Gibbs

biographical name (1)
\ ˈgibz How to pronounce Gibbs (audio) \

Definition of Gibbs

 (Entry 1 of 2)

James 1682–1754 British architect

Gibbs

biographical name (2)

Definition of Gibbs (Entry 2 of 2)

J(osiah) Willard 1839–1903 American mathematician and physicist

Learn More About Gibbs

Dictionary Entries Near Gibbs

gibbous

Gibbs

Gibbs's mole

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Gibbs

Cite this Entry

“Gibbs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gibbs. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!