Synonyms for rutherford


1. rutherford, radioactivity unit
usage: a unit strength of a radioactive source equal to one million disintegrations per second
2. Rutherford, Daniel Rutherford
usage: British chemist who isolated nitrogen (1749-1819)
3. Rutherford, Ernest Rutherford, First Baron Rutherford, First Baron Rutherford of Nelson
usage: British physicist (born in New Zealand) who discovered the atomic nucleus and proposed a nuclear model of the atom (1871-1937)
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