Definition of Hamilton, Sir William Rowan in English:

Hamilton, Sir William Rowan

Line breaks: Sir Wil|liam Rowan Ham¦il|ton
Pronunciation: /ˈhamɪlt(ə)n
 
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( 1806–65), Irish mathematician and theoretical physicist. Hamilton made influential contributions to optics and to the foundations of algebra and quantum mechanics.

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apt in the circumstances or relation to something