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Wilson, John Tuzo

Syllabification: Wil·son, John Tuzo
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈwilsən/

Definition of Wilson, John Tuzo in English:

( 1908–93), Canadian geophysicist. He was a pioneer in the study of plate tectonics, introducing the term plate in this context in the early 1960s.

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