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Tyn·dall(tĭn′dl), John 1820-1893.
Irish-born British physicist and lecturer known for his work on atmospheric gases and the scattering of light by small particles.
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(Biography) John. 1820–93, Irish physicist, noted for his work on the radiation of heat by gases, the transmission of sound through the atmosphere, and the scattering of light
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|Noun||1.||Tyndall - British physicist (born in Ireland) remembered for his experiments on the transparency of gases and the absorption of radiant heat by gases and the transmission of sound through the atmosphere; he was the first person to explain why the daylight sky is blue (1820-1893)|
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