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1. Abraham (n.)

the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son


2. Albert (n.)

prince consort of Queen Victoria of England (1819-1861)


3. Michelson (n.)

United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1852-1931)


4. Michelson-Morley experiment (n.)

a celebrated experiment conducted by Albert Michelson and Edward Morley; their failure to detect any influence of the earth's motion on the velocity of light was the starting point for Einstein's theory of relativity