[toun-zuh nd] /ˈtaʊn zənd/
Francis Everett, 1867–1960, U.S. physician and proposer of the Townsend plan.
- Francis turbine
/ˈfrɑːnsɪs/ noun 1. a water turbine designed to produce high flow from a low head of pressure: used esp in hydroelectric power generation
- Francis Xavier
noun 1. Saint, . [zey-vee-er, zav-ee-, zey-vyer] /ˈzeɪ vi ər, ˈzæv i-, ˈzeɪ vyər/ noun 1. Saint Francis (Francisco Javier”the Apostle of the Indies”) 1506–52, Spanish Jesuit missionary, especially in India and Japan. 2. a male given name: from an Arabic word meaning “bright.”. /ˈzeɪvɪə/ noun 1. Saint Francis Xavier, See Xavier /ˈzeɪvɪə; ˈzæv-; Spanish […]
[fran-see-uh m] /ˈfræn si əm/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a radioactive element of the alkali metal group. Symbol: Fr; atomic number: 87. /ˈfrænsɪəm/ noun 1. an unstable radioactive element of the alkali-metal group, occurring in minute amounts in uranium ores. Symbol: Fr; atomic no: 87; half-life of most stable isotope, 223Fr: 22 minutes; valency: 1; melting […]
[fran-sahyz] /ˈfræn saɪz/ verb (used with object), francized, francizing. Canadian. 1. to force to adopt French customs and the French language. /ˈfrænsaɪz/ verb 1. (Canadian) to make or become French-speaking