American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Albers, Josef 1888-1976. German-born American painter whose works, such as the series Homage to the Square (1950-1959), are characterized by simple geometric patterns of various colors.
- n. United States painter born in Germany; works characterized by simple geometrical patterns in various colors (1888-1976)
“Fish was served, and Captain Albers was in the midst of a good story when I felt I had more than I could endure.”
“When everything else grew tiresome, Captain Albers would always invent something to amuse us.”
“There are plenty of people who think the United States is one little island, with a few houses on it," Captain Albers said.”
“Captain Albers had served many years as commander of a ship in Eastern seas, and he cautioned me as to the manner in which I should take care of my health.”
“The waiters moved about noiselessly, the band played an overture, Captain Albers, handsome and genial, took his place at the head, and the passengers who were seated at his table began dinner with a relish equaled only by enthusiastic wheelmen when roads are fine.”
“I would call Albers assuming your objection is to the Homage to the Square paintings overly systematized or didactic or theoretical.”
“Tony Albers, who manages a Birmingham car wash, fears utility bills could climb after already rising from the overhaul of the sewer system.”
“Mr. Albers said utilities last month at his Mister Car Wash in Jefferson County cost nearly 20% more than at another Mister Car Wash in neighboring Shelby County, even though his outlet washed about 25% fewer cars.”
“Her presumptive successor is Jacqueline Albers, a 26-year-old alumna of Teach for America.”
“Part of what makes this production of "The Tempest" so striking is the contrast between Mr. Schmidt's magical music and the bluff, deliberately prosy acting of Kenneth Albers as Prospero.”
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