Basov

[ bah-suh f ]
/ ˈbɑ səf /

noun

Ni·ko·lai Gen·na·di·ye·vich [nyi-kuh-lahy gyi-nah-dyi-yi-vyich] /nyɪ kʌˈlaɪ gyɪˈnɑ dyɪ yɪ vyɪtʃ/,1922–2001, Russian physicist: Nobel Prize 1964.

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British Dictionary definitions for basov

Basov
/ (Russian ˈbasəf) /

noun

Nikolai Gennediyevich (nikaˈlaj ɡjiˈnadjejivitʃ). 1922–2001, Russian physicist: shared the Nobel prize for physics (1964) for his pioneering work on the maser
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