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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.]
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(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
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
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an implement of stone or other substance with a flat base for grinding paints, powders, etc., on a slab of stone or the like.
Mül•ler(ˈmyu lər, ˈmʌl ər)
Friedrich Max, 1823–1900, English Sanskrit scholar and philologist, born in Germany.
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|Noun||1.||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.||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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