Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bloch, Ernest 1880-1959. Swiss-born American composer noted for his chamber music, such as Quintet for Piano and Strings (1923), and for works with Jewish themes, including Israel Symphony (1916).
  • Bloch, Konrad Emil 1912-2000. German-born American biochemist. He shared a 1964 Nobel Prize for research on cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism.

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  • proper n. A surname.

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  • n. United States composer (born in Switzerland) who composed symphonies and chamber music and choral music and a piano sonata and an opera (1880-1959)

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Examples

  • Bloch is not only busily investigating the White House for political briefings Karl Rove and his aides made to various agencies, but he's also conducting an investigation of the politicization at the Department of Justice and issues related to the U.S.

    The Fall Of The House Of Bush

  • Cautious, Walker says he called Bloch's office and was assured that the company was "honest."

    Talking Them To The Poorhouse

  • Robert Bloch is also mentioned, and the story leans more in that direction, but for me, a little too raunchy and in your face, and a little too unbelievable in characterization and the actual actions that take place.

    CD #47 Part the Sixth

  • From the consideration of the technical aspect of modern warfare, M. Bloch is led irresistibly to the conclusion that when the nations in their harness go up against each other a condition of deadlock will inevitably result.

    The Impossibility of War

  • Professor Bloch is a member of the American Chemical Society, National Academy of Sciences U. S.,

    Konrad Bloch - Biography

  • M. de Norpois drowned his azure gaze in his white beard, bent his tall body deep down as though he were bowing before all the famous and (to him) imposing connotations of the name Bloch, and murmured: “I am delighted ...” whereat his young listener, moved, but feeling that the illustrious diplomat was going too far, hastened to correct him, saying: “Not at all!

    The Guermantes Way

  • Danielle Brian of the Project on Government Oversight calls Bloch's tenure one of the most bizarre episodes in whistle-blower history.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Their research also led to the discovery of corrections to one of the most fundamental equations of quantum optics, known as the Bloch equation.

    The Times of India

  • The research also led to the discovery of corrections to one of the most fundamental equations of quantum optics, known as the Bloch equation.

    University of Toronto -- News@UofT

  • The research also led to the discovery of corrections to one of the most fundamental equations of quantum optics known as the Bloch equation.

    ACM TechNews

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