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muller1

[muhl-er] /ˈmʌl ər/
noun
1.
an implement of stone or other substance with a flat base for grinding paints, powders, etc., on a slab of stone or the like.
2.
any of various mechanical devices for grinding.
Origin of muller1
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English molour; see mull4, -or2, -er1

muller2

[muhl-er] /ˈmʌl ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that mulls alcoholic beverages.
2.
a container for mulling an alcoholic beverage over a fire.
Origin
1855-60; mull2 + -er1

Muller

[myoo-ler, muhl-er, mil-] /ˈmyu lər, ˈmʌl ər, ˈmɪl-/
noun
1.
Hermann Joseph, 1890–1967, U.S. geneticist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1946.

Müller

[muhl-er; German my-luh r] /ˈmʌl ər; German ˈmü lər/
noun
1.
Friedrich Max
[free-drik maks;; German free-drikh mahks] /ˈfri drɪk mæks;; German ˈfri drɪx mɑks/ (Show IPA),
1823–1900, English Sanskrit scholar and philologist born in Germany.
2.
Johann
[yoh-hahn] /ˈyoʊ hɑn/ (Show IPA),
("Regiomontanus") 1436–76, German mathematician and astronomer.
3.
Johannes Peter
[yoh-hah-nuh s pey-ter] /yoʊˈhɑ nəs ˈpeɪ tər/ (Show IPA),
1801–58, German physiologist and comparative anatomist.
4.
Karl Alex, born 1927, Swiss physicist, codiscoverer of superconductivity: Nobel prize 1987.
5.
Wilhelm
[vil-helm] /ˈvɪl hɛlm/ (Show IPA),
1794–1827, German poet.
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  • He lost heart, handed over his command to muller, and went down to the low veld adjoining the Pietersburg Railway.

    A Handbook of the Boer War Gale and Polden, Limited
  • Captain muller understood that the conversation was at an end.

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • There was nothing else in Winkler's room which could be of any value to muller in the problem that was now before him.

    The Lamp That Went Out Augusta Groner
  • “You have got to bring out a sledge for him somehow, muller,” he said.

    The Cattle-Baron's Daughter Harold Bindloss
  • muller was not at all pleased that the journey through the hall had been such a short one.

    The Lamp That Went Out Augusta Groner
British Dictionary definitions for muller

muller

/ˈmʌlə/
noun
1.
a flat heavy implement of stone or iron used to grind material against a slab of stone
Word Origin
C15: probably from mullen to grind to powder; compare Old English myl dust

Muller

/ˈmʌlə/
noun
1.
Hermann Joseph. 1890–1967, US geneticist, noted for his work on the transmutation of genes by X-rays: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1946

Müller

/German ˈmylər/
noun
1.
Friedrich Max (ˈfriːdrɪç maks). 1823–1900, British Sanskrit scholar born in Germany
2.
Johann (joˈhan). See Regiomontanus
3.
Johannes Peter (joˈhanəs ˈpeːtər). 1801–58, German physiologist, anatomist, and experimental psychologist
4.
Paul Hermann (paul ˈhɛrman). 1899–1965, Swiss chemist. He synthesized DDT (1939) and discovered its use as an insecticide: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1948
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muller in Medicine

Muller Mul·ler (mŭl'ər), Hermann Joseph. 1890-1967.

American geneticist. He won a 1946 Nobel Prize for the study of the hereditary effect of x-rays on genes.

Müller Mül·ler (mŭl'ər, myōō'lər, mü'-), Johannes Peter. 1801-1858.

German physiologist who studied the physiology of the nerves and sense organs and described (1825) the müllerian duct.

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