Definition of Haldane

1. Noun. Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964).




2. Noun. Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936).
Exact synonyms: John Haldane, John Scott Haldane
Generic synonyms: Physiologist

3. Noun. Scottish writer and sister of Richard Haldane and John Haldane (1862-1937).
Exact synonyms: Elizabeth Haldane, Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

4. Noun. Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928).

Lexicographical Neighbors of Haldane

Hakkas
Hakkoz
Hakluytian
Hakomi
Halabja
Halacha
Halachas
Halachos
Halachot
Halachoth
Halaka
Halakah
Halberstaedter-Prowazek bodies
Halchidhoma
Halcion
Haldane
Haldane's apparatus
Haldane's evolutionary unit
Haldane-Priestley sample
Haldane chamber
Haldane effect
Haldane relationship
Haldane transformation
Haldane tube
Haldea
Haldea striatula
Haldol
Hale
Hale's colloidal iron stain

Literary usage of Haldane

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"William Jones, a baptist minister in London, and others, reply ing to it,and haldane publishing a rejoinder to their strictures. ..."

2. The Scottish Nation: Or, The Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and by William Anderson (1877)
"The estate of Gleneagles being very much burdened, was sold to Captain Robert haldane, a younger brother of the half-blood, who had returned from India, ..."

3. A Woman and the War by Frances Evelyn Maynard Greville Warwick (1916)
"XXV LOBD haldane: SOME RECOLLECTIONS AND AN ESTIMATE IN the library this ... My first recollection of Mr. haldane as he was in those days was meeting ..."

4. Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy by Benjamin Rand (1908)
"Reprinted here from A. Schopenhauer's The World as Will and Idea, translated by RB haldane and J. Kemp, London, ..."

5. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1870)
"occasioned a rapid shortening of sail; the critical situation of haldane and ... On the Foudroyant being paid off at Spithead, haldane was removed into the ..."

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