[led-er-burg] /ˈlɛd ərˌbɜrg/
Joshua, 1925–2008, U.S. geneticist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1958.
Joshua. 1925–2008, US geneticist, who discovered the phenomenon of transduction in bacteria. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1958 with George Beadle and Edward Tatum
Lederberg Led·er·berg (lěd’ər-bûrg’, lā’dər-), Joshua. Born 1925.
American geneticist. He shared a 1958 Nobel Prize for work with genetic mechanisms.
American geneticist who made important discoveries concerning the organization of the genetic material of bacteria and developed techniques for the manipulation and combination of genes. For this work he shared with American biochemists George Beadle and Edward Tatum the 1958 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
[ley-der-hoh-zuh n] /ˈleɪ dərˌhoʊ zən/ plural noun 1. leather shorts, usually with suspenders, worn especially in Bavaria. /ˈleɪdəˌhəʊzən/ plural noun 1. leather shorts with H-shaped braces, worn by men in Austria, Bavaria, etc n. leather shorts worn in Alpine regions, 1937, German, literally “leather trousers” (see leather and hose). Old English had cognate leðerhose. German […]
[lej] /lɛdʒ/ noun 1. a relatively narrow, projecting part, as a horizontal, shelflike projection on a wall or a raised edge on a tray. 2. a more or less flat shelf of rock protruding from a cliff or slope. 3. a reef, ridge, or line of rocks in the sea or other body of water. […]
[lej-er] /ˈlɛdʒ ɛr/ noun 1. Bookkeeping. an account book of final entry, in which business transactions are recorded. 2. Building Trades. 3. a flat slab of stone laid over a grave or tomb. 4. Also, leger. Angling. a lead sinker with a hole in one end through which the line passes, enabling the bait and […]
noun 1. a reinforced-concrete beam having projecting ledges for receiving the ends of joists or the like.