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Al·drin

 (ôl′drĭn, ŏl′-), Edwin Eugene, Jr. Known as "Buzz." Born 1930.
American astronaut who as a crew member of Apollo 11 became the second person to walk on the moon (July 20, 1969).

aldrin

(ˈɔːldrɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a brown to white poisonous crystalline solid, more than 95 per cent of which consists of the compound C12H8Cl6, which is used as an insecticide. Melting pt: 105°C
[C20: named after K. Alder (1902–58) German chemist]

Aldrin

(ˈɔːldrɪn)
n
(Biography) Edwin Eugene Jr., known as Buzz. born 1930, US astronaut; the second man to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, during the Apollo 11 flight

Al•drin

(ˈɔl drɪn)

n.
Edwin Eugene, Jr. ( “Buzz” ), born 1930, U.S. astronaut: second person to walk on the moon, l969.
Translations

aldrin

[ˈɔːldrɪn] Naldrina f
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