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Weyl

[vahyl] /vaɪl/
noun
1.
Hermann
[hur-muh n;; German her-mahn] /ˈhɜr mən;; German ˈhɛr mɑn/ (Show IPA),
1885–1955, German mathematician, in the U.S. after 1933.
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  • On the other hand there is that danger from the rising of the masses which Weyl heralds.

    The Psychology of Nations G.E. Partridge
  • If you are to be here long, I'm sure Mrs. Weyl would like to see you.

    Bruce of the Circle A Harold Titus
  • Bayard drank from a foaming bottle of beer, Weyl from a pop container.

    Bruce of the Circle A Harold Titus
  • Weyl drained the last of his pop and tossed the bottle away.

    Bruce of the Circle A Harold Titus
  • Her look wavered and the face of Mrs. Weyl showed a sudden comprehension.

    Bruce of the Circle A Harold Titus
  • Weyl thinks that "the workers' real attitude is that of the ordinary trade-unionist."

    The I.W.W. Paul Frederick Brissenden
  • This war underneath and after the war is as Weyl sees it, the war of the poor and exploited against all the exploiters.

    The Psychology of Nations G.E. Partridge
  • Mrs. Weyl returned to Yavapai and with her coming Ann found another outlet for the trouble that she fought vainly to repress.

    Bruce of the Circle A Harold Titus
British Dictionary definitions for Weyl

Weyl

/vaɪl/
noun
1.
Hermann. 1885–1955, US mathematician, born in Germany; noted for his work on group theory and the mathematics of relativity
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