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

  • Weizmann, Chaim Azriel 1874-1952. Polish-born Israeli chemist and politician who was the first president of Israel (1948-1952).

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  • n. Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)

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Examples

  • "It's hard to get men to volunteer to cry" in a lab, noted Weizmann neurobiologist Noam Sobel, senior author of the study appearing in Friday's edition of the journal Science.

    Women's Tears Turn Men Off

  • It's hard to get men to volunteer to cry in a lab, noted Weizmann neurobiologist Noam Sobel, senior author of the study appearing in Friday's edition of the journal Science.

    Chemical signal in women's tears a turnoff for men

  • In London, Wingate continued working feverishly through everyone he knew, including Weizmann and Ben Gurion who were much more phlegmatic and less impetuous and incautious than he, to get a Jewish Army into action.

    Robert Eisenman: Who Killed Orde Wingate?

  • In London, Wingate continued working feverishly through everyone he knew, including Weizmann and Ben Gurion who were much more phlegmatic and less impetuous and incautious than he, to get a Jewish Army into action.â¨

    Robert Eisenman: Who Killed Orde Wingate?

  • It was also partly an old-fashioned power struggle; Brandeis wanted to install efficient managers and take power from Weizmann and his more ardent eastern European followers.

    How Einstein Divided America's Jews

  • Brandeis was initially happy that Einstein was coming to America, even though he was accompanying Weizmann.

    How Einstein Divided America's Jews

  • Asked upon their arrival whether he understood the theory, Weizmann gave a puckish reply: “Einstein explained his theory to me every day, and by the time we arrived I was fully convinced that he really understands it.”

    How Einstein Divided America's Jews

  • Weizmann does know what honesty is — but weakly yields to his numerous Russian associates.

    How Einstein Divided America's Jews

  • In a letter to his brother in 1921, Brandeis revealed the cultural and personal underpinnings of his rift with Weizmann:

    How Einstein Divided America's Jews

  • Brandeis had traveled with Weizmann to Palestine in 1919, and the following year had gone to London to be with him at a Zionist convention.

    How Einstein Divided America's Jews

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