[rik-ter; German rikh-tuh r; Russian ryeekh-tyir]
- Burton,born 1931, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1976.
- Conrad,1890–1968, U.S. novelist.
- Franz Xa·ver [ksah-vuh r] /ˈksɑ vər/, 1709–89, German composer, born in Moravia.
- Jean Paul Frie·drich [zhahn poul free-drikh] /ʒɑ̃ paʊl ˈfri drɪx/, Jean Paul, 1763–1825, German author.
- Svia·to·slav (Te·o·fi·lo·vich) [svee-at-uh-slahf tey-uh-fee-luh-vich; Russian svyi-tuh-slahf tyi-uh-fyee-luh-vyich] /sviˈæt əˌslɑf ˌteɪ əˈfi lə vɪtʃ; Russian svyɪ tʌˈslɑf tyɪ ʌˈfyi lə vyɪtʃ/, 1915–97, Russian pianist.
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It was an avalanche in lower Manhattan, reaching 2.4 on the Richter scale.The Resilient City: New York After 9/11
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Richter had left behind the Hollywood lifestyle to live in a van off “eight bucks a day for dinner,” he recalls.
But after years touring the country, Richter caught the acting bug again.
“It makes me feel old, dude,” Richter, who is now 33 and diving headfirst back into an acting career, tells The Daily Beast.
Yet comparison proves us false when we deal with Richter himself.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14
Carlyle didn't suit him, and Richter evidently made his head ache.Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag
Louisa M. Alcott
"Mr. Richter tells me you were looking for a bank," said he, presently.
Sometimes he would say good morning to Stephen and Richter, and sometimes he would not.
When at last he had been admitted, Mr. Richter whispered to Stephen his name.
- (ˈrɪktə) Burton . born 1931, US physicist: shared the 1976 Nobel prize for physics with Samuel Tring for discovering the subatomic particle known as the J/psi particle
- (German ˈrɪçtər) Johann Friedrich (joˈhan ˈfriːdrɪç), wrote under the name Jean Paul . 1763–1825, German romantic novelist. His works include Hesperus (1795) and Titan (1800–03)
- (Russian ˈrixtɪr) Sviatoslav (svɪtaˈslaf). 1915–97, Ukrainian concert pianist
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