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Kelvin, 1st Baron

Syllabification: Kel·vin, 1st Baron
Pronunciation: /ˈkelvən
 
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Definition of Kelvin, 1st Baron in English:

( 1824–1907), British physicist and natural philosopher; born William Thomson. He introduced the absolute scale of temperature and restated the second law of thermodynamics. He was involved in the laying of the first Atlantic cable, for which he invented several instruments.

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