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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.
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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)
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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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And with that, Carter Watson departed down the canyon, mounted his horse, and rode to town.
An hour later, as Judge Witberg limped up the grounds to his hotel, he was arrested by a village constable on a charge of assault and battery preferred by Carter Watson.
"Porlock, Watson, is a nom-de-plume, a mere identification mark; but behind it lies a shifty and evasive personality.
"My blushes, Watson!" Holmes murmured in a deprecating voice.
Watson's boisterous heartiness, and in a moment or two got up.
Watson. "I'll just show you the playground, and then I'll leave you to shift for yourself."
"But, tell me, Watson, what do you make of our visitor's stick.
This gentleman, whose name was Watson, shook me heartily by the hand; and expressing great joy at meeting me, proposed our immediately drinking a bottle together.
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.
"My dear Watson," said the well-remembered voice, "I owe you a thousand apologies.
Further to promote this campaign of publicity, Hubbard encouraged Bell and Watson to perform a series of sensational feats with the telephone.
"That one word, my dear Watson, should have told me the whole story had I been the ideal reasoner which you are so fond of depicting.