Hofmann [hof-muh n; German, Polish hawf-mahn] Examples noun
- Au·gust Wil·helm von [ou-goo st vil-helm fuh n] /ˈaʊ gʊst ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/, 1818–92, German chemist.
- Hans,1880–1966, U.S. painter, born in Germany.
- Jo·sef (Cas·i·mir) [joh-zuh f kaz-uh-mir] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf ˈkæz ə mɪr/, 1876–1957, U.S. pianist and composer, born in Poland.
Examples from the Web for hofmann Contemporary Examples of hofmann
Hofmann was the inventor of LSD and turned Junger onto it in 1951.
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Historical Examples of hofmann
The caterpillar, after Hofmann, is figured on Plate 1, Fig. 5.
Eggs and a caterpillar, the latter after Hofmann, are figured on Plate 123.
Like most of the other colours, Hofmann violets are salts of colourless bases.
So the words are taken by Meyer, Hofmann, Schmiedel, and others.
Godowsky and Hofmann are as inseparable as were Chopin and Liszt.
British Dictionary definitions for hofmann Hofmann noun
- Hans. 1880–1966, US painter, born in Germany: a pioneer of the abstract expressionist style