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ˈgɪl bərt; ʃwɛŋkgilbert

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gilbert, Gb, Ginoun

    a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns

  2. Gilbert, William Gilbert, William S. Gilbert, William Schwenk Gilbert, Sir William Gilbertnoun

    a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)

  3. Gilbert, William Gilbertnoun

    English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603)

  4. Gilbert, Humphrey Gilbert, Sir Humphrey Gilbertnoun

    English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583)

  5. Gilbert, Cass Gilbertnoun

    United States architect who influenced the development of the skyscraper (1859-1934)


  1. Gilbertnoun

    William Schwenk Gilbert, an English dramatist born at London Nov. 18, 1836. He is most famous for his collaborations with Sir Arthur Sullivan on a number of humorous light operas which are known as


  1. gilbertnoun

    The cgs unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns

  2. Gilbertnoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

    Gilbert - - - because it is written in Dooms-day book Gislebert, I judge it rather to signifie Bright or brave pledge - - -.So it is a well fitting name for children which are the only sweet pledges and pawns of love between man and wife.

  3. Gilbertnoun

    A surname.

  4. Etymology: gisil + berht. Name of a 12th century English saint.


  1. Gilbert

    Gilbert is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located southeast of Phoenix, within the Phoenix metropolitan area. Once known as the "Hay Shipping Capital of the World", Gilbert is currently the most populous incorporated town in the United States. Gilbert encompasses 76 square miles and has made a rapid transformation from an agriculture-based community to an economically diverse suburban center located in the southeast valley of the Phoenix metropolitan area. In the last two decades, Gilbert has grown at an extremely high rate, increasing in population from 5,717 in 1980 to 208,453 as of a 2010 Census Bureau estimate.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gilbert in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gilbert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Gilbert in a Sentence

  1. Mike Lawler:

    Only a sociopath, such as Andrew Cuomo, would think that David Gilbert, a man who participated in a heinous attack on law-abiding citizens and law enforcement alike, deserves to be eligible for parole, when the book is written on Andrew Cuomo, apart from leaving office in disgrace, his legacy will be a New York that has released unrepentant cop killers, child rapists, murderers, and terrorists. My only hope is that when all is said and done, the final chapter finds him in a jail cell.

  2. Evan Baddour:

    We are obviously pleased with the opinion rendered by the Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday, and believe the Court's opinion speaks for itself, there is still much to be done, and we are eager to continue fighting for Mr. Tim Gilbert and the right of the criminally accused to receive a fair trial.

  3. Prime Minister Yacouba Isaac Zida:

    The young soldiers were thinking that they could free General Gilbert Diendere and re-establish the presidential guard. It is absurd, we have proceeded with arrests to make them understand that a project such as theirs, even before it has been carried out, is doomed to fail.

  4. Sara Gilbert:

    Last season, I did' The Conners' as you know and was also producing and here. I loved it and felt totally empowered, but also, if I'm being honest about it, I think my life was slightly out of balance, i wasn't able to spend as much time with my three kids as I'd like, or time for Sara Gilbert and as I've continued on, I'm starting to develop more things to produce and I'm having opportunities to act and feeling like I don't know how I'm gon na do it all.

  5. Lecturer Matt Ripa:

    I was curious what was inside and opened the bag. Inside was a shoebox, and inside the shoebox was the dress ! I couldn't believe it, my co-worker and I quickly grabbed some gloves and looked at the dress and took some pictures before putting it back in the box and heading over to the( University) Archives. Needless to say, I have found many interesting things in Gilbert Hartke during my time at Catholic University, but I think this one takes the cake !

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    A state of immorality or sin
    • A. vigorish
    • B. impurity
    • C. hypernym
    • D. secession

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