Definition of James hutton

1. Noun. Scottish geologist who described the processes that have shaped the surface of the earth (1726-1797).

Exact synonyms: Hutton
Generic synonyms: Geologist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of James Hutton

James Earl Carter Jr.
James Edmund Scripps
James Edward Meade
James Fenimore Cooper
James Francis Thorpe
James Franck
James Garfield
James George Frazer
James Grover Thurber
James Hargreaves
James Harold Doolittle
James Harvey Robinson
James Henry Leigh Hunt
James Hogg
James Howard Meredith
James Hutton
James I
James II
James IV
James Ives
James Jerome Hill
James John Corbett
James Joseph Tunney
James Joyce
James K. Polk
James Knox Polk
James Langston Hughes
James Leonard Farmer
James Lind
James Madison

Literary usage of James hutton

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1. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the by Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow (1904)
"... TO james hutton 1 PASSY, 1 February, 1778. MY DEAR OLD FRIEND:—You desired that if I had no proposition to make I would at least give my advice. ..."

2. The Early Diary of Frances Burney, 1768-1778: With a Selection from Her by Fanny Burney (1889)
"I hope you believe that I am, with the greatest esteem, Your obedient humble Servant, james hutton. [PS]—I was married 34 years ago, by recommendation of ..."

3. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1906)
"I think it is Ariosto who says, that 1 Thus in Sparks; the passage in brackets is not found in the draft in APS — ED. 1 james hutton (1715-1795) was the son ..."

4. Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical by John Nichols, Samuel Bentley (1812)
"james hutton, who in the early part of his life had been a Book-r seller, was for many years Secretary to the Society of Moravians. ..."

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