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Planck

 (plängk), Max Karl Ernst Ludwig 1858-1947.
German physicist. He won a 1918 Nobel Prize for discoveries in connection with quantum theory.
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Planck

(plæŋk; German plaŋk)
n
(Biography) Max (Karl Ernst Ludwig) (maks). 1858–1947, German physicist who first formulated the quantum theory (1900): Nobel prize for physics 1918
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Planck

(plɑŋk)

n.
Max Karl Ernst, 1858–1947, German physicist.
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Noun1.Planck - German physicist whose explanation of blackbody radiation in the context of quantized energy emissions initiated quantum theory (1858-1947)
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