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debye

[dih-bahy] /dɪˈbaɪ/
noun, Electricity
1.
a unit of measure for electric dipole moments, equal to 10 –18 statcoulomb-centimeters.
Abbreviation: D.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; named after P. J. W. Debye

Debye

[de-bahy] /dɛˈbaɪ/
noun
1.
Peter Joseph Wilhelm
[pey-tuh r yoh-sef vil-helm] /ˈpeɪ tər ˈyoʊ sɛf ˈvɪl hɛlm/ (Show IPA),
1884–1966, Dutch physicist, in the U.S. after 1940: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1936.
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Debye

/Dutch deˈbɛiə/
noun
1.
Peter Joseph Wilhelm. 1884–1966, Dutch chemist and physicist, working in the US: Nobel prize for chemistry (1936) for his work on dipole moments
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