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Dalton

[dawl-tn] /ˈdɔl 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/
noun
1.
another name for atomic mass unit
Word Origin
C20: named after John Dalton

Dalton

/ˈdɔːltən/
noun
1.
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. For Daltonism see color blindness.

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j. dalton in Medicine

dalton dal·ton (dôl'tən)
n.
See atomic mass unit.

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j. dalton in Science
dalton
  (dôl'tən)   
See atomic mass unit.
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