e. o. fischer

Fischer

[fish-er]
noun
1.
Edwin, 1886–1960, Swiss pianist.
2.
Emil [ey-mil] , 1852–1919, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1902.
3.
Ernst Otto, 1918–2007, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1973.
4.
Hans [hahns] , 1881–1945, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1930.
5.
Robert James ("Bobby") 1943–2008, U.S. chess player.
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Fischer (ˈfɪʃər)
 
n
1.  Emil Hermann (ˈeːmiːl ˈhɛrman). 1852--1919, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on synthetic sugars and the purine group: Nobel prize for chemistry 1902
2.  Ernst Otto. 1918--94, German chemist: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1973 with Geoffrey Wilkinson for his work on inorganic complexes
3.  Hans (hans). 1881--1945, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on chlorophyll, haemin, and the porphyrins: Nobel prize for chemistry 1930
4.  Robert James, known as Bobby. 1943--2008, US chess player; world champion 1972--75

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Fischer Fi·scher (fĭsh'ər), Hans. 1881-1945.

German chemist known for his research on the components of blood. He won a 1930 Nobel Prize for his work on the synthesis of hemin.

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