Haller

[German hah-luhr]
noun
  1. Al·brecht von [German ahl-brekht fuh n] /German ˈɑl brɛxt fən/, 1708–77, Swiss physiologist, botanist, and writer.
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  • Haller and Bosch may not have many traits in common—except for their mutual disrespect for pencil-pushing bureaucrats.

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    Michael Connelly's Genius Thriller

    Jason Pinter

    October 14, 2010

  • As per usual, Haller takes the case knowing it will grant him chips he can later cash in for favors and deals.

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    Jason Pinter

    October 14, 2010

  • Like Haller, Bosch is divorced and attempting to decipher the complicated being that is his teenaged daughters.

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    Jason Pinter

    October 14, 2010

  • Instead of penalizing Haller he let the goal stand, to the bewildered fury of all England.

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    England's Misery

    Harold Evans

    June 27, 2010

  • The fabulous England keeper Gordon Banks untypically gave the Germans a gift, heading the ball onto the welcoming boot of Haller.

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    England's Misery

    Harold Evans

    June 27, 2010

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British Dictionary definitions for haller

Haller

noun
  1. Albrecht von (ˈalbrɛçt fɔn). 1708–77, Swiss biologist: founder of experimental physiology
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haller in Medicine

Haller

[hälər]Albrecht von 1708-1777
  1. Swiss physiologist whose investigations into the structure of nerves and the relationship of nerves to muscles form the basis of modern neurology. Haller also discovered the role of bile in digesting fats and developed a botanical taxonomic system.
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