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NATHANIEL BOWDITCH

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NATHANIEL BOWDITCH (noun)
  The noun NATHANIEL BOWDITCH has 1 sense:

1. United States mathematician and astronomer noted for his works on navigation (1773-1838)

  Familiarity information: NATHANIEL BOWDITCH used as a noun is very rare.


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NATHANIEL BOWDITCH (noun)


Sense 1Nathaniel Bowditch [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

United States mathematician and astronomer noted for his works on navigation (1773-1838)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Bowditch; Nathaniel Bowditch

Instance hypernyms:

astronomer; stargazer; uranologist (a physicist who studies astronomy)

mathematician (a person skilled in mathematics)


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