Definition of Maxwell, James Clerk in English:

Maxwell, James Clerk

Syllabification: Max·well, James Clerk
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈmaksˌwel/
( 1831–79), Scottish physicist. He extended the ideas of Faraday and Kelvin with his equations of electromagnetism, and he succeeded in unifying electricity and magnetism, identifying the electromagnetic nature of light and postulating the existence of other electromagnetic radiation.

Definition of Maxwell, James Clerk in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: nēˈätn-ē
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal