Anderson

Primary Meanings of Anderson

1.
n
United States author whose works were frequently autobiographical (1876-1941)
2.
n
United States dramatist (1888-1959)
3.
n
United States contralto noted for her performance of spirituals (1902-1993)
4.
n
United States physicist who discovered antimatter in the form of an antielectron that is called the positron (1905-1991)
5.
n
United States physicist who studied the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems (1923-)
Full Definitions of Anderson
1

n United States author whose works were frequently autobiographical (1876-1941)

Synonyms:
Sherwood Anderson
Example of:
author, writer
writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
2

n United States dramatist (1888-1959)

Synonyms:
Maxwell Anderson
Example of:
dramatist, playwright
someone who writes plays
3

n United States contralto noted for her performance of spirituals (1902-1993)

Synonyms:
Marian Anderson
Example of:
contralto
a woman singer having a contralto voice
4

n United States physicist who discovered antimatter in the form of an antielectron that is called the positron (1905-1991)

Synonyms:
Carl Anderson, Carl David Anderson
Example of:
nuclear physicist
a physicist who specializes in nuclear physics
5

n United States physicist who studied the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems (1923-)

Synonyms:
Phil Anderson, Philip Anderson, Philip Warren Anderson
Example of:
physicist
a scientist trained in physics

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