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H1 Inglés británico e internacional

The eighth letter of the alphabet

H2 Inglés británico e internacional

Hard (used in describing grades of pencil lead)

enthalpy Inglés británico e internacional

A thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the total heat content of a system. It is equal to the internal energy of the system plus the product of pressure and volume

H in enthalpy Inglés británico e internacional

A thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the total heat content of a system. It is equal to the internal energy of the system plus the product of pressure and volume

henry Inglés británico e internacional

The SI unit of inductance, equal to an electromotive force of one volt in a closed circuit with a uniform rate of change of current of one ampere per second

H in henry Inglés británico e internacional

The SI unit of inductance, equal to an electromotive force of one volt in a closed circuit with a uniform rate of change of current of one ampere per second

hydrogen Inglés británico e internacional

A colourless, odourless, highly flammable gas, the chemical element of atomic number 1

H in hydrogen Inglés británico e internacional

A colourless, odourless, highly flammable gas, the chemical element of atomic number 1

h Inglés británico e internacional

(In measuring the height of horses) hand(s)

h in H1 Inglés británico e internacional

The eighth letter of the alphabet

h & c Inglés británico e internacional

Hot and cold (used in describing the water supply to a hotel bedroom or a room in a house)

h'm Inglés británico e internacional

Variant spelling of hem, hum.

Toc H Inglés británico e internacional

(In the UK) a society, originally of ex-service personnel, founded after the First World War for promoting Christian fellowship and social service

H-bomb Inglés británico e internacional

Another term for hydrogen bomb.

H-hour Inglés británico e internacional

The time of day at which an attack, landing, or other military operation is scheduled to begin

vitamin H Inglés británico e internacional

Another term for biotin.

Auden, W. H. Inglés británico e internacional

(1907–73), British-born poet, resident in America from 1939; full name Wystan Hugh Auden. Look, Stranger! (1936) and Spain (1937, on the Civil War) secured his position as a leading left-wing poet. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for The Age of Anxiety (1947)

Bates, H. E. Inglés británico e internacional

(1905–74), English novelist and short-story writer; full name Herbert Ernest Bates. He is noted for novels such as The Darling Buds of May (1958)

Wells, H. G. Inglés británico e internacional

(1866–1946), English novelist; full name Herbert George Wells. He wrote some of the earliest science fiction novels, such as The War of the Worlds (1898), which combined political satire with warnings about the powers of science

White, T. H. Inglés británico e internacional

(1906–64), British novelist, born in India; full name Terence Hanbury White. He is best known for the tetralogy The Once and Future King, his reworking of the Arthurian legend that began with The Sword in the Stone (1937)

Bateman, H. M. Inglés británico e internacional

(1887–1970), Australian-born British cartoonist; full name Henry Mayo Bateman. He is known for the series of cartoons entitled ‘The Man Who ...’, which illustrated social gaffes based on snobbery

Davies, W. H. Inglés británico e internacional

(1871–1940), Welsh poet; full name William Henry Davies. He emigrated to the US and lived as a vagrant and labourer, writing The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp (1908) about his experiences

Fowler, H. W. Inglés británico e internacional

(1858–1933), English lexicographer and grammarian; full name Henry Watson Fowler. He compiled the first Concise Oxford Dictionary (1911) with his brother F. G. Fowler, and wrote the moderately prescriptive guide to style and idiom, Modern English Usage, first published in 1926

Mencken, H. L. Inglés británico e internacional

(1880–1956), American journalist and literary critic; full name Henry Louis Mencken. In his book The American Language (1919) he opposed the dominance of European culture in America

Perot, H. Ross Inglés británico e internacional

(1930-), US businessman and politician; full name Henry Ross Perot. He mounted a third-party candidacy for US president in 1992 and received 19 percent of the popular vote. He established United We Stand America in 1993 to serve as a watchdog for the public and the Reform Party in 1995 to challenge the Democratic and Republican parties. In 1996, as the Reform Party’s presidential candidate, he cornered eight percent of the popular vote

Bonney, William H. Inglés británico e internacional

(1859–81), American outlaw; born Henry McCarty; known as Billy the Kid. A notorious robber and murderer, he was captured by Sheriff Pat Garrett in 1880, and was shot by Garrett after he escaped

Jackson, Robert H. Inglés británico e internacional

(1892–1954) US Supreme Court associate justice 1941–54; full name Robert Houghwout Jackson. He was on leave from the Court to serve as chief prosecutor for the US at the Nuremberg war crimes tribunal 1945–46

Lawrence, D. H. Inglés británico e internacional

(1885–1930), English novelist, poet, and essayist; full name David Herbert Lawrence. His work is characterized by its condemnation of industrial society and by its frank exploration of sexual relationships, as in Lady Chatterley’s Lover, originally published in Italy in 1928, but not available in England in unexpurgated form until 1960. Other notable works: Sons and Lovers (1913) and Women in Love (1921)

White, Theodore H. Inglés británico e internacional

(1915–86), US journalist and historian. He is best known for The Making of the President 1960 (Pulitzer Prize, 1962). Other works include In Search of History (1978) and America in Search of Itself (1982)

H's in H1 Inglés británico e internacional

The eighth letter of the alphabet

Schwarzkopf, H. Norman Inglés británico e internacional

Jr. (1934–2012), US army officer; nickname Stormin' Norman. He was deputy commander of US forces during the invasion of Grenada 1983. Promoted to full general in 1988 and appointed commander in chief of the US Central Command 1988–91, he led the Allied forces against Iraq in the Persian Gulf War 1991

H. helix in ivy Inglés británico e internacional

A woody evergreen Eurasian climbing plant, typically having shiny, dark green five-pointed leaves

H. bovis in warble fly Inglés británico e internacional

A large fly which lays its eggs on the legs of mammals such as cattle and horses. The larvae migrate internally to the host’s back, where they form a small lump with a breathing hole, dropping to the ground later when fully grown

H. kurzii in chaulmoogra Inglés británico e internacional

A tropical Asian evergreen tree with narrow leathery leaves and oil-rich seeds

H. elatus in mahoe2 Inglés británico e internacional

Any of a number of tropical trees and shrubs yielding bast that is used to make cord

H. erectus in Boxgrove man Inglés británico e internacional

A fossil hominid of the Middle Pleistocene period, whose fragmentary remains were found at Boxgrove near Chichester, SE England, in 1993 and 1995. Dated (controversially) to about 500,000 years ago, it is one of the earliest known humans in Europe

H. vocifer in fish eagle Inglés británico e internacional

An eagle that catches and feeds on fish

H. habilis in Homo Inglés británico e internacional

The genus of primates of which modern humans (Homo sapiens) are the present-day representatives

H. erectus in Homo Inglés británico e internacional

The genus of primates of which modern humans (Homo sapiens) are the present-day representatives

H. sapiens in Neanderthal Inglés británico e internacional

An extinct species of human that was widely distributed in ice-age Europe between circa 120,000 and 35,000 years ago, with a receding forehead and prominent brow ridges. The Neanderthals were associated with the Mousterian flint industry of the Middle Palaeolithic

H. undatus in night-blooming cereus Inglés británico e internacional

A tropical climbing cactus with aerial roots and heavily scented flowers that open only at night and are typically pollinated by bats

H. colliei in ratfish Inglés británico e internacional

A blunt-nosed chimaera with rodent-like front teeth and a long, thin tail, found chiefly in cooler waters

H. rustica in swallow2 Inglés británico e internacional

A migratory swift-flying songbird with a forked tail and long pointed wings, feeding on insects in flight

H. incanus in tattler Inglés británico e internacional

A migratory sandpiper with mainly grey plumage, breeding in NW Canada or eastern Siberia

Becquerel, Antoine-Henri Inglés británico e internacional

(1852–1908), French physicist. With Marie and Pierre Curie he discovered the natural radioactivity in uranium salts. Nobel Prize for Physics (1903, shared with the Curies)


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