Wednesday, May 16, 2007

  • FIRE WALL (a nem. Brandmauer), the obsolete title of a fireproof wall.
  • BRANDMEJSTER (a nem. Brandmeister), in Russia the officer of police, the chief of one of urban fire fighting details.
  • The HOSE (niderl. brandspuit), 1) a metal tip of a flexible hose; the obsolete title of a trunk in fire fighting technique... 2) Transportable a hand pump for washing decks, fire controls and so forth on courts.
  • BRANDT Alexander Andreevich (1855-1932), the Russian scientist in range of applied mechanics and thermodynamics. With 1920 - in emigration, cable cores in Yugoslavia. Transactionses under the theory of steam engines, their application on locomotives and courts, general and engineering tllermodynamics. The writer of memoirs " Leaves flavescent " (1930).
  • BRANDT (Brandt) Villi (an ice-film. A name and fam. Gerbert Charles Fram, Frahm) (r. 1913), the federal chancellor of Germany in 1969-74. In 1958-63 chairman of Social-democratic party of Germany (Zap. Berlin), in 1964-87 chairman SDPG. In 1957-66 ruling burgomaster Zap. Berlin. In 1966-69 vice-chancellor and Minister for Foreign Affairs in coalition (HDS - HSS and SDPG) government of Germany. The president Socialist internatsionala with 1976. The Nobel Prize of the world (1971).
  • BRANDT (Brandt) George (1694-1768), the Swedish chemist and mineralog. The main transactionses on study of an arsenic and his connections. Has discovered (1735) cobalt and has studied his properties.
  • BRANDT Feodor Fedorovich (Iogann Fridrih) (1802-79), the Russian zoologist, the academician Petersburg AN (1833). By origin the German, in Russia with 1831. The founder and the first director (with 1831) Zoological museum AN. Transactionses after a taxonomist, a zoogeography, a comparative anatomy and paleontology of mammals.
  • BRANDUKOV Anatoly Andreevich (1856-1930), the violoncellist, the conductor, the composer, the teacher. Acted in bands from A.G.Rubinshtejnom, F.Listom, S.V.Rahmaninovym. The professor (in 1906-17 director) the Musical - drama school of the Moscow philharmonic society and the Moscow conservatory (with 1921). Products for a violoncello (the play from a piano, concerts with an orchestra).
  • BRANDYS Anatoly Jakovlevich (1923-88), doubly the Hero of Soviet Union (1945), the general - lieutenant of aircraft (1985). In Great Domestic war in an attack aviation, the squadron commander; 227 sorties.
  • BRANKOVICH George (1645-1711), the Serbian historian. In 1683-99 has put forward the plan of building " Illirijskogo kingdoms " - the slavonic state from Black up to the Adriatic m. The writer " Slavjanoserbskoj chronicles " (from the most ancient times).
  • BRANKUZI (Brancusi) Konstantin (1876-1957), the Romanian sculptor - abstract artist. In 1902 has moved from Romania to Munich, then, in 1904 - to Paris. Created on some versions of one scene, integrating them in groups ("Kiss", 1910-21; "Pisces", 1924-30). Interest to a primitive sculpture of African peoples was reflected in creativity Brankuzi.
  • BRANT (Brant) Sebastjan (ok. 1458-1521), the german writer - humanist. The book poetic satyr " the Ship of fools " (1494).
  • BRANTING (Branting) Charles Jalmar (1860-1925), one of osnovatelej (1889) and leaders of the Social-democratic working consignment of Sweden (SDRPSH; with 1907 chairman of its Executive committee). In 1917-18 Minister of Finance, in 1920-25 prime minister, in 1921-23 also Minister for Foreign Affairs. The Nobel Prize of the world (1921).
  • BRANTOM (Brantome) Pierre de Burdej, sjer de (1540-1614), the French writer, court. The writer of pithy "Memoirs".
  • BRANH, in the Grecian mythology favourite Apollo basing his sanctuary in Didymiums bliz of Miletus; was in a nem the first divinator. Sacrificers of a temple belonged to stem Branha (Branhidy).
  • BRANHIOMIKOZ, disease of fishes (primarily sets karpovyh), called by mushrooms. Gills are struck. Pisces often perish.
  • BRASLAV, city (with 1940) in Belarus, Vitebsk region, on coast an eskar. Drivjaty, in 30 kms from zh.-d. An item. Druja. 10 thousand inhabitants (1991). A vegetable dehydration plant, manufacture of a building materials.
  • WRISTLET (frants. bracelet), ring-shaped (closed or disconnected) a dressing from diverse materials (metal, a bone, precious and ornamental stones, a velvet, dinging a bead, golden filaments or silk, etc.). A wristlet wore primarily on arms from a wrist up to an elbow, and also on legs, for shchikolotok.
  • BREASTSTROKE (frants. brasse, from bras - an arm), a way of sporting float on a breast, defined by simultaneous symmetrical motions of extremities in a horizontal plane.
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