[ rawr-er, rohr-; German roh-ruhr ]
/ ˈrɔr ər, ˈroʊr-; German ˈroʊ rər /


Heinrich,1933–2013, Swiss physicist: Nobel prize 1986.


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Example sentences from the Web for rohrer

  • In the evening, Rohrer came up and remained with Kern's mess.

    Life of Kit Carson|Charles Burdett
  • Thereupon Rohrer procured an introduction to him, and made some observations derogatory to the valor and virtue of the French.

    Monsieur Beaucaire|Booth Tarkington
  • Mr. Haler learned afterwards from that mess that Rohrer and Andrews wandered off the next day and died.

    Life of Kit Carson|Charles Burdett