Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


Ernest, 1880–1959, Swiss composer, in the U.S. after 1916.
Felix, 1905–83, Swiss physicist in the U.S.: Nobel Prize 1952.
Konrad E. 1912–2000, U.S. biochemist, born in Germany: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1964.
Contemporary Examples

Vittorio Missoni’s Bag Found in Caribbean; Charlie Sheen Paid for Lindsay Lohan’s Wardrobe Disaster The Fashion Beast Team February 12, 2013
John Galliano in the Courtroom Tracy McNicoll June 22, 2011
Battle of the Oscar Stylists Merle Ginsberg February 19, 2009
My Conversation with John Updike Barbara Probst Solomon January 28, 2009

Historical Examples

Swann’s Way Marcel Proust
Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld
Swann’s Way Marcel Proust
Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld
What is Coming? H. G. Wells
What is Coming? H. G. Wells

Ernest. 1880–1959, US composer, born in Switzerland, who found inspiration in Jewish liturgical and folk music: his works include the symphonies Israel(1916) and America (1926)
Felix. 1905–83, US physicist, born in Switzerland: Nobel prize for physics (1952) for his work on the magnetic moments of atomic particles
Konrad Emil. 1912–2000, US biochemist, born in Germany: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1964 for his work on fatty-acid metabolism
(French) (blɔk). Marc. 1886–1944, French historian and Resistance fighter; author of Feudal Society (1935) and Strange Defeat (1940), an essay on the fall of France: killed by the Nazis


Read Also:

  • Block-and-list-manipulation

    block and list manipulation

  • Block–and–tackle

    the ropes or chains and blocks used in a hoisting tackle. noun a hoisting device in which a rope or chain is passed around a pair of blocks containing one or more pulleys. The upper block is secured overhead and the lower block supports the load, the effort being applied to the free end of […]

  • Block-anesthesia

    block anesthesia

  • Block-association

    an association of residents of a city block who work together to maintain a safe and attractive neighborhood.

Disclaimer: Bloch definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.