Chris·ti·an von [kris-tee-ahn fuhn], /ˈkrɪs tiˌɑn fən/, Baron. Also Wolf. 1679–1754, German philosopher and mathematician.
Kas·par Frie·drich [kahs-pahr-free-drikh], /ˈkɑs pɑr ˈfri drɪx/, 1733–94, German anatomist and physiologist.
- Wolff·i·an, adjective
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How to use Wolff in a sentence
That name, a reference to devices used to develop film, also is the title of the group show with which Wolff bids farewell to Photoworks after 47 years.In the galleries: Sequence of photographs creates a graphic continuity | Mark Jenkins | August 27, 2021 | Washington Post
Wolff and his colleagues, meanwhile, found that boredom-prone people ranked social distancing as more difficult than others had.
Wolff suggests people take small steps to make it easier to follow such forced changes to their routine.
Wolff instead suggests that people reduce the need for self-control by creating backup plans.
Training people to have more self-control may be difficult though, Wolff says.In the social distancing era, boredom may pose a public health threat | Sujata Gupta | February 15, 2021 | Science News
Kilmer plays shy Teddy, and Nat Wolff his out-of-control friend, Fred.
And he rejected the notion that Wolff Samson helped to bring the project to completion.
Wolff, added on his Twitter account: "I'm hearing the WHY, the big reveal, the scandal details, could come tomorrow."What Is the ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Reason Behind Murdoch’s Divorce? | Tom Sykes | June 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Duke of Deception By Geoffrey Wolff In his portrait of a con-man father, Wolff writes a memoir of perfect integrity.Book Bag: Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd on The Art of Nonfiction | Tracy Kidder, Richard Todd | January 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Michael Wolff, Vanity Fair columnist and founder of Newser, and Jonathan Alter, senior editor of Newsweek, were bickering.
In the old days every great man kept a toad-eater; sometimes his functions were highly paid—Wolff's are, I fancy.
"The place seems quite dull without them, Wolff," he remarked.
For several weeks he and Dr. Wolff had pottered about the set of rooms that were to be graced by Georgie's presence.
Wolff has illustrated this point by a series of experiments on the sunflower, of which we shall quote one.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry | Thomas Anderson
The faithful Wolff too, as a graduate of a German university, had been a fighter of duels in his youth.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills