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Crookes

 (kro͝oks), Sir William 1832-1919.
British chemist and physicist who discovered thallium (1861), invented the radiometer (1875), and studied cathode rays.

Crookes

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(Biography) Sir William. 1832–1919, English chemist and physicist: he investigated the properties of cathode rays and invented a type of radiometer and the lens named after him

Crookes

(krʊks)

n.
Sir William, 1832–1919, English chemist and physicist.
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