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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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Woodward

(ˈwʊdwəd)
n
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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Wood•ward

(ˈwʊd wərd)

n.
Robert Burns, 1917–79, U.S. chemist: Nobel prize 1965.
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2.Woodward - United States chemist honored for synthesizing complex organic compounds (1917-1979)
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So said Captain Woodward. We sat in the parlor of Charley Roberts' pub in Apia, drinking long Abu Hameds compounded and shared with us by the aforesaid Charley Roberts, who claimed the recipe direct from Stevens, famous for having invented the Abu Hamed at a time when he was spurred on by Nile thirst--the Stevens who was responsible for "With Kitchener to Kartoun," and who passed out at the siege of Ladysmith.
Captain Woodward, short and squat, elderly, burned by forty years of tropic sun, and with the most beautiful liquid brown eyes I ever saw in a man, spoke from a vast experience.
Captain Woodward rubbed the criss-crosses on his bald head.
Captain Woodward promptly accepted the bet, but personally I think Charley Roberts has the best of it.
I am aware that two palaeontologists, whose opinions are worthy of much deference, namely Bronn and Woodward, have concluded that the average duration of each formation is twice or thrice as long as the average duration of specific forms.
The Woodwards, both 46, invoiced the trust for money they claimed was paid to the lawyer who represented au pair Louise on charges of killing little Matthew Eappen.
The Woodwards posed for photographs outside the court but refused to answer questions.
Mr Sharp also said he had not charged the Woodwards for living in his home.
Former management consultant Hyslop had run Woodwards since it was acquired by Iceland Frozen Foods in 1997.
The Woodwards posed for photographs outside the courthouse but refused to answer questions.
Mrs Sharp told Chester Crown Court the Woodwards discussed a pounds 500,000 book deal before the jury returned a verdict in her trial for the murder of baby Mathew Eappen.
But the lawyer, who was sacked from the defence team after voicing doubts about Louise's innocence, claimed the Woodwards stayed at her home for free.