Meaning of STOKES in English

STOKES

/stohks/ , n.

1. Carl B(urton) , born 1927, U.S. politician: the first black mayor of a major U.S. city (Cleveland, Ohio, 1967-71).

2. Sir Frederick Wilfrid Scott , 1860-1927, British inventor and engineer.

3. Sir George Gabriel , 1819-1903, British physicist and mathematician, born in Ireland.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .