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Kummer

[koo m-er; German koo m-uhr]
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  1. Ernst E·du·ard [urnst ed-werd; German ernst ey-doo-ahrt] /ˈɜrnst ˈɛd wərd; German ˈɛrnst ˈeɪ duˌɑrt/, 1810–93, German mathematician.
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Historical Examples

  • Kummer divides the fingerboard into whole and half positions.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski

  • If the reader will look at the plate which is published with either the Kummer or the Seb.

  • Further along (l. 36) we have a flute Die des armen Mdchens verschwiegenen Kummer einsam seufzt.

    Ossian in Germany

    Rudolf Tombo

  • Dr. Kummer afterward gave me quite a lively description of his field, in which he had become much interested.

  • The following day being Sunday, he attended divine service at the Rev. Mr. Kummer's church.

    Sword and Pen

    John Algernon Owens