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[fish-er] /ˈfɪʃ ər/
Edwin, 1886–1960, Swiss pianist.
[ey-mil] /ˈeɪ mɪl/ (Show IPA),
1852–1919, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1902.
Ernst Otto, 1918–2007, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1973.
[hahns] /hɑns/ (Show IPA),
1881–1945, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1930.
Robert James ("Bobby") 1943–2008, U.S. chess player. Unabridged
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  • Mr. Fischer dined with us, Mr. Fredennick came after dinner, and they went with us to the Library & walked upon the ramparts.

  • Mr. Fischer is a man who fought against the war up to the last.

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
  • "You shall take her with you," said Fischer, and he went resolutely across the room and took Chrie by the arm.

    The Outrage Annie Vivanti
  • Fischer, Basil Jones and my son have been killed in the War.

  • It was Fischer, tall and stately and handsome as usual, with his magnificent uniform and sash and chevrons.

    On Guard Upton Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for Fischer


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
Ernst Otto. 1918–94, German chemist: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1973 with Geoffrey Wilkinson for his work on inorganic complexes
Hans (hans). 1881–1945, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on chlorophyll, haemin, and the porphyrins: Nobel prize for chemistry 1930
Robert James, known as Bobby. 1943–2008, US chess player; world champion 1972–75
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Fischer in Medicine

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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