[ahl-der; German ahl-duh r] /ˌɑl dər; German ˈɑl dər/
Kurt [kurt;; German koo rt] /kɜrt;; German kʊərt/ (Show IPA), 1902–58, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1950.
any N temperate betulaceous shrub or tree of the genus Alnus, having toothed leaves and conelike fruits. The bark is used in dyeing and tanning and the wood for bridges, etc because it resists underwater rot
any of several similar trees or shrubs
tree related to the birch, Old English alor “alder” (with intrusive -d- added 14c.; the historical form aller survived until 18c. in literary English and persists in dialects, e.g. Lancashire owler, which is partly from Norse), from Proto-Germanic *aliso (cf. Old Norse ölr, Danish elle, Swedish al, Dutch els, German erle), from *el-, the ancient PIE name of the tree (cf. Russian olicha, Polish olcha, Latin alnus, Lithuanian alksnis).
Alder Al·der (äl’dər), Kurt. 1902-1958.
German chemist. He shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the structure of organic matter.
[kur-toh-sis] /kɜrˈtoʊ sɪs/ noun, Statistics. 1. the state or quality of flatness or peakedness of the curve describing a frequency distribution in the region about its mode. /kəˈtəʊsɪs/ noun 1. (statistics) a measure of the concentration of a distribution around its mean, esp the statistic B2 = m4/m2² where m2 and m4 are respectively the […]
[koo r-oo] /ˈkʊər u/ noun, Pathology. 1. a fatal degenerative disease of the central nervous system characterized by progressive lack of coordination and dementia, known only among certain Melanesian peoples, especially the Fore of New Guinea, and caused by a slow virus: now virtually extinct. /ˈkʊruː/ noun 1. a degenerative disease of the nervous system, […]
[koo r-uh k] /ˈkʊər ək/ noun 1. a Dravidian language spoken in central India.
[koo-roo-mey; Japanese koo-roo-me] /kʊˈru meɪ; Japanese ˈku ru mɛ/ noun 1. a city in NW Kyushu, Japan.