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Matthew Walker

(ˈwɔːkə)
n
(Knots) a knot made at the end of a rope by unlaying the strands and passing them up through the loops formed in the next two strands
[C19: probably named after the man who introduced it]

Mat′thew Walk′er


n.
a knot formed on the end of a rope by partly unlaying the strands and tying them.
[1855–60; after the presumed inventor of the knot]
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Noun1.Matthew Walker - a kind of stopper knotMatthew Walker - a kind of stopper knot    
stopper knot - a knot that prevents a rope from passing through a hole
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The mistiming prevents older people from being able to effectively hit the save button on new memories, leading to overnight forgetting rather than remembering," says study senior author Matthew Walker, director of the UC Berkeley Center for Human Sleep Science.
WHY WE SLEEP: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams, Matthew Walker, 9780141983769 (PENGUIN) BD4.
According to Professor Matthew Walker, director of the Centre for Human Sleep Science at Berkeley, California, a small boost to our slumber can also improve memory and increase learning capacity.
To add to the ever-expanding business, the company also operates a contracts division, Walker Fencing, which is run by Matthew Walker and offers a full supply and installation service for all fencing and decking projects.
Bentley Walker Ltd and Bentley Telecom are both privately owned companies, the former started in 1947 by the Late LT Commander C Walker (George Cross DSC, DSO, DFC) RNVR in 1947 and is currently run and owned by Anthony Walker and Matthew Walker.
YEAR 9 pupil Matthew Walker, from The Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College has been given a special award by members of The Rotary Club.
Matthew Walker, an assistant professor of physics at Carnegie Mellon said that historically, estimations of the Milky Way's mass had been all over the map, but by studying two massive galaxies that were close to each other and the galaxies that surround them, they could take what they knew about gravity and pair that with what they knew about expansion to get an accurate account of the mass contained in each galaxy.
K&L Gates LLP has hired Matthew Walker as a partner in the energy, infrastructure and resources practice.
The Doha office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP has appointed Matthew Walker as a partner in the energy, infrastructure and resources practice.
The Doha office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP announced Matthew Walker as a partner in the energy, infrastructure and resources practice in a media statement released today.
Senior author sleep researcher Matthew Walker of the University of California, Berkeley, said the slow brain waves generated during the deep restorative sleep play a key role in transporting memories from the part of the brain which provides short-term storage for memories to the part of the brain that stores long-term memories.
The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation's Connections for Cardiovascular Health(SM) program, today announced a grant of $173,700 to the Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center in support of Dial Down Diabetes.