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See atomic mass unit.
[After John Dalton.]
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(Biography) John. 1766–1844, English chemist and physicist, who formulated the modern form of the atomic theory and the law of partial pressures for gases. He also gave the first accurate description of colour blindness, from which he suffered
(Units) another name for atomic mass unit
[C20: named after John Dalton]
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[1935–40; after J. Dalton]
John, 1766–1844, English chemist and physicist.
Dal•to′ni•an (-ˈtoʊ ni ən) adj.
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|Noun||1.||Dalton - English chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures; gave the first description of red-green color blindness (1766-1844)|
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