Associations to the word «Townsend»

Wiktionary

TOWNSEND, proper noun. A surname​.
TOWNSEND, proper noun. A town in Delaware
TOWNSEND, proper noun. A town in Massachusetts
TOWNSEND, proper noun. A city in Montana
TOWNSEND, proper noun. A city in Tennessee
TOWNSEND, proper noun. A town in Wisconsin
TOWNSEND DISCHARGE, noun. A gas ionization process where free electrons, accelerated by a sufficiently strong electric field, give rise to electrical conduction through a gas by avalanche multiplication caused by the ionization of molecules by ion impact.
TOWNSEND DISCHARGES, noun. Plural of Townsend discharge

Dictionary definition

TOWNSEND, noun. United States social reformer who proposed an old-age pension sponsored by the federal government; his plan was a precursor to Social Security (1867-1960).

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras