Nobel, Alfred Nobel, Alfred Bernhard Nobel(noun)
Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)
Relating to the Nobel Prize or to Nobel laureates.
Nobel is a geometric sans-serif typeface designed by Sjoerd Henrik de Roos and Dick Dooijes in the period 1929–1935 for the Amsterdam Type foundry). Capitalizing upon Lettergieterij Amsterdam's substantial financial interest in the Berlin typefoundry H. Berthold AG, de Roos conceived of a revival of Berthold Grotesk. Begun just two years after the release of Futura, Nobel is a similar exploration of geometric form but allows far more biomorphic shapes and variation. In its light-weight version, Nobel shares considerable similarities with the purity of Futura, yet in the text and bold weights idiosynchronies emerge, revealing a less strident structure. The a is double-storyed, the g has an open tail, and the t has a distinctive curved terminal. Neither de Roos or Dooijes considered Nobel to be a great achievement, yet it became one of the best selling sans-serif types of the Lettgieterij Amsterdam, continuing in popularity into the mid-1960s. Some post-war functionalists including Wim Crouwel ridiculed Nobel, describing it as parody of the nineteenth century grotesques. Andrea Fuchs and Fred Smeijers of the Dutch Type Library produced a revival in 1993. In the same year in the United States, Tobias Frere-Jones, then at Font Bureau, began a revival of the Nobel face. Cyrus Highsmith and Dyana Weissman later added the light weights.
The surname of a swedish chemist who created an award system to honor and respect the contributions of an individual or individuals to the advancement of specific categories that affect humanity or the collective goals of humanity.
The Nobel prize is an annual award in specific categories named after a swedish chemist Alfred Nobel who created the system.
The numerical value of Nobel in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Nobel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The farther the experiment is from theory the closer it is to the Nobel Prize.
Nobel prize money is a lifebelt thrown to a swimmer who has already reached the shore in safety.
I can forgive Alfred Nobel for having invented dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize.
The U.S. push for world domination is unacceptable, obama sends out drones to kill people and wins the Nobel peace prize. This has to stop.
I hope the Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to encourage the efforts of individuals struggling to preserve the constitution that stands against wars.
Images & Illustrations of Nobel
Translations for Nobel
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for Nobel »
Find a translation for the Nobel definition in other languages:
Select another language: