Bragg

(redirected from Bragg, Sir William Henry)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Bragg

 (brăg), Braxton 1817-1876.
American Confederate general in the Civil War who was defeated in the Chattanooga Campaign (1863).

Bragg

, Sir William Henry 1862-1942.
British physicist. He shared a 1915 Nobel Prize with his son, Australian-born Sir William Lawrence Bragg (1890-1971), for using x-rays to analyze the structure of crystals.

Bragg

(bræɡ)
n
1. (Biography) Billy. born 1957, British rock singer and songwriter, noted for his political protest songs; recordings include Between the Wars (1985), Workers' Playtime (1988), Mermaid Avenue (1998), and England, Half English (2002)
2. (Biography) Melvyn, Baron. born 1939, British novelist, broadcaster, and television executive; presenter of The South Bank Show since 1978
3. (Biography) Sir William Henry. 1862–1942, British physicist, who shared a Nobel prize for physics (1915) with his son, for their study of crystal structures by means of X-rays
4. (Biography) his son, Sir (William) Lawrence, 1890–1971, British physicist

Bragg

(bræg)

n.
1. Braxton, 1817–76, Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War.
2. Sir William Henry, 1862–1942, and his son, Sir William Lawrence, 1890–1971, English physicists: Nobel prize winners 1915.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bragg - Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876)Bragg - Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876)
Translations