Turk

(redirected from Turks)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

Türk

(tērk),
Wilhelm, hematologist in Hapsburg Empire, 1871-1916. See: Türk cell, Türk leukocyte.

Türk

(tērk),
Siegmund, 20th-century Swiss ophthalmologist. See: Ehrlich-Türk line.
References in classic literature ?
They carried me to Constantinople, where the Grand Turk, Selim, made my master general at sea for having done his duty in the battle and carried off as evidence of his bravery the standard of the Order of Malta.
The Turks will be of no use to you; they are worth nothing and have shown it by making peace with you.
But now, before the terror of the Turk, driven forth by the fear of slavery and disgrace, these Greek scholars fled.
Seth knew Turk Smollet, the half dangerous old wood chopper whose peculiarities added so much of color to the life of the village.
Now if you will consider what was the nature of the government of Darius, you will find it similar to the kingdom of the Turk, and therefore it was only necessary for Alexander, first to overthrow him in the field, and then to take the country from him.
Although guest workers also came from other European countries, Turks arrived in the highest numbers.
interCaribbean Airways, the official airline of the Turks and Caicos Islands, announced its new route to Santiago de Cuba, with services to Havana, Jose Marti International Airport (HAV), Cuba, slated to start in early 2016.
While many airlines are decreasing services, we are pleased that Delta acknowledges Turks and Caicos as the foremost destination in the Caribbean, said Ralph Higgs, Director of Tourism.
More than one in three Turks (35%) rate their lives poorly enough to be considered "suffering," according to Gallup surveys conducted amid the recent protests in the country this year, nearly double the 18% suffering found in 2012.
Some Turks report that CNN Turk has instead broadcast a range of bland programming dealing with banal topics like (http://www.
For January 2012, Turks and Caicos Reservations is offering a 5 percent discount to all its offers and promotions from Turks and Caicos resorts.
Turks and Caicos Reservations offers a real-time booking service for hotels, villas and Turks and Caicos Resorts, the best deals on tours, attractions and activities and the most extensive range of accommodation options throughout the Turks and Caicos family of islands.