An·tho·ny Her·man Ge·rard [Dutch ahn-toh-nee her-mahn gey-rahrt] /Dutch ɑnˈtoʊ ni ˈhɛr mɑn ˈgeɪ rɑrt/, 1890–1939, Dutch airplane designer and builder.
an aircraft designed or built by Fokker, especially as used by Germany in World War I.
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Historical Examples of fokker
It was only a short while before the Fokker monoplane was “behind the times.”
The Fokker biplane D.7 first appeared in numbers at this time.
The Fokker was driven over the town of Verdun in the course of the fight.
At last I formed a resolution that I also would learn to fly a Fokker.
I noticed that a German Fokker was attacking three Caudron machines.
British Dictionary definitions for fokker
Anthony Herman Gerard (ɑnˈtoːniː ˈhɛrman ˈxeːrɑrt). 1890–1939, Dutch designer and builder of aircraft, born in Java
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Word Origin and History for fokker
German monoplane, 1913, from name of A.H.G. Fokker (1890-1939), Dutch engineer and inventor.
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