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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

Examples of Dalton in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I still remember two life-sized marble statues of two great scientists in the corridor of Manchester Town Hall, which I saw many years ago. One of them is of John Dalton, the founder of modern Chemistry and the Atomic Theory, while the second statue is of James Prescott Joule, the founder of modern Physics and the discoverer of the Law of Conservation of Energy. I consider myself very fortunate to be the student of the University of Manchester, the home of great scientists, Dalton and Joule. And most importantly, I am proud to be the recipient of Dalton Chemical Research Scholarship that enabled me to obtain my Ph.D. I am thankful to The University of Manchester as much as to John Dalton's Trust Foundation, for the greatest educational experience of my life.

  2. 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.

  3. So Katie:

    When we were deciding whether to meet up or not, I told Dalton I'd rather be happy -- like really, really happy -- for five years of my life and die sooner than be mediocre happy and live for twenty years, that was definitely something I had to think about, but when you have those feelings, you just know.

  4. 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.

  5. Joe Sullivan:

    Jason Brian Dalton had passed a background check, and was a driver-partner with Uber, we have reached out to the police to help with their investigation in any way that we can.

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