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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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