Kelvin (of Largs), Baron

Kelvin (of Largs), Baron
See: Thomson, Sir William

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  • Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron — ▪ Scottish engineer, mathematician, and physicist Introduction in full  William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs , also called (1866–92)  Sir William Thomson   born June 26, 1824, Belfast, County Antrim, Ire. [now in Northern Ireland] died Dec. 17 …   Universalium

  • Kelvin (of Largs), William Thomson, Baron — known as Lord Kelvin born June 26, 1824, Belfast, County Antrim, Ire. died Dec. 17, 1907, Netherhall, Ayrshire, Scot. British physicist. He entered the University of Glasgow at 10, published two papers by 17, and graduated from Cambridge… …   Universalium

  • Kelvin (of Largs), William Thomson, barón — llamado lord Kelvin (26 jun. 1824, Belfast, County Antrim, Irlanda–17 dic. 1907, Netherhall, Ayrshire, Escocia). Físico británico. Ingresó a la Universidad de Glasgow a la edad de 10 años, antes de los 17 había publicado dos artículos científicos …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kelvin , William Thomson — Kelvin , William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs (1824–1907) British theoretical and experimental physicist Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, William Thomson was an extremely precocious child intellectually and matriculated at Glasgow University… …   Scientists

  • Kelvin (Fluss) — Kelvin Der Fluss Kelvin, im Hintergrund ist die Kelvingrove Art Gallery zu sehenVorlage:Infobox …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • KELVIN (lord) — William Thomson, connu aussi sous le nom de lord Kelvin, est l’un des plus célèbres physiciens britanniques du XIXe siècle. Parce que ses intérêts scientifiques étaient très divers, il participa activement au progrès des diverses branches de la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • baron — /bar euhn/, n. 1. a member of the lowest grade of nobility. 2. (in Britain) a. a feudal vassal holding his lands under a direct grant from the king. b. a direct descendant of such a vassal or his equal in the nobility. c. a member of the House of …   Universalium

  • Baron — /bann rddawonn /, n. Michel /mee shel /, (Michel Boyron), 1653 1729, French actor. * * * I Title of nobility, ranking in modern times immediately below a viscount or a count (in countries without viscounts). The wife of a baron is a baroness.… …   Universalium

  • Barón — (Probablemente del germ. *baro, hombre libre.) ► sustantivo 1 Título nobiliario que, en España, sigue en importancia al de vizconde. 2 POLÍTICA Persona importante y poderosa de un partido político: ■ se convirtió en el barón que catapultó la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • kelvin — (K)    the SI base unit of temperature, previously called the degree Kelvin (°K).    One kelvin represents the same temperature difference as one degree Celsius. In 1967 the General Conference on Weights and Measures defined the temperature of… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Kelvin — /ˈkɛlvən/ (say kelvuhn) noun Lord (William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin of Largs), 1824–1907, British physicist and mathematician, who invented the Kelvin scale; noted also for work in under sea telegraphy …  

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