[ UK /kˈævəndˌɪʃ/ ]
[ US /ˈkævəndɪʃ/ ]
  1. British chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density of the earth (1731-1810)
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How To Use Cavendish In A Sentence

  • By accoutering herself in what others find extravagant and fantastical, Cavendish simultaneously veils and displays a multi-faceted identity to the collective gaze of the public.
  • He began to dislike Shand, because he did snore so loudly, and drank so much bottled ale, and smelt so strongly of cavendish tobacco. John Caldigate
  • Mrs Cavendish is a dear friend of mine.
  • Mrs Cavendish is a dear friend of mine.
  • In 18th-century England, Georgiana Cavendish, the Duchess of Devonshire, used her extravagant tastes to support the Whig cause against George III, wearing outrageously plumed hats to political rallies. Le Freak, C
  • Classy, multi-roomed restaurant-club-bar in famous Cavendish Square, set in an elegant Grade II listed building that will have you wishing you were a landed aristo.
  • Labels: kee thuan chye, malaysian authors, malaysian english, marshall cavendish, shirley lim, silverfish posted by bibliobibuli at 11: 16 PM Shirley Shines
  • The brutal indifference of the rejoinder suited his humour, and, with a glance at Vickers, he took a small piece of cavendish from the pocket of his pea – jacket, and gave it to the recaptured convict. For the term of his natural life
  • Quartz fibres have two great advantages over other forms of suspension when employed for any kind of torsion balance, from an ordinary more or less "astatic" galvanometer to the Cavendish apparatus. On Laboratory Arts
  • A 27-tonne bell inscribed with a line from Shakespeare's The Tempest – "Be not afeard: the isle is full of noises" – will form the centrepiece of the ceremony, and Cavendish is one of the main contenders to lead out the British team. Olympics fever will help to make 2012 the year of the bike
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