American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Mayr, Ernst 1904-2005. German-born American biologist best known for his research into genetic variation in new populations.
“So if the basic topology of Mayr is wrong, particular nodes could easily be wrong too.”
“Finding a mountain, however, here set down in Mayr's map as the Crepa Rossa, and in Artaria as the Rothwand, we are fain to conclude that it is in each case the same, with only a difference in the name.”
“Indeed, this interpretation seems to be reinforced in Mayr’s next Aristotle quote:”
“The summer months were always spent in the Tyrol, where the Howitts had permanent quarters in an old mansion near Bruneck, called Mayr-am-Hof.”
“His doctoral advisor Stresemann once called Mayr a rising star.”
“Innovatively developed by Austrian based designers Heinz Glatzl and Joachim Mayr (M&G Interior Founders), ‘Twinni’ is a minimalist wardrobe with a simple framework to implement its shape.”
“Hitler's superior, Captain Karl Mayr, was asked to assess the role of the Jews in German society, and he assigned the task to Hitler.”
“Karl Mayr, the German officer who asked Hitler to write the letter about Germany's Jews, became an opponent of Hitler.”
“That logic has won Mr. Mayr many admirers in the growing independent genre film market.”
“When we did the reprint, I killed him again," said Mr. Mayr, laughing.”
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