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Hering

[hey-ring]
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noun
  1. E·wald [ey-vahlt] /ˈeɪ vɑlt/, 1834–1918, German physiologist and psychologist.
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Examples from the Web for hering

Historical Examples

  • A common fish—the Clupea harengus; Anglo-Saxon hæring and hering.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • His name was Hering, and he was the prompter at the theatre.

  • I had an hour and a half's talk with Hering, which cleared up some things for me.

  • Professor Hering, having established his main thesis, is content.

    Unconscious Memory

    Samuel Butler

  • He was, we have seen, anticipated by Hering; but his attitude was his own, fresh and original.

    Unconscious Memory

    Samuel Butler


British Dictionary definitions for hering

Hering

noun
  1. Ewald (ˈɛvalt). 1834–1918, German physiologist and experimental psychologist who studied vision and propounded the doctrine of nativism, the policy of favouring the natives of a country over the immigrants
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