Definition of Dalton, John in English:

Dalton, John

Syllabification: Dal·ton, John
Pronunciation: /ˈdôltn
 
/
( 1766–1844), English chemist; father of the modern atomic theory. He defined an atom as the smallest part of a substance that could participate in a chemical reaction and argued that elements are composed of atoms. He produced the first table of comparative atomic weights.

Definition of Dalton, John in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day ween
Pronunciation: wēn
verb
be of the opinion; think or suppose