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Frisch

/frɪʃ/

Other forms: Frisches; Frischs

Definitions of Frisch
  1. noun
    Austrian zoologist noted for his studies of honeybees (1886-1982)
    synonyms: Karl von Frisch
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    example of:
    animal scientist, zoologist
    a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
  2. noun
    Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)
    synonyms: Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch, Ragnar Frisch
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    example of:
    economic expert, economist
    an expert in the science of economics
  3. 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)
    synonyms: Otto Frisch, Otto Robert Frisch
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    example of:
    nuclear physicist
    a physicist who specializes in nuclear physics
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