Definition of Fischer
1. Noun. German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945).
2. Noun. German chemist noted for work on synthetic sugars and the purines (1852-1919).
3. Noun. United States chess master; world champion from 1972 to 1975 (born in 1943).
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Literary usage of Fischer
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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Born at Freiburg (Breisgau) in 1733, fischer was in 1700 a member of the ... fischer established his reputation in England by his brilliant playing at the ..."
2. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"David fischer, former Special Assistant to the President, arranged Presidential photo opportunities or meetings with at least seven major Channell-Miller ..."
3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1902)
"2, 367 fischer, F. Examination of butter by polarized ... it 493 fischer, LA Facilities for standardizing chemical apparatus afforded by foreign governments ..."
4. Eminent Chemists of Our Time by Benjamin Harrow (1920)
"EMIL fischer news has reached us that Emit fischer is no more. ... To what extent fischer was a victim of the war is still unknown to us; but we were told, ..."
5. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Gustav Mann, Walther Löb, Henry William Frederic Lorenz, Robert Wiedersheim, William Newton Parker, Thomas Jeffery Parker, Harry Clary Jones, Sunao Tawara, Leverett White Brownell, Max Julius Louis Le Blanc, Willis Rodney Whitney, John Wesley Brown, Wi (1906)
"3772 (1902) ; E. fischer, 'Hydrolysis of Casein by means of Hydrochloric Acid. ... 70 (1902); E. fischer niul A. Skita, 'Fibroin and Gelatine of Silk' ibid. ..."