thaler

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n thaler tä"lẽr A former German silver coin worth about three shillings sterling, or about 73 cents, around 1900.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n thaler A large silver coin current in various German states from the sixteenth century. The thaler of the present German empire is equivalent to three marks, and is worth about 3s. English (72 cents).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Thaler tä′lėr a dollar, in Germany a silver coin worth about 3s.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
G. See Dollar
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ger. Cf. Dollar.

Usage

In literature:

Tell me: how many hundred thalers do you want to begin with?
"The Marvellous History of the Shadowless Man and The Cold Heart" by Adelbert von Chamisso
Of late he has been trying to make it Prussian thalers, but that won't go down.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach
Some eighteen thousand men had perished, and a fortune of a hundred millions of thalers had been destroyed.
"The Tower of Dago" by Mór Jókai
Later, he sent her a royal present of two Prussian thalers, which she promptly returned by mail.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
For some time the saying was, To live on love and eight hundred thalers.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
But he who receives four thalers, and has to spend six, has no reason to care for a purse.
"Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. I." by Gustav Freytag
Many thousand thalers were noted down on the long list, and were delivered to the last penny into the State coffers.
"Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. II." by Gustav Freytag
The house is scarcely worth twenty thousand thalers, but it satisfies me.
"The Lost Manuscript" by Gustav Freytag
I myself had spent all my money except a few thalers.
"The Romance of the Canoness" by Paul Heyse
A levy of 30,000 thaler had been made on the city by the Swedish general to aid the Protestant cause.
"The Story of Our Hymns" by Ernest Edwin Ryden
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In news:

Commissioner Jeanette Gatto, Vice Mayor Lewis J Thaler, Chief Fred Maas, Mayor Norman S Edelcup, Commissioner Isaac Aelion.
On Nov 18, 1939, he married Margaret R Thaler in Greenville, Mich.
Russ Thaler of Comcast SportsNet was joking Monday at Kettler Iceplex about the Intentional Mysteriousness of Alex Ovechkin's injury.
As a young economics professor in the late 1970s, Richard Thaler began noticing small but nagging ways in which ordinary people defied the predictions of economic theory.
Richard Thaler appears in the following.
Behavioral economist Richard Thaler explains why we often make poor choices when it comes to our health, wealth, and happiness, and how we can learn to make better choices.
Marc Thaler 's ESPNBoston.com Article Featuring A NH Kid Drafted By The NFL.
Russ Thaler to host daily show on NBC Sports Network.
Russ Thaler says good-bye to Comcast SportsNet.
Fortune interviews Linda Kaplan Thaler , CEO and Chief Creative Officer of Kaplan Thaler Group.
Deaths THALER , RABBI RICHARD.
The Officers and staff of UJA-Federation of New York deeply mourn the passing of Rabbi Richard Thaler , spiritual leader of Sutton Place Synagogue.
Kathy Leah Cytron, a daughter of Mr and Mrs Ronald Cytron of Woodland Hills, Calif, was married yesterday to Shmuel Joshua Thaler , a son of Mr and Mrs Alvin Thaler of New York and a nephew of Mayor Koch.
Pictured (from left): Oxford Wildcat football captains Piper Thaler, Zack Hadorn and Marty Giannola helped out during the 5K run at Celebrate Oxford.
Nudging , a theory developed by two American academics, Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler, is in vogue in Britain.
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In science:

Thaler M., Zweim¨uller R., Distributional limit theorems in infinite ergodic theory, Probab.
Exponential chi squared distributions in infinite ergodic theory
Unfortunately, as shown in Fig. 2, a preliminary analysis by the CLEO collaboration — presented here by Thaler 5 — give inconsistent results.
BCP3: Summary of Theory
Arkani-Hamed, N., Cheng, H.-C., Luty, M., and Thaler, J., “Universal dynamics of spontaneous Lorentz violation and a new spin-dependent inverse-square law force”, (2004).
Modern tests of Lorentz invariance
For example, Nomura and Thaler propose DM fermions decaying into an axion and a scalar with the latter decaying again to axions.
Indirect Dark Matter Searches in the Light of ATIC, FERMI, EGRET and PAMELA
Virtually every experimental study on time preferences suggests that the standard assumption of time-consistency (related to the assumption of constant discount rate of time preference) is unrealistic (see, for instance, Thaler (1981), Ainslie (1992) or Loewenstein and Prelec (1992)).
Consumption and Portfolio Rules for Time-Inconsistent Investors
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