Definition of Third Baron Rayleigh
1. Noun. English physicist who studied the density of gases and discovered argon; made important contributions to acoustic theory (1842-1919).
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1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1920)
"The death of John William Strutt, third Baron Rayleigh, closes the roll of the Victorian mathematical physicists. Descended from a family that settled in ..."
2. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1891)
"... by their Turkish masters in Bosnia, Servia, Bulgaria, and the neighbouring states. Rayleigh, LORD, physicist. John-William Strutt, third Baron Rayleigh, ..."
3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1905)
"He graduated at Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1865, became third Baron Rayleigh in 1873, and was professor of experimental physics in Cambridge University ..."
4. Les Prix nobel by Nobelstiftelsen, Per Teodor Cleve (1907)
"JOHN WILLIAM STRUTT, third Baron RAYLEIGH, was born in 1842, being the son of the second Baron RAYLEIGH, of Terling Place, Witham. ..."