Definition of Brattain, Walter Houser in English:

Brattain, Walter Houser

Syllabification: Brat·tain, Walter Houser
Pronunciation: /ˈbratn
( 1902–87), US physicist and inventor. He invented the point-contact transistor 1947 with John Bardeen and William Shockley. The three shared the Nobel Prize for Physics (1956).

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day rebuff
Pronunciation: rəˈbəf
reject (someone or something) in an abrupt manner…