Definition of De 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: Broglie, Louis Victor De Broglie
Generic synonyms: Nuclear Physicist



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Lexicographical Neighbors of De Broglie

de-ice
de-iced
de-ices
de-icing
de-iodinase
de-iodinate
de-iodinating
de-iodination
de-ionate
de-lead
de-muck
de-thatcher
deSUMOylation
deVries
de Bordeau theory
de Broglie (current term)
de Broglie wavelength
de Clerambault
de Clerambault syndrome
de Gaulle
de Kooning
de Lange
de Mille
de Moivre number
de Morsier's syndrome
de Musset's sign
de Pezzer catheter
de Quervain's disease
de Quervain's fracture

Literary usage of De Broglie

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1. 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 ..."

2. 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 ..."

3. Life, Letters and Journals of George Ticknor by George Ticknor, Anna (Eliot) Ticknor (1909)
"Those from the Duke de Laval, from Cesare Balbo, Madame de Broglie, and Auguste de Stael are interesting in themselves, and full of vivacity; and they bear ..."

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