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noʊˈbɛlNo·bel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nobel, Alfred Nobel, Alfred Bernhard Nobelnoun

    Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)

Wiktionary

  1. Nobeladjective

    Relating to the Nobel Prize or to Nobel laureates.

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  1. Nobel

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nobel in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nobel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Nobel in a Sentence

  1. Britta Pedersen/picture:

    I’m an infectious disease worker who has won the Nobel Peace summit Award for my work in infectious disease, Harvard Awards, Einstein Awards, you know these kinds of things, and, you know I worked with Dr. [Anthony] Fauci for decades and I just want to say — COVID is not an opinion-based situation and Mr. Rogan thinking that his opinion or a disclaimer for the lives that he personally has affected and caused losses of, it’s not an opinion.

  2. Tom Zegan:

    I might not be a Nobel Peace Prize winner but I know that the opposite of love is not indifference, it's hate. Indifference would be the fulcrum (center point) between love and hate. To think otherwise is ludicrous.

  3. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, The Crazy Ape:

    When I received the Nobel Prize, the only big lump sum of money I have ever seen, I had to do something with it. The easiest way to drop this hot potato was to invest it, to buy shares. I knew that World War II was coming and I was afraid that if I had shares which rise in case of war, I would wish for war. So I asked my agent to buy shares which go down in the event of war. This he did. I lost my money and saved my soul.

  4. Paul Coxon:

    All three Nobel winners played vital roles in this energy storage revolution which has now placed power in our pockets, it's a wonderful example of taking research from the lab. We can literally hold the result in our hands.

  5. Asle Sveen:

    It is a tremendous burden to give a Nobel to a teenager.

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