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Schmidt

[shmit]
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  1. Hel·mut (Hein·rich Wal·de·mar) [hel-moo t hahyn-rik vahl-duh-mahr; German hel-moot hahyn-rikh vahl-duh-mahr] /ˈhɛl mʊt ˈhaɪn rɪk ˈvɑl dəˌmɑr; German ˈhɛl mut ˈhaɪn rɪx ˈvɑl dəˌmɑr/, born 1918, West German political leader: chancellor 1974–82.
  2. Michael JackMike, born 1949, U.S. baseball player.
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Schmidt

noun
  1. Helmut (Heinrich Waldemar) (ˈhɛlmuːt). born 1918, German Social Democrat statesman; chancellor of West Germany (1974–82)
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Schmidt

type of astronomical telescope lens used for photography, 1939, from Estonian-born German optician Bernhard Voldemar Schmidt (1879-1935), who invented it.

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