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ˈdɔl tndal·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dalton, John Daltonnoun

    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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  1. daltonnoun

    a unit of mass, approximately 1.66 x 10-24 grams; -- it is approximately equal to the mass of one hydrogen atom, but the exact value differs slightly as used in physics and chemistry. It is used mostly to describe the size of proteins and nucleic acids in biochemistry. Molecular weights are often expressed as dimensionless units, the unit being understood (in chemistry) to be the atomic mass unit with carbon equal to 14. Thus having a

Wiktionary

  1. daltonnoun

    the atomic mass unit

  2. Daltonnoun

    a former unit of atomic mass equivalent to 1/16 the mass of an oxygen atom; now replaced by the atomic mass unit (or dalton)

  3. Daltonnoun

    Any of several places in the north of England and in Scotland

  4. Daltonnoun

    John Dalton, English chemist.

  5. Daltonnoun

    transferred from the surname.

  6. Etymology: dæl “valley” + tun “settlement”.

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  1. Dalton

    Dalton is an ab initio quantum chemistry computer program. It is capable of calculating various molecular properties using the Hartree–Fock, MP2, MCSCF and coupled cluster theories. Version 2.0 of DALTON added support for density functional theory calculations. There are many authors, including Trygve Helgaker and Kenneth Ruud.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dalton in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dalton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Norman Chaffins:

    I spoke to Dalton and he was very scared, and he wanted to come home, he wanted me to come bring him home.

  2. Jeremiah Underhill:

    The only reason we caught this was because our doctor was smart enough to say, ‘Let’s test this,’ i mean, it was the water we used to mix Dalton’s formula.

  3. Quentin Tarantino:

    I've been working on this script for five years, as well as living in Los Angeles County most of my life, including in 1969, when I was 7 years old, i'm very excited to tell this story of an LA and a Hollywood that don't exist anymore. And I couldn't be happier about the dynamic teaming of Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt as Rick Dalton and Cliff.

  4. Isaac Asimov:

    Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.

  5. Phil Neff:

    I'm more concerned about the bad publicity that Dalton, Georgia, is getting, dalton, Georgia, is recognized throughout the world for the development of the carpet. That's what most people know it by. But now it's being known by the idea that everybody in Dalton was a supporter of Marjorie Greene -- and they were not.

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