Definition of Schiller

1. Noun. German romantic writer (1759-1805).

Exact synonyms: Johann Christoph Friedrich Von Schiller
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



Definition of Schiller

1. n. The peculiar bronzelike luster observed in certain minerals, as hypersthene, schiller spar, etc. It is due to the presence of minute inclusions in parallel position, and is sometimes of secondary origin.

Definition of Schiller

1. Proper noun. (surname German from=German) ¹

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Definition of Schiller

1. a brownish luster occurring on certain minerals [n -S]

Medical Definition of Schiller

1. The peculiar bronzelike luster observed in certain minerals, as hypersthene, schiller spar, etc. It is due to the presence of minute inclusions in parallel position, and in sometimes of secondary origin. Schiller spar, an altered variety of enstatite, exhibiting, in certain positions, a bronzelike luster. Origin: G, play of colours. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schiller

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schiedam
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schieffelinite
schiff bases
schiffli
schilder syndrome
schilerization
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schillerizations
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schillings
schimmel
schimmels
schindyleses
schindylesis
schindyletic joint
schipperke
schipperkes
schirmerite

Literary usage of Schiller

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1843)
"Eberhard of Wurtemberg, from Schiller, 628. El Empecinado, passage in the ... Favour of the moment, the, from Schiller, 438. Fight with the dragon, the, ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"In philosophical speculation Schiller derived inspiration mainly from Kant, but he worked his way to many independent judgments, and his theories have ..."

3. Chips from a German Workshop by Friedrich Max Müller, Christian Karl Josias Bunsen (1889)
"LIFE OF Schiller.1 THE hundredth anniversary of the birthday of Schiller, which, according to the accounts published in the German newspapers, seems to have ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In philosophical speculation Schiller derived inspiration mainly from Kant, ... Schiller had been introduced to Goethe in 1788, but they did not begin to ..."

5. Thomas De Quincey's Theory of Literature by Sigmund Kluss Proctor, Clarence De Witt Thorpe, Paul Mueschke (1900)
"DE QUINCEY AND Schiller. De Quincey wrote in 1838 a life of Schiller for the Encyclopedia Britannica.1 In this, as in much of De Quincey's work, ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"Schiller, on the other hand, was essentially a poet and thinker of the age ... And yet, mutally antithetic as the standpoints of Goethe and Schiller were, ..."

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