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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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Furious, Colter threatened to shoot Ordway, whereupon he was court-martialed by Meriwether Lewis. The incident finally was put to rest when Colter, seeing the folly of insubordination, tendered an apology and was reinstated.
Ar y daith, cofnododd Meriwether Lewis 178 o rywogaethau newydd o blanhigion a 122 o anifeiliaid, ac mae'n debyg y basa chi'n gallu cymharu'r siwrne yma a glanio ar y lleuad yn 1969.
Late in the poem Meriwether Lewis tells Jefferson, "I was that fool fish to which/Your lie was the perfect lure.
If Meriwether Lewis retraced his route on what is now the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, he would barely recognize the riparian forests.
THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MERIWETHER LEWIS surveys the evidence in the strange death of explorer Lewis, who was found dead from two gunshot wounds while staying at an inn in Tennessee.
Like the legendary explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, for whom the first ship of the class was named, Shepard bravely volunteered to explore the unknown and became the first American in space.
When teachers in Oregon's Meriwether Lewis Elementary school want to review resources on emerging Internet technologies earmarked by tech-savvy principal Tim Laner, they can visit his page on the free del.icio.us Web site.
At the start, the dry, fact-focused William Clark (Jeffrey Nordling) and his more colorful partner, Meriwether Lewis (James Barbour), take their charge from Thomas Jefferson and form the Corps of Discovery, full of positive intentions: learning about the inhabitants of America's newly acquired land and fostering peace and commerce.
When the RiverRan Wild!is the story of a culture and a community that has undergone tremendous change since 1805, when the River People encountered Meriwether Lewis and William Clark as the explorers traveled down the Columbia River on their way to the Pacific Ocean.
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Two hundred years ago, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark spent a long, damp winter near the mouth of the Columbia River, trying to stay civi1ized.
Two hundred years ago, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the other members of the Corps of Discovery traveled 3,700 miles from the Mississippi River to Oregon and the Pacific.