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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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It is for us, the living, rather to be dedicated here to the, unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced.
Rabbit--Jimmy's performance alter ego--struggles nobly to be judged by the content of his lyrics, not the color of his skin.
There are no-material considerations here--just the pride and fulfillment of doing a noble job nobly.
Although the vast majority of firefighters nobly risk their lives to save lives and property, the past few years have yielded a significant number who have chosen the criminal route of firefighter/arsonist.
Denzel Washington is our Sidney Poitier, the handsome everyman who nobly serves as conscience of the nation.
Had I a dozen sons--each in my love alike--I had rather have eleven die nobly for their country, than one voluptuously surfeit out of action.
They're busy lobbying to take away the funding--not from the churches, as they so nobly think, but from the children, the families, and the people who are suffering and can't afford care elsewhere.
Somehow these men have nobly gotten out of the war and controlled their memories for most of their lives," said psychiatrist Deirdre Johnston, of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.
In my mind this passage is associated with those martyrs who die nobly in the cause of justice.
Ribeiro nobly denies them a happy end, but the flat conclusion is no good substitute.
Although this Percy found bayou culture stifling, lonely, and unrewarding, he nobly took up the family law practice after his father's death.