[ yoo-kah-wah ]
/ yuˈkɑ wɑ /
Hi·de·ki [hee-de-kee], /ˈhi dɛ ki/, 1907–81, Japanese physicist: Nobel prize 1949.
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British Dictionary definitions for Yukawa
/ (juːˈkɑːwə) /
Hideki (ˈhiːdɛkɪ). 1907–81, Japanese nuclear physicist, who predicted (1935) the existence of mesons: Nobel prize for physics 1949
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Scientific definitions for Yukawa
[ yōō-kä′wä ]
Japanese physicist who in 1935 mathematically predicted the existence of the meson, for which he was awarded the 1949 Nobel Prize for physics.
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