William Gilbert

Primary Meanings of William Gilbert

1.
n
a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
2.
n
English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603)
Full Definitions of William Gilbert
1

n a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)

Synonyms:
Gilbert, Sir William Gilbert, William S. Gilbert, William Schwenk Gilbert
Example of:
librettist
author of words to be set to music in an opera or operetta
poet
a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
2

n English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603)

Synonyms:
Gilbert
Example of:
Dr., MD, doc, doctor, medico, physician
a licensed medical practitioner
physicist
a scientist trained in physics

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