CURIE

Curie, Marie Curie, Madame Curie, Marya Sklodowska

(noun) French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)

Curie, Pierre Curie

(noun) French physicist; husband of Marie Curie (1859-1906)

curie, Ci

(noun) a unit of radioactivity equal to the amount of a radioactive isotope that decays at the rate of 37,000,000,000 disintegrations per second

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

curie (plural curies)

3.7×1010 decays per second, as a unit of radioactivity. Symbol Ci.

Anagrams

• urcei, ureic

Etymology

Proper noun

Curie

A surname, especially referring to Marie Curie and her husband Pierre Curie.

Anagrams

• urcei, ureic

Source: Wiktionary



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