Rumford

[ ruhm-ferd ]
/ ˈrʌm fərd /

noun

Definition for count rumford (2 of 2)

Thompson

[ tomp-suh n, tom- ]
/ ˈtɒmp sən, ˈtɒm- /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for count rumford (1 of 2)

Rumford

/ (ˈrʌmfəd) /

noun

Count Rumford See Thompson (def. 1)

British Dictionary definitions for count rumford (2 of 2)

Thompson

/ (ˈtɒmpsən, ˈtɒmsən) /

noun

Benjamin, Count Rumford. 1753–1814, Anglo-American physicist, noted for his work on the nature of heat
Daley. born 1958, British athlete: Olympic decathlon champion (1980, 1984)
Emma. born 1959, British actress: her films include Howards End (1991), Sense and Sensibility (1996; also wrote screenplay), Primary Colors (1998), and Love Actually (2003)
Flora (Jane). 1876–1947, British writer, author of the autobiographical Lark Rise to Candleford (1945)
Francis. 1859–1907, British poet, best known for the mystical poem The Hound of Heaven (1893)
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Science definitions for count rumford

Thompson

[ tŏmpsən, tŏm- ]
Benjamin. Count Rumford 1753-1814

American-born British physicist who conducted numerous experiments on heat and friction, which led him to discover that heat is produced by moving particles.
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