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Soddy

noun
1.
A house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses.  Synonyms: adobe house, sod house.
2.
English chemist whose work on radioactive disintegration led to the discovery of isotopes (1877-1956).  Synonym: Frederick Soddy.






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"Soddy" Quotes from Famous Books



... elements has brought out evidence that all three lines of radioactive descent known to us—i.e. those beginning with uranium, with thorium, and with actinium—alike converge to lead.[1] There are difficulties in the way of believing that all the lead-like atoms so produced ("isotopes" of lead, as Soddy proposes to call them) actually remain as stable lead in the ...
— The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays • J. (John) Joly



Words linked to "Soddy" :   house, chemist, adobe house



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