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Daltonian

[dawl-toh-nee-uh n]
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  1. of John Dalton or his atomic theory.
  2. of or relating to daltonism.
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Origin of Daltonian

1805–15; J. Dalton + -ian
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Examples from the Web for daltonian

Historical Examples

  • It would be a serious business to draw a Daltonian diagram for such a molecule.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8

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  • For, let it be clearly understood, the Daltonian atom is not precisely comparable with the atom of Democritus.