[gley-zer] /ˈgleɪ zər/
Donald A. 1926–2013, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1960.
Donald Arthur. born 1926, US physicist: invented the bubble chamber; Nobel prize for physics 1960
- Glaserian fissure
glaserian fissure gla·se·ri·an fissure (glā-zēr’ē-ən) n. See petrotympanic fissure.
[glas-goh, -koh; for 2 also glaz-goh] /ˈglæs goʊ, -koʊ; for 2 also ˈglæz goʊ/ noun 1. Ellen (Anderson Gholson) [gohl-suh n] /ˈgoʊl sən/ (Show IPA), 1874–1945, U.S. novelist. 2. a seaport in SW Scotland, on the Clyde River: administrative center of the Strathclyde region; shipyards. 3. a city in S Kentucky. /ˈɡlɑːzɡəʊ; ˈɡlæz-/ noun 1. […]
- Glasgow haskell compiler
language (GHC) A Haskell 1.2 compiler written in Haskell by the AQUA project at Glasgow University, headed by Simon Peyton Jones throughout the 1990’s [started?]. GHC can generate either C or native code for SPARC, DEC Alpha and other platforms. It can take advantage of features of gcc such as global register variables and has […]
Glashow (glāsh’ō) American physicist who developed one of the first theories of an electroweak force, unifying two of the four fundamental forces of nature—the electromagnetic force and the weak force—as two aspects of a single underlying force. He developed the theories of Abdus Salam and Steven Weinberg by introducing a new particle property known as […]
[glaz-nost, glahz‐; Russian glahs-nuh st] /ˈglæz nɒst, ˈglɑz‐; Russian ˈglɑs nəst/ noun 1. the declared public policy within the Soviet Union of openly and frankly discussing economic and political realities: initiated under Mikhail Gorbachev in 1985. /ˈɡlæsˌnɒst/ noun 1. the policy of public frankness and accountability developed in the former Soviet Union under the leadership […]