Definitions for davyˈdeɪ vi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Davy, Humphrey Davy, Sir Humphrey Davy(noun)

    English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)

Wiktionary

  1. Davy(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the male given name David.

  2. Davy(ProperNoun)

    derived from David.

Freebase

  1. Davy

    Davy is a small lunar crater that is located on the eastern edge of the Mare Nubium. It overlies the lava-flooded remains of the satellite crater Davy Y to the east, a formation which contains a crater chain designated Catena Davy. To the southeast of Davy is the prominent crater Alphonsus. The outer rim of Davy is low, and the interior has been partly resurfaced. The perimeter is somewhat polygonal in shape, especially in the western half, and the southeast rim has been overlain by Davy A. The latter is bowl-shaped with a notch in the northern rim. The interior of Davy lacks a central peak, although there are some low central mounds and the rim of Davy Y forms a low ridge leading from the northern outer rim.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Davy

    dā′vi, Davy-lamp, dā′vi-lamp, n. the safety-lamp for coal-miners of Sir Humphry Davy (1778-1829).

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of davy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of davy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry Louis Mencken:

    The typical American of today has lost all the love of liberty, that his forefathers had, and all their disgust of emotion, and pride in self- reliance. He is led no longer by Davy Crocketts he is led by cheer leaders, press agents, word mongers, uplifters.

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