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Charles P., U.S. gynecologist, 1863-1935. See: Noble position.


Robert L., 20th-century Canadian physiologist. See: Noble-Collip procedure.


adj an archaic term referring to inert gases and precious metals.
noble metal,
n a genus of aerobic nonmotile actinomycetes, which are transitional between bacteria and fungi. They are primarily saprophytic but may cause disease in man and other animals.
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Thought to have a history going back 500 years, it was then a hunting lodge used by nobility including several Scottish kings during the 15th and 16th centuries.
The Joy of Nursing: Reclaiming Our Nobility is provocative and riveting as the stories from new nurse to intuitive experienced nurse unfold.
BERLIN: A German man who added nobility titles to his name after obtaining dual citizenship in Britain will have to settle with being plain-old Nabiel Peter Bogendorff von Wolffersdorff in his native land following a ruling from the European Court of Justice.
But, after a bitter civil war years earlier, he's paranoid about the nobility rebelling against the crown.
We only sell feudal, manorial and titles of nobility (non-British peerages) that conform with Honours (Prevention of Abuses) Act, 1925.
Nobility, competence and disruption--an odd union of three words.
That man from a wealthy family had shown the humility and nobility of Bahrainis.
Barons and Castellans: The Military Nobility of Renaissance Italy
MANILA -- A simple ad won't take away their nobility.
In the videogame Pokemon X and Y, players can fight with trainers at the Battle Chateau and they can get a higher nobility rank in the game if they win.
The thirteenth-century question of nobility, therefore, is fundamental to the interpretation of the sonnet.
com)-- In an era of corporate ethics violations, Wall Street bailouts and a new economy, a book on practicing nobility in business continues to receive kudos four years after its release.