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

Derived forms: mullers, mullered, mullering

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, Karl