from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Huxley, Aldous Leonard 1894-1963. British writer. His best-known work, Brave New World (1932), paints a grim picture of a scientifically organized utopia.
- Huxley, Andrew Fielding Born 1917. British physiologist. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on nerve cells.
- Huxley, Thomas Henry 1825-1895. British biologist who championed Darwin's theory of evolution. His works include Zoological Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature (1863) and Science and Culture (1881).
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- proper n. An English habitational surname from a place in Cheshire.
- proper n. Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist.
- proper n. Aldous Leonard Huxley, English writer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963)
- n. English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)
- n. English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
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