Definition of Huygens, Christiaan in English:

Huygens, Christiaan

Syllabification: Huy·gens, Christiaan
Pronunciation: /ˈhoigənz
 
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  • (1629–95), Dutch physicist, mathematician, and astronomer. His wave theory of light enabled him to explain reflection and refraction.

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