HyperDic: von_braun

English > 1 sense of the expression von Braun:
NOUNperson von Braun, Braun, Wernher von Braun, Wernher Magnus Maximilian von BraunUnited States rocket engineer (born in Germany where he designed a missile used against England)
English > von Braun: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States rocket engineer (born in Germany where he designed a missile used against England); he led the United States Army team that put the first American satellite into space (1912-1977).
SynonymsBraun, Wernher von Braun, Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun
Instance ofrocket engineer, rocket scientistAn engineer who builds and tests rockets
CatalanWernher von Braun

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