Townes [ tounz ] SHOW IPA / taʊnz / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Charles Hard, 1915–2015, U.S. physicist and educator: Nobel Prize in physics 1964.
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How to use Townes in a sentence
Townes wife will be a happy woman for more reasons than one; and he is interested in you, as one can see at a glance.
It was Ralph
Townes perfect face that had drawn her to him, his voice, and his eyes, like the woods in October.
This letter she tore into atoms; she glanced over the others to find Ralph
Townes name; not once did she find it.
Shell jump out of the frying-pan into the fire, then; for the
Townes, mother and son, are not worth a quarter of it. British Dictionary definitions for Townes noun Charles Hard. born 1915, US physicist, noted for his research in quantum electronics leading to the invention of the maser and the laser; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1964
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Scientific definitions for Townes American physicist who invented the maser, laying the foundation for the development of laser technology. In 1964 he shared with Russian physicists Nicolay Gennadiyevich Basov and Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov the Nobel Prize for physics.
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