Geiger

[ gahy-ger ]
/ ˈgaɪ gər /

noun

Hans [hahns], /hɑns/, 1882–1947, German physicist.

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British Dictionary definitions for Geiger

Geiger
/ (ˈɡaɪɡə) /

noun

Hans (hans). 1882–1945, German physicist: developed the Geiger counter
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Scientific definitions for Geiger

Geiger
[ gīgər ]
Hans Wilhelm 1882-1945

German physicist who was a pioneer in nuclear physics. He invented numerous instruments and techniques used to detect charged particles, including the Geiger counter (1908).
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