Meaning of Stokes

Stokes

Pronunciation: (stōks), [key]
— n.
  1. born 1927, U.S. politician: the first black mayor of a major U.S. city (Cleveland, Ohio, 1967–71).
  2. 1860–1927, British inventor and engineer.
  3. 1819–1903, British physicist and mathematician, born in Ireland.
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