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A city of eastern Wisconsin on the Fox River north of Lake Winnebago. It grew in the mid-1800s as a center of paper production.
(Biography) Sir Edward (Victor). 1892–1965, English physicist, noted particularly for his research on the ionosphere: Nobel prize for physics 1947
Ap•ple•ton(ˈæp əl tən)
1. Sir Edward Victor, 1892–1965, British physicist.
2. a city in E Wisconsin. 66,310.