Whitaker


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.

Whitaker

Sir Frederick. 1812--91, New Zealand statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1863--64; 1882--83)
References in periodicals archive ?
As a young amateur fascinated with the exploration of the Moon, I hesitated to write to Whitaker to ask a technical question about the lunar craters created when the S-IVB stages of Saturn rockets slammed into the Moon--but I mailed the letter anyway.
Abbott, a staunch supporter of the death penalty, said he granted clemency for Whitaker for many reasons: The triggerman in the murders got a lesser sentence; his father, a victim of the crime, passionately opposed the execution, and Whitaker had voluntarily waived all claims to parole in exchange, meaning he will spend the rest of his life behind bars.
When his mother refused and called for her other son Aaron, Whitaker told him to "f**k off " and flipped over the dining room table.
Whitaker holds the title of "entrepreneur in residence" at the New Museum Incubator in New York City.
Immersion Corporation (Nasdaq:IMMR), a developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Todd Whitaker as vice president of marketing for the company, effective 7 December 2015.
It was the fifth time that Whitaker had taken the award, having previously been successful in 1999, 2002, 2003 and 2006.
Whitaker saw the cost and time benefits of using Volvo excavators instead of a crane to accomplish the task.
Whitaker maintains a chronological narrative, relating defining aspects of his adolescent and adult lives to specific moments from Cox's tenure as Braves manager.
Whitaker opened London Olympia's showjumping programme by finishing second in the Horse Deals Christmas Pudding Stakes aboard Dazzle II.
LEADING showjumper Michael Whitaker has said sorry to his Great Britain team-mates after he was involved in a hotel disturbance during the Longines Royal International Horse Show.
Finally, there's a name to go with the job: Mark Whitaker, former editor of Newsweek and D.
Larry and Linda Whitaker could be forgiven a vengeful attitude.