Franck

[ frahngk; French frahnk ]

noun
  1. Cé·sar (Au·guste) [sey-zaroh-gyst], /seɪˈzar oʊˈgüst/, 1822–90, French composer, born in Belgium.

  2. James, 1882–1964, U.S. physicist, born in Germany: Nobel Prize 1925.

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How to use Franck in a sentence

  • The figures are by Franck and the picture is signed by both masters.

  • "That's it—buffo, buffo," cried Franck, striking the table with his fist.

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  • "It's very good they did," said Franck, smiling and tossing the lock from his forehead.

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  • As a matter of fact, Franck was the first to enter the dining-room.

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British Dictionary definitions for Franck

Franck

noun
  1. (French frɑ̃k) César (Auguste) (sezar). 1822–90, French composer, organist, and teacher, born in Belgium. His works, some of which make use of cyclic form, include a violin sonata, a string quartet, the Symphony in D Minor (1888), and much organ music

  2. (fræŋk) James . 1882–1964, US physicist, born in Germany: shared a Nobel prize for physics with Gustav Hertz (1925) for work on the quantum theory, particularly the effects of bombarding atoms with electrons

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