DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

2 definitions found

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

 Hux·ley /ˈhʌksli/
 賀胥黎,生物學家,Aldous的祖父

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Huxley
      n 1: English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the
           role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of
           the nerve impulse (born in 1917) [syn: Andrew Huxley,
           Andrew Fielding Huxley]
      2: English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered
         mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled
         utopia (1894-1963) [syn: Aldous Huxley, Aldous Leonard
         Huxley]
      3: English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory
         of evolution (1825-1895) [syn: Thomas Huxley, Thomas
         Henry Huxley]