Definition of Lorenz
1. Noun. Austrian zoologist who studied the behavior of birds and emphasized the importance of innate as opposed to learned behaviors (1903-1989).
Definition of Lorenz
1. Proper noun. Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist and ethologist ¹
2. Noun. (''during World War II'') a blind-landing aid used at German military airfields ¹
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Medical Definition of Lorenz
1. Adolf, Austrian surgeon, 1854-1946. See: Lorenz' sign. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Lorenz
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1897)
"lorenz exhibited the original specimen (formerly in the Museum ... Dr. lorenz is therefore of opinion that the southern form of Nestor should be called ..."
2. Stochastic Orders and Decision Under Risk by Karl C. Mosler, Marco Scarsini (1991)
"A survey is provided of available results regarding the lorenz order of order statistics. 1. Introduction. Let Xi.-n denote the ith order statistic from a ..."
3. Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery: 1859 to [1865 by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Charles Stewart Drewry, John Jackson Smale, Richard Torin Kindersley (1862)
"Mr. lorenz any sums not exceeding in the whole 600/. at such rate of interest as the trustees might deem reasonable without requiring any other security ..."
4. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1902)
"Since the publications of Wagner,1 Hepp,2 and Jackson,3 and Unverricht,4 in 1887, a considerable number of observations have, however, been reported. lorenz ..."
5. Cambrian Geology and Paleontology by Charles Doolittle Walcott (1916)
"It is listed by Doctor lorenz as follows:1 A lower layer with (0) : Eighty ... latus lorenz T have identified the above-listed fossils as follows: (a) ..."
6. The Theory of Light by Thomas Preston (1912)
"lorenz - and Lorentz 3 have deduced theoretically the formula /i2-! 1 Ma + 2 p -,—= . - = constant, and later Planck derived the same formula from a ..."