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 (mĭl′ĭ-kən), Robert Andrews 1868-1953.
American physicist. He won a 1923 Nobel Prize for his measurement of the electron charge.

Millikan

(ˈmɪlɪkən)
n
(Biography) Robert Andrews. 1868–1953, US physicist. He measured the charge of an electron (1910), verified Einstein's equation for the photoelectric effect (1916), and studied cosmic rays; Nobel prize for physics 1923

Mil•li•kan

(ˈmɪl ɪ kən)

n.
Robert Andrews, 1868–1953, U.S. physicist.
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