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Wat·son

 (wŏt′sən), James Dewey Born 1928.
American molecular biologist who with Francis Crick proposed a spiral model, the double helix, for the molecular structure of DNA. He shared a 1962 Nobel Prize for this work.

Watson

, John Broadus 1878-1958.
American psychologist who developed the school of behaviorism based on his studies of animal behavior.

Watson

, Thomas Augustus 1854-1934.
American telephone pioneer who assisted Alexander Graham Bell in his experiments and was the leader of research and engineering for Bell Telephone Company (1877-1881).

Watson

, Thomas Sturges Known as "Tom." Born 1949.
American golfer who in 1982 became one of only a few players to win the US and British Open tournaments in the same year.

Watson

(ˈwɒtsən)
n
1. (Biography) James Dewey. born 1928, US biologist, whose contribution to the discovery of the helical structure of DNA won him a Nobel prize for Physiology or Medicine shared with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins in 1962
2. (Biography) John B(roadus). 1878–1958, US psychologist; a leading exponent of behaviourism
3. (Biography) John Christian. 1867–1941, Australian statesman, born in Chile: prime minister of Australia (1904)
4. (Biography) Russell. born 1973, English tenor: his albums include The Voice (2001) and Encore (2002)
5. (Biography) Tom, full name Thomas Sturges Watson. born 1949, US golfer, won eight major titles: the US Masters (1977, 1981), the US Open (1982), and the British Open (1975, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983)

Wat•son

(ˈwɒt sən)

n.
1. James Dewey, born 1928, U.S. geneticist: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1962.
2. John Broadus, 1878–1958, U.S. psychologist.
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Noun1.Watson - United States telephone engineer who assisted Alexander Graham Bell in his experiments (1854-1934)
2.Watson - United States psychologist considered the founder of behavioristic psychology (1878-1958)
3.Watson - United States geneticist who (with Crick in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1928)Watson - United States geneticist who (with Crick in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1928)
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Most of his poems, other than certain political satire, which drew on him the Emperor's wrath, are full of subtle sadness and fragrant regret, reminding one of pot-pourri in some deep blue porcelain bowl.
The wind itself had ceased and a brilliant, deep blue sky arched high over the moorland.
Half the sky was chequered with black thunderheads, but all the west was luminous and clear: in the lightning flashes it looked like deep blue water, with the sheen of moonlight on it; and the mottled part of the sky was like marble pavement, like the quay of some splendid seacoast city, doomed to destruction.
contrast finely with the deep blue lake; and toward the north,
A moment before all was dullness, but a PAS further has placed us on the summit of the Furka; and exactly in front of us, at a HOPOW of only fifteen miles, this magnificent mountain lifts its snow-wreathed precipices into the deep blue sky.
Minerva sent them a fair wind from the West, {22} that whistled over the deep blue waves {23} whereon Telemachus told them to catch hold of the ropes and hoist sail, and they did as he told them.
Vivid orchids and wonderful colored lichens smoldered upon the swarthy tree-trunks and where a wandering shaft of light fell full upon the golden allamanda, the scarlet star-clusters of the tacsonia, or the rich deep blue of ipomaea, the effect was as a dream of fairyland.
Always dressed in white, she seemed to move like a shadow through all sorts of places, without contracting spot or stain; and there was not a corner or nook, above or below, where those fairy footsteps had not glided, and that visionary golden head, with its deep blue eyes, fleeted along.
But these fantasies vanished upon reaching the quiet outskirts of the town; for as soon as we came within sight of the venerable old church, and the--hill, with the deep blue beyond it, I found my companion was cheerful enough.
While I thus stood, leaning on my gun, and looking up at the dark gables, sunk in an idle reverie, weaving a tissue of wayward fancies, in which old associations and the fair young hermit, now within those walls, bore a nearly equal part, I heard a slight rustling and scrambling just within the garden; and, glancing in the direction whence the sound proceeded, I beheld a tiny hand elevated above the wall: it clung to the topmost stone, and then another little hand was raised to take a firmer hold, and then appeared a small white forehead, surmounted with wreaths of light brown hair, with a pair of deep blue eyes beneath, and the upper portion of a diminutive ivory nose.
The very intelligence that shone in her deep blue eye, and was stamped upon her noble head, seemed scarcely of her age, or of the world; and yet the changing expression of sweetness and good humour, the thousand lights that played about the face, and left no shadow there; above all, the smile, the cheerful, happy smile, were made for Home, and fireside peace and happiness.
The sky is of a deep blue color, and the sunsets are often magnificent beyond description.