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ˈlu ɪslewis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lewis, Jerry Lee Lewisnoun

    United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)

  2. Lewis, Carl Lewis, Frederick Carleton Lewisnoun

    United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)

  3. Lewis, Meriwether Lewisnoun

    United States explorer and soldier who lead led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River (1774-1809)

  4. Lewis, John L. Lewis, John Llewelly Lewisnoun

    United States labor leader who was president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1920 to 1960 and president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations from 1935 to 1940 (1880-1969)

  5. Lewis, Sinclair Lewis, Harry Sinclair Lewisnoun

    United States novelist who satirized middle-class America in his novel Main Street (1885-1951)

  6. Lewis, C. S. Lewis, Clive Staples Lewisnoun

    English critic and novelist; author of theological works and of books for children (1898-1963)

Wiktionary

  1. Lewisnoun

    of Norman origin, the English form of Louis.

  2. Lewisnoun

    ; anglicized form of Llewellyn.

  3. Lewisnoun

    The Isle of Lewis, Scotland.

  4. Lewisnoun

    The title given to a partially apprenticed Freemason who is normally the Master or Son of a practicing Freemason; One practising or learning the degrees of Freemasonry after introduction to the degrees and before full induction or before becoming a Worshipful Brother.

  5. lewisnoun

    A cramp iron inserted into a cavity in order to lift heavy stones; used as a symbol of strength in Freemasonry

ChatGPT

  1. lewis

    Lewis refers to several different concepts depending on the context. 1) In chemistry, Lewis pertains to "lewis structure" or "Lewis acid/base concept". Lewis structures are diagrams that show the bonding between atoms of a molecule and the lone pairs of electrons that may exist in the molecule. Lewis acids and bases, on the other hand, are a class of substances identified by Gilbert N. Lewis. 2) Lewis is also a common first and last name in Western countries. 3) In history, Lewis could refer to various people like Lewis Carroll, author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, or C.S. Lewis, author of The Chronicles of Narnia. 4) In geography, the Isle of Lewis is the northern part of the largest island of the Western Isles or Outer Hebrides in Scotland. 5) In archaeology or construction, a lewis is an iron appliance for hoisting stones. Please provide more context to get a more accurate definition.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lewisnoun

    alt. of Lewisson

Wikidata

  1. Lewis

    Lewis is the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island of the Western Isles or Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The total area of Lewis is 683 square miles. Lewis is, in general, the lower lying part of Lewis and Harris, with the other part, Harris, being more mountainous. The flatter, more fertile land means Lewis contains the largest settlement, Stornoway, and three-quarters of the population of the Western Isles. Beyond human habitation, the island's diverse habitats are home to an assortment of flora and fauna, such as the golden eagle, red deer and seals and are recognised in a number of conservation areas. Lewis is of Presbyterian tradition with a rich history, having once been part of the Norse Kingdom of Mann and the Isles. Today, life is very different from elsewhere in Scotland with Sabbath observance, the Gaelic language and peat cutting retaining more importance than elsewhere. Lewis has a rich cultural heritage as can be seen from its myths and legends as well as the local literary and musical traditions.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lewis

    lū′is, n. a contrivance for securing a hold on a block of stone to allow of its being raised by a derrick.—Also Lew′isson. [Ety. dub.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. lewis

    A device for lifting stones, consisting of two wedge-shaped pieces of iron, which are inserted butt foremost into a dovetail mortise in the stone, and keyed by inserting a piece between them. All three are then shackled to the lifting-chain by a bolt passing through them.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LEWIS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lewis is ranked #29 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lewis surname appeared 531,781 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 180 would have the surname Lewis.

    58.2% or 309,656 total occurrences were White.
    34.8% or 185,273 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 13,720 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.5% or 13,720 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.2% or 6,381 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 2,978 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Lewis' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2717

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Lewis' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3535

Anagrams for Lewis »

  1. wiles

  2. Wiles

  3. swile

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lewis in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lewis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Lewis in a Sentence

  1. Jean Todt:

    It was interesting last week after Lewis was world champion for the third time, you saw the figures.

  2. Max Verstappen:

    It was exciting, the pressure was on, not knowing how quick Lewis was going to get you, we managed to hang on at the end.

  3. Heather Vincent:

    With the necessities of social distancing meaning fewer people having to look after more horses, Lewis and Fern have spent more time together than usual, during the past couple of weeks, they’ve since started showing real signs of affection for each other. As Fern isn’t in heat at the moment, we can’t put it down to lust.

  4. Justin Lewis:

    For the longest time, I hated Justin Lewis for( being gay). I had this idea that I was going to change it, obviously, that didn't work out.

  5. Leigha Brown:

    We had a bad taste in our mouth how it ended, that’s in the back of our minds this whole season. It feels great. Leading 66-65 in OT, Emily Kiser made two free throws and Brown added a jumper that gave the Wolverines( 11-1) a five-point lead with 1:23 left. Baylor( 9-2) got within 70-68 and after a turnover had a chance to tie it, but Smith missed a drive down the lane with 15 seconds left. Maddie Nolan converted two free throws with 11.7 seconds left to seal the win. Smith had 21 points and 14 rebounds for Baylor. With the game tied at 59, Baylor had a chance to win it at the end of regulation. After Michigan star Naz Hillmon fouled out with 22.2 seconds left, The Bears missed a drive by Jordan Lewis. After the ball went out of bounds off a Michigan player, Smith missed a turnaround jumper on the baseline.

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