Definition of Asimov, Isaac in English:

Asimov, Isaac

Syllabification: As·i·mov, Isaac
Pronunciation: /ˈazəˌmôv, -ˌmôf
( 1920–92), US writer and scientist; born in Russia; particularly known for his works of science fiction, his books on science for nonscientists, and his essays on a wide variety of subjects. Building on Karel Čapek concept of the robot, in 1941, Asimov coined the term robotics. Notable science fiction works: I, Robot (1950) and Foundation (trilogy, 1951–53).

Definition of Asimov, Isaac in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day animalcule
Pronunciation: ˌanɪˈmalkjuːl
a microscopic animal