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 (fĭsh′ər), Emil Hermann 1852-1919.
German chemist. He won a 1902 Nobel Prize for his work on the structure and synthesis of sugars and purines.


1. (Biography) Emil Hermann (ˈeːmiːl ˈhɛrman). 1852–1919, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on synthetic sugars and the purine group: Nobel prize for chemistry 1902
2. (Biography) Ernst Otto. 1918–94, German chemist: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1973 with Geoffrey Wilkinson for his work on inorganic complexes
3. (Biography) Hans (hans). 1881–1945, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on chlorophyll, haemin, and the porphyrins: Nobel prize for chemistry 1930
4. (Biography) Robert James, known as Bobby. 1943–2008, US chess player; world champion 1972–75


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1. Edmond, born 1920, U.S. biochemist, born in China: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1992.
2. Emil, 1852–1919, German chemist: Nobel prize 1902.
3. Ernst Otto, born 1918, German chemist: Nobel prize 1973.
4. Hans, 1881–1945, German chemist: Nobel prize 1930.
5. Robert James ( “Bobby” ), born 1943, U.S. chess player.
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Noun1.Fischer - German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945)
2.Fischer - German chemist noted for work on synthetic sugars and the purines (1852-1919)
3.Fischer - United States chess master; world champion from 1972 to 1975 (born in 1943)
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Fischer stood beaming benevolently and drinking deep of the astonishment and ecstasy of the girl, the grim admiration and gruff thanks of the colonel, the wonder of the whole group.
I'll put 'em back now, my dear," said Fischer, returning the case to the tails of his coat.
Not on mine, please," said Sir Leopold Fischer, with dignity.
Dislike of the red-tied youth, born of his predatory opinions and evident intimacy with the pretty godchild, led Fischer to say, in his most sarcastic, magisterial manner: "No doubt you have found something much lower than sitting on a top hat.
He even essayed to put the paper donkey's tail to the coat-tails of Sir Leopold Fischer.
Kuno Fischer was then at the height of his fame and during the winter had been lecturing brilliantly on Schopenhauer.