Muller

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n muller a vessel in which wine is mulled
    • n muller a heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone
    • n muller a reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation
    • n Muller United States geneticist who studied the effects of X-rays on genes (1890-1967)
    • n Muller British philologist (born in Germany) who specialized in Sanskrit (1823-1900)
    • n Muller German mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)
    • n Muller German physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)
    • n Muller Swiss physicist who studied superconductivity (born in 1927)
    • n Muller Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Muller A stone or thick lump of glass, or kind of pestle, flat at the bottom, used for grinding pigments or drugs, etc., upon a slab of similar material.
    • Muller A vessel in which wine, etc., is mulled over a fire.
    • Muller One who, or that which, mulls.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n muller The grinder in an amalgamating-pan, or any similar form of pulverizing and amalgamating apparatus.
    • n muller An implement of stone or glass with which paints are ground by hand.
    • n muller One who mulls wine, cider, etc.
    • n muller A vessel in which wine or other liquor is mulled.
    • n muller A prehistoric stone implement, so called because supposed to have been used for grinding grain. See the extract.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Muller mul′ėr a glass pestle for mixing paints: a mechanical pulveriser.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. mullen, to pulverize, bruise; cf. Icel. mylja,; prob. akin to E. mold, soil. See Mold soil, and cf. Mull dirt

Usage

In literature:

Muller for grinding paint in the paint mortar.
"Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained from the Indians of New Mexico in 1880" by James Stevenson
We brought-up for the night off the still-burning ruins of Seriff Muller's town.
"The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido" by Henry Keppel
You receive Mr. Muller as though you had been married for years.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 11, No. 26, May, 1873" by Various
Muller, of New York, he has had his only musical instruction.
"Contemporary American Composers" by Rupert Hughes
Then I asked Muller what it meant.
"Yorke The Adventurer" by Louis Becke
A've got a graund vairse in ma heid for Mr. Muller's buryin'!
"Tam O' The Scoots" by Edgar Wallace
Muller had to fall back again and again.
"My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War" by Ben Viljoen
Frank Muller, the Barghi chief, distinguished himself by the fury of his imprecations and the accuracy of his aim.
"HE" by Andrew Lang
Our writer discusses the fight generally with Captain von Muller.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
George Muller was an adept at the ingenuity of vice.
"George Muller of Bristol" by Arthur T. Pierson
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In poetry:

Maud Muller on a summer's day,
Raked the meadows, sweet with hay.
Nor was this just a grand-stand play;
Maud got a rake-off, so they say.
"Modern Maud Muller" by Edwin Carty Ranck
Mount — mount for the hunting — with musket and spear!
Call our friends to the field — for the Lion is near!
Call Arend and Ekhard and Groepe to the spoor;
Call Muller and Coetzer and Lucas Van Vuur.
"The Lion Hunt" by Thomas Pringle
Leave the horses behind — and be still every man:
Let the Mullers and Rennies advance in the van:
Keep fast in your ranks; — by the yell of yon hound,
The savage, I guess, will be out — with a bound.
"The Lion Hunt" by Thomas Pringle
On the morn of the eighth on a huge sable stone
Then Ellen, all reeking, he laid;
With a rock for his muller he crush'd every bone,
But, though ground to jelly, still, still did she groan;
For life had forsook not the maid.
"The Paint-Kings" by Washington Allston

In news:

The venture marks the first entry by either PepsiCo or Muller into US dairy aisles.
PepsiCo and Germany's Theo Muller Group bringing European-style premium yogurt to the U.S.
Muller changes Canes' free-agent dynamic.
ITW Muller announces new company structure.
Carolina Hurricanes coach Kirk Muller says he will experiment this preseason with putting brothers Jordan and Eric Staal on the ice together.
Expectations surrounding Germany too high, warns Thomas Muller .
Germany midfielder Thomas Muller has accused the media of having unrealistic expectations of the team at Euro 2012.
With its volume of shrink sleeves orders continuously growing, Hammer Packaging in Rochester, NY, USA, decided at drupa to purchase the new VSOP web printing press from Muller Martini.
Injuries changed Missouri's Muller , but her spirit is unaffected.
The pain comes and goes these days for Lindsey Muller , though she largely ignores it.
Muller happy with Canes.
Coach Kirk Muller changed Hurricanes' culture.
Muller , Brookwood girls repeat as county champs.
'Noir City' organizer Eddie Muller on the evolution of the genre he loves.
Boyertown's Muller realizes All-State dream.
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In science:

Box and M¨uller, A note on the generation of normal random deviates, Ann.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
Wilding and M¨uller, Liquid - vapour asymmetry in pure fluids: a Monte Carlo study, J.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
This algorithm is found to be ten times faster than the Box-Muller algorithm.
Monte Carlo: Basics
W. M¨uller, Relative zeta functions, relative determinants and scattering theory, Comm.
Relative Zeta Functions, Determinants, Torsion, Index Theorems and Invariants for Open Manifolds
GMS] Guralnick, R., M¨uller, P., and Saxl, J., The rational function analogue of a question of Schur and exceptionality of permutation representations, Memoirs of the Amer.
Derangements in simple and primitive groups
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