[ahy-zuh n-stahyn; for 1 also German ahy-zuh n-shtahyn; for 2 also Russian ey-zyin-shtyeyn]
Fer·di·nand Gott·hold Max [fer-di-nahnt gawt-hawlt mahks] /ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt ˈgɔt hɔlt mɑks/, 1823–52, German mathematician. Ser·gei Mi·khai·lo·vich [syir-gyey myi-khahy-luh-vyich] /syɪrˈgyeɪ myɪˈxaɪ lə vyɪtʃ/, 1898–1948, Russian theatrical and motion-picture director.
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Historical Examples of eisenstein
"Fools," muttered Eisenstein, turning over and burying his face in his hands.
Eisenstein was sitting in the place Meadville had just left.
"We'd do what we were ordered to," said Eisenstein bitterly.
"Hum," said Eisenstein, a curious expression of understanding on his flabby face.
"Our top-kicker was in here a few minutes ago," said Eisenstein.
British Dictionary definitions for eisenstein
Sergei Mikhailovich (sɪrˈɡjej miˈxajləvitʃ). 1898–1948, Soviet film director. His films include Battleship Potemkin (1925), Alexander Nevsky (1938), and Ivan the Terrible (1944)
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