Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


(Biography) Francis William. 1877–1945, English physicist and chemist, who developed the first mass spectrograph, using it to investigate the isotopic structures of elements: Nobel prize for chemistry 1922
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈæs tən)

Francis William, 1877–1945, English physicist.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Aston Martin has revealed a new design service for car enthusiasts and collectors.
Aston Martin Valkyrie has broken cover after making its dynamic public debut in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Silverstone, UK ahead of the 2019 British Grand Prix.
Villa players celebrate the victory, photo courtesy of Aston Villa website CAIRO -- 15 May 2019: Aston Villa defeated West Bromwich Albion on penalty shoot outs during the game played at The Hawthorns Stadium on Tuesday night.
Aston Martin Lagonda and Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton's iconic luxury hotel brand, announced a new, four-year, global partnership at ILTM Cannes, bringing two enduring icons of global luxury together to launch a new era of performance and hospitality.
Luxury British carmaker, Aston Martin Lagonda celebrated the opening of a new flagship dealership in Abu Dhabi on 14 th November 2018 in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan.
ASTON Martin's growth is continuing with the opening of a new test centre at Silverstone and a central London office.
Aston Martin has played the ultimate Top Trumps card at the 88th Geneva International Motor Show with the world debut of the Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro - the sensational track-only evolution of the marque's spectacular hypercar.
The first phase of Aston Martin's new manufacturing facility in St Athan has been completed.
True to the ethos of delivering unrivalled quality service and expertise, Aston Martin Manila organized the inaugural Aston Martin Track Day for the Aston Martin Owners Club - Manila (AMOC-Manila) members at the Clark International Speedway.
MORE than PS5 million worth of Aston Martin cars were sold at the luxury brand's annual auction.