[ap-uh l-tuh n]
- Sir Edward Victor,1892–1965, British physicist: Nobel Prize 1947.
- a city in E Wisconsin.
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Upon a table close by, was the desk which had been purchased the day previous, at Appleton's.Paul Prescott's Charge
Appleton says they were arrested on the 27th, but the facts, "between the lines," are as I have told you.Between the Lines
Henry Bascom Smith
“Not a pleasant custom, and a new one to me,” said Appleton.
“Twenty-five minutes will do it,” Appleton answered briskly.
“You sent me some verses, Mr. Appleton,” she said, as the poet moved away.
- Sir Edward (Victor). 1892–1965, English physicist, noted particularly for his research on the ionosphere: Nobel prize for physics 1947
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