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

  • Gabor, Dennis 1900-1979. Hungarian-born British physicist. He won a 1971 Nobel Prize for his work on holography.

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  • n. British physicist (born in Hungary) noted for his work on holography (1900-1979)


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  • WILLIAM FULBRIGHT 89The Arkansas senator stood for honesty in the Vietnam eraEVA GABOR 74The youngest Gabor was also the most talented, dahlingROSE KENNEDY 104The mother of Jack, Bobby and Ted anchored them in dark daysJAMES HERRIOT 78Vet to "creatures great and small" - and a literary charmerCHEYENNE BRANDO 25Marlon's child, a suicide after her brother murdered her loverHARVEY PENICK 90Golf guru whose little red book of advice sold 1.3 million copiesGEORGE ROMNEY 88He ran American Motors, then governed Michigan for 12 yearsJERRY GARCIA 53His spiraling guitar solos made Dead-heads 'world go roundORVILLE REDENBACHER 88His popcorn was better, because he was a fusty scientistPANCHO GONZALEZ 67The dashing Angeleno was twice the U.S. tennis championMARY BINGHAM 90Her husband's Louisville media empire complemented her talent for philanthropyALFRED EISENSTAEDT 96Lie's greatest photog caught the VJ Day kiss in Times SquareMICKEY MANTLE 63The hard-playing Yankee hero fell victim to high livingWILLIAM KUNSTLER 76The Chicago 7's lawyer, he often pleaded causes, not casesBURL IVES 85The portly folk singer turned out to be an even better actorSELENA 23Her murder made her a superstar, but music fans are still dreaming of herJ. PETER GRACE 81His top spot in the family firm was his pulpit for public policyWILLIAM FOWLER 83The physicist traced all matter back to stars - including usHOWARD COSELL 77The unvarnished truth was never so hard on the earsIDA LUPINO 77A tough-gal actress, she became one of the first female directorsDOUGLAS CORRIGAN 88 "Wrong Way" aviator who flew to Dublin instead of CaliforniaMAXENE ANDREWS 79She got her sisters to sing.

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  • I think Gabor is off his meds and needs to call his psychiatrist right away - talk about paranoia! —

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  • He and his partner, a wan-faced rookie called Gabor, taught me little secrets like how far an arm can be twisted before it will break.

    A Red Death

  • He called Gabor a fighter and said "she can go on for many more years."

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  • Louisa is narrated by Nora, who has no trouble revealing the interior lives of other characters, such as Gabor and Bela.

    Louisa by Simone Zelitch: Questions

  • _ 1724 'Gabor'.p. 290, l. 28 _Fakes, to entertain.

    The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume I

  • Gabor has used a wheelchair since she was partially paralyzed in a 2002 car accident, and she had a stroke in 2005.

    Zsa Zsa Gabor Back In The Hospital

  • During one hospital trip in August, Gabor was listed in critical condition and asked for a priest, but she recovered and returned home.

    Zsa Zsa Gabor Back In The Hospital

  • Gabor broke her hip and had replacement surgery in July.

    Zsa Zsa Gabor Back In The Hospital

  • Gabor, whose 94th birthday is Sunday, ate breakfast then started spitting up blood and was running the fever, von Anhalt said.

    Zsa Zsa Gabor Back In The Hospital


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