Tyndall

[ tin-dl ]
/ ˈtɪn dl /

noun

John, 1820–93, English physicist.
Mount, a mountain in S central California, in the Sierra Nevada near Mount Whitney. 14,018 feet (4,273 meters).

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Tyndall
/ (ˈtɪndəl) /

noun

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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