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Geber:

see JabirJabir
or Geber
, fl. 8th cent., Arab alchemist and physician, originally named Jabir ibn Hayyan. He is believed to have lived at Kufa and at Baghdad. A great number of works on alchemy, many of them unpublished, have been attributed to him, but scholars disagree as to
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Geber

(gē`bər), in the Bible. 1 Father of a steward of Solomon. 2 Officer of Solomon.
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Geber

Latinized form of Jabir, assumed in honour of Jabir ibn Hayyan by a 14th-century alchemist, probably Spanish: he described the preparation of nitric and sulphuric acids
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This alchemist wrote about 1300 using the name of Geber in order to gain credence by association with that great Arabian alchemist (see 750).
Geber, "The Disabled Ready, Willing and Able," Training 27(12) (December 1990):34.
Geber (Ed.), Piaget and knowing: studies in genetic epistemology.
Stature estimates for mass burials in the Kilkenny Union Workhouse cemetery (dating to famine years of 1847-1851 in Kilkenny City, Ireland) fall within normal ranges for nineteenth-century Britain, suggesting that these individuals were not stunted as a result of poor health in childhood (Geber and Murphy 2012).
Sexual dimorphism is a common feature of dioecious plants, including sex based traits (Lloyd and Webb, 1977; Bell, 1985; Delph and Meagher, 1995; Delph et al., 1996; Geber et al., 1999) and differences in nectar (Kay et al., 1984; Jolls et al, 1994; Delph et al., 1996; Shykoff, 1997; Geber et al., 1999; Witt et al., 1999).
Geber and Wilson introduce a model for integrating scientific and somatic approaches to training, advocating that such a combination will promote dancers' rounded understanding of the body and enhance their performance ability.
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Takeover speculation around Europe's leading express delivery firm, whose large UK business is centred on Atherstone in Warwickshire, flared again recently when German private equity investor Cornelius Geber said a consortium planning a bid for the group was almost ready.