[flawr-ee, flohr-ee] /ˈflɔr i, ˈfloʊr i/
Paul John, 1910–85, U.S. chemist: pioneer in research on polymers; Nobel Prize 1974.
(usually postpositive) (heraldry) containing a fleur-de-lys
[paw-lee; German pou-lee] /ˈpɔ li; German ˈpaʊ li/ noun 1. Wolfgang [woo lf-gang;; German vawlf-gahng] /ˈwʊlf gæŋ;; German ˈvɔlf gɑŋ/ (Show IPA), 1900–58, Austrian physicist in the U.S.: Nobel prize 1945. /ˈpɔːlɪ; ˈpaʊlɪ/ noun 1. Wolfgang (ˈvɒlfˌɡæŋ). 1900–58, US physicist, born in Austria. He formulated the exclusion principle (1924) and postulated the existence of the […]
- Paul I
noun 1. died a.d. 767, pope 757–767. 2. Russian Pavel Petrovich, 1754–1801, emperor of Russia 1796–1801 (son of Peter III). 3. 1901–64, king of Greece 1947–64. noun 1. 1754–1801, tsar of Russia (1796–1801); son of Catherine II; assassinated 2. 1901–64, king of the Hellenes (1947–64); son of Constantine I
noun, Physics. 1. . noun 1. (physics) the principle that two identical fermions cannot occupy the same quantum state in a body such as an atom Sometimes shortened to exclusion principle Pauli exclusion principle (pô’lē, pou’-) The principle that two fermions of a given type, such as electrons, protons, or neutrons, cannot occupy the same […]
- Paul II
noun 1. (Pietro Barbo) 1417–71, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1464–71.