Sir Patrick (Michael) Leigh. 1915–2011, British traveller and author, noted esp for the travel books A Time of Gifts (1977) and Between the Woods and the Water (1986)
[fur-mee-uh m] /ˈfɜr mi əm/ noun, Chemistry, Physics. 1. a transuranic element. Symbol: Fm; atomic number: 100. /ˈfɜːmɪəm/ noun 1. a transuranic element artificially produced by neutron bombardment of plutonium. Symbol: Fm; atomic no: 100; half-life of most stable isotope, 257Fm: 80 days (approx.) n. discovered in the debris of a 1952 U.S. nuclear test […]
[furn] /fɜrn/ noun 1. any seedless, nonflowering vascular plant of the class Filicinae, of tropical to temperate regions, characterized by true roots produced from a rhizome, triangular fronds that uncoil upward and have a branching vein system, and reproduction by spores contained in sporangia that appear as brown dots on the underside of the fronds. […]
/French fɛrnɑ̃dɛl/ noun 1. real name Fernand Joseph Désiré Contandin. 1903–71, French comic film actor
[fer-nan-dez, fer-; Spanish fer-nahn-deth, -des] /fɛrˈnæn dɛz, fər-; Spanish fɛrˈnɑn dɛθ, -dɛs/ noun 1. Juan [hwahn,, wahn;; Spanish hwahn] /ʰwɑn,, wɑn;; Spanish ʰwɑn/ (Show IPA), 1536?–1602? Spanish navigator: explorer in South America and the Pacific.