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 (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.
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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
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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.
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.
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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.
Institut Max von Laue-Paul Langevin, Grenoble, France
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tubingen, Germany, and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, France, identified a gene that codes for one of the crystal-organizing proteins.