Definition of Stokes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of stoke) ¹



2. Noun. A unit of kinematic viscosity in the CGS system of units. 1 stokes = 1 cm²/s ¹

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Definition of Stokes

1. stoke [v] - See also: stoke

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stokes

stoit
stoited
stoiter
stoitered
stoiters
stoiting
stoits
stoke
stoked
stokehold
stokeholds
stokehole
stokeholes
stoker
stokers
stokes (current term)
stokes' aster
stokesias
stokesite
stokey
stoking
stokvel
stokvels
stola
stolae
stolas
stole
stole-fee
stole-fees
stole fee

Literary usage of Stokes

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"Submission of controversy without action by BH stokes against JJ Dixon. ... The facts agreed are as follows: (1) That BH stokes is in possession and claims ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"He is also secretary of the Phelps stokes Foundation for educational work among negroes; and since 1912 has been a member of the General Education Board. ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"The appellant and his wife, Susan M. stokes, who appears as one of the appellees, are now, ... At that Mme Mrs. stokes had an uncle, a prominent lawyer, ..."

4. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1890)
"Respiration was typically Cheyne-stokes in character. ... The Cheyne-stokes respiration continued. No convulsion or stupor. January 23. ..."

5. A Treasury of Irish Poetry in the English Tongue by Stopford Augustus Brooke, Thomas William Rolleston (1900)
"WHITLEY stokes MR. WHITLEY stokes was born in Dublin in 1830, and was the eldest son of William stokes, MD, Regius Professor of Medicine in Trinity College, ..."

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