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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • British physicist. He won a 1904 Nobel Prize for investigating the density of gases and for discovering argon with Sir William Ramsay.

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  • proper noun A surname.
  • proper noun Lord Rayleigh, English physicist

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  • noun English physicist who studied the density of gases and discovered argon; made important contributions to acoustic theory (1842-1919)

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