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An implement of stone or other hard substance used as a pestle to grind paints or drugs.

[Middle English molour, probably from mullen, to grind; see mull2.]


(Tools) a flat heavy implement of stone or iron used to grind material against a slab of stone
[C15: probably from mullen to grind to powder; compare Old English myl dust]


(Biography) Hermann Joseph. 1890–1967, US geneticist, noted for his work on the transmutation of genes by X-rays: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1946


(German ˈmylər)
1. (Biography) Friedrich Max (ˈfriːdrɪç maks). 1823–1900, British Sanskrit scholar born in Germany
2. (Biography) Johann (joˈhan).. See Regiomontanus
3. (Biography) Johannes Peter (joˈhanəs ˈpeːtər). 1801–58, German physiologist, anatomist, and experimental psychologist
4. (Biography) Paul Hermann (paul ˈhɛrman). 1899–1965, Swiss chemist. He synthesized DDT (1939) and discovered its use as an insecticide: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1948


(ˈmʌl ər)

an implement of stone or other substance with a flat base for grinding paints, powders, etc., on a slab of stone or the like.


(ˈmyu lər, ˈmʌl ər)

Friedrich Max, 1823–1900, English Sanskrit scholar and philologist, born in Germany.
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Noun1.Müller - Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)Muller - Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
2.Muller - Swiss physicist who studied superconductivity (born in 1927)
3.Muller - German physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)
4.Muller - German mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)
5.Müller - British philologist (born in Germany) who specialized in Sanskrit (1823-1900)Muller - British philologist (born in Germany) who specialized in Sanskrit (1823-1900)
6.Muller - United States geneticist who studied the effects of X-rays on genes (1890-1967)
7.muller - a reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation
thinker - someone who exercises the mind (usually in an effort to reach a decision)
8.muller - a heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
9.muller - a vessel in which wine is mulled
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
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Seedlings from the same fruit, and the young of the same litter, sometimes differ considerably from each other, though both the young and the parents, as Muller has remarked, have apparently been exposed to exactly the same conditions of life; and this shows how unimportant the direct effects of the conditions of life are in comparison with the laws of reproduction, and of growth, and of inheritance; for had the action of the conditions been direct, if any of the young had varied, all would probably have varied in the same manner.
Then there was Mason of Bradford, and the notorious Muller, and Lefevre of Montpellier, and Samson of new Orleans.
I can get it for her by running round to my friends, but I really have n't the time, till I get the Mullers off.
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HOYA is pleased to announce the acquisition of its long-time production and distribution partner Knecht & Muller AG (Stein am Rhein, Switzerland).
THOMAS MULLER has described reports Manchester United are prepared to spend [euro]100m on him as 'crazy'.
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Following its acquisition by the Carlyle Group, Muller will operate as a standalone business under the Signode Industrial Group.
London, June 17 ( ANI ): Germany ripped apart Portugal to open their World Cup campaign in style as they won the match 4-0, with forward Thomas Muller scoring the first hat-trick of the 2014 tournament.