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Dictionary definition for: Thomson

1. (n) United States composer who collaborated with Gertrude Stein (1896-1989)

2. (n) United States electrical engineer (born in England) who in 1892 formed a company with Thomas Edison (1853-1937)

3. (n) English physicist (son of Joseph John Thomson) who co-discovered the diffraction of electrons by crystals (1892-1975)

4. (n) English physicist who experimented with the conduction of electricity through gases and who discovered the electron and determined its charge and mass (1856-1940)

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