Definition of Ramsauer in US English:

Ramsauer

noun

Physics
  • In general attributive use with reference to the Ramsauer effect.

Origin

1920s (in an earlier sense). From the name of Carl Wilhelm Ramsauer, German physicist, who described the effect in 1921 ( Ann. der Physik 369 513).

Pronunciation

Ramsauer

/ˈramzaʊə/