[gey-awrg von;; Hungarian ge-org fawn] /ˈgeɪ ɔrg vɒn;; Hungarian ˈgɛ ɒrg fɔn/ (Show IPA), Von Békésy, Georg.
Georg von (ˈɡeːɔrk fɔn). 1899–1972, US physicist, born in Hungary; noted for his work on the mechanism of hearing: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1961
- Bel and the dragon
a book of the Apocrypha that is included as chapter 14 of Daniel in the Douay Bible.
a unit of power ratio, equal to 10 decibels. bael. Belgian. Belgic. Belgium. Contemporary Examples Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview Alex Belth February 15, 2014 Nicolas Cage, Compulsive Spender Jacob Bernstein November 2, 2009 Elizabeth Taylor Interview About Her AIDS Advocacy Kevin Sessums March 22, 2011 Nicolas […]
- Bel canto
a smooth, cantabile style of singing. Historical Examples The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten Vocal Mastery Harriette Brower The Head Voice and Other Problems D. A. Clippinger Chopin and Other Musical Essays Henry T. Finck The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten The Head Voice and Other Problems D. A. Clippinger Great Singers on the Art of Singing […]