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  1. Le·o·pold [lee-uh-pohld; Hungarian ley-aw-pawlt] /ˈli əˌpoʊld; Hungarian ˈleɪ ɔˌpɔlt/, 1845–1930, Hungarian violinist and teacher.
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Historical Examples

  • A description of the Auer burner will not be expected from us.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 1082, September 26, 1896


  • The observations of Auer and Meltzer7 are of interest in this connection.

  • We are all standing close by her, in the full light of the Auer burners.

    Mysterious Psychic Forces

    Camille Flammarion

  • Auer is a great teacher, and leaves much to the individuality of his pupils.

    Violin Mastery

    Frederick H. Martens

  • Auer had his little secrets, too, with which he was loth to part.

    Violin Mastery

    Frederick H. Martens

British Dictionary definitions for auer


  1. Karl (karl), Baron von Welsbach. 1858–1929, Austrian chemist who discovered the cerium-iron alloy used for flints in cigarette lighters and invented the incandescent gas mantle
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