Definition of Joliot
1. Noun. French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958).
Generic synonyms: Physicist
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Literary usage of Joliot
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1. The photographic studios of Europe by Henry Baden Pritchard (1882)
"M. Joliot does not stretch his backgrounds or hang them on rollers. ... M. Joliot employs the vertical dipping bath, and put in a good plea for its use. ..."
2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"Then we began to laugh, and, changing the subject, I asked Irene Joliot-Curie to explain clearly to me just what artificial radium was, the discovery of ..."
3. Report of the ... Annual Fair of the St. Louis Agricultural & Mechanical (1871)
"First premium, 820, awarded to C. Snoad, Joliot, 1ll. Sows, one year old and under two.—First premium, 820, and second premium, 810, awarded to C. Snoad, ..."
4. A Universal Biographical Dictionary: Containing the Lives of the Most by Charles N. Baldwin (1850)
"CREBILLON, Prosper Joliot de, a French writer of tragedy, and usually ranked ... CREBILLON, Claude Prosper Joliot de, son of the foregoing, and a celebrated ..."
5. Universal Biography: Containing a Copious Account, Critical and Historical ...by John Lemprière by John Lemprière (1810)
"oN, Prosper Joliot de, a French i! ... CREBILLON, Claude Prosper Joliot (!rf son of the preceding was born at ..."