Compton

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Compton United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)
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Usage

In literature:

Little Compton, United, 24.57.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 2, June, 1898" by Various
Ch., Compton Hill, 5.60; Cong.
"The American Missionary - Volume 50, No. 1, January, 1896" by Various
It was during the third summer that Judith compassed her desire of standing within the portals of the Compton house.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 4, August 1908" by Various
Born at Compton, Quebec.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
Tim Bracewell stepped forward and met him, and introduced him to Compton.
"Tales of South Africa" by H.A. Bryden
By the roadside leading from Burton Dassett to Fenny Compton, a small quarry on the south side shows a patch of Inferior Oolite.
"Edge Hill" by Edwin Walford
It would not be his fault if the Germans found Little Compton unprepared.
"Bindle" by Herbert Jenkins
The Lower Greensand is seen in Compton Bay on the northern side of the Brook anticline.
"The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight" by J. Cecil Hughes
Palmer, who was born at Little Compton, R. I., November 12, 1808, was a direct descendant of John Alden and his good wife, Priscilla.
"The Story of Our Hymns" by Ernest Edwin Ryden
Illustrated by E. T. COMPTON.
"Left on the Prairie" by M. B. Cox
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In news:

PepsiCo Inc President John Compton, widely regarded by industry analysts as the eventual successor to CEO Indra Nooyi, has resigned.
Victoria Compton, director of San Juan County Economic Development Council.
He was born Aug 11, 1944, at Hite, to the late Hatler and Rebecca "Goody" Compton Spurlock.
Sheriff Michael Compton says 41-year-old Edward Thomas Bonner II was found by a family member below a Moss Lake cliff.
Lisa Ornstein and Dan Compton will be giving workshops and a concert in Port Townsend on Saturday.
PORT TOWNSEND — Internationally known fiddler Lisa Ornstein and guitarist-vocalist Dan Compton of Portland, Ore.
Criminal defense attorney Jeffrey Sklan represented the 14 year-old boy in Compton juvenile court Monday.
Little Compton Fisherman 's Ball to hoist Hudners to Crow's Nest.
Renz Compton, a two-way standout for Frankford High's football team, is studying culinary arts and hopes it might eventually become his profession.
Attendees at the Charlotte stop for Kendrick Lamar's BET Music Matters tour got a pleasant surprise when the Compton MC brought out J.
Zona Gayle Compton, 82, went home to be with the Lord on Aug 2, 2012, at the home of Terry and Linda Compton of Columbia Falls, Mont.
The 224-year-old business in Little Compton may be the oldest operating general store in America, although others have staked similar claims.
The 224-year-old business in Little Compton, R.I. May be the oldest operating general store in America, although others have staked similar claims.
Compton Family Ice Arena South Bend, IN.
Montgomery Gentry LIVE with Special Guests Eden's Edge and Florida Georgia Line on Friday November 16th at the beautiful Compton Family Ice Arena on the campus of Notre Dame.
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In science:

The γ -events are due to a 137Cs source, showing peaks at the fullenergy and Compton edge regions.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
This means that the Compton wavelength of the “pion” is much larger than the size of the box.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
The relevant mass scale can thus be identified as the scale for which the Compton wavelength of the lightest particle becomes equal to the size of the box i.e., M ∼ 1/Ls .
Chiral Random Matrix Model for Critical Statistics
All results received below relate to Compton regime, when the amplitudes of excited longitudinal Langmuir waves are small.
Influence of guiding magnetic field on emission of stimulated photons in generators utilizing periodic slow-wave structures
We shall study the Compton regime of Cherenkov instability.
Influence of guiding magnetic field on emission of stimulated photons in generators utilizing periodic slow-wave structures
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