[ur-nee] /ˈɜr ni/
a male given name, form of .
a female given name, form of .
Ernest (“Ernie”) 1900–45, U.S. war correspondent and journalist.
Howard, 1853–1911, U.S. illustrator and author.
(in Britain) a machine that randomly selects winning numbers of Premium Bonds
[urn] /ɜrn/ noun 1. . /ɜːn/ noun 1. another name for the (European) sea eagle /ɜːn/ noun 1. a river in N central Republic of Ireland, rising in County Cavan and flowing north across the border, through Upper Lough Erne and Lower Lough Erne and then west to Donegal Bay. Length: about 96 km (60 […]
[urnst; German ernst] /ɜrnst; German ɛrnst/ noun 1. Max [maks;; German mahks] /mæks;; German mɑks/ (Show IPA), 1891–1976, German painter, in the U.S. 1941–49, in France 1949–76. 2. a male given name, form of . /German ɛrnst/ noun 1. Max (maks). 1891–1976, German painter, resident in France and the US, a prominent exponent of Dada […]
- Ernst chain
[cheyn] /tʃeɪn/ noun 1. Sir Ernst Boris [urnst,, ernst] /ɜrnst,, ɛrnst/ (Show IPA), 1906–79, English biochemist, born in Germany: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1945. /tʃeɪn/ noun 1. a flexible length of metal links, used for confining, connecting, pulling, etc, or in jewellery 2. (usually pl) anything that confines, fetters, or restrains: the chains of poverty […]
- Ernst mach
[mahk; German mahkh] /mɑk; German mɑx/ noun 1. Ernst [ernst] /ɛrnst/ (Show IPA), 1838–1916, Austrian physicist, psychologist, and philosopher. /mæk/ noun 1. short for Mach number /German max/ noun 1. Ernst (ɛrnst). 1838–1916, Austrian physicist and philosopher. He devised the system of speed measurement using the Mach number. He also founded logical positivism, asserting that […]