F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fur-mee; Italian fer-mee]
    • /ˈfɜr mi; Italian ˈfɛr mi/
    • /ˈfɜːmɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fur-mee; Italian fer-mee]
    • /ˈfɜr mi; Italian ˈfɛr mi/

Definitions of fermi word

  • noun fermi Enrico [en-ree-koh;; Italian en-ree-kaw] /ɛnˈri koʊ;; Italian ɛnˈri kɔ/ (Show IPA), 1901–54, Italian physicist, in the U.S. after 1939: Nobel Prize 1938. 1
  • noun fermi A unit of length equal to one femtometer or femtometre (10−15 m). 1
  • noun fermi Enrico (enˈriːko). 1901-54, Italian nuclear physicist, in the US from 1939. He was awarded a Nobel prize for physics in 1938 for his work on radioactive substances and nuclear bombardment and headed the group that produced the first controlled nuclear reaction (1942) 0
  • noun fermi a unit of length used in nuclear physics equal to 10–15 metre 0
  • noun fermi Enˈrico (ɛnˈrikoʊ ) ; enrēˈkō) 1901-54; U.S. nuclear physicist, born in Italy 0
  • noun fermi a unit of length equal to 10-15 meter 0

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fermi popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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