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

  • Steinman, David Barnard 1886-1960. American civil engineer who designed numerous suspension bridges, including the George Washington Bridge in New York City (1931).

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  • n. United States civil engineer noted for designing suspension bridges (including the George Washington Bridge) (1886-1960)


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  • The Nobel Committee spent the morning calling Steinman to offer the traditional congratulations only to discover they faced a "unique" situation.

    Reuters: Top News

  • The Nobel committee has said that it did not know Steinman was dead when it made the announcement, and earlier today it released a statement offering condolences and continuing to refer to Steinman as a Nobel laureate-which could be a sign that it intends to honor its original decision.

    The New Yorker

  • The reason is a combination of the weather and school-night dynamics, says Benj Steinman , publisher of Beer Marketer's Insights.

    Carrots Vie for a Spot on Game Day

  • Mark Steinman, director for the Professional and Amateur Pinball Association, says competitive pinball is growing, especially his association's World Championships began Thursday in Pittsburgh and concludes Sunday.

    Pinball still has its share of wizards

  • Associated Press Nobel prize winner Ralph Steinman's family, from left to right, daughter Lesley Steinman, wife Claudia Steinman, son Adam Steinman and daughter Alexis Steinman, speak at a ceremony honoring him at Rockefeller University in New York Monday.

    Nobel for Immunity Research

  • The 2011 Nobel Prizes The three winners from left to right: American Bruce Beutler in a 2009 photo, Luxembourg-born Jules Hoffman in an undated photo and Canadian Ralph Steinman in a 2009 photo.

    Nobel for Immunity Research

  • So when Dr. Steinman was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer more than four years ago, he decided to apply the same approach on himself.

    Nobel for Immunity Research

  • Dr. Steinman was recognized for his 1973 co-discovery of dendritic cells, which play a vital role in helping the immune system destroy intruders.

    Nobel for Immunity Research

  • Dr. Steinman wasn't associated with Dendreon, according to a close colleague at his lab.

    Nobel for Immunity Research

  • But the committee decided the decision would stand because Dr. Steinman has been selected in good faith, on the assumption he was alive.

    Nobel for Immunity Research


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