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Meitner

[ mahyt-ner ]
/ ˈmaɪt nər /
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noun

Li·se [lee-zuh], /ˈli zə/, 1878–1968, Austrian nuclear physicist.

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British Dictionary definitions for Meitner

Meitner
/ (German ˈmaitnər) /

noun

Lise (ˈliːzə). 1878–1968, Austrian nuclear physicist. With Hahn, she discovered protactinium (1918), and they demonstrated with F. Strassmann the fission of uranium
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Scientific definitions for Meitner

Meitner
[ mītnər ]
Lise 1878-1968

Austrian-born Swedish physicist who contributed to the first theories of nuclear fission. Her contributions to the field of nuclear physics led to the development of the atomic bomb and nuclear energy.
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