Brax·ton [brak-stuhn], /ˈbræk stən/, 1817–76, Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War.
Sir William Henry, 1862–1942, and his son, Sir William Lawrence, 1890–1971, English physicists: Nobel Prize winners 1915.
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How to use Bragg in a sentence
From Fort Bragg to Camp Pendleton, there is a shared experience on a scale that exists almost nowhere else in America.
Back at Fort Bragg, I asked a Special Forces Master Sergeant if he was glad he went to Haiti.
Still more celebs: Hank Williams, Jr., headlined for John McCain in Fayetteville ( nee Fort Bragg) Tuesday afternoon.My Front Row Seat in the Nation's Strangest Swing State | Jim Neal | October 30, 2008 | THE DAILY BEAST
General Bragg had directed Morgan to detail two thousand men for the expedition.
Upon his return from this interview he told me what had been discussed, and what were General Bragg's instructions.
As it was, Rosecrans was able to deceive Bragg by counterfeit movements that could easily have been detected by Morgan.
In some way Rosecrans got the impression that Bragg had fallen back, and gave orders for entering the town.Stone's River | Wilson J. Vance
It may be conjectured that this hope was illusive, for Bragg had exceedingly accurate sources of information.Stone's River | Wilson J. Vance
British Dictionary definitions for Bragg
Billy. born 1957, British rock singer and songwriter, noted for his political protest songs; recordings include Between the Wars (1985), Workers' Playtime (1988), Mermaid Avenue (1998), and England, Half English (2002)
Melvyn, Baron. born 1939, British novelist, broadcaster, and television executive; presenter of The South Bank Show since 1978
Sir William Henry , 1862–1942, British physicist, who shared a Nobel prize for physics (1915) with his son, for their study of crystal structures by means of X-rays
his son, Sir (William) Lawrence, 1890–1971, British physicist
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Scientific definitions for Bragg
British physicist who invented the x-ray spectrometer, a device used to measure x-ray wavelengths. With his son, the physicist Sir William Lawrence Bragg (1890-1971), he developed the technique of x-ray crystallography, used to determine the atomic structure of crystals. Father and son were awarded a joint Nobel Prize for physics in 1915 for this work.
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