Definitions for joliot-curieʒoʊlˈyoʊˈkyʊər i, -kyʊˈri; ʒɑ̃
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Jo•liot-Cu•rieʒoʊlˈyoʊˈkyʊər i, -kyʊˈri; ʒɑ̃(n.)
Irène, (Irène Curie), 1897–1956, French nuclear physicist (daughter of Pierre and Marie Curie): Nobel prize for chemistry 1935.
Joliot-Curie, Irene Joliot-Curie(noun)
French physicist who (with her husband) synthesized new chemical elements (1897-1956)
Joliot, Jean-Frederic Joliot, Joliot-Curie, Jean-Frederic Joliot-Curie(noun)
French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)
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