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Joliot-Curie

[ zhaw-lyoh-ky-ree ]
/ ʒɔˈlyoʊ küˈri /
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I·rène [ee-ren], /iˈrɛn/, Irène Curie, 1897–1956, French nuclear physicist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1935 (daughter of Pierre and Marie Curie).
her husband, (Jean) Fré·dé·ric [zhahn frey-dey-reek], /ʒɑ̃ freɪ deɪˈrik/, Jean Frédéric Joliot, 1900–58, French nuclear physicist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1935.

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Joliot-Curie
/ (French ʒɔljokyri) /

noun

Jean-Frédéric (ʒɑ̃frederik), 1900–58, and his wife, Irène (irɛn), 1897–1956, French physicists: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1935 for discovering artificial radioactivity
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Medical definitions for Joliot-Curie

Joliot-Curie
[ zhô-lyō′kyurē, -kyu-rē, -kü- ]
Irène 1897-1956

French physicist. She shared a 1935 Nobel Prize with her husband, Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900-1958), for synthesizing new radioactive elements.
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Scientific definitions for Joliot-Curie

Joliot-Curie
[ zhô-lyō′kyurē ]
Irène 1897-1956

French physicist who with her husband, Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900-1958), made the first artificial radioactive isotope. They also contributed to the development of nuclear reactors.
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