Stokes definition by Webster's New World
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Stokes, Sir George Gabriel 1819-1903; Brit. physicist & mathematician
stokes - Medical Definition
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, William 1804-1878.
British physician. Known especially for his studies of diseases of the chest and heart, he expanded on the observations of John Cheyne in describing the breathing irregularity now known as Cheyne-Stokes respiration.
stokes - Science Definition
Plural stokes stokes
The unit of kinematic viscosity in the centimeter-gram-second system, measured in square centimeters per second. See more at viscosity.