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Bridgman, Percy Williams Line breaks: Percy Wil|liams Bridg|man
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪdʒmən/

Definition of Bridgman, Percy Williams in English:

( 1882–1961), American physicist. He worked with liquids and solids under very high pressures and his techniques were later used in making artificial minerals (including diamonds). Nobel Prize for Physics (1946).

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