Definition of Appleton, Sir Edward Victor in English:

Appleton, Sir Edward Victor

proper noun

  • (1892–1965), English physicist. He discovered a region of ionized gases (the Appleton layer) in the atmosphere above the Heaviside or E layer, and won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1947.

Pronunciation:

Appleton, Sir Edward Victor

/ˈap(ə)ltən/