Definition of

Schmidt

  1. (noun, person) German statesman who served as chancellor of Germany (born in 1918)

via WordNet, Princeton University

Origin of the word Schmidt

  1. type of astronomical telescope lens used for photography, 1939, from Estonian-born Ger. optician Bernhard Voldemar Schmidt (1879-1935), who invented it. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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