Definitions of Gilbert:
  • noun:   United States architect who influenced the development of the skyscraper (1859-1934)
  • noun:   English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583)
  • noun:   English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603)
  • noun:   a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
  • noun:   a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns
  • name:  A male given name (common: 1 in 1123 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #199)
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 2222 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #237)

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