Share this entry

Share this page

Kamerlingh Onnes, Heike

Syllabification: Ka·mer·lingh On·nes, Heike
Pronunciation: /ˈkämərliNG ˈônəs
 
/

Definition of Kamerlingh Onnes, Heike in English:

( 1853–1926), Dutch physicist. During his studies of cryogenic phenomena, he succeeded in liquefying helium. He also discovered the phenomenon of superconductivity in 1911. Nobel Prize for Physics (1913).

Definition of Kamerlingh Onnes, Heike in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day verbose
Pronunciation: vəːˈbəʊs
adjective
using more words than are needed…