Definition of Lorentz, Hendrik Antoon in US English:

Lorentz, Hendrik Antoon

proper noun

  • (1853–1928), Dutch theoretical physicist. He worked on the forces affecting electrons and realized that electrons and cathode rays were the same thing. Nobel Prize for Physics (1902), shared with Pieter Zeeman (1865–1943).

Pronunciation

Lorentz, Hendrik Antoon

/ˈlôrənts/