ANG`STROM

   a Swedish physicist and professor at Upsala, distinguished for his studies on the solar spectrum; b. 1814.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • ang|strom — «ANG struhm», noun. a unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter that was used to measure the wavelengths of light and other radiation. Scientists now use the nanometer: 1 nanometer = 10 angstroms. ╂[< Anders J. Ångström, 1814 1874,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mil|li|ang|strom — «MIHL uh ANG struhm», noun. one thousandth of an angstrom. Abbr: mA …   Useful english dictionary

  • ang — ang; ang·ka; ang·ster; ang·strom; ang·wan·ti·bo; bru·ang; bu·ang; gay·di·ang; jel·er·ang; ju·ang; ki·ang; li·ang; mi·ang; tel·ang; ti·ang; boo·mer·ang; or·ang·ey; …   English syllables

  • strom — ang·strom; lind·strom·ite; mael·strom; strom·bi·dae; strom·bi·form; strom·bite; strom·bo·li·an; strom·bus; strom·boid; …   English syllables

  • angstrom — ang·strom …   English syllables

  • Ångström — Ång|ström auch: Ångs|tröm auch: Ångst|röm 〈[ɔ̣ŋstrø:m] a. [ ạŋ ] n.; s, ; 〉 veraltete, meist in der Spektroskopie verwendete Längeneinheit, 1 Å = 10 10 m = 0,1 nm [nach dem schwed. Astronomen u. Physiker Anders Jonas Ångström, 1814 1874] * * *… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ångström,Anders Jonas — Ång·ström (ăngʹstrəm, ôngʹstrœm), Anders Jonas. 1814 1874. Swedish physicist and astronomer who founded the science of spectroscopy and discovered by studying the solar spectrum that there is hydrogen in the sun s atmosphere. * * * …   Universalium

  • angstrom — ang•strom [[t]ˈæŋ strəm[/t]] n. (often cap.) phs wam a unit of length, equal to one ten millionth of a millimeter, primarily used to express electromagnetic wavelengths Symbol: Å; Abbr.: A I, 2) Also called ang′strom u′nit. • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • Ångströmeinheit — Ång|ström|ein|heit, die: Ångström …   Universal-Lexikon

  • angstrom — àng·strom s.m.inv. TS metrol. unità di misura di lunghezza uguale a un decimilionesimo di millimetro (simb. Å) {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1929. ETIMO: da Ångström, nome del fisico svedese Anders Jonas Ångström (1814 74) …   Dizionario italiano

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