert
Related terms: doctor physicist
5. [ noun ] (architecture) United States architect who influenced the development of the skyscraper (1859-1934)
Synonyms: cass_gilbert
Related terms: architect
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 237
7. [ noun ] (music,verse,writing) a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
Synonyms: William_Schwenk_Gilbert Sir_William_Gilbert william_s._gilbert William_Gilbert
Related terms: poet librettist
Similar spelling:   Gilberto