Definitions

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

  • Noguchi, Hideyo 1876-1928. Japanese-born American bacteriologist who discovered the cause and worked toward a treatment of syphilis and yellow fever.
  • Noguchi, Isamu 1904-1988. American sculptor noted for his abstract works of bronze, stone, and terra cotta.

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  • n. United States sculptor (1904-1988)
  • n. United States bacteriologist (born in Japan) who discovered the cause of yellow fever and syphilis (1876-1928)

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Examples

  • Ever since she had been assaulted by the guard when she was a hostage in Noguchi Castle, she had been afraid of all men.

    Excerpt: Grass For His Pillow by Lian Hearn

  • He called Noguchi’s house, tried not to smile nervously at the admiral’s petulant, sleep-drugged expression.

    Bloodthirst

  • This Japanese filing system called the Noguchi Filing System is a fascinating alternative to subject-based filing (as the author of this page says, it's often hard to know a priori how to categorize a document).

    Boing Boing: October 9, 2005 - October 15, 2005 Archives

  • Maybe a nice striking floor lamp along the lines of a Noguchi akari floor lamp.

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  • Faced with consumers such as Noguchi, companies in Japan have actually accelerated deflation.

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  • The furniture is modern: Aalto chairs and tables, a B&B Italia dining table, Noguchi lanterns and Doimo Cucine cabinets.

    A Star Architect for a Song

  • Matthew Carbone for the Wall Street Journal The furniture, from the family's store Weiss house, is modern: Aalto chairs and tables, a B&B Italia dining table, Noguchi lanterns and Doimo Cucine cabinets.

    A Star Architect for a Song

  • Mr. McDonald is a man who sold an Isamu Noguchi design—the "Radio Nurse," a wireless baby monitor introduced by Zenith in 1937 in response to the Lindbergh kidnapping—back to Mr. Noguchi, who didn't have one and needed it for his museum in Long Island City.

    60 Seconds With Mark McDonald, Mr. Midcentury Mod

  • Jason Henry for The Wall Street Inside, there are midcentury-modern furnishings like tripod lamps, a low-profile gray couch with yellow cushions and a Noguchi Herman Miller coffee table in the living room.

    A Water Skier's Retreat

  • Inside, there are midcentury-modern furnishings like tripod lamps, a low-profile gray couch with yellow cushions and a Noguchi Herman Miller coffee table in the living room.

    The Perfect Florida Ski Chalet

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