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Noun: muller  mú-lu(r)
  1. A reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation
    - muser, ponderer, ruminator
  2. 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
    - pestle, pounder
  3. A vessel in which wine is mulled
Verb: muller  mú-lu(r)
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
    - cream [informal], bat, clobber [informal], drub, thrash [informal], lick [informal], marmalise [Brit, informal], marmelize [Brit, informal], marmelise [Brit, informal], wipe the floor [informal], paste [informal], beat hollow [informal], whale [N. Amer, informal], marmalize [Brit, informal], smoke [N. Amer, informal], hammer [informal], blow away [informal], slaughter [informal], tromp [N. Amer, informal], trounce
Noun: Muller
  1. Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    - Paul Hermann Muller
  2. United States geneticist who studied the effects of X-rays on genes (1890-1967)
    - Hermann Joseph Muller
  3. British philologist (born in Germany) who specialized in Sanskrit (1823-1900)
    - Max Muller, Friedrich Max Muller
  4. German mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)
    - Johann Muller, Regiomontanus
  5. German physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)
    - Johannes Peter Muller
  6. Swiss physicist who studied superconductivity (born in 1927)
    - K. Alex Muller, Karl Alex Muller

Derived forms: mullers, mullering, mullered

Type of: anatomist, astronomer, beat, beat out, chemist, crush, geneticist, mathematician, nuclear physicist, philologist, philologue, physiologist, shell, stargazer, thinker, tool, trounce, uranologist, vanquish, vessel

Encyclopedia: Muller, Michael