Braunschweig

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A region and former duchy of north-central Germany. Established in the 13th century, the duchy became independent in 1918 before joining the Weimar Republic.
  • A city of north-central Germany east-southeast of Hanover. Reputedly founded in 861, it is an industrial and commercial center.

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  • proper noun a city in Lower Saxony, Germany; Brunswick

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  • noun a city in central Germany

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Examples

  • In the year of its discovery, Meyer acquired a small sample of radium from Giesel in Braunschweig, to attempt to measure the magnetic permeability of radium.

    Trafficking Materials and Gendered Experimental Practices: Radium Research in Early 20th Century Vienna

  • Fajans provided lead previously obtained from Giesel in Braunschweig; Richards got samples from Ellen Gleditsch, the Norwegian chemist who was then working with Boltwood; Ramsay sought supplies from the Cornwall pitchblende and the British Radium Corporation, a new company that established a factory for producing radium bromide under Ramsay's own directorship. 33

    Trafficking Materials and Gendered Experimental Practices: Radium Research in Early 20th Century Vienna

  • This intermediate reference was shuttled to the PTB in Braunschweig many times for calibration with an elaborate harmonic laser frequency chain.

    Theodor W. Hänsch - Autobiography

  • It is called the Braunschweig suite, nine rooms in all.

    The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912

  • The € 250 million purchase of Schloss-Arkaden in Braunschweig was made by Deka on behalf of its ImmobilienEuropa fund.

    No Comeback Yet

  • Shown, an undated picture taken with electronic microscope shows enterohaemorrhagic E. coli at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in Braunschweig, Germany.

    E. coli Outbreak Spreads

  • Krückeberg and Willemeit founded GraftLab in Los Angeles in 1998 with Wolfram Putz, who they studied with at the Technical University in Braunschweig.

    Designing a New Urban Landscape

  • Gustav Braunschweig sank his gums into the officer's arm -- but to no effect.

    Magazines

  • Glikl set up a shop in Hamburg for manufacturing stockings and sold them near and far; she bought pearls from every Jew in town, sorted them, and sold them by size to appropriate buyers; she imported wares from Holland and traded them in her store along with local goods; she attended the fairs of Braunschweig, Leipzig, and other towns; she lent money and honored bills of exchange across Europe.

    Jewish Women In Travel - Glikl Bas Judah of Hameln

  • Glikl set up a shop in Hamburg for manufacturing stockings and sold them near and far; she bought pearls from every Jew in town, sorted them, and sold them by size to appropriate buyers; she imported wares from Holland and traded them in her store along with local goods; she attended the fairs of Braunschweig, Leipzig, and other towns; she lent money and honored bills of exchange across Europe.

    Jewish Women On The Road - Glikl Bas Judah of Hameln

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