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Tyndall

[tin-dl]
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noun
  1. John,1820–93, English physicist.
  2. Mount, a mountain in S central California, in the Sierra Nevada near Mount Whitney. 14,018 feet (4273 meters).
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  • Tyndall was impressed again with the repulsive ugliness of the thing.

  • They probably still thought so, all of them, that is, except Tyndall.

  • But Tyndall knew one thing for certain, the mention of his name had been unmistakable.

  • Tyndall, reveling in the strength of his position, grew bolder.

  • It was just a few days after the incident that the Arrillians kidnapped Tyndall.


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Tyndall

noun
  1. John. 1820–93, Irish physicist, noted for his work on the radiation of heat by gases, the transmission of sound through the atmosphere, and the scattering of light
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