Definition of Lawrence, Ernest Orlando in US English:

Lawrence, Ernest Orlando

proper noun

  • (1901–58), US physicist. He developed the first circular particle accelerator, later called a cyclotron, and opened the way for high-energy physics. He also worked on providing fissionable material for the atom bomb. Nobel Prize for Physics (1939).

Pronunciation

Lawrence, Ernest Orlando

/ˈlôrəns//ˈlɔrəns/