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Adams, John Couch

Syllabification: Ad·ams, John Couch
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈadəmz/

Definition of Adams, John Couch in English:

( 1819–92), English astronomer. He postulated the existence of an eighth planet in 1843, three years before Le Verrier discovered Neptune.

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