1. [ noun ] (chemistry) German chemist noted for work on synthetic sugars and the purines (1852-1919)
Synonyms: emil_hermann_fischer
Related terms: chemist
2. [ noun ] (chemistry) German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945)
Synonyms: hans_fischer
Related terms: chemist
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 554
4. [ noun ] (chess,games) United States chess master; world champion from 1972 to 1975 (born in 1943)
Synonyms: robert_james_fischer bobby_fischer
Related terms: chess_master
Similar spelling:   Fichera