Definition of Sir Joseph John Thomson

1. Noun. English physicist who experimented with the conduction of electricity through gases and who discovered the electron and determined its charge and mass (1856-1940).

Exact synonyms: Joseph John Thomson, Thomson
Generic synonyms: Physicist



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Literary usage of Sir Joseph John Thomson

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1. First Principles of Physics by Henry Smith Carhart, Horatio Nelson Chute (1912)
"Sir Joseph John Thomson was born near Manchester, England, in 1856. He received his early training at Owens College, and acquired there some knowledge of ..."

2. First Principles of Physics by Henry Smith Carhart, Horatio Nelson Chute (1912)
"Sir Joseph John Thomson was born near Manchester, England, in 1856. He received his early training at Owens College, and acquired there some knowledge of ..."

3. Engineering Education by Ray Palmer Baker (1919)
"II THE RELATION OF PURE SCIENCE TO ENGINEERING Sir Joseph John Thomson [As Simon Newcomb indicates in his address, the material improvements which society ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and ... (1910)
"Sir Joseph John Thomson, D.Sc., LL.D., Ph.D., FRS Cavendish Professor of Experimental Physics, Cambridge. Fellow of Trinity College. ..."

5. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... Napoleonic Studies ; The Development of ¡he European 1 ™ ' iuec* uug e * Nations, The Life of Pitt; Ac. I Sir Joseph John Thomson, D.Sc., LL. ..."

6. The Lure of London by Lilian Whiting (1914)
"... Sir George Darwin, Sir William Crookes, and Sir Joseph John Thomson; and the body has been honored this past year by the presidency of Sir Oliver Lodge. ..."

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