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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Her·schel /ˈhɝʃəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Her·schel n. Astron. See Uranus.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: English astronomer (son of William Herschel) who extended
           the catalogue of stars to the southern hemisphere and
           did pioneering work in photography (1792-1871) [syn: John
           Herschel, Sir John Herschel, Sir John Frederick
           William Herschel]
      2: English astronomer (born in Germany) who discovered infrared
         light and who catalogued the stars and discovered the
         planet Uranus (1738-1822) [syn: William Herschel, Sir
         William Herschel, Sir Frederick William Herschel]