from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Millikan, Robert Andrews 1868-1953. American physicist. He won a 1923 Nobel Prize for his measurement of the electron charge.
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- n. United States physicist who isolated the electron and measured its charge (1868-1953)
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