Weber

Primary Meanings of Weber

1.
n
German sociologist and pioneer of the analytic method in sociology (1864-1920)
2.
n
United States abstract painter (born in Russia) (1881-1961)
3.
n
German conductor and composer of romantic operas (1786-1826)
4.
n
German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878)
5.
n
German physicist and brother of E. H. Weber; noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1804-1891)
Full Definitions of Weber
1

n German sociologist and pioneer of the analytic method in sociology (1864-1920)

Synonyms:
Max Weber
Example of:
sociologist
a social scientist who studies the institutions and development of human society
2

n United States abstract painter (born in Russia) (1881-1961)

Synonyms:
Max Weber
Example of:
painter
an artist who paints
3

n German conductor and composer of romantic operas (1786-1826)

Synonyms:
Baron Karl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber, Carl Maria von Weber
Example of:
composer
someone who composes music as a profession
conductor, director, music director
the person who leads a musical group
4

n German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878)

Synonyms:
E. H. Weber, Ernst Heinrich Weber
Example of:
physiologist
a biologist specializing in physiology
5

n German physicist and brother of E. H. Weber; noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1804-1891)

Synonyms:
Wilhelm Eduard Weber
Example of:
physicist
a scientist trained in physics

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