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Blackett

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noun
  1. Patrick Maynard Stuart,1897–1974, English physicist: Nobel Prize 1948.
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Historical Examples

  • “I sent Nicholson and Blackett a cheque last week,” he said.

    The Red Hand of Ulster

    George A. Birmingham

  • And then Blackett asked her what she was doing out in the cook-house.

  • In spite of failure, Mr. Blackett had faith that the thing could be done.

  • I had a visit the other morning from Mr. Blackett—John Blackett.

    Records of Later Life

    Frances Ann Kemble

  • "I shall like to think o' your settin' here to-day," said Mrs. Blackett.


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Blackett

noun
  1. Patrick Maynard Stuart, Baron. 1897–1974, English physicist, noted for his work on cosmic radiation and his discovery of the positron. Nobel prize for physics 1948
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