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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The competition was known as the Soddy Awards, and the overall winner was, quite rightly, Ray Wilson's Mini Synth, which nearly inspired me to buy a soldering iron myself.
Soddy of Oxford for his work on the chemistry of radioactive substances and on the origin of isotopes.
Mandajeanhoops gives a couple hoops a spin by the river in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee.
The company, one of the largest of the dozens of major auditors, conducts more than 10,000 audits of food manufacturing facilities annually, Soddy said.
AIB said last week that it is reevaluating its "superior" and "excellent" rating systems because they "have led to confusion in the wake of recent incidents," Soddy wrote.
In a written response to questions, Brian Soddy, AIB's vice president of marketing and sales, said company audits are intended to give food manufacturers "guidance and education for improvement."
Wells 'novel, in turn, was likely inspired by a popular science text written in 1909 by Frederick Soddy, a colleague of Ernest Rutherford, credited as the discoverer of the atomic nucleus.
As Professor Daly has pointed out (Daly, 1996) Fredric Soddy did so forty years earlier (Soddy, 1926) but nobody noticed or if they did, thought it important.
Studying the nature of radioactive emanations from thorium, Rutherford and Soddy came up with the theory of atomic disintegration.
Soddy, who was also involved in research on isotopes, used Ramsay as the mediator to approach Richards as well.