Definition of Pauli, Wolfgang in US English:

Pauli, Wolfgang

proper noun

  • (1900–58), US physicist, born in Austria. He made a major contribution to quantum theory with his exclusion principle, according to which only two electrons in an atom could occupy the same quantum level, provided they had opposite spins. Nobel Prize for Physics (1945).

Pronunciation

Pauli, Wolfgang

/ˈpou-/