kummel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kummel liqueur flavored with caraway seed or cumin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Kummel A Russian and German liqueur, consisting of a sweetened spirit flavored with caraway seeds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kummel A cordial made especially in the Baltic provinces of Russia, flavored with cumin, caraway, or fennel, and generally much sweetened. The best quality is called allasch.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Kummel küm′el a liqueur flavoured with cumin and caraway seeds.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
G. kümmel, cumin, caraway seed, L. cuminum,. Cf. Cumin
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ger.

Usage

In literature:

It is better to drink kummel...!
"Villa Rubein and Other Stories" by John Galsworthy
Small glass Kummel, please.
"The Story of the Gadsby" by Rudyard Kipling
The man came in with tea and a bottle of Kummel.
"Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence
Mr Galloway rapped on the table, and ordered another kummel.
"The Man Upstairs" by P. G. Wodehouse
They sat down in the cafe and ordered some kummel, but there was none, said the waiter, so they had to content themselves with common anisette.
"Paris From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
They sat down in the cafe and ordered some kummel, but there was none, said the waiter, so they had to content themselves with common anisette.
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
Little one, have you any of that double zero Kummel left, that you had the other day?
"His Excellency the Minister" by Jules Claretie
It was either in the kummel or in the coffee.
"The Book of All-Power" by Edgar Wallace
And mind you bring that kummel, for it is the best in Europe.
"Aladdin of London" by Sir Max Pemberton
From a German bake shop get the bread, either "Kummel," (which is rye with caraway seeds), or Pumpernickel.
"Suppers" by Paul Pierce
Their names were Kummell and Beilager; and I urged them, for reasons which I would explain, to pay a secret visit to Gramberg.
"A Dash .. .. .. For a Throne" by Arthur W. Marchmont
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In science:

While there are in principle multiple ways to solve the OEP equation, we have found the one originally due to K¨ummel and Perdew to be particularly useful.
Exact-exchange density functional theory for neutron drops
We shall refer to this method as the K¨ummel-Perdew (KP) algorithm.
Exact-exchange density functional theory for neutron drops
For this purpose we have used pure HF and orbital-based DFT in the EXX form, implementing the algorithm of K¨ummel and Perdew to solve the OEP equation.
Exact-exchange density functional theory for neutron drops
Marques, (Eds.) (Springer, Berlin, 2003); S. K¨ummel and L.
Exact-exchange density functional theory for neutron drops
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