Definition of E. T. S. Walton
1. Noun. Irish physicist who (with Sir John Cockcroft in 1931) first split an atom (1903-1995).
Generic synonyms: Nuclear Physicist
Lexicographical Neighbors of E. T. S. Walton
Literary usage of E. T. S. Walton
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb by F. G. Gosling (1999)
"The Englishman JD Cockroft and the Irishman ETS Walton, working jointly at the Cavendish Laboratory, were the first to split the atom when they bombarded ..."