Definition of Maxwell, James Clerk in US English:

Maxwell, James Clerk

proper noun

  • (1831–79), Scottish physicist. He extended the ideas of Faraday and Kelvin with his equations of electromagnetism, and he succeeded in unifying electricity and magnetism, identifying the electromagnetic nature of light and postulating the existence of other electromagnetic radiation.

Pronunciation

Maxwell, James Clerk

/ˈmækswɛl//ˈmaksˌwel/