from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Rutherford, Daniel 1749-1819. British chemist and physician who is credited with the discovery of nitrogen.
- Rutherford, Ernest. First Baron Rutherford of Nelson. 1871-1937. New Zealand-born British physicist who classified radiation into alpha, beta, and gamma types and discovered the atomic nucleus. He won the 1908 Nobel Prize in chemistry.
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- proper n. A Scottish habitational surname from a place where there was once a settlement in the Scottish borders.
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- n. a unit strength of a radioactive source equal to one million disintegrations per second
- n. British physicist (born in New Zealand) who discovered the atomic nucleus and proposed a nuclear model of the atom (1871-1937)
- n. British chemist who isolated nitrogen (1749-1819)
And you ... [to RUTHERFORD] you're Rutherford, the steel king, I take it.
RUTHERFORD - Tim Donovan hit three consecutive three-pointers in the third quarter and Rutherford was solid down the stretch to upset Ridgefield Park, 67-62, Tuesday night.
RUTHERFORD - A disbarred attorney from Rutherford was arrested today, accused of withdrawing more than $75,000 of his clients 'money from trust accounts and spending it on himself, authorities said.
RUTHERFORD 25-11, 25-19: No. 8 Rutherford battled No. 1 IHA hard in the second game, but couldn't erase a big early deficit.
He had overheard Bohr refer to him by his title Rutherford was awarded a peerage in 1931 and angrily asked the Dane loudly: "Do you Lord me?"
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General manager Jim Rutherford is open for business, and forwards Ray Whitney (no-trade clause) and Matt Cullen are coveted by other organizations.
Rutherford is uninterested in Kelly's jobs growth idea.
At this point, Rutherford is more likely to have the chance to implement his more limited, nickels-and-dimes vision in the Treasurer's office.
Scotch Rutherford is a calloused-palmed working class guy from the Boston area, writing about dark corners between the bright lights.
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