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- Fischer, Emil Hermann 1852-1919. German chemist. He won a 1902 Nobel Prize for his work on the structure and synthesis of sugars and purines.
- Fischer, Robert James Known as "Bobby.” 1943-2008. American chess player who became a grand master at the age of 15 and was world champion from 1972 to 1974.
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- n. German chemist noted for work on synthetic sugars and the purines (1852-1919)
- n. German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945)
- n. United States chess master; world champion from 1972 to 1975 (born in 1943)
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With that in mind, it should come as good news that Fischer is in talks to join Owen Wilson in the new Farrelly Brothers-directed comedy, Hall Pass.
“Halsey Fischer is employed to work with us in a capacity that will not violate any restrictive covenants he may have with former employers,” a company spokesman said in an e-mailed statement.
Here the biographical treatment works well: the life of a man such as Joschka Fischer is exemplary.
Pat Fischer is likely the coolest person I've ever met.
Fischer is the acknowledged father of the football paraphrase of the famous statement that "receivers shall not pass."
Tibor Fischer is intrigued by an enigmatic collection
Author: Benjamin Fischer â€œSo youâ€ ™ re a butler. â€
Fischer is one of the most influential contemporary historians.
A brilliant but troubled soul, Bobby Fischer is seen as the rightful heir to Paul Morphy -- the original American superstar of chess.
Today, Fischer is seen as a traitor to many still loyal to the church, said Shannon Price, director of the Diversity Foundation, a charity Fischer funds through Ultradent.