muller

1
[muhl-er]
noun
  1. an implement of stone or other substance with a flat base for grinding paints, powders, etc., on a slab of stone or the like.
  2. any of various mechanical devices for grinding.

Origin of muller

1
1375–1425; late Middle English molour; see mull4, -or2, -er1

muller

2
[muhl-er]
noun
  1. a person or thing that mulls alcoholic beverages.
  2. a container for mulling an alcoholic beverage over a fire.

Origin of muller

2
First recorded in 1855–60; mull2 + -er1

Muller

[myoo-ler, muhl-er, mil-]
noun
  1. Hermann Joseph,1890–1967, U.S. geneticist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1946.

Müller

[muhl-er; German my-luhr]
noun
  1. Frie·drich Max [free-drik maks; German free-drikh mahks] /ˈfri drɪk mæks; German ˈfri drɪx mɑks/, 1823–1900, English Sanskrit scholar and philologist born in Germany.
  2. Jo·hann [yoh-hahn] /ˈyoʊ hɑn/, Regiomontanus, 1436–76, German mathematician and astronomer.
  3. Jo·han·nes Pe·ter [yoh-hah-nuh s pey-ter] /yoʊˈhɑ nəs ˈpeɪ tər/, 1801–58, German physiologist and comparative anatomist.
  4. Karl Alex,born 1927, Swiss physicist, codiscoverer of superconductivity: Nobel prize 1987.
  5. Wil·helm [vil-helm] /ˈvɪl hɛlm/, 1794–1827, German poet.
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Examples from the Web for muller

Contemporary Examples of muller

Historical Examples of muller

  • Captain Muller understood that the conversation was at an end.

    A Nest of Spies

    Pierre Souvestre

  • You are going to put Captain Muller in the way of things here, Commandant, are you not?

    A Nest of Spies

    Pierre Souvestre

  • "Well, it would come to the same, whoever let it off," said Muller.

  • I suppose you got that letter, father, that I sent from Constantinople, from Mr. Muller?

    At Aboukir and Acre

    George Alfred Henty

  • Muller ransacked his brains and looked again at Gurn, then shook his head.

    Fantmas

    Pierre Souvestre


British Dictionary definitions for muller

muller

noun
  1. a flat heavy implement of stone or iron used to grind material against a slab of stone

Word Origin for muller

C15: probably from mullen to grind to powder; compare Old English myl dust

Muller

noun
  1. Hermann Joseph. 1890–1967, US geneticist, noted for his work on the transmutation of genes by X-rays: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1946

Müller

noun
  1. Friedrich Max (ˈfriːdrɪç maks). 1823–1900, British Sanskrit scholar born in Germany
  2. Johann (joˈhan).See Regiomontanus
  3. Johannes Peter (joˈhanəs ˈpeːtər). 1801–58, German physiologist, anatomist, and experimental psychologist
  4. Paul Hermann (paul ˈhɛrman). 1899–1965, Swiss chemist. He synthesized DDT (1939) and discovered its use as an insecticide: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1948
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muller in Medicine

Muller

[mŭlər]Hermann Joseph 1890-1967
  1. American geneticist. He won a 1946 Nobel Prize for the study of the hereditary effect of x-rays on genes.

Müller

[mŭlər, myōōlər, mü-]Johannes Peter 1801-1858
  1. German physiologist who studied the physiology of the nerves and sense organs and described (1825) the müllerian duct.
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