Henry

Primary Meanings of Henry

1.
n
a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)
2.
n
English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
3.
n
United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878)
Full Definitions of Henry
1

n a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)

Synonyms:
Patrick Henry
Example of:
American Revolutionary leader
a nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States
orator, public speaker, rhetorician, speechifier, speechmaker
a person who delivers a speech or oration
2

n English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)

Synonyms:
William Henry
Example of:
chemist
a scientist who specializes in chemistry
3

n United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878)

Synonyms:
Joseph Henry
Example of:
physicist
a scientist trained in physics

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