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Gil·bert

(zhēl-bār'),
Nicholas A., French physician, 1858-1927. See: Gilbert syndrome.

Gil·bert

(gil'bĕrt),
Walter, 20th-century U.S. microbiologist and Nobel laureate. See: Maxim-Gilbert sequencing.

gil·bert

(gil'bĕrt),
The unit of magnetomotive force or magnetic potential.
[W. Gilbert, English physicist, 1544-1603]
References in classic literature ?
It was bad enough to be singled out for punishment from among a dozen equally guilty ones; it was worse still to be sent to sit with a boy, but that that boy should be Gilbert Blythe was heaping insult on injury to a degree utterly unbearable.
But as Anne never lifted her head and as Gilbert worked fractions as if his whole soul was absorbed in them and them only, they soon returned to their own tasks and Anne was forgotten.
She learned her lessons at home, did her chores, and played with Diana in the chilly purple autumn twilights; but when she met Gilbert Blythe on the road or encountered him in Sunday school she passed him by with an icy contempt that was no whit thawed by his evident desire to appease her.
As much as she hated Gilbert, however, did she love Diana, with all the love of her passionate little heart, equally intense in its likes and dislikes.
Thy eggs are cracked, Gilbert," quoth Robin, laughing; and straightway he loosed a shaft, and once more smote the white circle of the center.
Thus it happened presently that the yeomen, to whom Gilbert stood talking, were all surrounded by a crowd of people that formed a ring about them.
Then up spake Robin, and quoth he, "This silver bugle I keep in honor of this shooting match; but thou, Gilbert, art the best archer of all the King's guard, and to thee I freely give this purse of gold.
Gilbert Holmes, the son of a minister who had been born a slave, was born in Du Quoin in 1898.
Heart is heavy hearing the news of Gilbert Bulawan.
Co-host Julie Chen announced on Monday's episode that Gilbert welcomed a son over the weekend.
He is survived by his wife, Kristie (LaPlante) Gilbert; his sons, Zachary, Dakota and Christian Gilbert; his mother, Cecile (King) Gilbert all of Worcester; two brothers, Kevin Gilbert of Worcester and Steve Mero of Boylston; four sisters, Dottie Gilbert of Worcester, Laura Duclos of Tennessee, Tammy King of Warren and Kathryn Parsons of Carolina, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Gilbert, 42, also is a researcher, scholar, teacher and entrepreneur in the field of human-centered computing, or HCC.