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muller1 British & World English

A stone or other heavy weight used for grinding artists' pigments or other material on a slab

muller2 British & World English

Wreck or destroy (something)

Muller, Hermann Joseph British & World English

(1890–1967), American geneticist. He discovered that X-rays induce mutations in the genetic material of the fruit fly Drosophila and thus recognized the danger of X-radiation to living things. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1946)

Müller, Johannes Peter British & World English

(1801–58), German anatomist and zoologist. He was a pioneer of comparative and microscopical methods in biology

Müller, Max British & World English

(1823–1900), German-born British philologist; full name Friedrich Max Müller. He is remembered for his edition of the Sanskrit Rig-veda (1849–75)

Müller, Paul Hermann British & World English

(1899–1965), Swiss chemist. He synthesized DDT in 1939 and soon patented it as an insecticide. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1948)

Müller in Müllerian mimicry British & World English

A form of mimicry in which two or more harmful or unpalatable animals develop similar appearances as a shared protective device

Müller in Müller-Thurgau British & World English

A variety of white grape used for making wine, developed as a cross between the Sylvaner and the Riesling vines

Müller-Thurgau British & World English

A variety of white grape used for making wine, developed as a cross between the Sylvaner and the Riesling vines

Johannes Müller in Regiomontanus, Johannes British & World English

(1436–76), German astronomer and mathematician; born Johannes Müller. He translated Ptolemy’s Mathematical Syntaxis and wrote four monumental works on mathematics and astronomy

Geiger counter British & World English

A device for measuring radioactivity by detecting and counting ionizing particles

Geiger-Müller counter in Geiger counter British & World English

A device for measuring radioactivity by detecting and counting ionizing particles

Friedrich Max Müller in Müller, Max British & World English

(1823–1900), German-born British philologist; full name Friedrich Max Müller. He is remembered for his edition of the Sanskrit Rig-veda (1849–75)

Geiger counter New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

device for measuring radioactivity