Definition of Young, Thomas in English:

Young, Thomas

Line breaks: Thomas Young
Pronunciation: /jʌŋ
 
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( 1773–1829), English physicist, physician, and Egyptologist. His major work in physics concerned the wave theory of light. He also played a major part in the deciphering of the Rosetta Stone.

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