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Mayer

[mahy-er or, German, mahy-uh r for 1; mey-er for 2; mahy-er for 3] /ˈmaɪ ər or, German, ˈmaɪ ər for 1; ˈmeɪ ər for 2; ˈmaɪ ər for 3/
noun
1.
Julius Robert von
[jool-yuh s rob-ert von;; German yoo-lee-oo s roh-bert fuh n] /ˈdʒul yəs ˈrɒb ərt vɒn;; German ˈyu li ʊs ˈroʊ bɛrt fən/ (Show IPA),
1814–78, German physicist.
2.
Louis B(urt)
[burt] /bɜrt/ (Show IPA),
1885–1957, U.S. motion-picture producer, born in Russia.
3.
Maria Goeppert
[goh-pert] /ˈgoʊ pərt/ (Show IPA),
1906–72, U.S. physicist, born in Poland: Nobel prize 1963.
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Mayer

noun
1.
(German) (ˈmaiər). Julius Robert von (ˈjuːliʊs ˈroːbɛrt fɔn). 1814–78, German physicist whose research in thermodynamics (1842) contributed to the discovery of the law of conservation of energy
2.
(ˈmeɪə). Louis B(urt). 1885–1957, US film producer, born in Russia; founder and first head (1924–48) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) film company
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