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Woodward, Robert Burns 1917-1979.
American chemist. He won a 1965 Nobel Prize for work in synthesizing complicated organic compounds.
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1. (Biography) Sir Clive. born 1956, English Rugby Union player and subsequently (1997–2004) coach of the England team that won the Rugby World Cup in 2003.
2. (Biography) R(obert) B(urns). 1917–79, US chemist. For his work on the synthesis of quinine, strychnine, cholesterol, and other organic compounds he won the Nobel prize for chemistry 1965
3. (Biography) Sir Sandy, full name John Forster Woodward. (1932–2013), British admiral; commanded the Royal Navy's task force during the Falklands War (1982)
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Robert Burns, 1917–79, U.S. chemist: Nobel prize 1965.
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|Noun||1.||Woodward - United States historian (1908-1999)|
|2.||Woodward - United States chemist honored for synthesizing complex organic compounds (1917-1979)|
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