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Al·va·rez

 (ăl′və-rĕz′), Luis Walter 1911-1988.
American physicist who won a 1968 Nobel Prize for his study of subatomic particles. He was also involved in the development of the first atomic bomb.
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Alvarez

(ˈælvərɛz)
n
(Biography) Luis Walter. 1911–88, US physicist. He made (with Felix Bloch) the first measurement of the neutron's magnetic moment (1939). Nobel prize for physics 1968
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Al•va•rez

(ˈæl vəˌrɛz)

n.
Luis Walter, 1911–88, U.S. physicist.
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John Alvarez, my first officer, is twenty years my senior.
Alvarez never left my side, though I all but ordered him below for much-needed rest.
I do not know that he is directly responsible for what followed so shortly after; but I have always had my suspicions, and Alvarez is even more prone to place the blame upon him than I.
He seemed nervous and ill at ease--a fact which made little impression on me at the time, but which both Alvarez and I recalled subsequently.
Johnson and Alvarez were at my side when, without warning, the bow swung swiftly around and the ship fell into the trough of the sea.
There must have been a trace of disrespect in his tone or manner which escaped me, for Alvarez turned upon him like a flash.
"I shall not know," replied Alvarez, "that the Coldwater passes thirty; nor shall any other man aboard know it," and, with his words, he drew a revolver from his pocket, and before either I or Johnson could prevent it had put a bullet into every instrument upon the bridge, ruining them beyond repair.
I deplore the action of Lieutenant Alvarez, but I cannot expunge from my mind the loyalty and self-sacrificing friendship which has prompted him to his acts.
All this time it had been impossible to work upon the damaged engines or the gravity-screen generators; but we had a full set of instruments upon the bridge, for Alvarez, after discovering my intentions, had fetched the reserve instruments from his own cabin, where he had hidden them.
it is not the first time that we have met; for, if I mistake not, it is Don Diego Alvarez, who was once at the prince's court."
Eduard Folayang believes he will be facing a different Eddie Alvarez in their lightweight showdown on Friday night.
Folayang braces for well-prepared Alvarez in ONE World Grand Prix clash !-- -- Luisa Morales (Philstar.com) - July 31, 2019 - 9:44am MANILA, Philippines Both Eduard Folayang and Eddie Alvarez will be coming from a loss when they face each other in ONE: Dawn of Heroes on Friday.