(South African, slang) a vagabond, esp one living on the slopes of Table Mountain in the Western Cape province of South Africa
Friedrich [free-drik;; German free-drikh] /ˈfri drɪk;; German ˈfri drɪx/ (Show IPA), 1884–1949, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1931. noun Friedrich (Karl Rudolph) (ˈfriːdrɪç). 1884– 1949, German chemist, who invented a process for producing oil by high-pressure hydrogenation of coal: Nobel prize for chemistry 1931
- Bergius process
a method of hydrogenation formerly used with coal to produce an oil similar to petroleum.
- Bergman, ingmar
- Bergmann’s rule
bergmann’s rule Bergmann’s rule (bûrg’mənz) The principle holding that in a warm-blooded animal species having distinct geographic populations, the body size of animals living in cold climates tends to be larger than in animals of the same species living in warm climates. Animals with larger bodies are generally more massive and thus produce more body […]