h lorentz

Lorentz

[lawr-uhnts, lohr-; Dutch loh-rents]
noun
Hendrik Antoon [hen-drik ahn-tohn] , 1853–1928, Dutch physicist: Nobel Prize 1902.
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Lorentz (Dutch ˈloːrənts)
 
n
Hendrik Antoon (ˈhɛndrɪk ˈantoːn). 1853--1928, Dutch physicist: shared the Nobel prize for physics (1902) with Zeeman for their work on electromagnetic theory

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Lorentz   (lôr'ənts)  Pronunciation Key 
Dutch physicist who was one of the first to develop theories of the electron, for which he shared the 1902 Nobel Prize for physics with Pieter Zeeman. His ideas on the invariance of physical laws with respect to time and space paved the way for Albert Einstein's theory of Special Relativity.
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