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Yu·ka·wa

 (yo͞o-kä′wä), Hideki 1907-1981.
Japanese physicist. He won a 1949 Nobel Prize for predicting the existence of the meson based on theories concerning the strong force.

Yukawa

(juːˈkɑːwə)
n
(Biography) Hideki (ˈhiːdɛkɪ). 1907–81, Japanese nuclear physicist, who predicted (1935) the existence of mesons: Nobel prize for physics 1949

Yu•ka•wa

(yuˈkɑ wɑ)

n.
Hideki, 1907–81, Japanese physicist: Nobel prize 1949.
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Noun1.Yukawa - Japanese mathematical physicist who proposed that nuclear forces are mediated by massive particles called mesons which are analogous to the photon in mediating electromagnetic forces (1907-1981)Yukawa - Japanese mathematical physicist who proposed that nuclear forces are mediated by massive particles called mesons which are analogous to the photon in mediating electromagnetic forces (1907-1981)
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