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  • proper noun A surname.

Etymologies

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Anglicised from a Scottish Gaelic patronymic surname Mac Adaidh, derived from a diminutive form of Adam.

Examples

  • Less than a year later, Alexander McAdie, a meteorology professor at Harvard, published "Relativity and the Absurdities of Alice" (June 1921), which touched on many of Einstein's discoveries, including both special and general relativity.

    Mind Over Matter

  • "May we not say with Alice, 'Curiouser and curiouser!'" wrote McAdie.

    Mind Over Matter

  • Less than a year later, Alexander McAdie, a meteorology professor at Harvard, published "Relativity and the Absurdities of Alice" (June 1921), which touched on many of Einstein's discoveries, including both special and general relativity.

    Mind Over Matter

  • Awed by the manner in which Einstein had shattered old scientific assumptions, McAdie compared him favorably with legendary scientists of the past.

    Mind Over Matter

  • By the time McAdie wrote his article, Einstein's relativity theory had been put to practical tests by astronomers and had succeeded.

    Mind Over Matter

  • By the time McAdie wrote his article, Einstein's relativity theory had been put to practical tests by astronomers and had succeeded.

    Mind Over Matter

  • Awed by the manner in which Einstein had shattered old scientific assumptions, McAdie compared him favorably with legendary scientists of the past.

    Mind Over Matter

  • McAdie described ways in which Einstein's work had helped turned fantasy into reality.

    Mind Over Matter

  • "May we not say with Alice, 'Curiouser and curiouser!'" wrote McAdie.

    Mind Over Matter

  • McAdie described ways in which Einstein's work had helped turned fantasy into reality.

    Mind Over Matter

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