Definition of Otto 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: Frisch, Otto Robert Frisch
Generic synonyms: Nuclear Physicist



Lexicographical Neighbors of Otto Frisch

Otobius
Otoe
Otomanguean
Otomi
Otsu
Otsukimi
Ottawa
Ottawan
Ottawans
Ottawas
Otter
Ottmar Mergenthaler
Otto
Otto's disease
Otto Frisch (current term)
Otto Fritz Meyerhof
Otto Hahn
Otto Heinrich Warburg
Otto I
Otto Jespersen
Otto Loewi
Otto Meyerhof
Otto Neumann Sverdrup
Otto Robert Frisch
Otto Wagner
Otto cycle
Otto pelvis
Otto the Great
Otto von Bismarck

Literary usage of Otto Frisch

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

1. Nuclear Energy Today by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2003)
"While visiting her nephew Otto Frisch in Denmark, she and Frisch proved that a splitting of the uranium atom was feasible. ln 1939. they described their ..."

2. The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb by F. G. Gosling (1999)
"... and her nephew, Otto Frisch, led to the conclusion that so much energy had been released that a previously undiscovered kind of process was at work. ..."

3. Gazetteer and Biographical Record of Genesee County, N.Y., 1788-1890 by Frederick W. Beers (1890)
"... Otto Frisch, but soon was deserted by him. About this time suspicion was aroused, and SE Filkins (counselor) caused an investigation to be made, ..."

4. A Physicist's Labour in War and Peace: Memoirs 1933-1999 by E. Walter Kellermann (2004)
"... following in the footsteps of von Hevesy and Paneth, a former member of the Institute. She, too, had to leave Austria. Otto Frisch, like I one of ..."

5. Bibliothek der Schweizer-geschichte und aller Theile: So dahin Bezug haben by Gottlieb Emanuel von Haller (1786)
"1610. in 8vc>. und von « Jacob Otto frisch heraus gegeben. Ulm »69,. in 4w. ,, 6,, S." In letzterer Auflage gehören die S. 41?- 5>8. zu unserm Zweck, ..."

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