Chadwick

[chad-wik]
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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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  • After breakfast, in the sunlight on the terrace, Mrs. Chadwick confided her hopes to him.

    Adrienne Toner

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  • Mrs. Chadwick has known of this for a long time, but dared not tell me until I got strong, and was in the North with her.

    The Harvest of Years

    Martha Lewis Beckwith Ewell

  • "But I didn't know my old friend Chadwick had a son of your age," he said.

  • There were two telegrams that came to Mr. Norcross the night he went away; one from Mr. Chadwick and the other from Mr. Dunton.

    The Wreckers

    Francis Lynde

  • "It's connected up as much as it will ever be," said Mr. Chadwick with a smile.



British Dictionary definitions for chadwick

Chadwick

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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