[fawrs-mahn, -muh n, fohrs-; German fawrs-mahn] /ˈfɔrs mɑn, -mən, ˈfoʊrs-; German ˈfɔrs mɑn/
[German ver-nuh r] /German ˈvɛr nər/ (Show IPA), 1904–79, German surgeon: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1956.
Forssmann Forss·mann (fôrs’män’, -mən), Werner Theodor Otto. 1904-1979.
German physician. He shared a 1956 Nobel Prize for developing cardiac catheterization.
[fawr-muh l] /ˈfɔr məl/ adjective 1. being in accordance with the usual requirements, customs, etc.; conventional: to pay one’s formal respects. 2. marked by form or ceremony: a formal occasion. 3. designed for wear or use at occasions or events marked by elaborate ceremony or prescribed social observance: The formal attire included tuxedos and full-length […]
[fawr-stuh-rahyt] /ˈfɔr stəˌraɪt/ noun, Mineralogy. 1. the magnesium end member, Mg 2 SiO 4 , of the olivine group. /ˈfɔːstəˌraɪt/ noun 1. a white, yellow, or green mineral of the olivine group consisting of magnesium silicate. Formula: Mg2SiO4 forsterite (fôr’stə-rīt’) See under olivine.
[fawrst-ner] /ˈfɔrst nər/ noun, Carpentry. 1. a bit for drilling blind holes, guided from the rim rather than from the center to permit it to enter the wood at an oblique angle.
[fawr-swair] /fɔrˈswɛər/ verb (used with object), forswore, forsworn, forswearing. 1. to reject or renounce under oath: to forswear an injurious habit. 2. to deny vehemently or under oath. 3. to perjure (oneself). verb (used without object), forswore, forsworn, forswearing. 4. to swear falsely; commit perjury. /fɔːˈswɛə/ verb -swears, -swearing, -swore, -sworn 1. (transitive) to reject […]