Compton definition

  • others:
    • A city of south Ca, a residential and commercial suburb between la and extended Beach. Populace: 95,700.
    • Compton, Arthur Holly 1892-1962. American physicist. He shared a 1927 Nobel Prize for his breakthrough regarding the Compton effect.
  • proper-noun:
    • some of a number of placenames in England through the Old English terms for valley and habitation.
    • An English habitational surname from placenames.
  • noun:
    • United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and atomic energy; his observation that X-rays behave want small bowling balls within their communications with electrons offered evidence when it comes to quantal nature of light (1892-1962)

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