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 (broun′shvīk′) also Bruns·wick (brŭnz′wĭk)
1. A region and former duchy of north-central Germany. Established in the 13th century, the duchy became independent in 1918 before joining the Weimar Republic.
2. A city of north-central Germany east-southeast of Hanover. Reputedly founded in 861, it is an industrial and commercial center.


(Placename) the German name for Brunswick


(ˈbrʌnz wɪk)

1. a former state of Germany: now part of Lower Saxony in Germany.
2. a city in Lower Saxony, in N central Germany. 254,130.
German, Braunschweig.
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Peter Becker of the Federal Institute of Physical and Technical Affairs (PTB) in Braunschweig, Germany, and his team measured the number of atoms in a sphere of silicon-28 to calculate Avogadro's constant to nine significant figures, reports Nature.
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Winterhalter is on the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Institute of Food Chemistry at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany, working with a research team focused on natural product chemistry and aroma research.
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Fritz Riehle of PTB, the national-standards lab in Braunschweig, Germany, says that such superiority had already been demonstrated in a comparison of two ytterbium optical clocks at his lab.
The 16-year-old piano, made in Braunschweig, Germany, is considered to be one of the best in the world - with a price to match.
University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany; [dagger] University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg/Saar, Germany; [double dagger] Mathias-Spital, Rheine, Germany; and [section] German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, Braunschweig, Germany
The artist's most recent large-scale commission was his design for a building complex in Braunschweig, Germany for the World's Fair, due for completion this year.
r Biotechnologische Forschung mbH) in Braunschweig, Germany.
A German Labor Court in Braunschweig, Germany, has upheld the dismissal of a community child care center's head after police found 60 child pornography data files on his personal computer.
Field experiments were conducted in 1995, 1996, and 1997 on a sandy loam soil (Haplic Luvisol) at the Federal Agricultural Research Center (FAL), Braunschweig, Germany (52 [degrees] 17'75" N, 10 [degrees] 26'16" E; altitude 80 m).