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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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