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Chadwick

[chad-wik]
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noun
  1. Florence (May),1918–1995, U.S. long-distance swimmer.
  2. Henry,1824–1908, U.S. sportswriter and baseball pioneer, born in England.
  3. George Whitefield,1854–1931, U.S. composer.
  4. James,1891–1974, English physicist: discoverer of the neutron; Nobel Prize 1935.
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  • Miss Chadwick had other duties besides that of nursing a baby.

  • Just then Mr. and Mrs. Chadwick came down, looking grave and discomposed.

    A House to Let

    Charles Dickens

  • Chadwick has two folk-songs of his own, however, which are superb.

  • Mrs. Chadwick, relieved of her headache, but not of her perplexity, gazed wanly at him.

    Adrienne Toner

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  • After breakfast, in the sunlight on the terrace, Mrs. Chadwick confided her hopes to him.

    Adrienne Toner

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick


British Dictionary definitions for chadwick

Chadwick

noun
  1. Sir Edwin. 1800–90, British social reformer, known for his Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain (1842)
  2. Sir James. 1891–1974, British physicist: discovered the neutron (1932): Nobel prize for physics 1935
  3. Lynn (Russell). 1914–2003, British sculptor in metal
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chadwick in Science

Chadwick

[chădwĭk]
  1. British physicist who in 1932 discovered the neutron. For this work, he received the 1935 Nobel Prize for chemistry.
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