American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Carothers, Wallace Hume 1896-1937. American chemist who developed the synthetic material nylon, which was patented in 1937.
- n. United States chemist who developed nylon (1896-1937)
“At that time, Daley said he was surprised by the charges and called Carothers a "hardworking, dedicated public servant.”
“And if I have a tribe, Nizar Ghanem and Sean Carothers Lee are part of it.”
“Fellow band member Zachary Carothers added, "I recycle my beer cans, and when I wash my hands I don't use paper I just wipe them on pants.”
“Gourley and Carothers met Neil Young, one of their favorite musicians.”
“Josephine Carothers lives and farms in Vermont, thinking globally, acting locally.”
“On this date, in 1935, nylon was developed by Wallace Carothers for Dupont.”
“It is quite in accord with the general and unsurprising principle recognized by mainstream scholarship: the U.S. supports democracy if, and only if, the outcomes accord with its strategic and economic objectives, the rueful conclusion of neo-Reaganite Thomas Carothers, the most careful and respected scholarly analyst of “democracy promotion” initiatives.”
“Tom Carothers of the Carnegie Endowment and others have long pointed out that NGOs constitute only one element of any country's civil society.”
“Seeing it was one of the highlights of the trip for 14-year-old Milena Carothers.”
“The charge against Andrews points to a comment he made regarding recently promoted Cmdr. Anthony Carothers.”
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