Hoover


Hoover
Hoo|ver [ˈhu:və US -ər] n trademark BrE
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Hoover, Herbert
(1874-1964) a US politician in the ↑Republican Party who was the President of the US from 1929 to 1933, during the first years of the great depression, when many US citizens did not have jobs
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Hoover, J. Ed|gar
(1895-1972) the most important director of the ↑FBI, from 1924 until his death. He had very strong anti-Communist views, and he was later criticized for having too much power and for collecting information about people who were not criminals or enemies of the country.

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  • Hoover — bezeichnet: eine Stadt im US Bundesstaat Alabama, Hoover (Alabama) ein ehemaliges Unternehmen für Reinigungsgeräte, siehe Hoover (Unternehmen) Hoover ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Douglas Hoover (* 1972), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HOOVER (H. C.) — HOOVER HERBERT CLARK (1874 1964) Après des études à Stanford (Calif.), Herbert C. Hoover devient ingénieur des mines et travaille dans l’ouest des États Unis, puis en Australie, en Asie, en Europe, en Amérique du Sud. Il est en Chine lorsque… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hoover — puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Personas 1.1 Autores de nombres científicos 2 Localidades 3 Otros …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hoover —   [ huːvə],    1) Herbert Clark, 31. Präsident der USA (1929 33), * West Branch (Iowa) 10. 8. 1874, ✝ New York 20. 10. 1964; ursprünglich Bergbauingenieur; nach Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkriegs 1915 19 Vorsitzender des Hilfswerks für Belgien, 1917… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hoover — Hoover, Herbert Clark * * * (as used in expressions) Hoover, comisión Hoover, Herbert (Clark) Hoover, J(ohn) Edgar Hoover, represa …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • hoover up — ˌhoover ˈup [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they hoover up he/she/it hoovers up present participle hoovering up past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hoover — Hoover, AL U.S. city in Alabama Population (2000): 62742 Housing Units (2000): 27150 Land area (2000): 43.134570 sq. miles (111.718018 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.513158 sq. miles (1.329073 sq. km) Total area (2000): 43.647728 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hoover, AL — U.S. city in Alabama Population (2000): 62742 Housing Units (2000): 27150 Land area (2000): 43.134570 sq. miles (111.718018 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.513158 sq. miles (1.329073 sq. km) Total area (2000): 43.647728 sq. miles (113.047091 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hoover — Brit. ► NOUN trademark ▪ a vacuum cleaner. ► VERB (hoover) ▪ clean with a vacuum cleaner. ORIGIN named after the American industrialist William H. Hoover (1849 1942) …   English terms dictionary

  • Hoover — n. [a trademark.] a kind of vacuum cleaner. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English