adrian


adrian

noun

  1. Edgar Douglas,1889–1977, English physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1932.
  2. (Gilbert),1903–59, U.S. fashion and costume designer.
  3. Hadrian.
  4. a city in SE Michigan.
  5. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “from Hadria,” an ancient city in northern Italy.

noun

  1. died a.d. 795, pope 772–795.

noun

  1. Italian ecclesiastic: pope a.d. 867–872.

noun

  1. Saint, Italian ecclesiastic: pope a.d. 884–885.

noun

  1. Nicholas Breakspear, c1100–59, only Englishman to become pope, 1154–59.

noun

  1. died 1276, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1276.

noun

  1. 1459–1523, Dutch ecclesiastic: pope 1522–23.

noun

  1. Edgar Douglas, Baron Adrian. 1889–1977, English physiologist, noted particularly for his research into the function of neurons: shared with Sherrington the Nobel prize for physiology and medicine 1932

noun

  1. original name Nicholas Breakspear. ?1100–59, the only English pope (1154–59)

masc. proper name, from Latin Adrianus/Hadrianus, literally “of the Adriatic” (see Adriatic).

  1. British physiologist. He shared a 1932 Nobel Prize for major advances in the understanding of the nervous and muscular systems and was one of the first to study electrical activity in the brain and nervous system.

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