[urnst; German ernst] /ɜrnst; German ɛrnst/
[maks;; German mahks] /mæks;; German mɑks/ (Show IPA), 1891–1976, German painter, in the U.S. 1941–49, in France 1949–76.
a male given name, form of .
Max (maks). 1891–1976, German painter, resident in France and the US, a prominent exponent of Dada and surrealism: developed the technique of collage
- 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 […]
- Ernst toller
[taw-ler, tol-er; German taw-luh r] /ˈtɔ lər, ˈtɒl ər; German ˈtɔ lər/ noun 1. Ernst [urnst;; German ernst] /ɜrnst;; German ɛrnst/ (Show IPA), 1893–1939, German dramatist. /German ˈtɔlər/ noun 1. Ernst (ɛrnst). 1893–1939, German dramatist and revolutionary, noted particularly for his expressionist plays, esp Masse Mensch (1921)
abbreviation (in New Zealand) 1. Education Review Office Energy Regulatory Office