Bob dalton

Dalton

[dawl-tn]
noun
1.
John, 1766–1844, English chemist and physicist.
2.
Robert, 1867–92, U.S. outlaw in the West.
3.
a city in NW Georgia.
4.
a male given name.
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dalton (ˈdɔːltən)
 
n
another name for atomic mass unit
 
[C20: named after John Dalton]

Dalton (ˈdɔːltən)
 
n
John. 1766--1844, English chemist and physicist, who formulated the modern form of the atomic theory and the law of partial pressures for gases. He also gave the first accurate description of colour blindness, from which he suffered

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Dalton
in reference to a system of school education designed by Helen Parkhurst, 1920, from Dalton, Massachusetts, U.S., where it was first adopted.
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dalton dal·ton (dôl'tən)
n.
See atomic mass unit.

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dalton   (dôl'tən)  Pronunciation Key 
See atomic mass unit.
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