Wilhelm wien

Wien

[veen]
noun
1.
Wilhelm [vil-helm] , 1864–1928, German physicist: Nobel prize 1911.
2.
German name of Vienna.
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Wien1 (viːn)
 
n
the German name for Vienna

Wien2 (German viːn)
 
n
Wilhelm (ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1864--1928, German physicist, who studied black-body radiation: Nobel prize for physics 1911

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wilhelm wien

German physicist who received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1911 for his displacement law concerning the radiation emitted by the perfectly efficient blackbody (a surface that absorbs all radiant energy falling on it).

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