from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Fuchs, Klaus Emil Julius 1911-1988. German-born physicist who worked on the development of the atomic bomb in Britain and the United States and was imprisoned (1950-1959) for passing scientific secrets to the Soviet Union.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A student of the first year.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Gorman universities, a student of the first year; a freshman. Compare burnt fox, under burnt.
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- n. British physicist who was born in Germany and fled Nazi persecution; in the 1940s he passed secret information to the USSR about the development of the atom bomb in the United States (1911-1988)
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