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Synonyms of rutherford

Noun


1. rutherford, radioactivity unit

usage: a unit strength of a radioactive source equal to one million disintegrations per second

2. Rutherford, Daniel Rutherford

usage: British chemist who isolated nitrogen (1749-1819)

3. Rutherford, Ernest Rutherford, First Baron Rutherford, First Baron Rutherford of Nelson

usage: British physicist (born in New Zealand) who discovered the atomic nucleus and proposed a nuclear model of the atom (1871-1937)

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