EXAMPLES | noun Max Karl Ernst , [mahks kah rl e rnst] /mɑks kɑrl ɛrnst/ 1858–1947, German physicist: Nobel prize 1918.
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Never did from the time Ver
planck, ' Planck he was called for short, was born.
He just worshipped
Planck Sturtevant, an' where you see one you see t'other, sure. Planck never called me 'fool,' not once, not in all our lives. Planck should be rich, too, just one little box full, anyway. British Dictionary definitions for planck noun Max ( Karl Ernst Ludwig) (maks). 1858–1947, German physicist who first formulated the quantum theory (1900): Nobel prize for physics 1918
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in physics, in reference to the work of German physicist Max Planck (1858-1947); e.g.
Planck's constant, attested in English from 1901.
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Planck [plängk] Max Karl Ernst Ludwig 1858-1947 German physicist who in 1900 formulated quantum theory, which explained and predicted certain phenomena that could not be accounted for in classical physics. Planck's theory was essential to the work of Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, and many other modern physicists. In 1918 he won the Nobel Prize for physics.
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