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MULLER

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MULLER (noun)
  The noun MULLER has 9 senses:

1. Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
2. Swiss physicist who studied superconductivity (born in 1927)
3. German physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)
4. German mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)
5. British philologist (born in Germany) who specialized in Sanskrit (1823-1900)
6. United States geneticist who studied the effects of X-rays on genes (1890-1967)
7. a reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation
8. a heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone
9. a vessel in which wine is mulled

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MULLER (noun)


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Meaning:

Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Muller; Paul Hermann Muller

Instance hypernyms:

chemist (a scientist who specializes in chemistry)


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Meaning:

Swiss physicist who studied superconductivity (born in 1927)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Karl Alex Muller; Muller

Instance hypernyms:

nuclear physicist (a physicist who specializes in nuclear physics)


Sense 3Muller [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

German physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Johannes Peter Muller; Muller

Instance hypernyms:

anatomist (an expert in anatomy)

physiologist (a biologist specializing in physiology)


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Meaning:

German mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Johann Muller; Regiomontanus; Muller

Instance hypernyms:

mathematician (a person skilled in mathematics)

astronomer; stargazer; uranologist (a physicist who studies astronomy)


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Meaning:

British philologist (born in Germany) who specialized in Sanskrit (1823-1900)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Max Muller; Friedrich Max Muller; Muller

Instance hypernyms:

philologist; philologue (a humanist specializing in classical scholarship)


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Meaning:

United States geneticist who studied the effects of X-rays on genes (1890-1967)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Hermann Joseph Muller; Muller

Instance hypernyms:

geneticist (a biologist who specializes in genetics)


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Meaning:

A reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

ruminator; ponderer; muser; muller

Hypernyms ("muller" is a kind of...):

thinker (someone who exercises the mind (usually in an effort to reach a decision))


Sense 8muller [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

pestle; pounder; muller

Hypernyms ("muller" is a kind of...):

tool (an implement used in the practice of a vocation)


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Meaning:

A vessel in which wine is mulled

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("muller" is a kind of...):

vessel (an object used as a container (especially for liquids))


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