Definition of Broglie

1. Noun. French nuclear physicist who generalized the wave-particle duality by proposing that particles of matter exhibit wavelike properties (1892-1987).

Exact synonyms: De Broglie, Louis Victor De Broglie
Generic synonyms: Nuclear Physicist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broglie

Brodie's bursa
Brodie's disease
Brodie's knee
Brodie's ligament
Brodie fluid
Brodie knob
Brodie knobs
Brodmann's area
Brodmann's areas
Brody knob
Brody knobs
Broesike's fossa
Broglie (current term)
Broken Arrow
Broken Arrows
Broken Britain
Bromus arvensis

Literary usage of Broglie

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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1879)
"Par le Duc de Broglie, de l'Académie Française. Deux volumes. Paris, 1879. 2. The King's Secret : icing the Secret Correspondence o, Louis XV. with his ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"He was firmly resolved "not to allow Broglie to go too far." "I would sooner break up my ministerial council," he said on January 24,1836, to the envoy of ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1882)
"To watch M. De Broglie, as he twists and turns himself restlessly in his crimson arm-chair, as he fingers his watch chain, or crumples bits of paper between ..."

4. Conversations with M. Thiers, M. Guizot, and Other Distinguished Persons by Nassau William Senior (1878)
"I called on the Due de Broglie.f His opinions as to the state of mind among the Parisians ... J Due de Broglie.—The feeling that is uppermost and lowest, ..."

5. Contemporary France by Gabriel Hanotaux (1905)
"CHAPTER VII THE SECOND Broglie CABINET I.—What was the ... of the Cabinet— The Duc Decazes—Constitution of the Second Broglie Cabinet—Its precarious ..."

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