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ˈwʊl ə stənwol·las·ton

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  1. Wollaston, William Hyde Wollastonnoun

    English chemist and physicist who discovered palladium and rhodium and demonstrated that static and current electricity are the same (1766-1828)


  1. wollaston

    Wollaston can refer to the following: 1. William Hyde Wollaston, a renowned British scientist from the 18th and 19th centuries known for discovering the chemical elements palladium and rhodium. 2. Wollaston, several places named in England and other countries. 3. Wollaston Prism, an optical device that separates light into two separate linearly polarized outgoing beams. The exact definition would depend on the context in which "Wollaston" is being referred to.


  1. Wollaston

    Wollaston is a rapid transit station on the MBTA Red Line, located at the intersection of Beale Street and Newport Avenue in Quincy, Massachusetts. It serves Quincy's Wollaston neighborhood. It was opened in September 1971 as the second of three stations in the original South Shore Extension, replacing a mainline rail station which was located there from 1845 to 1959. Wollaston is the only Red Line station that is not currently wheelchair accessible. Wollaston station serves Eastern Nazarene College, which is 0.5 miles away.

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wollaston is ranked #60790 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Wollaston surname appeared 331 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Wollaston.

    76.7% or 254 total occurrences were White.
    15.4% or 51 total occurrences were Black.
    3% or 10 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wollaston in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wollaston in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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