Wilkins


Wilkins

Wilkins [wil-kinz] Examples noun

  1. Sir George Hubert,1888–1958, Australian Antarctic explorer, aviator, and aerial navigator.
  2. Mary Eleanor. Mary E(leanor Wilkins) Freeman.
  3. Maurice Hugh Frederick,1916–2004, English biophysicist born in New Zealand: Nobel Prize in medicine 1962.
  4. Roy,1901–81, U.S. journalist and civil-rights leader: executive secretary of the NAACP, 1955–77.

Examples from the Web for wilkins Contemporary Examples of wilkins

  • This reporter knocked at the Wilkins home on Tuesday morning but received neither an answer nor the business end of a shotgun.

    The 7-Year-Old Plane Crash Survivor’s Brutal Journey Through the Woods

    James Higdon

    January 7, 2015

  • The Benton and Wilkins families have both been visited by this devil, both have suffered the worst tragedies.

    Pepperdine President’s Son Chris Benton Arrested

    Jamie Reno

    August 25, 2012

  • Benton entered rehab right after Wilkins died but has said on his Facebook page that he has been living in Mexico City.

    Pepperdine President’s Son Chris Benton Arrested

    Jamie Reno

    August 25, 2012

  • Which means that Benton, while still not a suspect, is not entirely off the hook in the Wilkins investigation.

    Pepperdine President’s Son Chris Benton Arrested

    Jamie Reno

    August 25, 2012

  • I did this in an effort to get some much-needed answers for the Wilkins family.

    Pepperdine President’s Son Chris Benton Arrested

    Jamie Reno

    August 25, 2012

  • Historical Examples of wilkins

  • Mrs. Wilkins, of all the aggravating women I ever came across, you are the worst.

    The Universal Reciter

    Various

  • The name was commonplace, Wilkins, but was prefixed by the more unusual Feodor.

    Melomaniacs

    James Huneker

  • Mr. Wilkins gave a little laugh, for he read the faces of his companions.

    Melomaniacs

    James Huneker

  • Don’t tell me it’s Mrs. Wilkins, without even a pincushion prepared.’

    Shawl-Straps

    Louisa M. Alcott

  • Poor Captain Wilkins of the Seaflower and his crew were among the latter.

    The Shellback’s Progress

    Walter Runciman

  • British Dictionary definitions for wilkins Wilkins noun

    1. Sir George Hubert. 1888–1958, Australian polar explorer and aviator
    2. Maurice Hugh Frederick. 1916–2004, British biochemist, born in New Zealand. With Crick and Watson, he shared the Nobel prize 1962 for his work on the structure of DNA

    wilkins in Medicine Wilkins [wĭl′kĭnz]Maurice Hugh Frederick 1916-2004

    1. British biophysicist. He shared a 1962 Nobel Prize for his contributions to the determination of the structure of DNA.

    wilkins in Science Wilkins [wĭl′kĭnz]Maurice Hugh Frederick 1916-2004 See Note at Rosalind Franklin.

    1. British biophysicist who contributed to the discovery of the structure of DNA. He worked with Rosalind Franklin to produce x-ray studies of DNA that helped Francis Crick and James Watson establish its structure as a double helix. For this work Wilkins shared with Crick and Watson the 1962 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.

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