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Mayer

1. Julius Robert von . 1814--78, German physicist whose research in thermodynamics (1842) contributed to the discovery of the law of conservation of energy
2. Louis B(urt). 1885--1957, US film producer, born in Russia; founder and first head (1924--48) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) film company

mayer

[′mī·ər]
(thermodynamics)
A unit of heat capacity equal to the heat capacity of a substance whose temperature is raised 1° Celsius by 1 joule.
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Mayer let on that he is in good terms with Perry, so much so that it did not feel strange for him to send her a birthday text during the wee hours of the morning.
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Neighbour Paul Mitchell, 53, said: "I lived next door to Mr and Mrs Mayer for about 27 years and all I will say is that they were a really lovely couple.
Zverev double-faulted on break point in the sixth game to give Mayer a 4-2 lead, and the veteran closed out the first set 6-2.
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If Mayer continues down her current course, Smith is threatening to lead a shareholder mutiny aimed at overthrowing Yahoo's board next year -- a rebellion that, if successful, could lead to her ouster.
Surviving Mayer are a brother, Robert Mayer (Alice) of Oakland, CA; nephews, Kirk Mayer and Keith Mayer; a niece, Kathy Mayer, all of California.
Peter Mayer boasts an extensive performing and songwriting portfolio with experience in any number of styles from jazz to country rock to classical and spiritual.
Given Yahoo's persistent headaches, shareholders presumably want Mayer to shake things up.
Mayer, now 77, worked for Wal-Mart from July 1, 1969, to June 30, 1976.