Definition of Frisch

1. Noun. British physicist (born in Austria) who with Lise Meitner recognized that Otto Hahn had produced a new kind of nuclear reaction which they named nuclear fission; Frisch described the explosive potential of a chain nuclear reaction (1904-1979).

Exact synonyms: Otto Frisch, Otto Robert Frisch
Generic synonyms: Nuclear Physicist

2. Noun. Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973).

3. Noun. Austrian zoologist noted for his studies of honeybees (1886-1982).
Exact synonyms: Karl Von Frisch
Generic synonyms: Animal Scientist, Zoologist

Lexicographical Neighbors of Frisch

Frigid Zone
Fringilla coelebs
Fringilla montifringilla
Frisch (current term)
Frisian Islands
Fritillaria affinis
Fritillaria agrestis
Fritillaria biflora
Fritillaria imperialis
Fritillaria lanceolata
Fritillaria liliaceae
Fritillaria meleagris
Fritillaria micrantha
Fritillaria mutica

Literary usage of Frisch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1829)
"The strait in many places does not exceed the depth of twelve feet, and as the Frisch-Haf itself is still more shallow, the commercial advantages that might ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"It is also the F. communis, E. albus, Frisch. t. 80 ; the F. montanus, B.; F. griseus, ... Frisch ..."

3. Public Organization in Ancient Greece: A Documentary Study by Nicholas F. Jones (1987)
"In lines 16 and 17, Frisch reproduces the text restored by A. ... The suggestion of an allusion to Alexander-Paris is made by Frisch, on no. 122 (p. 225). ..."

4. The New-York Legal Observer by Samuel Owen (1848)
"Caspar Frisch. a silver repeater, which took his fancy. ... Frisch returned home with his head full of this new temptation, and of the old debt. ..."

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