Synonyms of thomson


1. Thomson, Virgil Thomson, Virgil Garnett Thomson

usage: United States composer who collaborated with Gertrude Stein (1896-1989)

2. Thomson, Elihu Thomson

usage: United States electrical engineer (born in England) who in 1892 formed a company with Thomas Edison (1853-1937)

3. Thomson, George Paget Thomson, Sir George Paget Thomson

usage: English physicist (son of Joseph John Thomson) who was a co-discoverer of the diffraction of electrons by crystals (1892-1975)

4. Thomson, Joseph John Thomson, Sir Joseph John Thomson

usage: English physicist who experimented with the conduction of electricity through gases and who discovered the electron and determined its charge and mass (1856-1940)

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