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Meaning of Joliot-Curie

Jo•liot-Cu•rie

Pronunciation: (zhô-lyō'ky-rē'), [key]
— n.
  1. (Irène Curie), 1897–1956, French nuclear physicist: Nobel prize for chemistry 1935 (daughter of Pierre and Marie Curie).
  2. her husband,(Jean Frédéric Joliot), 1900–58, French nuclear physicist: Nobel prize for chemistry 1935.
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