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  • proper n. A surname.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. German physicist who developed the Geiger counter (1882-1945)


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  • And sure, the Hays Office made it necessary to muck about with Chalder's story, so we don't know the nature of "the racket" Geiger is running, that he's using the antique bookshop as a front for a shop that sells pornography, or that Lundgren and Geiger are lovers (the Hays Office wouldn't go for homosexuality), or that those photos of Carmen are pornographic.

    The Next to Last Day of May

  • Iran is investing in Geiger counters, and Osama bin Laden is sitting in his cave making tapes that basically say, "Neener, neener."

    April 2006

  • If oft-injured Matt Geiger is healthy, his outside shot could cause problems for the Lakers. - Sixers, Lakers head-to-head

  • Geiger is to select from a large number of possible and perhaps useful experiments that which appears the most urgent at the moment, and to do this experiment with the simplest possible apparatus, i.e. clearly arranged and variable apparatus.

    Walther Bothe - Nobel Lecture

  • This modesty of his room requirements - Geiger repeatedly stated that he had no desire for a giant institute - is characteristic of the principal trait in Geiger's personality as a scientist: the desire to keep scientific work within economic bounds.

    Walther Bothe - Nobel Lecture

  • Geiger derives both the Arabic words from Syriac terms, and renders elders and clerics, p. 51.

    The Koran (Al-Qur'an)

  • "If the gates break there, much of Hungary's drinking water would be endangered," says WWF official Martin Geiger.

    Hungarian sludge disaster darkens mood

  • Turbo was traveling at an "extremely high rate of speed" before it rolled down the embankment off state Highway 341, known as Geiger Grade, which connects Reno to Virginia City, around

    Tahoe Daily Tribune - Top Stories

  • ; Sumter Farm and Stock Co., better known as Geiger, Alabama and Happy Valley Farms Inc.; as managing partner of HMS Cattle Co.


  • To be sure, the home had always been a feminine space in traditional Judaism, and liberal thinkers such as Geiger accepted the separate domains of religious practice.

    Abraham Geiger.


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