(redirected from Grenoble, France)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.


 (grə-nō′bəl, -nôbl′)
A city of southeast France on the Isère River south-southwest of Chambéry. An ancient Roman city, Grenoble is a noted tourist and skiing center.


(ɡrəˈnəʊbəl; French ɡrənɔblə)
(Placename) a city in SE France, on the Isère River: university (1339). Pop: 156 659 (2008)


(grəˈnoʊ bəl)

a city in SE France, on the Isère River. 169,740.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Grenoble - a city in southeastern France on the Isere RiverGrenoble - a city in southeastern France on the Isere River
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
References in periodicals archive ?
This volume collects 243 papers from the 10th European Conference on Silicon Carbide & Related Materials (ECSCRM 2014), held in Grenoble, France, in September 2014, where researchers discussed issues in the field of wide bandgap semiconductors, focusing on silicon carbide, but also III-nitrides, diamond, and related materials like graphene.
GRENOBLE, France (TAP) - Former Formula One champion, Michael Schumacher, has left the hospital in Grenoble, France, where he was admitted with brain injuries nearly six months ago.
Fevrier 2008 - Aout 2011: Directeur :Institut de formation et de cooperation technique Organisation mondiale du commerce - Geneve, Suisse Aout 2006 - Janvier 2008: Economiste en chef, Directeur - Division du commerce, de la finance et du developpement economique a la Commission economique pour l'Afrique des Nations Unies - Addis-Abeba, Ethiopie Juillet 2003 - Juillet 2006: Division du Commerce et de l'integration regionale a la Commission economique pour l'Afrique des Nations Unies - Addis-Abeba, Ethiopie Septembre 2001 - Juillet 2003: Directeur au Bureau regional pour l'Afrique centrale Commission economique pour l'Afrique des Nations Unies - Yaounde, Cameroun Formation et diplomes Fevrier 1999: Habilitation a diriger la recherche - Universite de Grenoble, France (Economie) 1990: Ph.
The 23-year-old from Grenoble, France, led the way in the tough event in which competitors have to battle through mud, fire, water and barbed wire over a 5km course.
Grenoble, France : Brake failure was almost certainly what caused a coach full of young Britons to crash in the French Alps, the prosecutor investigating the terrifying accident said Wednesday.
This ancient genetic diversity in a region far from the goat strains' origins reflects the long-distance transport of goats from the Near East by European pioneers soon after the origins of animal domestication, farming, and village life, say geneticist Pierre Taberlet of Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble, France, and his colleagues in an upcoming Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Leipheimer was fourth in the penultimate stage and has an advantage of 1 minute, 48 seconds heading into today's 81-mile ride from Saint Jean-de-Maurienne to Grenoble, France.
Three neutron transmission and scattering setups have been used at the Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland (cold neutrons, CN, SANS-I instrument [11]) and at the Institute Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France (very cold, VCN, and UCN, PF2 instrument [12]), always using essentially the same strategy: preparation of the respective neutron beam using a velocity selector (PSI) or a chopper (ILL) in connection with adequate collimation; detection of transmitted and, in part, of scattered neutrons in 2D-detectors.
Patrick Huber, Christian Pierre, Christian Bermond, and Bruno Carre are with the Centre Technique du Papier, BP 251, 38044 Grenoble, France.
The new language, called Circus-DTE, is a research project developed at the Xerox Research Centre of Europe in Grenoble, France.
Tiempo is headquartered near Grenoble, France, with US offices in California.
Coauthor Timm Weitkamp of the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, France, says the new gratings can handle the less intense, multiwavelength, and multidirectional beams that emerge from typical hospital X-ray tubes.