Weaver


Weaver

Weaver commonly refers to a person that weaves fabric from thread or yarn. It may also refer to:

Activities

* Weaver (occupation), a person who weaves fabric

Animals

* Ploceidae, the weaver bird family
* Crevice weaver spider family
* Orb-weaver spider family
* Weever (or weever-fish)

Places

* Weaver, Alabama, USA
* Weaver, Minnesota, USA
* Weavers Way, a long footpath, or trail, in England
* River Weaver in England
* Weaver's Mill Covered Bridge in Pennsylvania, USA
* Weavers, New South Wales, Australia
* Weaver building, Swansea

People

*Al Weaver (1981 – ), British stage actor
*Amos Weaver Philippine-American War Medal of Honor recipient
*Blayne Weaver (1976 – ), US actor
*Bruce Weaver (1956 – ), Canadian radio personality
*Buck Weaver (1890 – 1956), US baseball player
*Dennis Weaver, (1924 – 2006), US actor
*Doodles Weaver (1911 – 1983), US comic and actor; brother of Pat Weaver, and uncle of Sigourney Weaver
*Earl Weaver (1930 – ), Major League Baseball manager
*George Augustus Weaver (1871 – 1939), US African-American physician and community leader
*Henry A. Weaver (1820 – 1890), Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1857 to 1860.
*Henry Grady Weaver (1889 – 1949), author of "The Mainspring of Human Progress", General Motors executive
*James Weaver (1833 – 1912), US politician
*Jered Weaver (1982 – ), US baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
*Jeff Weaver (1976 – ), US baseball player, currently a free agent
*John Weaver (1673 – 1760), dancer
*John Carrier Weaver (1915 – 1995), university professor and president
*John Ernest Weaver (1884 – 1966), botanist and university professor
*Mike Weaver (1952 – ), boxer
*Mike Weaver (hockey), NHL ice hockey player
*Nicky Weaver (1979 – ), English footballer
*Pat Weaver (1908 – 2002), US television executive, father of actress Sigourney Weaver, and brother of Doodles Weaver
*Richard C. Weaver, better known as the "Handshake Man"
*Richard M. Weaver (1910 – 1963), US scholar and author
*Robert C. Weaver (1907-1997), first US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and first African-American to hold cabinet-level position
*Sigourney Weaver (1949 – ), US actor, daughter of Pat Weaver, and niece of Doodles Weaver
*Warren Weaver, mathematician and author of Weaver's memorandum for machine translation
*William Weaver, translator
*William Ralph Weaver (1905 – 1975), manufacturer of telescopic sights and developer of the Weaver rail for mounting same

Other

* "The Weavers", a folk music group formed in 1947 by Ronnie Gilbert, Lee Hays, Fred Hellerman and Pete Seeger
* "The Weavers", English title of "Die Weber", a play by Gerhart Hauptmann
* "weaver", a document processing tool for use in literate programming by Seth Falcon
* "Weaver", an abandoned ghost town in the 2002 movie, Disappearance
* Codename for Google Health
* Weaver, a name for a person with special "supernatural" abilities in the book series Braided Path by Chris Wooding


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  • Weaver — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Andrew J. Weaver (* 1961), kanadischer Klimaforscher Archibald J. Weaver (1843–1887), US amerikanischer Politiker Arthur Weaver (1873–1945), US amerikanischer Politiker Blayne Weaver (* 1976), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Weaver — Weav er, n. 1. One who weaves, or whose occupation is to weave. Weavers of linen. P. Plowman. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A weaver bird. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) An aquatic beetle of the genus {Gyrinus}. See {Whirling}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weaver — Weaver, AL U.S. city in Alabama Population (2000): 2619 Housing Units (2000): 1133 Land area (2000): 2.645372 sq. miles (6.851482 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.645372 sq. miles (6.851482 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Weaver, AL — U.S. city in Alabama Population (2000): 2619 Housing Units (2000): 1133 Land area (2000): 2.645372 sq. miles (6.851482 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.645372 sq. miles (6.851482 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • weaver — ► NOUN 1) a person who weaves fabric. 2) (also weaver bird) a finch like songbird of tropical Africa and Asia, which builds elaborately woven nests …   English terms dictionary

  • weaver — [wē′vər] n. 1. a person who weaves; esp., one whose work is weaving 2. WEAVER FINCH …   English World dictionary

  • weaver — weaver. Hейрологическая мутация, обусловливающая нарушение развития гранулярных клеток мозжечка и атаксию у мыши (аллель wv локализован на участке хромосомы 16, гомологичном участку хромосомы 21 человека, не исключено, что гомологичная мутация… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Weaver — (spr. ŭīwer), Fluß in der engl. Grafschaft Cheshire, fließt an Northwich (von hier ab schiffbar) vorbei und ergießt sich nach 72 km langem Lauf in das Mersey Ästuar …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Weaver —   [ wiːvə], Sigourney (Susan Alexandra), amerikanische Schauspielerin, * New York 8. 10. 1949; Darstellerin des (experimentellen) Theaters, die seit dem Durchbruch beim Film als Actionheldin in der Sciencefictionreihe »Alien« (1979 97, bisher 4… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • weaver — mid 14c. (mid 13c. as a surname), agent noun from WEAVE (Cf. weave) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary


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