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Meitner, Lise

Syllabification: Meit·ner, Lise
Pronunciation: /ˈmītnər
 
/

Definition of Meitner, Lise in English:

( 1878–1968), Austrian-born Swedish physicist. She worked in the field of radiochemistry with Otto Hahn, discovering the element protactinium with him in 1917. She also formulated the concept of nuclear fission with her nephew Otto Frisch.

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