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Wu

 (wo͞o), Chien-Shiung 1912-1997.
Chinese-born American physicist who showed experimentally that parity is not conserved in beta decay, thus demonstrating that the principle of parity conservation does not hold for weak interactions.

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(Biography) Harry, real name Wu Hongda. born 1937, Chinese dissident and human-rights campaigner, a US citizen from 1994: held in labour camps (1960–79); exiled to the US in 1985 but returned secretly to document forced labour in Chinese prisons

Wu

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(Languages) a group of dialects of Chinese spoken around the Yangtze delta

Wu

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a group of Chinese dialects spoken principally in Jiangsu S of the Yangtse, Zhejiang, and parts of NE Jiangxi.

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Noun1.Wu - a dialect of Chinese spoken in the Yangtze delta
Chinese - any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system