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Le·wis

(lū'wis),
Gilbert N., U.S. chemist, 1875-1946.
See also: Lewis acid, Lewis base, second law of thermodynamics.

Le·wis

(lū'wis),
W. L., U.S. chemist, 1878-1943. See: lewisite.

Le·wis

(lū'wis),
Ivor, Welsh surgeon who in 1946 reported to the Royal College of Surgeons a two-stage esophagectomy by laparotomy and right thoracotomy, performed today as one procedure. See: Ivor Lewis esophagectomy.
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Pearce's answer to the paradox, namely that Lewis was never able to shake off his virulently anti-Catholic Belfast upbringing--I consider unconvincing.
My dream was to be able to help people, especially children, have a safe place to live," recalls Lewis, now 46.
This makes the book substantial reading and will appeal to Lewis devotees as well as those with an interest in literature.
First, we want suppliers to get themselves certified as a minority-owned business enterprise or as a woman-owned enterprise," Lewis says.
That idea is "all pure moonshine," Lewis wrote in a New York Times essay about The Chronicles.
Miss Lewis and I met at a Southern food festival in 1989 when I was 26 and she was 73.
Weary of the upheaval, Lewis says, "I'm just ready to get back to being Michele.
Lewis is bound to explode with the cinematic release, on December 9, of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first book of the seven-volume Narnia series, much as J.
For more than half a century and through the work of three generations of the Lewis family, Lewis Salvage has earned success through close ties with its customers and the surrounding community and a commitment to honest and fair business practices.
Lewis, a cultural anthropologist, argues that the colonial world was divided into two related domains: the sanctioned domain of the colonial caste system, dominated by Spaniards, and the unsanctioned domain of witchcraft, dominated by Indians.