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 (chăd′wĭk), Sir James 1891-1974.
British physicist. He won a 1935 Nobel Prize for his discovery of the neutron.
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1. (Biography) Sir Edwin. 1800–90, British social reformer, known for his Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain (1842)
2. (Biography) Sir James. 1891–1974, British physicist: discovered the neutron (1932): Nobel prize for physics 1935
3. (Biography) Lynn (Russell). 1914–2003, British sculptor in metal
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(ˈtʃæd wɪk)

James, 1891–1974, English physicist: discoverer of the neutron; Nobel prize 1935.
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