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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Soddy, Frederick 1877-1956. British chemist. He won a 1921 Nobel Prize for investigations into the origin and nature of isotopes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Consisting of sod; covered with sod; turfy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of sod; covered with sod; turfy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses
  • n. English chemist whose work on radioactive disintegration led to the discovery of isotopes (1877-1956)


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