[ US /ˈwɔɫəs, ˈwɔɫɪs/ ]
  1. Scottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I; in 1297 he gained control of Scotland briefly until Edward invaded Scotland again and defeated Wallace and subsequently executed him (1270-1305)
  2. English naturalist who formulated a concept of evolution that resembled Charles Darwin's (1823-1913)
  3. English writer noted for his crime novels (1875-1932)
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How To Use Wallace In A Sentence

  • To study viral infections, Weitz teamed with postdoctoral fellow Yuriy Mileyko, graduate student Richard Joh and Eberhard Voit, who is a professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, the David D. Flanagan Chair Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Biological Systems and director of the new Integrative BioSystems Institute at Georgia Tech. Nearly all previous theoretical studies have claimed that switching between "lysis" and innovations-report
  • Many of the pictures and symbols were helpful to the Democrats 'cause: a family that clearly was from the real America -- Wallace and Bobby, his parents; a wife, Elizabeth, who looks like the kind of unpretentious person who doesn't mind celebrating her anniversary at Wendy's; a demure daughter and two towheaded tots. Digital Dispatches
  • After about two hours of tweets mentioning the lay-off, Philip Brasher broke the silence, also with a tweet: "Saddest part: DM Register opened bureau nearly 80 yrs ago to cover ag policy when Wallace became ag secy. Paula Crossfield: Why Laying Off Ag Reporter Philip Brasher Is Bad for Food
  • Wallace and Wolf trace the development of structural functionalism to Comte, Herbert Spencer, and Durkheim.
  • Wallace had no interest in animal breeding and did not model his proposed mechanism on the process of artificial selection.
  • That's as may be, " Hynds said, -but Mr. Wallace's car is a K-reg Ford rustbucket. Resurrection Men
  • Mr. Wallace used his training in southeast Asia while he was assigned to an international police unit. Heroes or Villains?
  • With the no-doubt unintended effect of suggesting that Wallace's menace and ensuing mayhem might, in hindsight, be laughed-off like a good-ol'-boy joke, "George Wallace: Settin 'the Woods on Fire" takes part of its title, and its misguided musical leitmotif from a wacky, Hank Williams party-hearty song. Film/Television: Lost Highways
  • Wallace always felt that ‘selection’ inappropriately imported anthropomorphic notions of Nature choosing purposefully between variants into natural history.
  • Lew Wallace's book Ben-Hur tells the story of a Jewish aristocrat betrayed by his best friend and condemned to serve as a galley slave in the Roman navy.
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