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Schmidt

[shmit] /ʃmɪt/
noun
1.
Helmut (Heinrich Waldemar)
[hel-moo t hahyn-rik vahl-duh-mahr;; German hel-moot hahyn-rikh vahl-duh-mahr] /ˈhɛl mʊt ˈhaɪn rɪk ˈvɑl dəˌmɑr;; German ˈhɛl mut ˈhaɪn rɪx ˈvɑl dəˌmɑr/ (Show IPA),
born 1918, West German political leader: chancellor 1974–82.
2.
Michael Jack ("Mike") born 1949, U.S. baseball player.
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Schmidt

/ʃmɪt/
noun
1.
Helmut (Heinrich Waldemar) (ˈhɛlmuːt). born 1918, German Social Democrat statesman; chancellor of West Germany (1974–82)
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Schmidt

type of astronomical telescope lens used for photography, 1939, from Estonian-born German optician Bernhard Voldemar Schmidt (1879-1935), who invented it.

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