Definition of Rayleigh, 3rd Baron in English:

Rayleigh, 3rd Baron

Line breaks: 3rd Baron Ray|leigh
Pronunciation: /ˈreɪli
 
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( 1842–1919), English physicist; born John William Strutt. He established the electrical units of resistance, current, and electromotive force. With William Ramsay he discovered argon and other inert gases. Nobel Prize for Physics (1904).

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