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Definition of the noun university of washington

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  1. a university in Seattle, Washington
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • instance of: university = establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching
    • part of: Seattle = a major port of entry and the largest city in Washington; located in west central Washington on the protected waters of Puget Sound with the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Rainier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center


  1. The University of Washington, commonly referred to as Washington or informally UDub, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States. Founded in 1861, UW is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast and has one of the best medical schools in the world. UW has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies," a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League.
  2. University of Washington Station will be an underground Sound Transit University Link light rail station near the University of Washington in Seattle. It is scheduled to open along with the rest of the University Link project in 2016.

There are other places with in their name, like University of Washington Bothell, University of Washington School of Law, University of Washington School of Drama and University of Washington School of Medicine.

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Google previewUniversity of Washington 2012 (2011)

by Emily Sugiyama, Katie Shaw

University of Washington is a school where you make of Overall Experience Student Author Overview Students Speak Out On...Overall Experience.

Google previewOur Seattle

by Mike Sedam, Barbara Sleeper

The University of Washington is the largest ofWashington's five state-funded universities and colleges, with an average annual enrollment of thirty-five thousand students. The beautifully landscaped 640- acre campus touches the shores of ...

Google previewS. 189, 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act : hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, May 1, 2003.

The State of Washington is already a national center for genomic research and the University of Washington is the first in the United States to offer Ph.D.'s in nanotechnology. Washington is home to many world-class research facilities.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Diversity in Education (2012)

by James A. Banks

Jones University of Washington, Seattle Yvonne ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gender and Society (2009)

by Jodi O'Brien

Oxford State University of New York at Plattsburgh Melanie Panitch Ryerson University Suzan Parker University of Washington, Bothell Vrushali Patil Florida International University Wendy M. Paulson University of California, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Economics (2014)

Victoria, BC, Canada A Basu University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA GJ van den Berg University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany; IFAU Uppsala; VU University Amsterdam, and IZA PM Bernet Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Obesity (2008)

J - Z by Kathleen Keller

Medicine Ruggles, Kelly Valentine Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition Saelens, Brian University of Washington Salamone, John D. University of Connecticut Samaras, Katherine Garvan Institute of Medical Research Saunders, ...

Google previewPrinceton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2015)

by Alex Preminger, Frank J. Warnke, O. B. Hardison Jr.

Brooklyn College; Sverre Arestad, University of Washington; Hayden Clair Bell, University of California (Berkeley); Armando Correia Pacheco, Pan American Union; Joseph F. de Simone, Brooklyn College; S. Dinamarca, Brooklyn College; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry (2004)

by J. L. Atwood, Jonathan W. Steed

Sei-Hum Jang / University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah / University of Texas at Austin, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Novel (2014)

SHEP, Victoria University of Wellington JAN SJA VIK, University of Washington JOSEPH SLAUGHTER, Columbia University DAVID SMYTH, University of London PHILIP STEWART, Duke University IMRE SZEMAN , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience (2010)

SC, USA D N Kearns American University, Washington, DC, USA KA Keay University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia G Kemenes University of Sussex, Brighton, UK J J Kim University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA S L King University ...

Google previewDictionary of Geophysics, Astrophysics, and Astronomy (2001)

by Richard A. Matzner

Matzner University of Texas Austin, Texas Norman McCormick University of Washington Seattle, Washington Nikolai Mitskievich Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico Curtis Mobley Sequoia Scientific , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Childhood Education (2012)

by Doris Pronin Fromberg, Leslie R Williams

Eileen Allen University of Washington Richard Ambrose Kent State University Louise Bates Ames Gesell Institute Alice Anderson University of Houston Mary Arnold ...

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I went to the University of Washington as a physics and astronomy major. My other interest, of course, was aviation. I always wanted to be a pilot. And if you're going to fly airplanes, the best place to be is the Air Force. (Michael P. Anderson)
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