Samuel C(hao) C(hung) [chou choo ng] /tʃaʊ tʃʊŋ/, born 1936, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1976.
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a high metallic sound such as that made by a small bell
to make or cause to make such a sound
Word Origin for ting
C15: of imitative origin
Samuel Chao Chung. born 1936, US physicist, who discovered the J/psi particle independently of Burton Richter, with whom he shared (1976) the Nobel prize for physics
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