Dictionary.com

Bose

[ bohs ]
/ boʊs /
Save This Word!

Definition of Bose

noun
Sir Ja·ga·dis Chan·dre [juh-guh-dees -chuhn-druh], /dʒə gəˈdis ˈtʃʌn drə/, 1858–1937, Indian physicist and plant physiologist.
Sa·tyen·dra Nath [saw-tyen-draw nuht], /sɔˈtyɛn drɔ ˈnʌt/, 1894–1974, Indian physicist.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Bose in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Bose

Bose
/ (bəʊs) /

noun
Sir Jagadis Chandra (dʒəɡəˈdiːs ˈtʃʌndrə). 1858–1937, Indian physicist and plant physiologist
Satyendra Nath (səˈtjɛndrə ˈnɑːθ). 1894–1974, Indian physicist, who collaborated with Einstein in devising Bose-Einstein statistics
Subhas Chandra (sʊbˈhɑːʃ ˈtʃʌndrə), known as Netaji . 1897–1945, Indian nationalist leader; president of the Indian National Congress (1938–39); organized the Indian National Army, with Japanese support, in Singapore to free India from British Rule
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Scientific definitions for Bose

Bose
[ bōs ]
Satyendra Nath 1894-1974

Indian physicist who derived the quantum statistics of photons by assuming that photons with the same energy were indistinguishable particles. His idea inspired Albert Einstein to apply the same concept to other particles, including atoms, predicting the possibility of Bose-Einstein condensates. Particles behaving in accordance with Bose's statistics are today called bosons.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
FEEDBACK