Gerd (Karl). born 1947, German physicist: shared the Nobel prize for physics (1986) for work on the superconductivity of semiconductors and development of the scanning tunnelling microscope
a box or enclosed place for storing grain, coal, or the like. to store in a bin. Historical Examples The Lively Poll R.M. Ballantyne From Edinburgh to India & Burmah William G. Burn Murdoch History of Civilization in England, Vol. 3 of 3 Henry Thomas Buckle Crabbe, (George) Alfred Ainger The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar […]
binocular (def 1). a card game of the bezique family that is played by two persons with a 48-card pack, the lowest card of which is nine. Historical Examples An Oregon Girl Alfred Ernest Rice Happy-Thought Hall F. C. Burnand Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various Trumpeter Fred Charles King n.
plural noun Word Origin Usage Note
- Binocular disparity
noun (physiol) the small differences in the positions of the parts of the images falling on each eye that results when each eye views the scene from a slightly different position; these differences make stereoscopic vision possible Historical Examples Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh