landau(redirected from Landau, Lev (Davidovich))
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1. A four-wheeled carriage with front and back passenger seats that face each other and a roof in two sections that can be lowered or detached.
2. A style of automobile with a similar roof.
Of or relating to a covering of fabric or vinyl over part or all of the roof of an automobile to make it resemble a convertible: a sedan with a landau top.
[After Landau, a city of southwest Germany.]
a four-wheeled carriage, usually horse-drawn, with two folding hoods that meet over the middle of the passenger compartment
[C18: named after Landau (a town in Bavaria), where it was first made]
(Biography) Lev Davidovich (ljɛf daˈvidəvitʃ). 1908–68, Soviet physicist, noted for his researches on quantum theory and his work on the theories of solids and liquids: Nobel prize for physics 1962
lan•dau(ˈlæn dɔ, -daʊ)
1. a four-wheeled, two-seated carriage with a top made in two parts that may be let down or folded back.
2. a sedanlike automobile with a short convertible back.
[1735–45; after Landau, town in Germany where first made]
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|Noun||1.||Landau - Soviet physicist who worked on low temperature physics (1908-1968)|
|2.||landau - a four-wheel covered carriage with a roof divided into two parts (front and back) that can be let down separately|