Associations to the word «Dalton»


DALTON, proper noun. Any of several places in the north of England and in Scotland
DALTON, proper noun. A habitational surname​.
DALTON, proper noun. John Dalton, English chemist.
DALTON, proper noun. A male given name transferred from the surname.
DALTON, noun. (chemistry) 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)
DALTON, noun. (physics) the atomic mass unit

Dictionary definition

DALTON, noun. 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).

Wise words

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Leo Tolstoy