adjective Date: 1943 of or relating to the socioeconomic theories of Max Weber

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  • weberian — we·be·ri·an …   English syllables

  • weberian — weˈbirēən, vāˈ , wēˈ adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Max Weber died 1920 German sociologist and political economist + English ian : of or relating to the socioeconomic theories of Max Weber …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weberian apparatus — The Weberian apparatus is made up of a set of bones known as Weberian ossicles, a chain of small bones that connect the auditory system to the gas bladder of fishes. It is a characteristic of the superorder Ostariophysi. The ossicles connect the… …   Wikipedia

  • Weberian vertebrae — the four anterior vertebrae associated with the Weberian apparatus …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Weberian ossicles — the four bones in a chain derived from vertebrae in the Weberian apparatus forming the auditory unit or pars auditum (anterior to posterior): claustrum, scaphium, intercalarium and tripus. Also called ossa auditoria …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Weberian apparatus — /vay bear ee euhn/, n. (in certain fishes) a chain of small bones and ligaments connecting the inner ear with the air bladder. [1885 90; named after E. H. WEBER; see IAN] * * * ▪ fish anatomy       distinctive chain of small bones characteristic… …   Universalium

  • Weberian ossicle — noun One of a chain of small bones that connect the auditory system to the air bladder of teleost fishes. See Also: Weberian apparatus …   Wiktionary

  • Weberian model of ideal bureaucracy — Weberio idealusis biurokratijos modelis statusas T sritis Politika apibrėžtis Vokiečių sociologo M. Weberio sudarytas modelis, kuriame biurokratija laikoma racionalia valstybės valdymo forma. Pagrindinis Weberio suformuluotas biurokratijos… …   Politikos mokslų enciklopedinis žodynas

  • weberian apparatus — noun Usage: usually capitalized W Etymology: Ernst H. Weber died 1878 + English an : the entire set of structures including the Weberian ossicles and their ligaments by which the air bladder of some fishes is connected to the ear * * * /vay bear… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weberian apparatus — four bones and associated tissues connecting the gas bladder to the inner ear and conveying pressure changes and sound. Usually the definition includes the first four vertebrae (two and three may be fused), a supporting unit or pars sustentaculum …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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