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Davisson

[dey-vuh-suh n]
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noun
  1. Clinton Joseph,1881–1958, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1937.
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  • "I'd give plenty for a look at Davisson's face now," Engels was saying.

    Beyond The Thunder

    H. B. Hickey

  • Davisson was commander of the moon base, to which Engels had been attached.

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British Dictionary definitions for davisson

Davisson

noun
  1. Clinton Joseph. 1881–1958, US physicist, noted for his discovery of electron diffraction; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1937
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