American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Lorenz, Konrad Zacharias 1903-1989. Austrian psychologist. He shared a 1973 Nobel Prize for studies of individual and social behavior patterns.
- n. Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist and ethologist
- n. a blind-landing aid used at German military airfields
- n. Austrian zoologist who studied the behavior of birds and emphasized the importance of innate as opposed to learned behaviors (1903-1989)
“· Contemporary Life - Benjamin Lorenz for "Escalator," a long shot of the pattern of the moving stairs at a subway station.”
“Frederick Lorenz is another one of those forgotten paperbackers who deserves to be remembered.”
“This cartoon, by Lee Lorenz, is the latest in the New Yorker caption contest.”
“Overview: Bob Lorenz is a baby boomer who thinks people of his generation will expect more from government as they age.”
“Lorenz is smitten by her beauty – or is he just having the after-effects of a concussion?”
“Economists frequently use a graph called the Lorenz curve — named after the statistician who first developed the technique — to describe the pattern of inequality within an economy.”
“In 1848 von Eichhorn, the Prussian minister of worship and education, called Lorenz to Marienwerder in West Prussia as member of the government district council and of the school-board.”
“These orders were encrypted before being transmitted by a machine known as a Lorenz SZ42 enciphering machine.”
“For starters, Caven calls Lorenz's marriage to RWF into question, but for cinephiles, her other accusations are far more serious.”
“The Lorenz curve (also known as the Lorenz diagram) is a graph displaying a comparison of the actual distribution of income in a society against a hypothetical '' '' 'equal' '' '' distribution of income.”
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