1st Viscount title of Frederick Alexander Lindemann (ˈlɪndəmən). 1886–1957, British physicist, born in Germany, noted for his research on heat capacity, aeronautics, and atomic physics. He was scientific adviser to Winston Churchill during World War II
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How to use Cherwell in a sentence
The old bridge over the Cherwell at Magdalen was everything that a good bridge can be without being convenient.
What lounging in a punt under the chestnuts by the Cherwell; what spurts against the stream on the river by Godstow!Blood Royal | Grant Allen
The Cherwell, though not then the crowded waterway it has since become, was usually popular with boaters on such an afternoon.The Invader | Margaret L. Woods
Driven from the quiet cloister and the old grove of oaks on the bank of the Cherwell, he sought haunts of a very different kind.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
It is situated between the rivers Thames and Cherwell which meet there.Oxford and its Story | Cecil Headlam