Maxwell


Maxwell
/maks"wel/ or, for 2, 3, /-weuhl/, n.
1. Elsa, 1883-1963, U.S. professional hostess and author.
2. James Clerk /klahrk/, 1831-79, Scottish physicist.
3. a male given name.

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(as used in expressions)
Anderson James Maxwell
Davies Sir Peter Maxwell
Evarts William Maxwell
Maxwell's equations
Maxwell James Clerk
Maxwell Ian Robert
Maxwell William
Perkins Maxwell Evarts
Roach Maxwell
Taylor Maxwell Davenport
Beaverbrook of Beaverbrook and of Cherkley Maxwell Aitken lst Baron

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