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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hawking, Stephen William Born 1942. British theoretical physicist noted for his research into the origin of the universe. His work influenced the development of the big bang and black hole theories.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An English patronymic surname, variant of Hawkins.
  • proper n. The surname of the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking used attributively in the name of various theories and results in physics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sport of capturing birds and small quadrupeds by means of trained birds of the falcon kind, generically called hawks; falconry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English theoretical physicist (born in 1942)
  • n. the act of selling goods for a living

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