Origin of wiener
- Norbert,1894–1964, U.S. mathematician: pioneer in cybernetics.
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Contemporary Examples of wiener
The Wiener Montags Journal complained, "Vienna has no nightlife, the Viennese are asleep by ten."Before the Fall: What Did the World Look Like in 1913?
June 9, 2013
And Wiener announced on Thursday her intent to take a “little twit-cation.”Sex and the Twitter Girl
October 13, 2012
Historical Examples of wiener
When the plot was discovered the conspirators were executed in 1671 at Wiener Neustadt.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1
Klemencic, Wiener Sitzungsberichte (Denkschrift), 1888, vol.On Laboratory Arts
The most popular of these institutions is the Wiener Bankverein.Current History, A Monthly Magazine
New York Times
Hirsch did not fail to make use of his opportunity in the Wiener Zeitung.The Life of Johannes Brahms (Vol 2 of 2)
The interpretation given by Wiener seems the most reasonable.A Manual for Teaching Biblical History
- US and Canadian a kind of smoked beef or pork sausage, similar to a frankfurterAlso called: wienie, weenie (ˈwiːnɪ)
Word Origin for wiener
- Norbert (ˈnɔːbət). 1894–1964, US mathematician, who developed the concept of cybernetics
1904, shortening of wienerwurst (1889), from German Wiener "of Vienna" (from Wien "Vienna," from Latin Vindo-bona, from Gaulish vindo-, from Celt. vindo- "white;" cf. Old Irish find, Welsh gwyn "white;" see Gwendolyn) + Wurst "sausage." Clipped form wienie is attested from 1911. Extensive pejorative senses developed from its penis-like shape.