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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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So saying, Carter Watson tapped himself a sharp blow on the cheek.
Whereupon Carter Watson found a smooth stone and with it pounded his cheek nicely several times.
And Watson, who became the first public talker by telephone, sent messages from Boston to various members of the audience.
When Watson talked to Bell at public demonstrations, there were newspaper editors who referred sceptically to "the supposititious Watson." So, to silence these doubters, Bell and Watson planned a most severe test of the telephone.
And now, Watson, if you can endure the draught from a broken window, I think that half an hour in my study over a cigar may afford you some profitable amusement."
There are some trees, Watson, which grow to a certain height, and then suddenly develop some unsightly eccentricity.
"Ah, Watson," said he, "I hoped that I might not be too late to catch you."
"But he did not suffer me to remain long in this agreeable delusion; for taking a bumper in one hand, and holding me by the other, `Here, my boy,' cries he, `here's wishing you joy of your being so honourably acquitted of that affair laid to your charge.' I was thunderstruck with confusion at those words, which Watson observing, proceeded thus:
WELL, I got a good going-over in the morning from old Miss Watson on account of my clothes; but the widow she didn't scold, but only cleaned off the grease and clay, and looked so sorry that I thought I would behave awhile if I could.
Don't move, I beg you, Watson. He is a professional brother of yours, and your presence may be of assistance to me.
"Porlock, Watson, is a nom-de-plume, a mere identification mark; but behind it lies a shifty and evasive personality.
Watson's boisterous heartiness, and in a moment or two got up.