Cite
 

Meaning of debye

de•bye

Pronunciation: (di-bī'), [key]
  1. a unit of measure for electric dipole moments, equal to 10 statcoulomb-centimeters. Abbr.: D

De•bye

Pronunciation: (de-bī'), [key]
  1. 1884–1966, Dutch physicist, in the U.S. after 1940: Nobel prize for chemistry 1936.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.