Definition of Rutherford, Sir Ernest in English:

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Rutherford, Sir Ernest

Pronunciation: /ˈrəT͟Hərfərd/
1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson (1871–1937), New Zealand physicist, regarded as the founder of nuclear physics. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1908).

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Syllabification: Ruth·er·ford, Sir Ernest

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