Share this entry

Herschel, Sir William Syllabification: Her·schel, Sir William
Pronunciation: /ˈhərSHəl/

Definition of Herschel, Sir William in English:

( 1738–1822), English astronomer; born in Germany; full name Sir Frederick William Herschel. His cataloguing of the skies resulted in the discovery of the planet Uranus.

Definition of Herschel, Sir William in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources