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Appleton, Sir Edward Victor

Syllabification: Ap·ple·ton, Sir Edward Victor
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈapəltən/

Definition of Appleton, Sir Edward Victor in English:

( 1892–1965), English physicist. He discovered a region of ionized gases (the Appleton layer) in the atmosphere above the Heaviside or E layer. Nobel Prize for Physics (1947).

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