Bloch

[ blok ]
/ blɒk /

noun

Ernest, 1880–1959, Swiss composer, in the U.S. after 1916.
Felix, 1905–83, Swiss physicist in the U.S.: Nobel Prize 1952.
Konrad E., 1912–2000, U.S. biochemist, born in Germany: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1964.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bloch

Bloch
/ (blɒk) /

noun

Ernest . 1880–1959, US composer, born in Switzerland, who found inspiration in Jewish liturgical and folk music: his works include the symphonies Israel (1916) and America (1926)
Felix . 1905–83, US physicist, born in Switzerland: Nobel prize for physics (1952) for his work on the magnetic moments of atomic particles
Konrad Emil . 1912–2000, US biochemist, born in Germany: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1964 for his work on fatty-acid metabolism
(French blɔk) Marc . 1886–1944, French historian and Resistance fighter; author of Feudal Society (1935) and Strange Defeat (1940), an essay on the fall of France: killed by the Nazis
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Medical definitions for Bloch

Bloch
[ blŏk, blôKH ]
Konrad Emil 1912-2000

German-born American biochemist. He shared a 1964 Nobel Prize for research on cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism.
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