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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - United States physicist (born in England) who contributed to the development of the electronic transistor (1910-1989).

Usage examples (36)
  • Now, Shockley is a name that has a Caltech association.
  • "Shockley was psychotic; Andy was just demanding."
  • We get back, and it's over with, '' Shockley said.
  • Shockley found in 1956 is now one giant parking lot. for more
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