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Ber·lin·er

 (bûr′lə-nər), Emile 1851-1929.
German-born American inventor of the gramophone, the first phonograph to use disks rather than cylinders as a recording surface (1888).
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Berliner

(bɜːˈlɪnə)
n
1. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Berlin
2. (Journalism & Publishing) a newspaper having a format between that of a broadsheet and a tabloid, approximately 18.5 inches by 12.4 inches (47 x 31.5 centimetres)
[C20: (for sense 2) this format was first adopted by Berlin newspapers]
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Ber•lin•er

(bɜrˈlɪn ər)

n.
a resident of Berlin, Germany.
[1855–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Berliner - an inhabitant of Berlin
Berlin, German capital - capital of Germany located in eastern Germany
German - a person of German nationality
West Berliner - an inhabitant of West Berlin
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Translations

Berliner

[bɜːˈlɪnəʳ] Nberlinés/esa m/f
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Berliner

[bɜːˈlɪnəʳ] nberlinese m/f
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References in classic literature ?
"Ja wo-o-ohl!" cried I again with all my might with a longdrawn rolling of the " ohl " sound after the fashion of the Berliners (who constantly use the phrase "Ja wohl!" in conversation, and more or less prolong the syllable "ohl" according as they desire to express different shades of meaning or of mood).
"You must know that when I was in Berlin I frequently used to hear the Berliners repeat, and repellently prolong, a certain phrase--namely, 'Ja wohl!'; and, happening to meet this couple in the carriage-drive, I found, for some reason or another, that this phrase suddenly recurred to my memory, and exercised a rousing effect upon my spirits.
The first notable improvement upon Bell's invention was the making of the transmitter, in 1877, by Emile Berliner. This, too, was a romance.
Bell unquestionably suggested it in his famous patent, when he wrote of "increasing and diminishing the resistance." Berliner was the first actually to construct one.
Another area where Berliners, or more accurately the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), the city's main public transport company, are careless is towards pets.
Filmmaker Alan Berliner, tired of people thinking he was Alan Berliner the photographer or Alan Berliner the social worker, made a film about the other Alan Berliners, and about the origins and meanings of American names, in 2001.
This book examines the impact of World War II on Berliners, providing a much-needed and valuable addition to studies on war and the home front.
To this end, she begins her study in about 1930 as the Weimar Republic was collapsing and Berliners were still trying to come to grips with the incomprehensible number of deaths suffered during the First World War.
Wanting to deflate Berliners' anxiety about being abandoned, Kennedy traveled to Berlin in order to see but, more importantly, to be seen.
A crowd of 120,000 Berliners gathered in front of the Sch|neberg Rathaus (City Hall) to hear him speak.
TOMORROW Berliners and people throughout Europe will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall.
BONO got Berliners backs up yesterday - by building his own wall in the centre of their city.