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 (vĕr′nər), Abraham Gottlob 1749-1817.
German geologist who developed a classification system for minerals and argued that all rocks had been formed in a primeval ocean.

Werner

(German ˈvɛrnər)
n
1. (Biography) Abraham Gottlieb (ˈaːbrəham ˈɡɔtloːp). 1749–1817, German geologist. He emphasized the importance of field and laboratory observation for understanding the earth
2. (Biography) Alfred (ˈalfreːt). 1866–1919, Swiss chemist, born in Germany. He developed a coordination theory of the valency of inorganic complexes: Nobel prize for chemistry 1913
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For a quartermaster had entered the wheelhouse, and even while we had been speaking the pilot had taken possession of the bridge; as we descended, the tender left us with flying handkerchiefs and shrill good-bys; and as we bowed to Miss Werner on the promenade deck, there came a deep, slow throbbing underfoot, and our voyage had begun.
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He was clad in a quiet gray suit with a moderately harmonious purple tie; but Fisher saw something about the turn of his fair mustache and the lie of his flat hair--it suddenly revealed that his name was Franz Werner.
A bankruptcy company promoter named Werner discovered the secret and blackmailed the squire into surrendering the estate.
I have seen so many remarkable things in him, that if you would have me really say what I think, I shall reply that I really do look upon him as one of Byron's heroes, whom misery has marked with a fatal brand; some Manfred, some Lara, some Werner, one of those wrecks, as it were, of some ancient family, who, disinherited of their patrimony, have achieved one by the force of their adventurous genius, which has placed them above the laws of society.
A Financial Industry Regulatory Authority extended hearing panel barred on Thursday broker Hank Mark Werner of Northport, New York, for fraudulently churning and excessively trading the accounts of his customer -- a blind, elderly widow -- and for making unsuitable recommendations.
Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) said it has announced a pay increase for its 48-state solo Van Company drivers.
A live audio webcast and the related presentation materials for each of the events will be available on the conference date through the "Investors" link on the Werner website at www.
its jobsite, truck and van storage business, to Werner Co.
Around 1980 Germany really had something to offer the international art world, the dealer Michael Werner tells me one morning last year a few hours before the opening of the Cologne art fair.
The overall winners of the 5K race were Tom Werner with a time of 17 minutes and 50 seconds and Nancy Klinger with a time of 20:22.
Craig Werner sets himself a compelling and daunting task in A Change Is Gonna Come: What's attempted is nothing less than a history of the complex interactions between popular music and racial politics in the United States in the final four decades of the twentieth century.