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Gibbs

1. James. 1682--1754, British architect; his buildings include St Martin's-in-the-Fields, London (1722--26), and the Radcliffe Camera, Oxford (1737--49)
2. Josiah Willard. 1839--1903, US physicist and mathematician: founder of chemical thermodynamics

gibbs

[gibz]
(physics)
A unit of amount of adsorption, equal to a surface concentration of 10-6 mole per square meter.
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Gibbs was involved in match fixing affair with former captain Hansie Cronje in 2000.
A post-mortem examination carried out in the UK showed Mr Gibbs died as a result of head injuries, including skull fractures.
The twin 20thcentury revolutions in physics--quantum mechanics and relativity--were yet decades in the future, and Gibbs was not to live long enough to witness their arrival.
Gibbs is known as a Maritime poet -- that is, a poet from one of the three Canadian Atlantic coast provinces, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and Gibbs's own New Brunswick.
Gibbs & Soell is an independent business communications firm that was founded in 1971.
The military panel found Gibbs guilty at the end of a week-long court martial on Thursday, and said he should serve at least 10 years behind bars before being eligible for parole.
Herschelle Gibbs "On behalf of CSA I would like to wish Herschelle all the best for his future and to thank him for the contribution he has made to the successes of the Proteas over an extended period of time.
Some said he planned to intimidate other members of his unit to keep quiet and one soldier said Gibbs claimed he planned to make a necklace with the fingers.
Gibbs is aware of the men he must follow - Kenny Sansom, Nigel Winterburn and Ashley Cole played for England, while Clichy has represented France.
The staffer never flew on Air Force One, and though he was at a working dinner attended by Obama, never came within six feet of the president, Gibbs said.
Mr Gibbs, who over 12 years helped raise pounds 26,000 for charities after founding the Tony Gibbs Singers, died in Coventry Cathedral on June 20 while preparing for a concert.
Joe Gibbs was asked by reporters at Chicagoland Speedway over the weekend if he had any advice for Tony Stewart about how to run a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team.