karl von frisch

Frisch

[frish; German, Norwegian frish]
noun
1.
Karl von [kahrl von; German kahrl fuhn] , 1886–1982, Austrian zoologist: Nobel Prize in Physiology 1973.
2.
Max (Rudolf) [maks roo-dolf; German mahks roo-dawlf] , 1911–91, Swiss novelist and playwright.
3.
Otto Robert [ot-oh rob-ert; German awt-oh roh-buhrt] , 1904–1979, Austrian physicist.
4.
Ragnar [rahng-nahr] , 1895–1973, Norwegian economist: Nobel Prize 1969.
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Frisch (frɪʃ)
 
n
1.  Karl von. 1886--1982, Austrian zoologist; studied animal behaviour, esp of bees; shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1973
2.  Max (maks). 1911--91, Swiss dramatist and novelist. His works are predominantly satirical and include the plays Biedermann und die Brandstifter (1953) and Andorra (1961), and the novel Stiller (1954)
3.  Otto. 1904--79, British nuclear physicist, born in Austria, who contributed to the development of the first atomic bomb
4.  Ragnar (Anton Kittil). 1895--1973, Norwegian economist, who pioneered the study of econometrics and greatly influenced the management of the Norwegian economy from 1945: shared the first Nobel prize for economics (1969) with Jan Tinbergen

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