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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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Barfield's distinction between the atomic and mythopoeic Lewises is instructive here, not in its insistence on explaining Lewis's own mind, but in pointing to the two kinds of contradictory positions taken up by modernity.
The Lewises filed a motion for reconsideration, arguing that their settlement agreement did not encompass or foreclose imposing sanctions on the IRS on their behalf.
The Lewises decided that one way they could amass wealth was through real estate and they started with the goal of buying one property a year.
When the Lewises filed their return in September, the IRS assessed a late filing penalty and put a lien on the taxpayers' bank account.
After four weeks of inquiries to the Air Resources Board of California, the higher echelon of the Department of Motor Vehicles in Sacramento, and the Detroit offices of the chassis manufacturer, and with assistance from their state senator's office, the Lewises found out the sordid truth.
While the Lewises have struggled under financial strains from medical expenses, their friends and neighbors rallied to help them.
Having the two Lewises out with wrist injuries didn't help, but we could have kept it tighter.
The Lewises are part of a 24-player football recruiting class announced by NCAA Division III Linfield College.
One of the poems the Lewises read was Silverstein's "Early Bird.
We've got the McIlroys and the (Ryo) Ishikawas and the Lewises.
Our customers and other U-Haul dealers asked us to join forces with U-Haul, so we did," the Lewises explained.