Davisson

[ dey-vuh-suh n ]
/ ˈdeɪ və sən /
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noun

Clinton Joseph,1881–1958, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1937.
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British Dictionary definitions for davisson

Davisson

/ (ˈdeɪvɪsən) /

noun

Clinton Joseph. 1881–1958, US physicist, noted for his discovery of electron diffraction; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1937
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