Definition of Cockcroft, Sir John Douglas in English:

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Cockcroft, Sir John Douglas

Pronunciation: /ˈkäkˌkrôft/
(1897–1967), English physicist. In 1932, working with Ernest Walton, he succeeded in splitting the atom. Nobel Prize for Physics (1951), shared with Walton.

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Syllabification: Cock·croft, Sir John Douglas

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