Synonyms of curie


1. curie, Ci, radioactivity unit

usage: a unit of radioactivity equal to the amount of a radioactive isotope that decays at the rate of 37,000,000,000 disintegrations per second

2. Curie, Pierre Curie

usage: French physicist; husband of Marie Curie (1859-1906)

3. Curie, Marie Curie, Madame Curie, Marya Sklodowska

usage: French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)

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