Associations to the word «Hoffmann»

Dictionary definition

HOFFMANN, noun. Austrian architect known for his use of rectilinear units (1870-1956).
HOFFMANN, noun. German chemist (1818-1892).
HOFFMANN, noun. United States chemist (born in Poland) who used quantum mechanics to understand chemical reactions (born in 1937).
HOFFMANN, noun. German writer of fantastic tales (1776-1822).

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.