Sir Charles Wheatstone

Sir Charles Wheatstone
noun
English physicist and inventor who devised the Wheatstone bridge (1802-1875)
Syn: ↑Wheatstone
Instance Hypernyms: ↑physicist, ↑inventor, ↑discoverer, ↑artificer

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