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Mayer

[ mahy-er or, German, mahy-uhr for 1; mey-er for 2; mahy-er for 3 ]
/ ˈmaɪ ər or, German, ˈmaɪ ər for 1; ˈmeɪ ər for 2; ˈmaɪ ər for 3 /
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Jul·ius Rob·ert von [jool-yuhs -rob-ert von; German yoo-lee-oos -roh-bert fuhn], /ˈdʒul yəs ˈrɒb ərt vɒn; German ˈyu li ʊs ˈroʊ bɛrt fən/, 1814–78, German physicist.
Louis B(urt) [burt], /bɜrt/, 1885–1957, U.S. motion-picture producer, born in Russia.
Maria Goep·pert [goh-pert], /ˈgoʊ pərt/, 1906–72, U.S. physicist, born in Poland: Nobel prize 1963.

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Mayer

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(German ˈmaiər) Julius Robert von (ˈjuːliʊs ˈroːbɛrt fɔn). 1814–78, German physicist whose research in thermodynamics (1842) contributed to the discovery of the law of conservation of energy
(ˈmeɪə) Louis B (urt). 1885–1957, US film producer, born in Russia; founder and first head (1924–48) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) film company
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