Chadwick

[ chad-wik ]
/ ˈtʃæd wɪk /

noun

Florence (May),1918–1995, U.S. long-distance swimmer.
Henry,1824–1908, U.S. sportswriter and baseball pioneer, born in England.
George Whitefield,1854–1931, U.S. composer.
James,1891–1974, English physicist: discoverer of the neutron; Nobel Prize 1935.
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British Dictionary definitions for chadwick

Chadwick

/ (ˈtʃædwɪk) /

noun

Sir Edwin. 1800–90, British social reformer, known for his Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain (1842)
Sir James. 1891–1974, British physicist: discovered the neutron (1932): Nobel prize for physics 1935
Lynn (Russell). 1914–2003, British sculptor in metal

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Science definitions for chadwick

Chadwick

[ chădwĭk ]
Sir James 1891-1974

British physicist who in 1932 discovered the neutron. For this work, he received the 1935 Nobel Prize for chemistry.

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