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Watson-Watt, Sir Robert

Syllabification: Wat·son-Watt, Sir Robert
Pronunciation: /ˌwätsən ˈwät
 
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Definition of Watson-Watt, Sir Robert in English:

( 1892–1973), Scottish physicist; full name Robert Alexander Watson-Watt. He led a team that developed radar into a practical system for locating aircraft; this played a vital role in World War II.

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