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Jo·liot-Cu·rie(zhô-lyō′kyo͝or′ē, -kyo͝o-rē′, -kü-), Irène 1897-1956.
French physicist. She shared a 1935 Nobel Prize in chemistry with her husband, Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900-1958), for synthesizing new radioactive elements.
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(Biography) Jean-Frédéric (ʒɑ̃frederik), 1900–58, and his wife, Irène (irɛn), 1897–1956, French physicists: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1935 for discovering artificial radioactivity
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Jo•liot-Cu•rie(ʒoʊlˈyoʊˈkyʊər i, -kyʊˈri)
1. Irène, (Irène Curie), 1897–1956, French nuclear physicist (daughter of Pierre and Marie Curie): Nobel prize for chemistry 1935.
2. her husband, (Jean) Frédéric (ʒɑ̃) (Jean Frédéric Joliot), 1900–58, French nuclear physicist: Nobel prize for chemistry 1935.
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|Noun||1.||Joliot-Curie - French physicist who (with her husband) synthesized new chemical elements (1897-1956)|
|2.||Joliot-Curie - French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)|
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