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denier

1. a unit of weight used to measure the fineness of silk and man-made fibres, esp when woven into women's tights, etc. It is equal to 1 gram per 9000 metres
2. any of several former European coins of various denominations

denier

[′den·yər]
(textiles)
A unit expressing the mass of a fiber divided by its length, equal to 1 gram for 9000 meters of fiber.
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Holocaust denier and self-styled historian David Irving is leading tours of concentration camps, the Daily Mail reported Monday - at the hefty price of A[pounds sterling]2,000 ($3072) per person.
All of a sudden, and with a barrage of sheer intimidation, we are told by powerful groups of deniers that the scientists are wrong and we must abandon all our faith in overwhelming scientific evidence" he said.
The dual focus on the nature and interests of deniers and the logic of their beliefs makes this a 'must' for any college-level science collection.
Far more problematic than ahardcorea Holocaust deniers, relegated to the extremist neo-nazi fringes, this new perversion of the Holocaust is a kind of asoftcorea denial - but it has lasting and spreading effect.
The irony in the eyes of many is that Holocaust denial is fairly common in Europe where deniers can achieve some political martyrdom, but virtually unknown in the United States, where no one pays any attention to Holocaust deniers.
With Google's Help, Internet Becomes New Front for Battling Holocaust Deniers," is a headline over at Fast Company.
IT'S brilliant to hear the history deniers squeal now that Stephen Hawking, pictured, the most eminent British scientist since Isaac Newton, last week came out publicly and stated there is no place, repeat, no place, for God in our universe
Sites like this exist all over Merseyside but unfortunately the recession deniers are too fond of their prejudices.
CDATA[ The former Nazi Gestapo and SS headquarters will reopen as a museum with proof of the Nazi death machine, evidence against Holocaust deniers.
THE DENIERS is both interesting and frightening: interesting in how an apparently intelligent author can construct a story so biased and inaccurate, and frightening in that it is apparently being purchased--and possibly believed--by many.
Let's just say that global warming deniers are now on a par with Holocaust deniers, though one denies the past and the other denies the present and future.
Internationally, Ahmadinejad is known as a hard-line demagogue who has angered most of the world by saying Israel should be wiped off the map, by hosting an international conference of Holocaust deniers, and most of all, by pressing ahead with Iran's suspected nuclear-weapons program in defiance of the United Nations and most Western countries.