Definitions

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

  • CapeHenry A promontory of southeast Virginia at the entrance to Chesapeake Bay east of Norfolk.
  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878. American physicist who performed extensive studies of electromagnetic phenomena.
  • Henry, O. See William Sydney Porter.
  • Henry, Patrick 1736-1799. American Revolutionary leader and orator. A member of the House of Burgesses (1765) and the Continental Congress (1774-1776), he spurred the creation of the Virginia militia with his words "Give me liberty, or give me death” (1775). He also served as governor of Virginia (1776-1790).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A male given name, popular in England since Middle Ages; the name of eight kings.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The unit of electric induction; the induction in a circuit when the electro-motive force induced in this circuit is one volt, while the inducing current varies at the rate of one ampère a second.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An electrical unit, the inductance in a circuit when the electromotive force induced in this circuit is one international volt while the inducing current varies at the rate of one ampere per second.

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

  • n. United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878)
  • n. English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
  • n. a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)
  • n. a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second

Etymologies

Old French (and Anglo-Norman) Henri, from Germanic haim ("home") + ric ("ruler"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • * PETER HENRY - An expert on emerging markets and the global economy, Henry teaches at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business./blockquote

    McCain Ad Hits Obama By Suggesting His Leading Adviser Is (Black) Former Fannie Mae Head

  • -- HENRY VIII, King of England No doubt King Henry would be surprised to learn that 17 of his love letters to Anne Boleyn are now the property of the papacy.

    From Rome, Glittering Prizes

  • This scene gives me the same sick to my stomach feeling as the scene in HENRY PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER where Henry and Otis watch that tape of them killing those folks over and over again...

    31 Screams: Lucy Grantham

  • HENRY: Hi, Suze, my name's Henry, I was wondering if you have any tips for those of us without a very large investment budget these days.

    CNN Transcript Oct 4, 2007

  • ED HENRY, CNN WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT: I'm Henry at the White House, where the president is celebrating a tax cut victory that he hopes will help Republicans in November.

    CNN Transcript May 11, 2006

  • FRANCE UND.R HENRY IV, 1588-1610 A.D. Having settled the religious difficulties, Henry could take up the work of restoring prosperity to distracted France.

    Early European History

  • The remarkable resemblance between the sentiments here expressed and the characteristics attributed to Falstaff by Prince Henry in the passage quoted above from _Henry IV.

    Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592

  • Henry the Proud left a young son, known later as _Henry the Lion_.

    Outline of Universal History

  • What's really worse is that he spent his entire campaign doing Mitch LANDRIEU'S bidding by attacking Troy henry so that Henry would not gain traction.

    New Orleans Saints Central

  • HENRY: Former Broncos running back Travis Henry appeared in court Monday in Denver for a hearing that stemmed from his arrest last week over an alleged cocaine deal.

    HeraldNet.com Local, Sports, Business and Entertainment News

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