Langmuir

[ lang-myoor ]

noun
  1. Irving, 1881–1957, U.S. chemist: Nobel Prize 1932.

Words Nearby Langmuir

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Langmuir in a sentence

  • The other eyes were those of a boy named David Langmuir, to whom a Christian castle had been home.

  • Lieutenant Langmuir, revolver in hand, fell after he had killed eight of the foe.

    The Red Watch | J. A. Currie
  • Lieutenants Taylor and Langmuir were both busy at their sections.

    The Red Watch | J. A. Currie

British Dictionary definitions for Langmuir

Langmuir

/ (ˈlæŋmjʊə) /


noun
  1. Irving. 1881–1957, US chemist. He developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and the atomic hydrogen welding process: Nobel prize for chemistry 1932

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012