Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[froh-bi-sher, frob-i-] /ˈfroʊ bɪ ʃər, ˈfrɒb ɪ-/

Sir Martin, 1535?–94, English navigator and explorer.
Sir Martin. ?1535–94, English navigator and explorer: made three unsuccessful voyages in search of the Northwest Passage (1576; 1577; 1578), visiting Labrador and Baffin Island


Read Also:

  • Frobisher-bay

    noun 1. an arm of the Atlantic Ocean extending NW into SE Baffin Island, Northwest Territories, Canada. [ih-kah-loo-it, ee-kah-loo-eet] /ɪˈkɑ lu ɪt, iˈkɑ luˌit/ noun 1. the capital of Nunavut, Canada, in SE Baffin Island. /ˈfrəʊbɪʃə/ noun 1. an inlet of the Atlantic in NE Canada, in the SE coast of Baffin Island 2. the […]

  • Frobnicate

    /frob’ni-kayt/ (Possibly from frobnitz, and usually abbreviated to frob, but “frobnicate” is recognised as the official full form). To manipulate or adjust, to tweak. One frequently frobs bits or other 2-state devices. Thus: “Please frob the light switch” (that is, flip it), but also “Stop frobbing that clasp; you’ll break it”. One also sees the […]

  • Frobnitz

    noun An unspecified or unspecifiable object; something one does not know the name of or does not wish to name; gadget, gizmo (1980s+ Computer) /frob’nits/, plural “frobnitzem” /frob’nit-zm/ or “frobni” /frob’ni:/ (TMRC) An unspecified physical object, a widget. Also refers to electronic black boxes. This rare form is usually abbreviated to “frotz”, or more commonly […]

  • Frobozz magic programming language

    object-oriented language, functional language (FMPL of Accardi). A prototype-based, object-oriented, event-driven (mainly I/O events) interpreted language with functional features. Developed at the Experimental Computing Facility, University of California, Berkeley. There is an interpreter by Jon Blow blojo@xcf.berkeley.edu. Latest version: 1, as of 1992-06-02. (ftp://xcf.berkeley.edu/src/local/fmpl). Mailing list: . E-mail: Jack Hsu . (1992-06-02)

Disclaimer: Frobisher definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.