Edward I., 1924–2013, U.S. politician: mayor of New York City 1977–89.
Ro·bert [roh-bert], /ˈroʊ bɛrt/, 1843–1910, German bacteriologist and physician: Nobel Prize 1905.
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How to use Koch in a sentence
Americans for Prosperity, backed by the billionaire Koch family, has 200 paid staffers and hundreds more activists from its Georgia chapter knocking on doors.The Clandestine Efforts to Keep Georgia’s Old-School Conservatives in the Fold | Nick Fouriezos | January 1, 2021 | Ozy
Koch calls them the “world’s most powerful consumer,” and believes the group will become “increasingly dominant” in the marketplace over the next 10 years.Bet on these stocks for the millennial-powered COVID recovery, says Goldman’s Katie Koch | Anne Sraders | November 28, 2020 | Fortune
Koch and his brother were also largely involved in shaping the country’s response to climate change.Charles Koch looks back on his political legacy: “Boy, did we screw up!” | Nicole Goodkind | November 14, 2020 | Fortune
Politico describes Americans for Prosperity as the “Koch brothers’ main political arm.”
The Koch snowflake, and other curves like it, cannot be analyzed using calculus and related methods, a fact that makes them especially hard to study.New Geometric Perspective Cracks Old Problem About Rectangles | Kevin Hartnett | June 25, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
No matter how much money the Koch brothers or Tom Steyer spend, they cannot convince a lottery to choose one person over another.Is It Time to Take a Chance on Random Representatives? | Michael Schulson | November 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If Republicans win big, Democrats will hang their heads and cuss the Koch brothers.
That happened under massive public pressure, led by the late New York City mayor Ed Koch, in the run-up to 2012.Hate Hyper-Partisanship? Support Redistricting Reform Now | John Avlon | November 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Like the Koch Brothers, it seemed Rastetter wanted to be a GOP kingmaker.
But the school has other attributes that may have appealed to the Koch group.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’ | ProPublica | October 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The usual cause of acute infectious conjunctivitis, especially in cities, seems to be the Koch-Weeks bacillus.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
Koch points out that per-e is here dissyllabic; as in the Compleint to His Purse, l. 11.
Melodye or glee; here Koch remarks that Chaucer 'evidently mistook tirelire for turelure.'
Koch notes that the reading depriued arose from its substitution for the less familiar form priued.
Koch reads 'Dreygh eek' for 'And eek,' in l. 163, where 'Dreygh' means 'endured.'
British Dictionary definitions for Koch
Robert (ˈroːbɛrt). 1843–1910, German bacteriologist, who isolated the anthrax bacillus (1876), the tubercle bacillus (1882), and the cholera bacillus (1883): Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1905
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Scientific definitions for Koch
German bacteriologist who demonstrated that specific diseases are caused by specific microorganisms. He identified the bacilli that cause anthrax, tuberculosis, and cholera, and he showed that fleas and rats are responsible for transmission of the bubonic plague and that the tsetse fly is responsible for transmitting sleeping sickness. Koch won the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine in 1905.
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