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 (wīts′mən, vīts′män), Chaim Azriel 1874-1952.
Russian-born Israeli biochemist and politician who was the first president of Israel (1948-1952).


(ˈwaɪtsmən; ˈwaɪz-)
(Biography) Chaim (ˈxaɪɪm). 1874–1952, Israeli statesman, born in Russia. As a leading Zionist, he was largely responsible for securing the Balfour Declaration (1917); first president of Israel (1949–52)


(ˈvaɪtsˌmɑn, ˈwaɪts mən)

Cha•im (ˈxaɪ ɪm) 1874–1952, 1st president of Israel 1948–52, born in Russia.
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Noun1.Weizmann - Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)Weizmann - Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)
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Wood distillation was the only way Britain could make acetone until Russian-born biochemist Chaim Weizmann discovered how to produce it using bacterial fermentation.
to develop new antibodies originating from specified research at the Weizmann Institute of Science addressing identified targets of cancer immune checkpoints.
Under the agreement, Tikcro will provide funding for further research at the Weizmann Institute of Science to develop certain antibodies selected and verified in pre-clinical trials.
is the target of a patent infringement suit filed by Yeda Research and Development Company, ah Israeli corporation that markets and commercializes technology emerging from Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science.
the commercial arm of the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS), have signed a three-year agreement in which Abbott will fund research programs at the Weizmann Institute of Science in selected health care fields.
At one point Weizmann did call Aaronsohn 'loyal, friendly and efficient' (this was to Judge Brandeis), but later he said that Aaronsohn was a man who could not abide anyone and no-one could stand him.
If it weren't for those nutrients, the Amazon would be a wet desert," says Ilan Koren, an atmospheric scientist at the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot, Israel.
The Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel recently announced the successful testing on a large scale of a new solar technology that "may offer a 'green' solution to the production of hydrogen fuel," as well as facilitate the storage and transportation of hydrogen.
Ezra Nuriel of the Weizmann Institute in Israel; Ethan Rubinstein, a professor of internal medicine at Tel Aviv University and head of the Infectious Diseases Unit at Chaim Sheba Medical Center in Israel; and Boaz Ziniman, former commander of the Biological and Chemical Officers Instruction Division at the Officers School of the Homeland Command in Israel.
Zionist leaders like Chaim Weizmann and David Ben-Gurion appeared to endorse his plan.
Michal Schwartz, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel and licensed to Proneuron.
In desperation he turned to brilliant chemist Chaim Weizmann, whom he had met in 1903 when, as a solicitor, he was asked to draft the constitution for a new State of Zion, to be set up in Uganda as a national home for the Jews of the Dispersion.