berg

[ burg ]
/ bɜrg /

noun Oceanography.

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Origin of berg

First recorded in 1815–25; by shortening

Definition for berg (2 of 2)

Berg
[ berg or, German berk for 1; burg for 2, 3 ]
/ bɛrg or, German bɛrk for 1; bɜrg for 2, 3 /

noun

Al·ban [ahl-bahn, ahl-bahn], /ɑlˈbɑn, ˈɑl bɑn/, 1885–1935, Austrian composer.
Patricia Jane "Patty", 1918–2006, U.S. golfer.
Paul, born 1926, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize 1980.
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British Dictionary definitions for berg (1 of 3)

berg1
/ (bɜːɡ) /

noun

short for iceberg

British Dictionary definitions for berg (2 of 3)

berg2
/ (bɜːɡ) /

noun

a South African word for mountain

British Dictionary definitions for berg (3 of 3)

Berg
/ (bɜːɡ, German bɛrk) /

noun

Alban (Maria Johannes) (ˈalbaːn). 1885–1935, Austrian composer: a pupil of Schoenberg. His works include the operas Wozzeck (1921) and Lulu (1935), a violin concerto (1935), chamber works, and songs
Paul . born 1926, US molecular biologist, the first to identify transfer RNA (1956). Nobel prize for chemistry 1980
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Medical definitions for berg

Berg
[ bûrg ]
Paul Born 1926

American chemist. He shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for developing recombinant methods of inserting genes from simple organisms into the genetic material of similar organisms.
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