percy williams bridgman

Bridgman

[brij-muhn]
noun
Percy Williams, 1882–1961, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1946.
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Bridgman (ˈbrɪdʒmən)
 
n
Percy Williams. 1882--1961, US physicist: Nobel prize for physics (1946) for his work on high-pressure physics and thermodynamics

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percy williams bridgman

American experimental physicist noted for his studies of materials at high temperatures and pressures. For his work he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1946.

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